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Matteson Ellis and Jeffrey Lehtman Named Top Latin America Lawyers by Latinvex

Washington, DC, March 6, 2024 – Miller & Chevalier is delighted to announce that Members Matteson Ellis and Jeffrey Lehtman were recognized among Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers by Latin America business publication Latinvex. The 12th annual ranking distinguishes our practice, with Miller & Chevalier being the sole firm with two distinguished lawyers in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) & Fraud category.

Ellis, who has been selected as a top Latin America lawyer by Latinvex for the past 11 years, founded the firm's Latin America practice. Latinvex regards Ellis as "the leading expert on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Latin America" and showcased his accolades, adding, "Chambers Latin America 2024 singles out his work on Latin America-wide fraud and corporate investigations (in band 1, its top rank), while the Legal 500 Latin America ranks him among the top lawyers in compliance and investigations." 

Lehtman, making his fifth appearance on the Latinvex Top 100 list, focuses his practice on assisting clients with internal and government investigations, regulatory compliance, and complex cross-border litigation. Latinvex reasserted his experience, stating, "Lehtman has particular experience in counseling clients with regard to civil, criminal, and regulatory issues arising in their international operations, ranging from compliance strategies to mitigate potential risk to internal and government investigations."

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


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