Rio de Janeiro

Latin America

Your Gateway Counsel
We provide sophisticated strategies and command of cultural nuances that are essential to conducting business in Latin America and unlocking opportunities in the US market.

Our Work

From protecting global brands and acquisition and disposition of assets, to resolving commercial disputes and advising on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and fraud investigations, ArentFox Schiff is well positioned to help Latin American clients achieve their international business goals.

One of our greatest strengths is the ability to serve as a bridge between the business and legal systems of Latin America and the United States.

Speaking Your Language

Our team of attorneys speak Spanish and Portuguese and many have been educated and trained in Latin American countries. We use precise communication plus cultural familiarity to help clients find legal solutions. Our attorneys frequently leverage relationships with leading law firms in places like Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Chile, and elsewhere in the region to provide tailored insight into legal issues in the US and Latin America markets.

Our Focus

Our team frequently advises companies in the agriculture, energy, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, technology, and transportation sectors.

International Compliance & Dispute Resolution

  • Employment disputes
  • FCPA
  • Termination settlements

Regulatory & Government Affairs

  • Labeling and advertisement restrictions
  • National advertisement review boards
  • Analysis and risk assessments on product claims

International Transactions

  • Asset acquisition
  • Due diligence
  • Commercial distribution and licenses agreements

Intellectual Property

  • Patent portfolio management
  • Trademark enforcement