Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice Named "Highly Recommended" by Latin Lawyer
MIAMI (September 30, 2021) – Holland & Knight is noted as one of Latin America's leading law firms worldwide, with highly recommended practices in the U.S., Mexico and Colombia, in the latest edition of Latin Lawyer 250. The guide is the result of more than 20 years of intensive research by Latin Lawyer's research team and includes input from corporate counsel. Overall, 39 Holland & Knight lawyers are mentioned.
According to the guide, Holland & Knight's recent merger with Thompson & Knight "is positive news for its footing in Latin America" and makes Holland & Knight "one of the largest international firms in Mexico by partner count." The guide also describes the firm's sustained additions to its Latin American partnership as "evidence of a strong commitment to the region."
Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice, led by Roberto Pupo, is noted internationally for its work in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, arbitration, litigation, anti-corruption investigations and compliance, and tax. The guide praises Holland & Knight's banking and finance offering, which has "gained visibility thanks to highly successful investments in its New York team." The guide also mentions the firm's "long list of financing transactions in 2020" and their impressive regional spread.
Lawyers mentioned: Peter Baumgaertner, Gabriel Caballero, Jose Casal, Enrique Conde, Jesús Cuza, Maria Currier, Stephen Double, Andres Fernandez, Wifredo Ferrer, Alex Gonzalez, Alberto Hernandez, Adolfo Jimenez, Stewart Kasner, Marisa Marinelli, Barbara Martinez, George Mencio, Roberto Pupo, Francisco Sánchez, Steven Sandretto, Jose Sirven, Aymee Valdivia, Norberto Quintana
The guide notes that Holland & Knight's Mexico office, led by Luis Rubio, is "one of the more stable offerings by a U.S. firm in Mexico" with "strong banking and finance and capital markets teams" at its core. The guide also mentions the firm's "formidable reputation for energy and mining law" and its "impressive" environmental law practice group. Additionally, the Mexico team received accolades for its work in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, labor, telecom and media, trade, energy, environment, arbitration, and real estate and tourism.
Lawyers mentioned: Alejandro Landa Thierry, Octavio Lecona, Carlos Ochoa, Leslie Palma, Claudio Rodríguez, Daniel Jiménez, Luis Rubio, Gabriel Ruiz, Guillermo Uribe Lara, Carlos Véjar
According to the guide, Holland & Knight's Bogotá office, led by Enrique Gómez-Pinzón, “fields an especially busy disputes practice" and its "premier transactional offering comes highly recommended too." The office, overall, is noted for its arbitration, litigation, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, energy, intellectual property, tax, labor and environment practices.
Lawyers mentioned: Enrique Gómez-Pinzón, Danilo Romero Raad, Lucas Saffon-López, Vicente Umaña, Juan Carlos Valencia, José Vicente Zapata, Alberto Zuleta