Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice Named "Highly Recommended" by Latin Lawyer 250
33 lawyers recognized in the U.S., Mexico and Colombia
MIAMI (August 30, 2022) – Holland & Knight is once again recognized 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, 33 Holland & Knight lawyers are mentioned for their legal skills.
Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice, led by Roberto Pupo, is noted internationally for its work in the areas of banking and finance, including project finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, arbitration and litigation. The guide praises Holland & Knight's recent growth strategy, which has "resulted in the firm raising its game considerably, with growing visibility on both projects and capital markets work." The guide also notes the firm's "solid banking and finance offering" with a team that has completed "several impressive deals since early 2021, with a notable spread across the region."
Lawyers mentioned: Alexandra Aguirre, Peter Baumgaertner, Gabriel Caballero, Jose Casal, Enrique Conde, Jesús Cuza, Maria Currier, Stephen Double, Andres Fernandez, Alex Gonzalez, Alberto Hernandez, Adolfo Jimenez, Marisa Marinelli, George Mencio, Roberto Pupo, Jose Sirven, Aymee Valdivia and Norberto Quintana.
The guide notes that Holland & Knight's Mexico office, led by Luis Rubio, "has spent the past decade successfully building a name for itself in the local legal market." The guide also mentions the finance group's work on "some of Mexico's most complex and innovative capital markets transactions" and the trade team's "deep understanding of the workings of Mexico's customs and trade frameworks." The Mexico team received accolades for its work in banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, telecom and media, trade, energy, arbitration, and real estate and tourism.
Lawyers mentioned: Alejandro Landa Thierry, Octavio Lecona, Carlos Ochoa, Claudio Rodríguez, Daniel Jiménez, Luis Rubio, Gabriel Ruiz, Guillermo Uribe Lara and Carlos Véjar
According to the guide, Holland & Knight's Bogotá office, led by Enrique Gómez-Pinzón, is the recipient of positive feedback from clients who praise its lawyers' "responsiveness, excellent service, professionalism and pro-activeness." The guide also notes the office's "premier transactional offering," and its recent "ambitious lateral hires." Overall, the office is noted for its arbitration, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, energy, litigation, intellectual property, tax, labor and environment practices.
Lawyers mentioned: Jimena Nieto, Camilo Andres Garcia Rosero, Enrique Gómez-Pinzón, Danilo Romero Raad, Juan Carlos Valencia and José Vicente Zapata