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Taisa Markus

Partner, Corporate Department
T 1(212) 318-6290
F 1(212) 230-7790

Taisa Markus is a partner in the Latin America practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office.

Her practice handles cross-border securities offerings, cross-border bank finance and M&A, restructurings and general securities law matters. Ms. Markus has significant experience representing both financial institutions and issuers particularly in the Latin American and European capital markets, as well as in-depth knowledge of Tier 1 and Tier 2 capital securities across jurisdictions.
Taisa speaks and can conduct business in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French and Ukrainian.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Recognized as a leading lawyer (Band 2) in Capital Markets by Chambers Latin America and as a Foreign Expert in Chambers USA
  • Recognized as a leading practitioner in the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
  • Listed in Who's Who Legal Capital Markets
  • Recognized as a Latinvex Leading Lawyer

Speaking Engagements and Publications

  • Lectured and published on various securities law topics at PLI conferences and on issues related to pro bono legal services in emerging markets and on women in the profession at various conferences on behalf of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice Initiatives

Professional and Community Involvement

Board Service/Professional Associations

  • Member, Dean's Advisory Board, University of Illinois College of Law
  • Committee of the Vance Center for International Justice Initiatives of the New York City Bar Association
  • Advisory Board Member, Women in Law Empowerment Forum
  • Committee on International Affairs of the New York City Bar Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1986 (cum laude)
  • Loyola University, B.S., 1983 (cum laude)