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Crowell & Moring Named a Top Firm for Serving Latin America by Latinvex

Firm Also Recognized in Tax & Trade, Arbitration Categories

Washington, D.C. – October 14, 2016: Crowell & Moring LLP has been named to Latinvex's list of the top law firms serving Latin America. In addition, the firm has been recognized by the publisher as one of the top seven tax & trade firms and top 20 arbitration law firms in that region.

Crowell & Moring is ranked No. 61 of 65 leading firms serving Latin America. In the tax & trade category, the firm is ranked No. 4. In arbitration, the firm is listed at No. 19.

Latinvex made its selections based on a combination of factors, including value, prominence and scope of work, client references, the size of the firm's Latin America practice, and presence in Latin America.

Crowell & Moring represents clients in Latin America and the Caribbean on issues including international arbitration, corporate, finance, international trade, and policy issues. The firm regularly advises clients on issues under international and regional trade conventions, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Central America-Dominican Republic-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), as well as bilateral free trade agreements between the United States and Colombia, Panama, and other countries. Crowell & Moring has advised clients on wind, solar, hydroelectric, oil and gas, and other infrastructure and power projects in Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru.

The firm also advises on anti-money laundering and sanctions issues across Latin America. The firm works closely with its international policy and regulatory affairs affiliate, C&M International, to represent clients whose interests in Latin America and the Caribbean require the cooperation of government agencies and international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Justice, and national governments throughout the region.

Crowell and Moring's Latin American team is led by Ian A. Laird and includes international arbitration partners Adrian Jones, Flip Petillion, Aryeh S. Portnoy, George D. Ruttinger, and Jack Thomas, counsel Ashley R. Riveira, and associates Eduardo Mathison and James (J.J.) Saulino; corporate and finance partners Morris F. DeFeo Jr., Baird Fogel, Richard B. Holbrook Jr., and Jeffrey C. Selman, and associates Karen Kopel and Jonathan Nesher; and international trade partners Jeffrey L. Snyder, Daniel Cannistra, and Cari Stinebower, counsel David (Dj) Wolff, and associates Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro and Mariana Pendás Fernandez. Other members of the team include partner Elliot Hinds and counsel Paolo Cioppa.

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.


An Pham
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