Andrews Kurth Kenyon Recognized in 2017 Legal 500 Latin America Guide

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September 6, 2017

(Houston, TX)—Legal 500 has recognized Andrews Kurth Kenyon as one of the leading practices in Latin America in the areas of:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Projects and Energy

The Legal 500 Latin America Guide provides a detailed qualitative review of over 600 commercial law firms across 18 key jurisdictions in the region (as well as those involved in international practice) across all relevant practice areas. In compiling the contents of The Legal 500 Series, independent experienced researchers interview over 10,000 lawyers and around 250,000 client references were taken up. The research is worked into a detailed text, providing a thorough review of the strengths and capabilities of law firms across the numerous specialty legal practice areas in the region (covering Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela).

In addition to the firm's practice recognition, three partners are recommended in The Legal 500 Latin America Guide editorial:

  • Vera Rechsteiner, Banking and Finance; Projects and Energy
  • Doris Rodríguez, Projects and Energy
  • Mark Thurber, Projects and Energy

Andrews Kurth Kenyon in Latin America and the Caribbean

With experience in leading projects and counseling clients in virtually every Latin American country and the Caribbean region, Andrews Kurth Kenyon lawyers are valuable resources for the development of business opportunities and the protection of interests. We are active in nearly every Latin American market, extending from Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia and Guatemala to Honduras and Ecuador, from Argentina and Brazil to Chile, Peru, Panama and beyond. 

We are skilled in representing United States and international investors, including Latin American investors, on both inbound investments originating in Latin America and the Caribbean and outbound investments originating in the United States or further afield.

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, government entities, equity funds, financial institutions and a range of commercial developers and private interests. Major areas of experience and counsel include:

  • Energy and Infrastructure Finance
  • Structured Finance, Mortgage Securitization and Asset-Backed Financing
  • International Regulatory/State-Owned Companies 
  • International Transactions and Corporate Counsel 
  • Renewable Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Banking/International Financial Institutions 


As released by the former Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

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