Firm Recognized in 2024 Chambers Latin America Guide

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The 2024 edition of Chambers Latin America has recognised Squire Patton Boggs practices and lawyers, with the firm achieving a new ranking for its expertise in International Arbitration, well as continued rankings for its Corporate and Dispute Resolution Practices in the Dominican Republic, and for its corporate capability in Cuba.

In the 2024 guide, Chambers notes that the firm “fields an active international arbitration practice that is widely recognised for its activity across several Latin American jurisdictions, including Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.” Clients remarked “Squire Patton Boggs resolves and addresses complex issues in a creative and positive way, in favour of the interests of its clients. The team is very knowledgeable.”

The firm was praised for its “stellar” corporate practice and “solid” litigation practice. The firm’s expertise in Cuba was also highlighted, with its team noted for its work assisting clients with proceedings related to US sanctions and for advising clients on the regulatory implications of their entrance into the Cuban market.

The firm is ranked by Chambers in the following practice areas:

  • Cuba: Corporate/Commercial: International Firms
  • Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial
  • Dominican Republic: Dispute Resolution
  • International Counsel: International Arbitration

The following individual lawyers are featured:

José María Viñals – Cuba: Corporate/Commercial: International Firms

“Jose María Viñals offers an exceptional service to his clients with a thorough understanding of sanctions legislation. He can address sophisticated matters, being aware of the commercial needs of his customers.”

Alejandro Peña-Prieto – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial

“Alejandro Peña-Prieto continues to boast a market-leading practice advising notable local and international clients on mergers and acquisitions and the execution of financing arrangements.”

Pedro O. Gamundi – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial

“Established partner Pedro Gamundi boasts ample experience assisting clients with corporate and finance transactions, particularly in the aviation sector. He also assists notable multinationals with the structuring and placement of foreign direct investment in the Dominican Republic.”

Awilda M. Alcántara-Bourdier – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial

“Awilda Alcántara Bourdier has broad experience in corporate and M&A matters, as well as experience in finance.”

Carolina O. Soto Hernández – Dominican Republic: Dispute Resolution

“Carolina Soto Hernández stands out as one of the hardest workers in the market.”

Rhina M. Martinez Brea – Dominican Republic: Corporate/Commercial

“Rhina Martinez Brea boasts extensive experience advising local and international clients on the structuring, implementing and securing of international financial transactions.”

John Adam – International Counsel: International Arbitration

“John Adam possesses a great balance of depth of legal knowledge, pragmatism when developing strategies, and commercial awareness.”

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