These Are the Spanish Lawyers Who Triumph in the U.S.
Litigation attorney Katharine Menéndez de la Cuesta was featured in an article published by Expansión about the experiences of Spanish attorneys who successfully transition their practice to the United States. Ms. Menéndez de la Cuesta began her career in one of the largest firms in Spain, Uría Menéndez, before making the jump to the other side of the Atlantic, where she joined Holland & Knight. She was named a partner in 2020, and she has represented clients in various international arbitration proceedings. The article explains that her case is not unique, but is not common, given the difficulty of practicing in other jurisdictions with differing requirements.
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