Francisco de Rosenzweig

Partner, Mexico City



Francisco de Rosenzweig is a Partner at White & Case and Head of the Mexico Office's Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group.

He advises domestic and international clients on major corporate and financing transactions. His practice has a particular focus on project and asset-based financing, enabling the successful development, funding and completion of large-scale projects and deals.

Mr. de Rosenzweig is a former Mexican federal government official and has held many different positions in the public sector. His substantial experience in the infrastructure, energy and transport sectors is a valuable asset to our clients, many of which are increasingly attracted to Mexico following the introduction and implementation of energy reforms.

Francisco de Rosenzweig served for over five years as the deputy minister of foreign trade at the Ministry of the Economy (2011-2016), where he led Mexico's international trade negotiations on issues such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and The Pacific Alliance Trade Initiative, among others and represented Mexico's interests before the World Trade Organization.

He has also served as chief of staff to the minister at the Ministry of Communications and Transport, general counsel for public expenditure at the Ministry of Finance, executive secretary at the Inter-Ministerial Commission for Public Expenditure, Financing and Privatization; general counsel of the Energy Regulatory Commission and general director of the Electric Restructuring Unit of the Commission.

Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Mexico
Attorney at Law (Abogado)
Universidad Panamericana
Doctorate in Law
Universidad Panamericana



El Sector Eléctrico en México: Evolución, Regulación y Tendencias, Porrúa, 2007

La reforma petrolera: el paso necesario, Porrúa, 2008

Midiendo los resultados del gobierno: Origen y evolución de la rendición de cuentas en México y el mundo, Porrúa, 2010

Author of more than forty-five articles, and speaker in several national and international conferences related to the energy sector and international trade.

Awards and Recognition

Encomienda de Número de la Orden de Isabel la Católica – Kingdom of Spain, 2015

Knight Grand Officer, Order of the Dannebrog – Sovereign of Denmark, 2016