Press Release

Morgan Lewis Earns High Marks from Clients, Peers in The Legal 500 Latin America 2018

September 07, 2018
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NEW YORK, September 7, 2018: Morgan Lewis’s leading Latin America team has been recognized by The Legal 500 Latin America 2018 for its work across four practice categories including, for the first time, Capital Markets. Nearly doubling the number of Morgan Lewis lawyers recognized in 2017, clients and peers recommended 11 firm lawyers in this year’s competitive guide.

Morgan Lewis has a vibrant Latin America practice that includes energy, telecommunications, project development, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, and financial restructuring. The firm’s Houston and Miami offices have deep cultural and business ties to the region, and benefit from a strong network of local counsel as well as the support of Morgan Lewis’s more than 2,200 global legal professionals.

The Legal 500 Latin America comprises a review of more than 600 commercial law firms in 18 key regional jurisdictions (as well as those engaged in international practice, like Morgan Lewis). Research for the annual guide includes an extensive client and peer review process, with recommendations from more than 10,000 lawyers and 250,000 client references who identify and rank the particular strengths and capabilities of law firms and lawyers who practice in Latin America.

PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS

Latin America: International Firms

  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets (new in 2018)
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Projects and Energy

RECOMMENDED LAWYERS

  • Felipe Alice: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America; Corporate and M&A, International Firms, Latin America; Projects and Energy, International Firms, Latin America
  • Carter Brod: Capital Markets, International Firms, Latin America
  • Juan-Pablo “John” Crespo: Corporate and M&A, International Firms, Latin America; Projects and Energy, International Firms, Latin America
  • Timothy B. DeSieno: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America; Capital Markets, International Firms, Latin America
  • Thomas C. Mellor: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America
  • Thomas F. O’Connor: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America
  • Humberto Padilla Gonzalez: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America; Corporate and M&A, International Firms, Latin America; Projects and Energy, International Firms, Latin America
  • Daniel I. Papermaster: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America
  • Ulises R. Pin: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America; Corporate and M&A, International Firms, Latin America
  • Adrian L. Talamantes: Corporate and M&A, International Firms, Latin America; Projects and Energy, International Firms, Latin America
  • Luis A. Torres-Cervantes: Banking and Finance, International Firms, Latin America