Cristina Carvalho and Hunter Carter Named Top Lawyers for Business in Latin America

Arent Fox is pleased to announce that Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and AF International Co-Leader Hunter T. Carter have once again been named to Latinvex’s Top 100 Lawyers list.

The annual rating honors leading attorneys from international law firms that serve as go-to advisors for Latin American companies. Cristina has been recognized for six consecutive years, while this is Hunter’s seventh straight year on the list. In addition, Arent Fox has been annually rated by Latinvex as one of Latin America’s Top Law Firms.

Cristina, a native of Brazil, serves as a go-to attorney in the US for major Latin American corporations. Throughout her career, she has used her knowledge and experience in the United States and Brazil to counsel clients on strategies for navigating different legal systems and cultures to realize opportunities in both mature and emerging markets.

Hunter is an international litigator with an emphasis on Latin America. As a party representative and as an ICC arbitrator, Hunter handles significant commercial matters across the region. He also helps conduct internal corporate investigations and provides guidance on compliance with anti-corruption laws. In addition, he is a recognized advocate for human rights, having advised on marriage equality initiatives in numerous Latin American countries and tried a case involving torture against Chile in the Inter-American Court on Human Rights.

Latinvex provides daily news and weekly analysis on Latin American business, including extensive coverage of the region’s legal, technology, and energy sectors. For rankings, Latinvex uses a combination of factors, including work, prominence of the firm in Latin America, and rankings by third parties such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, and Thomson Reuters.

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