Latinvex has named Ruti Smithline on its list of Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers. The publication examined nearly 100 law firms and selected attorneys across the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Cayman Islands, and the British Virgin Islands. The list is compiled based on major deals as well as the firms’ presence in Latin America. Ruti was also named on this list in 2021.
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 proactively helps clients with their compliance needs, including conducting risk assessments, developing compliance programs, and providing training. Ruti has represented individual and corporate defendants in cross-border criminal investigations, SEC enforcement matters, and other regulatory proceedings, including matters related to trade sanctions and anti-money laundering. Born and raised in Colombia and a native Spanish speaker, she is able to provide guidance to her clients without a need for translation.
Latinvex publishes daily news and weekly analysis on Latin America business and provides extensive coverage of Latin America’s legal, technology, and energy sectors.
You can view the full list of Latinvex’s recognized lawyers in its press release.