Andrew M Levine
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Andrew Levine is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, a member of the firm’s white collar and regulatory defence group and co-head of its Latin America practice. He is well recognised in the region and elsewhere for defending companies and individuals in criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement matters and for conducting internal investigations. Mr Levine serves as a trusted adviser to numerous leading global companies and represents many clients on corruptionrelated matters in Latin America, including the Lava Jato, Zelotes, Carne Fraca and FIFA scandals. He has led important representations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, among other countries. In addition to his active defence and investigations practice, Mr Levine frequently advises clients on a broad array of compliance matters, including conducting risk assessments, enhancing compliance programmes and mitigating risks presented by potential corporate transactions.
Mr Levine is ranked as one of two top lawyers for corporate crime and investigations in Latin America by Chambers Latin America and as a leading lawyer for FCPA by Chambers USA. Clients in these directories have described him as ‘a reassuring presence in tumultuous times’ with ‘a very business-oriented way of finding and presenting solutions’. In 2020, Latin Lawyer named Mr Levine as ‘International Lawyer of the Year’ based on ‘his profile in the market and the vast amount of work he has done to shape the development of anti-corruption and investigations work in Latin America’.