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Ruti Smithline and Alexandra Aguirre Once Again Recognized Among Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers

15 Oct 2021

Ruti Smithline and Alexandra Aguirre have once again been named to Latinvex’s list of Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers. Ruti was recognized in the FCPA & Fraud category and Alexandra in Corporate/M&A.

As co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Investigations + White Collar Defense Group and chair of the New York Litigation Department, Ruti Smithline 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 Aguirre focuses her practice on international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border financing transactions, and private equity and venture capital investments throughout Latin America. Alexandra also advises families and their family offices on matters related to running privately held businesses. She provides corporate advice tailored to family businesses, including corporate and family governance structures, 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 on its website.



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