Early mover

Two decades after becoming one of the first lawyers from a major US firm to make São Paulo his home, Don Baker remains very much at the forefront of Brazil’s transactional work – so much so that he is Latin Lawyer’s 2017 International Lawyer of the Year. Vincent Manancourt reports

Early mover

Among top-tier US firms, a presence in São Paulo is no longer the distinguishing feature it once was. Even so, White & Case LLP’s office in the city is more established than most. That is largely thanks to Don Baker, who heads the firm’s Latin American practice. He relocated to São Paulo in the late 1990s and, of the international legal community, is arguably the most wedded to the country. His wife, who he met years before the move, is Brazilian and they have raised a family in the city.

Events

Events

Latin Lawyer 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference

Events

Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Private Equity Conference

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Reference

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Construction 2017

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

How to Build Up a Region: Development Banks and Multilateral Financing

Thomas Hechl and Vanessa Pinto Villa

Hogan Lovells LLP

The Role of Project Finance in Developing a Region: Trends and Considerations

Andrés Arnaldos Montaner , Daniel D Bartfeld , Jaime E Ramirez and Roland Estevez

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
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