Press Release
October 20, 2022

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

MIAMI (October 20, 2022) – 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 2023 edition. The firm was named a Top Tier Firm in two areas: environment (Colombia), energy and natural resources (Mexico), and generally for Latin America (Miami). The firm also earned 26 additional practice rankings.

Eighteen Holland & Knight attorneys 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 (Top Tier Firm)
  • intellectual property
  • labor and employment
  • litigation
  • projects
  • public law
  • tax


  • arbitration
  • banking and finance
  • corporate/M&A
  • capital markets
  • energy and natural resources (Top Tier Firm)
  • intellectual property
  • international trade and customs
  • projects and infrastructure
  • real estate
  • technology, media and telecom (TMT)
  • tax

Leading Lawyers

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

Gustavo Pardo Ardilla (Colombia) – tax

Claudio Rodríguez (Mexico) – energy and natural resources

Luis Rubio (Mexico) – international trade and customs, TMT

Gabriel Ruiz (Mexico) – energy and natural resources

Guillermo Uribe (Mexico) – capital markets

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

Next Generation Partners

Camilo Gantiva (Colombia) – banking and finance, capital markets

Adrián Gay Lasa (Mexico) – real estate

Eugenio Grageda (Mexico) – tax

Rodolfo Rueda (Mexico) – energy and natural resources, projects and infrastructure

Juliana Saa (Colombia) – banking and finance

Carlos Véjar (Mexico) – international trade and customs

Rising Stars

Juan Casallas (Colombia) – litigation, public law

Natalia Dávila (Colombia) – tax

Aldo González Melo (Mexico) – energy and natural resources, projects and infrastructure

Juan Pablo Moyano (Mexico) – arbitration

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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