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Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Margarita R. Sánchez, Maria Lapetina, and Leah Moushey Named to Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers List by Latinvex

Washington, DC, October 16, 2023 – Miller & Chevalier is pleased to announce that Members Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, and Margarita R. Sánchez and Counsel Maria Lapetina and Leah Moushey were named as five of Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers for 2023 by Latinvex. The list, which recognizes the top 100 female lawyers practicing in Latin America, included all five lawyers as leaders in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) & Fraud category. Sánchez and Lapetina were also recognized in the Arbitration & Litigation category. Miller & Chevalier was one of only two firms to have five lawyers included in this list. Sánchez is making her ninth consecutive appearance on Latinvex's annual list of the region's top women lawyers. Atkinson and Montenegro Almonte are making their seventh consecutive appearances, and Lapetina and Moushey their fourth.

"It is remarkable that so many Miller & Chevalier attorneys are included on this illustrious list – while more than 60 law firms are represented in the ranking, Miller & Chevalier attorneys make up five percent of the total group," said Matteson Ellis, the firm's Latin America Practice Lead. "We also have attorneys that span more than one category. It is a tribute to the strength of our team."

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, International Law, Litigation, ERISA, White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, Government Contracts, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. 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


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