International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s David Williams built his legal career in Latin America off the back of early exposure to the region, managing to successfully navigate his firm’s Latin American practice through a constantly changing political and economic environment. He is 2018’s recipient of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Travellers often fall in love with the places they visit and – before they know it – end up spending longer there than they had initially planned. Some don’t stop there. The places they travel to become their life, possibly where they have a family or make their career. David Williams, of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, belongs in the latter category. Visiting Argentina as a child ignited a lifetime passion for Latin America that has defined his dedicated legal practice over a 35-year-and-counting career.

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