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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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Founded in San Francisco 150 years ago, Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy, infrastructure and financial sectors. The firm is recognized worldwide for delivering the highest quality, commercially-oriented legal advice.


Recognized by Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, Chambers USA and Latin Lawyer, the Orrick team includes lawyers who are fluent in Spanish and English, as well as Portuguese for transactions involving Brazil, and are admitted to practice in Latin American jurisdictions. The firm knows the region's civil law system, business practices, and regulatory and political landscapes, which allows it to add value for international clients seeking to grow their presence in Latin America. The team also works with lawyers across more than 25 Orrick offices worldwide to help Latin American clients pursue expansion strategies and obtain capital in the international markets.

Orrick guides clients through complex cross-border matters that are shaping the future of a region ripe for substantial international investment. These have included the acquisition of the Dominican Republic's largest airport company; the development of a US$1.3bn petrochemical facility in Mexico, including negotiating to close a first-of-its kind structure with Mexico's Comisi?n Federal de Electricidad (CFE) to transport low-cost natural gas from the United States to the facility in Mexico; the structuring and launching of a US$200m Mexican investment fund, which will be the first ever agrotech-dedicated fund in Mexico; and the acquisition of nine airports and three partial management contracts, including co-control stakes in Costa Rica's two major airports.

The team has handled matters in every Latin American country and works in the region on a daily basis. Orrick has developed a strong network of contacts in the business and government sectors, connecting them with the key professionals in the region. As a result, the firm has long-standing collaborative relationships with top local law firms in Latin America that complement its strengths and reinforces the ability to counsel clients on the most complex international legal matters.


M&A and private equity; corporate; power; renewables, oil and gas; infrastructure; project finance; corporate finance; real estate; restructuring; intellectual property; international trade, investigations and compliance; and technology.

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