Matteson Ellis Named a Top Latin America Lawyer by Latinvex


Washington, DC, February 21, 2019 – Miller & Chevalier is pleased to announce that Matteson Ellis was named one of Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers by Latinvex. Ellis was recognized as a leader in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) & Fraud category. This marks the sixth consecutive year Ellis has been named to the list, which recognizes the top foreign lawyers practicing in Latin America.

Per Latinvex, Ellis is described by one client as "one of the best compliance lawyers I have ever worked with, not just for his knowledge of the field, but also his accuracy and decisiveness in implementing compliance matters in complicated markets." Ellis was also described by another source as "incredibly service-oriented and very easy to work with." The editorial highlighted his work advising foreign and local energy, mining, and private equity firms on FCPA issues and noted his authorship of The FCPA in Latin America.

About Latinvex

Latinvex publishes daily news and weekly analysis on Latin America business, including nearly 50 rankings benchmarking the region's companies, countries, and people. It provides extensive and unique coverage of Latin America's legal, technology and energy sectors. Latinvex selects leading attorneys for recognition from international law firms that are involved in the increasing scope of legal business in Latin America. The publication uses a combination of criteria, including a recent track record on major deals and business, prominence of the firm in Latin America, and other third-party rankings as the basis for the accolade.

About Miller & Chevalier

Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Litigation, International Law, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's lawyers have represented more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, one-quarter of the Fortune 500, and approximately 30 percent of the Global 100. Based in Washington, DC, a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate. For more information on the firm, visit



Laura Miller, Media Relations, Greentarget, 312-252-4104