NEW YORK, February 27, 2017: Morgan Lewis Finance partner Thomas Mellor has been named a Top 100 Lawyer in Latin America by Latinvex. The 2017 recognition singles out leading lawyers from international law firms that represent clients’ interests in Latin America.
This is Mr. Mellor’s third time being recognized as a Latin America Top 100 Lawyer, previously being honored in 2014 and 2015. He serves as the co-chair of the Morgan Lewis Latin American practice, and represents banks and other financial institutions in a variety of debt finance transactions in the United States and globally, including syndicated, club and bilateral lending transactions (investment grade and leveraged) as well as project finance and restructuring transactions. Mr. Mellor has particular experience in cross-border financings (especially in Latin America, Europe, and Asia) as well as financings with structural or other sorts of complexity. He is currently ranked in banking and finance by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Legal 500 Latin America, and IFLR 1000.Latinvex selected honorees based on their roles in recent major deals and business, the prominence of their firms in Latin America, and the rankings they have earned by publishers such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Thomson Reuters.