DLA Piper lawyers, practices and sectors ranked in latest edition of The Legal 500 Latin America

DLA Piper today announced that the firm received 46 individual lawyer rankings and 68 firm rankings in The Legal 500 Latin America 2022 guide.

“These recognitions demonstrate the success of our approach to client service in Latin America, which combines local knowledge and experience with the resources of our broad global platform, enabling us to seamlessly handle cross-border matters and help our clients meet their business objectives,” said Richard Chesley, co-US managing partner of DLA Piper.

Listed below are the firm rankings in their affiliated categories, as well as the ranked DLA Piper lawyers.

DLA Piper ranked Tier 1 in five areas of law, including:

  • City Focus: Miami in Latin America: International Firms
  • Corporate and M&A in Colombia
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Colombia
  • Real Estate in Brazil
  • Venture Capital in Chile

DLA Piper ranked Tier 2 in:

  • Banking and Finance in Colombia
  • Banking and Finance in Peru
  • Banking and Finance in Puerto Rico
  • Compliance in Chile
  • Corporate and Commercial in Puerto Rico
  • Dispute Resolution in Peru
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Mexico
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas in Chile
  • Energy, Natural Resources and Environment in Puerto Rico
  • Government Contracting in Puerto Rico
  • Insurance in Brazil
  • Labour and Employment in Puerto Rico
  • Projects and Infrastructure in Peru
  • Real Estate in Peru
  • Tax in Colombia
  • Tax in Puerto Rico

DLA Piper ranked Tier 3 in:

  • Banking and Finance in Latin America: International Firms
  • Capital Markets in Chile
  • Capital Markets in Colombia
  • Capital Markets in Latin America: International Firms
  • Capital Markets in Peru
  • Competition and Antitrust in Colombia
  • Compliance in Brazil
  • Corporate and M&A in Brazil
  • Corporate and M&A in Chile
  • Corporate and M&A in Latin America: International Firms
  • Corporate and M&A in Peru
  • Data Privacy in Chile
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity and Hydrocarbon in Chile
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Hydrocarbons in Brazil
  • Insurance in Colombia
  • Labour and Employment in Chile
  • Life Sciences in Mexico
  • Projects and Energy in Latin America: International Firms
  • Projects and Infrastructure in Chile
  • Public Law in Chile
  • Real Estate in Chile
  • Tax Advisory in Brazil
  • TMT in Mexico
  • TMT: Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in Brazil

DLA Piper ranked Tier 4 in:

  • Banking and Finance in Brazil
  • Banking and Finance in Chile
  • Banking and Finance in Mexico
  • Capital Markets in Brazil
  • Capital Markets in Mexico
  • Competition and Antitrust in Chile
  • Corporate and M&A in Mexico
  • Dispute Resolution and Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity in Brazil
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity: Renewable Energy in Brazil
  • International Arbitration in Latin America: International Firms
  • Projects in Colombia
  • Real Estate in Mexico
  • Tax in Chile
  • Tax in Peru
  • Tax Litigation in Brazil
  • TMT: Media in Brazil

DLA Piper ranked Tier 5 in:

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Chile
  • Energy & Natural Resources in Mexico
  • Environment in Brazil
  • Labor and Employment in Colombia
  • TMT in Colombia

DLA Piper ranked Tier 6 in:

  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Brazil

DLA Piper’s “Leading Individual” recognitions include:

  • Bernardo Buarque Schiller, Real Estate in Brazil
  • Camilo Martínez Beltran, Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Colombia
  • Eduardo Gallástegui, TMT in Mexico
  • Felipe Quintero Serrano, Corporate and M&A in Colombia
  • Gabriela Álvarez Ávila, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Mexico
  • Gerardo Lozano Alarcón, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Mexico
  • Ivandro Ristum Trevelim, Real Estate in Brazil
  • Janine Guzman, Labour and Employment in Puerto Rico
  • José Miguel Mendoza, Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Colombia
  • Juan Manuel de la Rosa, Corporate and M&A in Colombia
  • Laura Rozas, Energy, Natural Resources and Environment in Puerto Rico
  • Luis Parada, Labour and Employment in Chile
  • Rosana Gonzaga Jayme, Tax Advisory in Brazil
  • Manuel López-Zambrana, Tax in Puerto Rico
  • Marcelo Páramo, Energy & Natural Resources in Mexico
  • Maria Gabriela Alaña Castro, Real Estate in Mexico
  • Matías Zegers, Corporate and M&A in Chile
  • Matías Zegers, Venture Capital in Chile
  • Miriam Figueroa, Energy, Natural Resources and Environment in Puerto Rico
  • Nikos Buxeda, Corporate and Commercial in Puerto Rico

DLA Piper’s “Next Generation Partner” recognitions include:

  • Andrés González, Tax in Colombia
  • Cesar Cermeño, Tax in Colombia
  • Janilú Badiola, Corporate and M&A in Peru
  • Jorge Luiz Barbieri Gallo, Banking and Finance in Brazil
  • Jorge Timmermann, Corporate and M&A in Chile
  • Jorge Timmermann, Venture Capital in Chile
  • Kate Brown de Vejar, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Mexico
  • Kate Brown de Vejar, International Arbitration in Latin America: International Firms
  • María Claudia Martínez Beltrán, Competition and Antitrust in Colombia
  • Maria Eduarda Bérgamo, Real Estate in Brazil
  • Rafael Jordão Bussière, Real Estate in Brazil
  • Sebastián Lora, Banking and Finance in Colombia
  • Sebastián Lora, Projects in Colombia

DLA Piper’s “Rising Star” recognitions include:

  • Adriana Perez-Rentas, Corporate and Commercial in Puerto Rico
  • Ana Júlia Andrade Vaz de Lima, Compliance in Brazil
  • Diego Peña, Projects and Infrastructure in Chile
  • Felipe Aristizabal, Corporate and M&A in Colombia
  • Julián Solorza, Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Colombia
  • Mariana Muñiz-Lara, Dispute Resolution and Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico
  • Paola Aldana, Projects in Colombia
  • Paulina Farías, Projects and Infrastructure in Chile
  • Renata Amorim, Corporate and M&A in Brazil
  • Rodrigo Pires Mattos, Corporate and M&A in Brazil
  • Sergio Rojas, Dispute Resolution: Litigation in Colombia
  • Sofía O'Ryan, Competition and Antitrust in Chile
  • Victor Velásquez, Projects and Infrastructure in Peru

These recognitions build on DLA Piper’s rankings in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States, in which the firm received 42 individual lawyer rankings and 49 firm rankings.

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