Cleary Gottlieb Receives Elite Recognition in Legal 500 Latin America 2024

October 25, 2023

Cleary Gottlieb continues to earn recognition as a leading international law firm in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Latin America.

Cleary was recognized in the region as a Tier 1 firm for Latin America in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, and Corporate and M&A; a Tier 2 firm for Compliance and Investigations and Projects and Energy; and a Tier 3 firm for International Arbitration.

Cleary partners Richard Cooper and Jeffrey Lewis and senior counsel Nicolas Grabar continue to be honored in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame. The Legal 500 Latin America also recognized partners Adam Brenneman, Juan Giráldez, Jorge Juantorena, Chantal Kordula, Francesca Odell, and Lisa Vicens as “Leading Individuals.” Partners Ari MacKinnon and Manuel Silva were named “Next Generation Partners.”

The firm received the following client and peer commendations for its extraordinary work in the region:

  • Banking and Finance – “Cleary and the practice have a unique knowledge of the Brazilian culture and Brazilian clients, associated with their capability as an international law firm. The firm is also diverse and very easy to work with.”
  • Capital Markets –  “Compared to other firms, the service of Cleary is always distinguished by its commitment and skill.” “They always have an expert in each subject; they are proactive, effective, and try to find solutions to meet our objectives.” “A firm that not only has prestige, but, transaction by transaction, demonstrates the quality of its lawyers and its commitment to the client.”
  • Corporate and M&A – “Cleary’s team stands out in comparison to other law firms mainly for the quality and commitment of its advice Its international network and reaction capacity during the structuring and negotiation of transactions.” “It is an excellent team, with people of great experience and creativity.”
  • International Arbitration – “In this arena, [Cleary] is an exceptional firm with very high standards and long experience. Cleary knows our company and its executives, is empathetic to our needs, and flexible to our internal dynamics, which can be complex at times. In terms of service, it is superior to similar firms.”

View Cleary’s complete results on The Legal 500 Latin America’s website.