Press Release
September 13, 2016

Holland & Knight Earns Multiple Top Rankings in The Legal 500 Latin America Edition

MIAMI (September 13, 2016) – Holland & Knight is recommended as one of the top international law firms in Colombia, Mexico and throughout Latin America in The Legal 500 Latin America 2015 edition. Additionally, two partners were named "Leading Lawyers," the highest ranking for individuals.

Holland & Knight Bogotá-based partner José Vicente Zapata was named a Leading Lawyer in the area of energy and natural resources and Mexico City-based partner Guillermo Uribe was named a Leading Lawyer in the area of capital markets.

In Colombia, Holland & Knight is recommended in the areas of:

  • banking and finance
  • competition and antitrust
  • corporate/M&A
  • dispute resolution
  • energy and natural resources
  • intellectual property
  • labor and employment 
  • tax

Holland & Knight’s Mexico office received recommendations in the areas of:

  • banking and finance
  • capital markets
  • energy and natural resources
  • projects and infrastructure

Latin America-Wide
The firm also fared well among international firms doing business in Latin America with recommendations in the areas of:

  • banking and finance
  • corporate/M&A 
  • international arbitration

Published for more than 25 years, The Legal 500 provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers in more than 100 jurisdictions. Research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have extensive experience in the legal market.

About Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice Group: Holland & Knight has one of the largest and most diverse Latin American practices among U.S. law firms. The Latin America Practice Group includes more than 100 attorneys with in-depth experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and financing transactions, and business disputes in and involving Latin America in commercial centers throughout the world.

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