Latin America Practice

Latham & Watkins’ Latin America Practice lawyers combine deep insight into legal and commercial markets throughout Latin America with the global view of the firm’s worldwide platform.

Why Latham

Local Knowledge, Global Reach

Latham’s Latin America Practice helps clients navigate some of the largest and most sophisticated business transactions in the region. The firm’s lawyers combine a deep understanding of the key issues, risks, and business drivers affecting deals in jurisdictions throughout Latin America with Latham’s global platform to seamlessly address clients’ business needs. Clients facing increasingly complex international disputes also turn to Latham for winning strategies and dedicated service to prepare for arbitration, resolve high-value issues, and advise on enforcement actions.

Comprehensive Scope of Services 

Latham’s Latin America Practice lawyers, many of whom are fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, provide comprehensive international advice across the firm’s global practice areas, including:

Industry Prowess

Members of the Latin America Practice integrate substantive legal expertise with comprehensive industry knowledge to address client needs across the core sectors of the region, including.

Awards & Rankings

  • Latham & Watkins Named a Top 5 International Law Firm in Latin America and #1 for Energy Work - December 02, 2018
  • Partners Honored Among Chicago's Notable Minority Lawyers - November 18, 2018
  • Lawyers Named Among Latin America's Rising Legal Stars - September 23, 2018
  • Latham Advises on Equity and Project Finance Deals of the Year - June 04, 2018
  • Partners Named Top Female Lawyers in Latin America - May 07, 2018

“Latham has once more been named a recommended international firm for work in Latin America.” “The firms in this list are those who have recognised reputations in their field, with a stable of highly-experienced and qualified practitioners.”

Latin Lawyer 250 2017

Media Coverage

Latin America Sees IPO BoomLatham Steers Mexican Energy SPAC's Landmark $650M IPO40 Under 40: Roderick Branch


Latham & Watkins Advises Telefónica on Sale of Telefónica Guatemala and El SalvadorLatham & Watkins Named a Top 5 International Law Firm in Latin America and #1 for Energy WorkPartners Honored Among Chicago's Notable Minority Lawyers

Thought Leadership

LATIN LAWYER Reference - Merger Control 2018 - IntroductionCuba & Trump: What the Changes MeanMerger Control 2016 - Introduction