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Latinvex Names Crowell & Moring as One of Latin America’s Top Law Firms of 2020

Firm Ranked #2 in Trade; #7 in Aviation; #9 in FCPA & Fraud; and #14 in Corporate/M&A

Washington – December 6, 2019: Crowell & Moring has been named as one of Latin America’s Top Law Firms of 2020 by Latinvex, a leading publisher of business and legal news about the region. Overall, the firm is listed among the top 50 global firms ranked for their legal work in Latin America. The firm ranked second in the publication’s Trade category, seventh in Aviation, ninth in FCPA & Fraud, and 14th in Corporate/M&A. Latinvex also named Crowell & Moring partner Ian Laird as one of Latin America’s “Top 100 Lawyers” earlier this year.

Latinvex made its selections based on a combination of factors, including value, prominence and scope of work, and client and peer references.

Crowell & Moring represents clients in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as others with business interests in the region, on a variety of trade and investment issues and international policy and regulatory concerns. 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), and bilateral free trade agreements between the United States and Colombia, Panama, and other countries. Crowell & Moring has advised clients on sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering, anti-corruption/anti-bribery and customs/import issues in many Latin American countries, including Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela.

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. The firm works with clients on prospects for trade with and investment in Cuba, helping clients adhere to the laws of the U.S. and Cuba, build the right relationships, and gain market entry by providing practical, solutions-oriented legal guidance and advisory services.

About Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution Group 

Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution (IDR) Group delivers end-to-end advice on the full range of business and governmental disputes worldwide. Together with its affiliate firm, C&M International (CMI) – an international policy and regulatory affairs consulting firm – and the firm’s International Trade Group, the IDR Group provides pre-dispute counseling on investment decisions and dispute resolution clauses, pre-arbitration assistance on potential geopolitical approaches to resolving disputes, representation in international commercial and investment arbitrations, litigation involving sovereigns, and litigation to enforce international arbitral awards.

About Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group 

Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group provides regulatory, dispute resolution, investigation, policy and litigation counsel on emerging trade issues worldwide. The group is recognized for its top international trade practices for export controls, sanctions, customs and trade litigation matters (including antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguards). Additionally, the group works closely with the firm's other core practices to provide a broad spectrum of client services and to publish their proprietary journal, This Month in International Trade. The Group also publishes the International Trade Law blog, which provides analysis, commentary, and the latest developments in international trade law and policy.

About Crowell & Moring LLP 

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 550 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, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.


Andrew Loeb
Communications Specialist