Squire Patton Boggs Santo Domingo managing partner Alejandro Peña-Prieto has been named among the leading lawyers in Latin America for the fifth consecutive year by Latinvex, Latin America’s leading business publication. The annual list of “Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers” recognized Mr. Peña-Prieto for his work in “M&A.”
Winners were selected based on a combination of factors, including recent track record on major deals and business, prominence of firm in Latin America and rankings by third parties such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Thomson Reuters.
Mr. Peña-Prieto counsels clients on corporate, mergers and acquisitions, energy, finance, taxation, government relations, contracts and regulatory issues related to doing business in the Dominican Republic. He concentrates his practice on providing strategic business counsel to US, Latin American and European investors, with significant business interests in the Dominican Republic, particularly in the energy, banking and finance, real estate and hospitality and consumer products sectors.
For the past several years, Chambers and Partners has recognized Mr. Peña-Prieto as one of the country’s top lawyers in Chambers Global. He is listed in the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association’s approved list of Corporate/M&A Lawyers for the Dominican Republic for 2014 and in Who’s Who Legal 2014 as one of the world’s leading practitioners in mergers and acquisitions. He has also been recognized in Chambers Latin America since 2012, and has been included in IFLR1000, The International Who’s Who of Mergers and Acquisition Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers Annual Compendium and LatinLawyer 250 for his work in the Dominican Republic.