Esteban Russell

Esteban Russell is an of-counsel at FMDC. He has experience in senior positions in the Argentine federal government in the areas of Communications, Justice, and Finance, as a legal executive in Claro and Movistar, and as an external advisor in companies such as Uber Argentina, Uber Mexico, ADT, and Televisa Mexico. He has been a public speaker in the United States and Latin America (International Telecommunications Union, Organization of American States, Internet Society Venezuela Chapter, Mexican Bar Association, etc.). He is also the author of papers published in Argentina, Mexico, England and the United States on Information and Communications Technologies and their relationship with human rights, antitrust and regulatory theory.


  • Universidad Católica Argentina, Specialization in Administrative Law and Economic Regulation, (2007).
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Postgraduate course in Corporate Law (2003).
  • Universidad Austral, Postgraduate course in Telecommunications Regulation (2001)
  • University of Buenos Aires, Lawyer (2000).


  • Latam Tech Law Consulting LLC. Houston, Texas, USA. President, since 2020.                                                                
  • Orlanski & Russell. Founding Partner, 2015-2020.
  • Estudio Labanca. Partner, 2008-2015.
  • Ministry of Economy. Argentine Undersecretary of Financial Services, 2008.
  • Ministry of Economy. Chief of Cabinet of the Secretariat of Finance, 2007.
  • Movistar. Regulation Manager, 2003-2006.
  • Secretary of Communications. Legal Advisor, 2000-2003.


  • Former Judge of the National Chamber of Civil Appeals.
  • Former Judge of the National Chamber of Appeals in Commercial Matters.
  • «Extraordinary Ability» Green Card granted by the U.S. Immigration Service for his contribution to telecommunications law.


  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Teaching Assistant of «Commercial Law», 2000-2003.
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Teaching Assistant of «Introduction to Telecommunications Law», 2001.
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Visiting Professor of the Postgraduate Course on Telecommunications Regulation.
  • Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, School of Telecommunications Engineering, Visiting Professor of «Regulation of Cellular Telephony».
  • Universidad Católica Argentina, School of Economics. Visiting Professor of «Telecommunications Regulation» of the Postgraduate Course in Applied Economics.


  • Spanish
  • English