Miller & Chevalier Ranked by Chambers Latin America for Fifth Consecutive Year


Washington, DC, August 9, 2018 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that it received firm and individual rankings in the 2019 edition of Chambers Latin America.

Firm Ranking: 

  • Miller & Chevalier  –  Corporate Crime & Investigations – Latin America-wide: Band One

Miller & Chevalier was recognized by Chambers Latin America for having an "outstanding team, often retained by both Latin American companies and multinationals operating in the region, with particular activity in the oil and gas, mining and medical devices industries." The publication highlights the firm's "top-tier expertise in sophisticated Latin American mandates, especially those originating in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia," as well as its "notable experience advising companies and executives on domestic and international criminal cartel investigations and prosecutions." Observers note that "everyone at Miller & Chevalier is fabulous; they are dedicated, hard-working, and superb with regards to the quality of service." One client reports: "The team remains client-focused, efficient and are very knowledgeable, not only of the law, but practically speaking of how you can address risks and analyse issues whilst still getting the work done."

Individual Rankings: 

  • Matteson Ellis  –  Corporate Crime & Investigations – Latin America-wide: Band One 
  • James G. Tillen  –  Corporate Crime & Investigations – Latin America-wide: Band Two

Chambers Latin America describes Ellis as having a sterling reputation for his Latin American-related FCPA and compliance expertise and that he is revered by his clients, with one saying: "Matt is as good as ever; you know that when he's working on something for you it's going to come out perfect. His knowledge and experience, both professionally and with regards to Latin America as a region, are indispensable." 

Clients describe Tillen, who serves as Vice Chair of the firm's International Department, as "a very thorough yet practical lawyer," with one praising him for his "incredible dedication." The publication notes that Tillen "stands out for his expertise in handling FCPA enforcement matters, namely, the conducting of internal investigations, the development of remediation strategies and negotiation with U.S. authorities."

These rankings mark the fifth consecutive year that the firm has received recognition in Chambers Latin America within the Corporate Crime & Investigations section (formerlyFraud & Corporate Investigations). The guide covers a total of 20 jurisdictions, spanning Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico, and all Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries on the South American continent. The guide highlights lawyers with specific experience in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. Chambers ranks lawyers and practices based on a combination of practice research and consistently positive market feedback.

About Chambers and Partners

The Chambers rankings are based on extensive research conducted by Chambers and Partners Legal Publishers, a highly respected English publisher of renowned directories assessing and ranking the world's leading lawyers. Unlike other companies that allow firms to purchase a mention or ranking, Chambers bases its listings solely on outside evaluations of merit. Its researchers investigate law firms and lawyers globally through an exhaustive process of interviewing clients and competitors in major areas of business law.

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