White & Case Latin America Practices and Lawyers Earn the Most Top-Tier Legal 500 Rankings for 2023

Global law firm White & Case LLP again achieved the best practice rankings and attorney rankings for Latin America. In The Legal 500’s recently released 2023 rankings, covering international law firms in Latin America, White & Case achieved four Tier 1 rankings and 25 attorney rankings – more than any other global law firm. Additionally, White & Case has been named Firm To Watch: City Focus for its Miami and Houston offices.

In the Latin America: International Firms category, White & Case received Tier 1 rankings for its practices in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Projects and Energy, and International Arbitration. The Legal 500 assigns its Tier 1 rankings based on high scores across a variety of criteria, including strong technical ability, client prestige, ability to undertake the largest transactions, track record, market share, and more.

The Legal 500 Latin America has recognized over 24 individual White & Case attorneys in 6 offices.

  • Global Latin America Group Head Carlos Viana was recognized as a “Leading Individual” for Projects, Energy and Banking & Finance.
  • Donald Baker and Jonathan Hamilton have been inducted into The Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame” for capital markets and international arbitration, respectively.
  • Partners John Vetterli, John Anderson, Sabrena Silver, Rodrigo Dominguez, Rafael Llano, Ank Santens and Michael Garcia were recognized as “leading figures” for their respective practices.
  • Partners John Guzman, Bibiana Andrea Jaimes, Rafael Roberti, Francisco Jijon, Silvia Marchili, Jeannine Acevedo, Anna Andreeva, Thomas Pate and Maria Beguiristain have all been referred to as “Next Generation Partners”.
  • Counsel Michelle Grando and Associates Raffaele Turco, Adrian Leal, Fernando Vazquez Chelius Solis and Luisa Muskus were recognized as Rising Stars.
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“Our Latin America group continues to evolve, providing the highest level of service and advising our clients on their most important strategic transactions in the region,” said Viana. “This recognition reflects our market-leading capabilities and further solidifies our position as the leading law firm in Latin America as we continue to provide world-class legal services to our clients. We congratulate our team on this excellent result and on another successful year.”

In its editorial profile of the firm, The Legal 500 shared a quote from a White & Case client: “In my experience, they were the best legal team I have ever worked with. High knowledge of the business and an efficient ability to optimize resources.”

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