Has extensive experience in antitrust/competition, regulated sectors and Investor-State procedures.
In her professional practice she has assisted for more than 10 years clients from diverse sectors procedures before the Mexican antitrust authority (the Comisión Federal de Competencia)
Named by Chambers as leader in the antitrust/competition field in Mexico.
On other issues, she also renders advice to clients in matters related to international trade and international investment, in particular those involving the interpretation and application of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other trade agreements signed by Mexico.
She represents clients in investor-State procedures. She has also served as Secretary of the Tribunal in investor-State cases and as panelist is procedures related dumping and subsides under Chapter 19 of NAFTA
Lucia has also been very active in the National Association of Enterprise's Lawyers (ANADE) where she has been elected Chair of the Competition Committee for the period 2005-2006 and 2007-2008; Coordinator of all Committees for 2009-2010; Second Vice-president of the Association for 2011-2012. Currently, she is member of the ANADE's and USMBA's board.
She served as legal counsel and technical Secretary of the negotiating team for investment during the negotiations of the NAFTA and other trade agreements with Colombia and Venezuela (G3), Costa Rica and Bolivia; she also participated in Mexico's negotiations to join the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
She earned her Law Degree with honours at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), where she has also taught. Currently, she teaches competition in the Specialization of Corporate Law at the Universidad Panamericana (UP) and the Seminar on Competition at the Centro de Investigación y Docencias Económicas (CIDE). She is also coordinating the Seminar on Investment Arbitration at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe