The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.
Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.
Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.
In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.
Here we list 56 “Leading Lights”: law firms who responded to our survey and whose pro bono efforts during 2016 stood out
Latin Lawyer profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.
Here we celebrate 55 “Leading Lights”: law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture
Any aspiring female lawyer looking for role models need look no further than here, where we profile some of the most inspirational women in the Latin American legal profession today. We encourage readers to consult the methodology used to compile these lists below.
Inspiring women in law
Latin American firms leading the way in the world of pro bono By completing this survey, all of the participating firms have demonstrated an awareness of the importance of the practice of pro bono. Indeed, the results suggest that they are all making headway in instilling a pro bono culture in their institutions, albeit in different ways and at varying speeds.