Paul Hastings Again Ranks Highly in Chambers Latin America

August 29, 2022

New York – Once again Paul Hastings LLP and its lawyers are top-ranked in Chambers Latin America. The 2023 edition ranks the firm in Project Finance (Band 1), Banking & Finance (Band 2), Capital Markets (Band 2), and a new Band 3 ranking in Corporate Crime & Investigations.

Ten Paul Hastings lawyers are individually ranked by Chambers Latin America, including two newly ranked lawyers.

Project Finance – Band 1

Greg Tan: Band 1

Alexandro Padres: Band 3

Elicia Ling: Band 4

Thomas Sines: Up and Coming

Maria Leonor Tobia: Up and Coming (new ranking)

Banking & Finance – Band 2

Michael Fitzgerald: Band 1

Joy Gallup: Band 5

Capital Markets – Band 2

Michael Fitzgerald: Band 1

Cathleen McLaughlin: Band 3

Arturo Carrillo: Band 4

Joy Gallup: Band 4

Corporate Crime & Investigations – Band 3

Bryan Parr: Band 3 (new ranking)

The firm’s top practice and individual Chambers Latin America rankings are the latest in a series of accolades for the Paul Hastings Latin America practice and its many recent successes, including:

  • The firm was Highly Recommended in the 2022 Latin Lawyer 250, a guide to the leading business law firms of Latin America.
  • The firm advised on two award-winning deals at Latin Lawyer’s 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards for Project Finance: Energy and Natural Resources and Restructuring.
  • The firm was ranked in Legal500’s Latin America guide in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, and Projects and Energy.
  • The firm was ranked by Latinvex among the top 3 international law firms operating in Latin America while Arturo CarrilloMichael FitzgeraldJoy GallupCathleen McLaughlin and Pedro Reyes were recognized by Latinvex among Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers of 2022.
  • The firm advised on two transactions that were honored at the 2021 IJGlobal Awards, including:
    • Power Deal of the Year: Project Gatun
    • Petrochemicals Deal of the Year: Braskem Idesa refinancing
  • The firm advised on three transactions that were honored at the 2021 LatinFinance Project and Infrastructure Awards:
    • Airport Financing of the Year: The Lima Airport Expansion Financing
    • Infrastructure Financing of the Year: EnfraGen’s US$1,76 Billion Financing
    • Local Currency Financing of the Year: Puerta de Hiero’s Social Bond
  • The Infrastructure and Energy Team was again named a “Band 1” team for LatAm by Chambers.

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