Holland & Knight promotes four partners in Latin America

Holland & Knight has announced that 52 attorneys in the firm have been elected to partnership effective January 1, 2023, of whom four are based in Latin America.

Posté le vendredi, février 3 2023
Holland & Knight promotes four partners in Latin America

“Holland & Knight's new class of partners is the largest in the firm's history,” the firm said.

“It is also one of the most diverse, with 58 percent of members coming from underrepresented demographics within the legal profession. This is the seventh year in a row that Holland & Knight has promoted a new partner class that is more than 50% diverse,” the firm added.

The new partners in Latin America are based in Bogotá, Mexico City and the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, as well as in the Miami office of the Latin America practice.

In Bogotá, former senior counsel Juan Casallas Romero has been promoted to partner. He is a member of the firm’s business section and has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration involving commercial, constitutional and administrative law, and provides strategic counseling in those fields. He has extensive experience with pre-merger reviews, antitrust proceedings, environmental liability, administrative proceedings and legal aspects regarding the management of community affairs and management of governmental affairs.

Selene Espinosa is a member of the firm’s business section in Mexico City, and has been promoted from senior counsel to partner. Selene focuses her practice on corporate services and financial transactions. She represents banks, funds, investors, strategic buyers and sellers in complex cross-border transactions involving US, Canadian, European and Latin American entities and assets. She also represents underwriters of representations and warranties insurance policies in connection with mergers and acquisitions transactions.

In Monterrey, Alejandro A. Sánchez Mújica has been promoted from senior counsel to partner. A member of the firm’s business section, Alejandro has broad experience representing national and international companies in domestic and cross-border transactions, including advising on the structuring and execution of joint ventures, infrastructure projects, finance, as well as in structuring and implementing complex collateral packages, public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions across varied sectors, the firm said.

And in Miami, Manuel Miranda has been promoted to the role of partner, and who is a member of the firm's litigation section and Latin America practice.

Manuel focuses on complex commercial litigation and international disputes, particularly in arbitration and investigations. He represents plaintiffs and claimants in business-to-business disputes, breaches of representations and warranties, and other claims related to mergers and acquisitions.