Our Latin America Business Team draws from a deep bench of lawyers working throughout Reed Smith’s global network of offices including Chicago, Houston, London, Miami, New York, and Washington, D.C. Our team’s experience spans an array of practice areas. We routinely handle a wide variety of sophisticated transactions, large projects, complex disputes, sensitive investigations, and other significant matters for international and local clients throughout Latin America, leveraging the capabilities of our dual-licensed and native Spanish and Portuguese-speaking lawyers. 

We have more than 75 lawyers across our global network, assisting clients with inbound and outbound Latin American matters, projects, disputes, and investigations.

Our team includes bilingual and bicultural lawyers fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

We have civil and common law-trained attorneys, versed in U.S. and UK laws, regulations, and customs, as well as Latin America country-specific local laws, regulations, and customs.

We manage disputes and other sensitive matters for clients, both directly and as coordinating international counsel, working seamlessly with a trusted and proven network of key local counsel and contacts. Our capabilities include international commercial arbitration, investor-state disputes and arbitrations, domestic arbitrations, domestic litigations, and compliance investigations.

Our lawyers have deep knowledge of and connections to local business communities, governmental authorities, and key decision-makers throughout Latin America.

Our breadth of experience and relationships span the continent and all major industries, as reflected in our most recent matters in key jurisdictions.

We serve as external general counsel and provide secondment support in jurisdictions throughout Latin America, helping bridge civil and common law legal systems.