Awards & Rankings
Pillsbury has been identified as one of the leading international law firms in Latin America by The Legal 500. For the fifth consecutive year, the firm achieved rankings for both Capital Markets (Tier 4) and Corporate/M&A (Tier 5) in the region. Pillsbury also earned a second consecutive ranking for Latin America Banking & Finance (Tier 4).
The Legal 500 notes that Pillsbury is “actively focused on the region and has advised on numerous headline transactions,” with clients praising the firm’s “high standards of industry knowledge,” and “expertise in highly complex matters.” In addition to the practice-level rankings, New York-based Latin America practice leader Peter Baumgaertner is recognized as the “key name” in all three sections, and lauded for “always delivering outstanding work.”
Pillsbury has a strong and wide-ranging Latin America practice built on decades of experience. Members of the practice are fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, have vast experience in the region and maintain valuable relationships with local counsel and government officials. A deep understanding of the legal systems and business customs of Latin American countries enables Pillsbury lawyers to tailor services to the unique requirements of the project or client in question.