José Antonio Ruiz Porte Petit | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
José Antonio Ruiz Porte Petit
José Antonio Ruiz Porte Petit

José Antonio Ruiz Porte Petit

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9642

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José Antonio Ruiz Porte Petit is a member of the Firm's Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Assets Finance Group and focuses his practice on the areas of infrastructure, energy, public procurement, and regulation.

José Antonio has advised both federal and state governmental entities and agencies in the legal design and instrumentation of infrastructure projects. He has also counseled companies in public works matters regarding public procurement procedures, government contracts, the development of projects, and alternative dispute resolutions.

Prior to joining the firm, José Antonio worked in a boutique law firm specialized in regulatory and administrative litigation related to infrastructure and public procurement matters. Additionally, from 2011 to 2015, while serving with the Ministry of Public Administration (SFP), he was involved in different procedures regarding public procurement matters, such as mediation, administrative procedures to sanction bidders, suppliers and contractors, protest procedures during public biddings, and transparency and information access petitions.

Finally, José Antonio taught Constitutional Law and an Oral Trial Skills and Alternative Dispute Resolutions Seminar at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, as well as Administrative Law at Universidad Anáhuac México Sur.

Bars and Courts

  • Authorized to practice law in Mexico


  • LLM, Global Energy and International Arbitration, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Attorney at Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México


  • English
  • Spanish


Awards & Recognition

Energy Sustainability Scholarship granted by Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER) and National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), 2017.

Texas Assistances for Mexican Students Scholarship granted by the University of Texas at Austin, 2017.

Nonresident Tuition Exemption Scholarship granted by The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 2017.