Press Release
October 26, 2023

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

MIAMI (October 26, 2023) – 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 2024 edition. The firm earned 26 practice rankings, and 21 lawyers received recognition in the guide, earning the titles of "Leading Individual," "Next Generation Partner" or "Rising Star."

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

Latin America International Firms

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


  • banking and finance
  • capital markets
  • corporate/M&A
  • dispute resolution - litigation
  • energy and natural resources
  • environment
  • intellectual property
  • labor and employment
  • public law
  • tax


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

Leading Individuals

Camilo Cuervo Díaz (Colombia) – labor and employment

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

Gustavo Pardo Ardila (Colombia) – tax

Turenna Ramírez-Ortiz (Mexico) – international trade and customs

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

Next Generation Partners

Juan Casallas (Colombia) – public law, litigation

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

Julia Velásquez (Colombia) – corporate/M&A

Inés Elvira Vesga (Colombia) – energy and natural resources

Rising Stars

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

Juan Pablo Moyano (Mexico) – arbitration

Estefanny Pardo (Colombia) – energy and natural resources

Margarita Solorza (Colombia) – environment

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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