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Latin America has long been a focus for Crowell & Moring and our clients. Our lawyers work with clients throughout the region on diverse areas of the law helping establish long-term investments in the region, and we work with Latin American clients who have a business interest in the United States – whether it be a customer or supplier base – or subsidiary or joint venture partner. We help clients navigate laws, regulations, and issues by jurisdiction; resolve international disputes and litigation; and assist with both domestic and cross-border corporate and M&A transactions. Additionally, we bring cultural and political sophistication within Latin America to our work and represent clients in both English and Spanish, among other languages. The Crowell & Moring Latin America practice is available to counsel on a wide range of issues including:

Awards and Accolades

  • Ranked by Latinvex as #2 international law firm in trade serving Latin America; in addition, ranked #10 in the FCPA & Fraud category, as well as #29 in Arbitration. Overall, Crowell & Moring is #57 among the 70 global firms for their legal work in Latin America.
  • Two Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized among Latinvex’s “Top 100 Female Lawyers.”
  • Three Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized as BTI Consulting Group’s "2017 Client Service All-Stars.”
  • Named a Top Firm for Serving Latin America by Latinvex in 2016
  • Recognized multiple years in The Financial Times (FT) in its Most Innovative North American Law Firms report, including in 2017 for “Enabling Business Growth” (tied for 2nd place) and a recognition in the “Rule of Law and Access to Justice” category and in 2015 for "Business of Law - Talent Development" (first and third place) and "Social Responsibility – Pro Bono Cases" (first place).
  • Named to Law360's "Practice Groups of the Year" listing for seventh consecutive year for Government Contracts in 2016, as well as International Trade in 2016 and 2015.
  • Recognized among Global Competition Review's "GCR 100" of the world's leading antitrust practices in 2017.
  • Recognized among Global Investigations Review's "GIR 100" of the world's leading investigations practices in 2017.
  • Recognized among Global Arbitration Review’s "GAR 100" of the world's leading arbitration practices in 2017.
  • Received a 100 percent rating on The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's (HRC) 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the seventh consecutive year.
  • Ranked a Top Arbitration Firm in Latin America by Latinvex in 2016.
  • Recipient of The American Lawyer 2015 "Global Legal Awards" for Global Dispute of the Year in U.S. Litigation and Pro Bono.

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"Venezuela: ¿Una Jurisdicción Amistosa para el Arbitraje?" Venezuelan Arbitration Association (AVA) – VI Arbitration Summit (July 20, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
Speech/Presentation
Crowell & Moring Partner Ian A. Laird Named One of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers (May.22.2020)
Firm News/Announcement
"Mexican COVID-19 Measures Imperil Foreign Investments in Renewable Energy Projects – Are International Arbitration Claims Imminent?," International Dispute Resolution Alert (May 19, 2020). Contacts: Larry F. Eisenstat, Ian A. Laird, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Tyler A. O'Connor, Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert/Newsletter
"COVID-19: The Latin America Perspective (Special Edition) – Venezuela," International Dispute Resolution Alert (May 4, 2020). Contacts: Richard B. Holbrook Jr., Ian A. Laird, Anne Elise Herold Li, John L. Murino, David (Dj) Wolff, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Karla I. Arias, Dr. sc. nat., Jonathan Cardenas, Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert/Newsletter
"COVID-19: The Latin America Perspective II – Argentina and Peru," International Dispute Resolution Alert (April 22, 2020). Contacts: Richard B. Holbrook Jr., Ian A. Laird, Anne Elise Herold Li, John L. Murino, Karla I. Arias, Dr. sc. nat., Jonathan Cardenas, Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert/Newsletter
"COVID-19: The Latin America Perspective," International Dispute Resolution Alert (April 9, 2020). Contacts: Karla I. Arias, Dr. sc. nat., Eduardo Mathison, Richard B. Holbrook Jr., Ian A. Laird, Anne Elise Herold Li, John L. Murino, Jonathan Cardenas
Client Alert/Newsletter
Latinvex Names Crowell & Moring as One of Latin America’s Top Law Firms of 2020 (Dec.06.2019)
Firm News/Announcement
Crowell & Moring Partner Ian Laird Recognized Among Latinvex’s "Top 100 Lawyers" (Feb.28.2019)
Firm News/Announcement
"PODCAST: The State of Play in Venezuela," International Trade Bulletin (February 14, 2019). Contact: Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert/Newsletter
"All or Nothing? OFAC Adds PDVSA to the SDN List," International Trade Bulletin (January 30, 2019). Contacts: David (Dj) Wolff, Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert/Newsletter

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