Andrews Kurth Partners Ranked Among Top 100 Female Lawyers in Latin America

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April 21, 2016

Andrews Kurth is pleased to announce that two of the firm's partners were ranked among the top 100 female lawyers in Latin America by Latinvex.

Vera A. Rechsteiner, Energy and Infrastructure

Vera's practice concentrates on the development, financing, acquisition and disposition of energy, oil and gas, and infrastructure facilities and tax structuring for energy acquisitions and international project development. She has worked on energy, infrastructure and related projects in the U.S. and throughout Latin America, Africa and Asia. She has also advised commercial and multilateral lenders on a variety of structured and corporate finance transactions. Vera is fluent in German, Spanish and French. She received her J.D. in 1985, from The George Washington University Law School and her BSFS in 1979, from Georgetown University – School of Foreign Service.

Doris Rodríguez, Energy

Doris has a transactional practice concentrated on a broad range of domestic and international corporate, finance, energy and real estate transactions in a variety of sectors. She has extensive experience working in the Latin American countries, where she has represented clients in all sectors. Her domestic and international work includes acquisitions, dispositions, secured and unsecured lending transactions, joint venture and similar arrangements, project finance and other structured finance mechanisms as well as all types of contracts, such as gas supply agreements, mining agreements, and distribution agreements. Doris is a native speaker of Spanish and also enjoys cultural fluency with the cultures of Mexico and other countries within Latin America. She received her J.D. in 1980, cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center, where she was Editor (1979-1980) of Houston Law Review, Order of the Barons and Phi Delta Phi. She earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Houston in 1971.

Latinvex selects the top 100 female lawyers specializing in Latin America among international law firms based in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and the Cayman Islands. The criteria for selection included recent track record on major deals and business, prominence of a firm in Latin America and rankings by third parties such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Thomson Reuters.

About Latinvex

Latinvex publishes daily news and weekly analysis on Latin America business, including nearly 50 rankings benchmarking the region's companies, countries and people. It provides extensive and unique coverage of Latin America's legal, technology and energy sectors.

As released by the former Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

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