Press Release
March 6, 2018

Holland & Knight Named Among Latin America’s Leading Law Firms

MIAMI (March 6, 2018) – Holland & Knight is recommended as one of Latin America's leading law firms worldwide, with noteworthy practices in the U.S., Mexico and Colombia, in the latest edition of Latin Lawyer 250, the definitive guide to law firms serving Latin America. Overall, 40 individual lawyers are mentioned for their expertise.

The guide describes Holland & Knight's strategy for the region as “bold and dramatic,” especially when it comes to recent moves in New York, where the firm has “raised its game considerably in the New York finance world.”

Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice is noted internationally for its work in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, arbitration, litigation, white-collar crime and compliance, and tax. According to the guide, Holland & Knight has “well-sized offices in Mexico City and Bogotá with local talent who have enabled it to build up a good reputation in both.”

The guide notes that Holland & Knight's Mexico office has particular “strength in banking and finance, while the busy capital markets group is at the forefront of real estate financing in the country.” The team also received accolades for its work in corporate and M&A, labor, telecom and media, trade, energy and environment.

According to the guide, Holland & Knight's Bogotá office “has proved to be an irresistible prospect to the best and brightest in Colombia’s legal community since launching in 2012.” The office is noted for its strong arbitration, litigation, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, energy, intellectual property, tax, labor, and mining and metals practices.

Latin Lawyer's research process includes polling legal practitioners operating in Latin America and canvassing their clients; thousands of visits to law firms and face-to-face interviews in all 18 Latin American countries covered, as well as in the United States, Canada and Europe; and collecting feedback from corporate counsel.

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