Squire Patton Boggs has been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers Latin America legal directory for leading work in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, three lawyers have been highly ranked for their respective practice areas.
According to Chambers, the firm has a “significant presence at the forefront of the Dominican market” and boasts a “diverse roster of impressive multinational clients hailing from a wide range of industries, including major names from the global financial arena.”
The firm is ranked in the following practice areas in the Dominican Republic:
- Corporate/Commercial – Band 1
- Labor & Employment – Band 2
- Real Estate & Tourism – Band 3
- Dispute Resolution – Band 4
The following individual lawyers are featured:
- Alejandro Peña Prieto – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial
- Pedro Gamundi – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment
- Awilda Alcántara Bourdier – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial
The 2018 Chambers Latin America guide comes on the heels of The Legal 500 Latin America 2017, where the firm was highly recognized as the “only US firm with significant presence in the Dominican Republic,” along with practice areas, including Corporate and Finance, Dispute Resolution and Real Estate and Tourism. In October 2016, Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi received the Dominican Republic Award for Client Service at the Chambers & Partners Latin America Awards, marking it the first global firm to receive this award and the only full-service firm among the Amlaw 100 with a legal practice based in the Dominican Republic. The firm was also recognized by the 2017 edition of IFLR1000 and by leading Latin America business publication Latinvex as one of the top international law firms in Latin America.