Press Release
October 8, 2020

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

MIAMI (October 8, 2020) – Holland & Knight is recommended as one of the top international law firms in Latin America, including Colombia and Mexico, in The Legal 500 Latin America 2021 edition. The firm earned 27 practice rankings and 16 lawyers received recognition in the guide, earning the titles of "Leading Lawyer," "Next Generation Partner" or "Rising Star."

The guide recommends the following Holland & Knight practices and individuals:

Latin America International Firms

  • international arbitration
  • banking and finance
  • capital markets
  • corporate/M&A
  • projects and energy


  • arbitration
  • banking and finance
  • competition and antitrust
  • corporate/M&A
  • energy and natural resources
  • environment
  • intellectual property
  • labor and employment
  • litigation
  • projects
  • public law
  • tax


  • banking and finance
  • capital markets
  • dispute resolution: arbitration
  • energy and natural resources
  • international trade and customs
  • labor and employment
  • projects and infrastructure
  • real estate
  • technology, media and telecom (TMT)
  • tax

Leading Lawyers

Enrique Gómez-Pinzón (Colombia) – arbitration, corporate M&A

Guillermo Uribe (Mexico) – capital markets

José Vicente Zapata (Colombia) – environment, energy and natural resources, litigation

Alberto Zuleta (Colombia) – arbitration, litigation

Next Generation Partners

Adrián Gay Lasa (Mexico) – capital markets

Carlos Ochoa (Mexico) – energy and natural resources

Lucas Saffon-López (Colombia) – corporate M&A

Carlos Véjar (Mexico) – international trade and customs, dispute resolution: arbitration

Rising Stars

Juan Casallas (Colombia) – public law

Isabella Gandini (Colombia) – labor and employment

Jorge González Carlini (Mexico) – capital markets

Laura Güemes Cambras (New York/International) – banking and finance

Aldo González Melo (Mexico) – energy and natural resources

Eugenio Grageda (Mexico) – tax

Juliana Saa (Colombia) – banking and finance

Inés Elvira Vesga (Colombia) – energy and natural resources

The Legal 500 Latin America is an authoritative guide to Latin America’s leading law firms, relied upon by thousands of professionals in the legal marketplace. It provides a detailed qualitative review of commercial law firms across key jurisdictions in the region (as well as those involved in international practice) across all relevant practice areas.

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