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Five Miller & Chevalier Attorneys Named to Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers List by Latinvex

Washington, DC, October 31, 2022 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered is pleased to announce that Firm Chair Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, International Department Vice Chair Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, International Arbitration Practice Lead Margarita Sánchez, Counsel Maria Lapetina, and Senior Associate Leah Moushey were named as five of Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers for 2022 by Latinvex. Sánchez is making her eighth consecutive appearance on Latinvex's annual list of the region's top women lawyers. Atkinson and Montenegro Almonte are making their sixth consecutive appearances, and Lapetina and Moushey their third. All five lawyers were recognized in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Fraud category. Sánchez and Lapetina were also named in the Arbitration and Litigation category. 

"Each of these recognized attorneys has achieved true leadership status on anti-corruption and fraud matters in the region, and the additional rankings in arbitration and litigation show the breadth of our Latin America practice," said Matteson Ellis, Member and Latin America Practice Lead.

Miller & Chevalier was highlighted as a standout firm this year, one of only seven firms to reach this achievement. Standout firms are those that have three or more lawyers named to the Top 100 list.

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. Research was based on data provided to Latinvex by the firms, publicly available data, and recognition from third parties such as Chambers and Legal 500.

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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