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In Memoriam, Leopoldo Burguete – Stanek

Mexico City – March 15th, 2022 –Gonzalez Calvillo (“GC”), announces with deep sadness that our partner, outstanding attorney and environmental law expert, Leopoldo Burguete Stanek, passed away on March 9th, 2022. Polo always lived his life to the fullest and appreciated those around him. GC mourns his death but honors his numerous accomplishments.

A Partner at GC for almost two decades and with a professional career spanning over 30 years, Polo was the head of the GC’s Environmental Law practice group, where he handled a myriad of matters. He played a key role in making GC a top tier firm in Mexico. He joined the firm in 2004 and immediately became part of the bedrock of GC’s team.

Polo was also widely recognized in the global legal community as a pioneer in Mexican environmental law and sustainability (such as ESG matters, SDGs, circular economy, etc.) Clients valued his outstanding legal skills, commercial acumen, and problem-solving mentality. To the GC family, Polo was also a great leader, mentor, team player and above all a great human being always striving to be his very best.

Polo was a frequent speaker across numerous relevant events across the globe and an active member of several national and international associations including the IBA, ABA, BMA, ANADE, among others. His proactiveness and appetite to be kept abreast of the latest developments of his field and for continuous improvement were unparalleled.

GC clients with active matters in our Environmental Law practice group should rest assured that they will continue receiving the quality and professionalism in their legal services that Polo taught us all to provide.

To read Latin Lawyer’s article on Polo click here.

For any queries, please contact us at

Enrique Muñoz, Counsel –

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Georgina Zavala, Associate –

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Ana Gabriela Suárez, Associate –


For 35 years, Gonzalez Calvillo (GC) has been at the forefront of the legal market in Mexico as a full-service leading law firm due to its transactional core and expertise in a wide range of practice areas. The firm is recognized for its ability to build cross-disciplinary teams for the most complex legal challenges and long-track record of successfully providing groundbreaking business and regulatory advice to high-profile domestic and international companies. Often described as a pioneer of the Mexican legal services industry, the firm is known for its commitment to do things differently, to achieve solutions, and creating transformational legal changes that enable clients achieving their objectives. Para más información, visita

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