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“Latham has been named as a top 10 international law firm in Latin America by Latinvex due to high scores on value, prominence and scope of work, and references among clients.”
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Latin America Practice

As the economies of Latin America continue to grow, Latham & Watkins’ vibrant Latin America Practice has grown with them — actively representing clients in the region for several decades.

Latin America
Meeting Diverse Needs in Latin America

Latham’s Latin America Practice represents a diverse group of clients, including issuers, foreign investors, lenders, borrowers, underwriters, private equity funds, corporations and governments throughout the region.

Many lawyers in the practice were born in Latin America, and others have lived or been educated there, speak Spanish and/or Portuguese, and have substantial experience in the region. Latham’s lawyers have ties in almost every Latin American country and offer clients a deep understanding of each country’s local legal and business practices. This intimate knowledge of the region enables clients to proceed confidently with significant investments in Latin American businesses and the firm's lawyers to advise Latin American clients in business transactions with counterparts throughout the world. 

Clients investing and operating in the core Latin American industries trust Latham because its lawyers understand the key issues, risk and business drivers affecting deals in the areas of:

In addition, the Latin America team builds on the strength of the firm’s globally recognized expertise in the following areas:

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