The Legal 500 Ranks Ropes & Gray Highly in its Latin America 2023 Guide

Rankings & Awards
October 19, 2022

Ropes & Gray’s award-winning Latin America practice is, again, ranked highly in The Legal 500 Latin America guide, recognized as a leading law firm for “Compliance and Investigations” and “Corporate and M&A”. 

About the firm’s corporate and M&A capabilities in Latin America, The Legal 500 writes: 

The firm’s outstanding private equity client base brings it a steady pipeline of Latin America engagements, including in Brazil and Mexico. Chicago partner Matthew Posthuma has extensive experience in fund formation and investments in Latin America, particularly in the real estate sector. 

About the firm’s global anti-corruption and international risk practice, the guide notes:

Ropes & Gray is a growing force in Latin America white-collar crime, government enforcement and anti-corruption matters. It routinely handles a high volume of government investigations, internal investigations, compliance and sanctions engagements, and due diligence across the region. Many within the team have experience of holding senior positions in key agencies, either as federal prosecutors at the DOJ and US Attorney’s offices, or as SEC enforcement lawyers. María González Calvet is a native Spanish-speaker with an extensive record in Latin America anti-corruption risks and enforcement. Alexandre Rene is also rated for white-collar criminal prosecutions and compliance engagements. Chicago and Washington, D.C. based Ryan Rohlfsen is a former federal prosecutor with the DOJ and a senior name in anti-corruption and FCPA investigationsAma Adams is another key team member.

Ropes & Gray’s anti-corruption and international risk practice has worked on more than 460 anti-corruption matters in across Latin America. The firm’s M&A, private equity and private investment funds practices are renowned for guiding complex, regulatory-heavy transactions and investments in Latin America to completion. 

The firm offers an integrated global network of top-tier attorneys that assist Latin America-based clients and multinationals with their most complex and critical legal issues, drawing on years of experience working in the region.  

Read more about the firm’s Latin America practice.