Latinvex has named Ruti Smithline and Alexandra Aguirre to its list of Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers, recognizing Ruti within the FCPA & Fraud category and Alexandra within Corporate/M&A.
As co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Latin America practice and Investigations & White Collar Defense Group and chair of the New York Litigation Department, Ruti has conducted government-facing and internal investigations throughout Latin America and also proactively helps clients with their compliance needs, including conducting risk assessments, developing compliance programs, and providing training. Born and raised in Colombia and a native Spanish speaker, she is able to provide guidance to her clients without a need for translation.
As a partner in the firm’s Mergers + Acquisitions Group, Alexandra focuses her practice on international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border financing transactions and private equity investments throughout Latin America and the United States. Alexandra also advises families and their family offices on matters related to running privately held businesses. She provides tailored corporate advice tailored to family businesses, including corporate and family governance structure, policies and procedures, succession planning, building and preserving business value, liquidity alternatives and exit strategies.
You can view the full list of Latinvex’s recognized lawyers in its press release.