Latinvex, Latin America’s leading business publication, has named Squire Patton Boggs Santo Domingo office managing partner Alejandro Peña-Prieto among the leading lawyers in Latin America for the seventh consecutive year. The annual list of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers recognized Mr. Peña-Prieto for his work in Corporate/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.
As managing partner of the Santo Domingo office and chair of the Caribbean/Central America Desk, 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 assisting and 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, hospitality and consumer products sectors.
Mr. Peña-Prieto is highly regarded in Latin America, garnering recognitions for his corporate, banking and M&A work from IFLR1000, Chambers Latin America and The Legal 500 Latin America. He is LACCA Approved for 2019, as voted for by leading in-house counsel in Latin America, and was recognized by Latino Leaders as one of the Top Latino Lawyers in 2017.