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Latinvex Names Crowell & Moring’s Ian A. Laird One of Latin America’s Top Lawyers 2022

Washington – May 25, 2022: Latinvex has named Ian A. Laird, co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution Group, as one of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers. The list is developed by Latinvex’ editorial and research staff using data from their annual survey of international law firms, as well as publicly available data. This is the fourth consecutive year Laird has been selected for the list.

Laird represents a range of clients and acts as an arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings, primarily involving disputes between corporations and foreign sovereign governments. For over 20 years, he has counseled parties in investment arbitrations under the provisions of NAFTA, CAFTA-DR, the Energy Charter Treaty, and other international investment agreements, typically applying the arbitration rules of ICSID, UNCITRAL, and under the major international commercial arbitration rules. Laird advises corporations on geopolitical concerns when their investments face challenges overseas. He has worked extensively with clients involving issues in the energy and natural resources sector – such as power generation, oil and gas, and mining.

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 represents multinational companies on international employment and compliance issues, also advising clients on issues under international and regional trade conventions, such as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Central America-Dominican Republic-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, 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.

To see the full list of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers, visit here.

About Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Andrew Loeb
Communications Specialist