White & Case Latin America Practice Earns Top Legal 500 Rankings

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Global law firm White & Case LLP scored five Tier One rankings for its Latin America practices in recently announced 2022 rankings from research/ranking company The Legal 500.

The Legal 500 assigns its Tier One rankings based on high marks in a variety of criteria, including strong technical ability, client prestige, capacity for taking on the largest transactions, track record, market share and more.

White & Case Global Latin America Interest Group Head Carlos Viana (Miami) was ranked a Leading Individual, Latin America: International Firms, for both Banking & Finance: International and Projects and Energy, while Donald Baker (São Paulo) was ranked a Leading Individual for Capital Markets, Latin America: International Firms.

"The new rankings from The Legal 500 show yet again that White & Case is the firm of choice in Latin America for advice on complex multijurisdictional matters," said Latin America Interest Group Head Carlos Viana (Miami). "We are unmatched in the strength, the depth and the breadth of our fully integrated cross-border teams who are dedicated to the region, across both practices and industries."

"White & Case LLP cemented its standing in the market with a series of headline debt restructuring and liability management engagements," reported The Legal 500 in its editorial profile of White & Case. "The firm remains at the forefront of energy, infrastructure and acquisition financings.... The team is at the forefront of the burgeoning sustainability bonds segment, leveraging pre-existing experience from US and European offices…. White & Case LLP's deep bench of talent and extensive global international arbitration network provide Latin American clients with 'sophisticated strategic thinking' and a 'practical, service-oriented touch.'"

White & Case's Tier One rankings from The Legal 500 are: 

Latin America: International Firms

  • Banking & Finance, International – Tier One
  • Capital Markets – Tier One
  • International Arbitration – Tier One
  • Projects and Energy  – Tier One


  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation – Tier One