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Latin Lawyer Ranks Haynes Boone Among Top Firms in Latin America

August 30, 2023

Haynes and Boone, LLP is featured in the 2024 edition of Latin Lawyer 250, a ranking by Law Business Research of the leading law firms doing business in Latin America. Haynes Boone is ranked as a “recommended firm” for its work in corporate, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and energy.

“Haynes Boone’s offering in Latin America … is highly regarded across a range of industries,” Latin Lawyer stated. “Lawyers here boast experience across virtually all Latin American and Caribbean markets, and the firm stands out from its peers for also having extensive aviation experience.”

Latin Lawyer also noted that Mexico City, “where the firm has held a presence for almost 30 years as Haynes and Boone, SC, has been key to the success of the firm. Haynes Boone recently relocated to a new state-of-the-art building in Mexico City, thus demonstrating the importance of physical presence in Latin America for the firm. The team is particularly active regarding legal developments in Mexico's energy sector.”

“Outside of its energy practice, Haynes Boone has extensive experience in advising companies in numerous types of cross-border matters. … The firm's client list is decidedly global.” Latin Lawyer also said, “Clients appreciate this firm's knowledge of the banking sector, in addition to the expertise and experience on offer here.”

Current clients include major airlines, auto manufacturers, energy and oilfield services companies, financial institutions, hotels, real estate developers and shipping companies. The firm also serves a number of clients on their nearshoring projects in Mexico, helping them set up operations and comply with regulations there.

The firm’s London office also received a shoutout from Latin Lawyer, which lauded the lawyers for their “strength in shipbuilding and the offshore oil and gas sectors.”

The below lawyers were all featured as key lawyers in the 2024 directory:

Haynes and Boone, SC, the firm’s Mexico City affiliate, was likewise included in the Latin Lawyer 250 directory.

Founded in 1970, Haynes and Boone, LLP provides a full spectrum of legal services across multiple sectors, including energy, financial services, private equity, and technology. The firm’s nearly 700 lawyers practice in 19 offices across California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C., as well as London, Mexico City, and Shanghai. Haynes Boone was recognized in the 2022 BTI Consulting Group’s “A-Team” report, which identified firms commended by in-house counsel for superior client service and was ranked 21st in The American Lawyer’s 2023 Diversity Scorecard, which evaluated 228 participating firms by the diversity of their attorney populations. For more information, visit