Latinvex, publisher of daily news and weekly analysis on Latin American business, has ranked Haynes and Boone, LLP as one of the top law firms doing business in Latin America for the fifth consecutive year.
Overall, the firm was rated No. 20 in the Latinvex Top 65 Law Firms list. The firm also maintained a strong showing across other key lists, including the Top 30 Banking & Finance and the Top 30 Corporate/M&A list, where Haynes and Boone ranked No. 10 and No. 5, respectively. Latinvex also ranked Haynes and Boone No. 13 on its Top Energy Firms list and No. 4 on its newly-added Top Environment Firms list.
“We are committed to the region and to offering the best service to our clients to help them achieve their business goals,” said Dallas Partner Larry Pascal, chair of the firm’s Americas Practice Group and co-chair of the International Practice Group. “These rankings are a great testament to the increasing breadth and depth of our work in Latin America and it is an honor to be recognized by such a well-respected publication.”
Firms highlighted by Latinvex were ranked on scope and prominence of work, and the number and type of staff allocated to Latin America. The scope of work included arbitration, banking, capital markets, corporate, litigation, M&A and projects. Publicly available information such as external honors and awards were also taken into consideration by the magazine’s editorial staff.
Haynes and Boone has one of the largest Latin America/Caribbean practices in the country and has been recognized by some of the leading market observers such as Chambers for its work in the region. Approximately 50 lawyers comprise the firm’s Americas Practice Group working in Dallas, Houston, London, Mexico City, New York and Washington, D.C. Lawyers in the Americas Practice Group are native speakers or fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French and are comfortable working with civil law and international law concepts.
Additionally, the firm’s legal professionals in the Mexico City office are highly experienced in cross-border and domestic transactions in practice areas including corporate; banking and finance; real estate; energy; hospitality; international and domestic tax matters and planning; litigation and arbitration; project development and finance; and transportation.