Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Clients look to the firm to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently.
Debevoise’s Latin America practice combines top-tier litigation and arbitration skills, broad transactional capabilities and a savvy understanding of the region. The practice works with some of the most sophisticated and respected conglomerates, corporations, investors and families in Latin America, with some relationships dating back as far as 50 years.
Debevoise lawyers travel to the region regularly and are fluent not only in the laws and languages, but also in the market practices, corporate cultures, and the pace and tenor of disputes in the region. The practice has strong connections with top local law firms, bankers and business people built over many years working in the region and through the firm’s international associate programme. The result is a cohesive and extensive alumni network throughout Latin America.
Debevoise’s multilingual, multicultural team includes more than 20 partners and 30 counsel and associates, active in Latin American bars, chambers of commerce and trade associations. With dual US and English law capabilities as well as civil law expertise, the practice projects global best practices and offers clients extraordinary expertise in M&A, international dispute resolution, private equity, white-collar and project finance, as well as industry experience in insurance, financial institutions, mining, energy and natural resources, media and telecommunications, infrastructure and consumer products.