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Morgan Lewis Receives Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Award

March 18, 2016

NEW YORK, March 18, 2016: Morgan Lewis was honored at a ceremony hosted by Latin Lawyer yesterday for the firm’s representation of the largest ad hoc group of holders of debt issued by OAS, a Brazilian construction and infrastructure conglomerate, in connection with the ongoing restructuring of its obligations and corporate form.

Morgan Lewis received a Deal of the Year Award for its work, an annual recognition awarded to general counsel and law firms advising on the most significant deals across Latin America in seven categories: project finance, M&A, restructuring, private equity, regulatory, disputes, and corporate finance. Latin Lawyer provides news and analysis of deals, cases, and legal and policy developments across the region.

The OAS transaction was led by Morgan Lewis partner Tim DeSieno and associates Matthew Ziegler and Melissa Boey. Support was provided by partner Howard Kenny and associate Daniel Palmadesso.

The well-attended ceremony, a dinner for charity, was held in São Paulo.