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Miller & Chevalier Announces 2024 Legal 500 Latin America Rankings

Washington, DC, October 27, 2023 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that the firm and several individuals were recognized in the 2024 edition of Legal 500 Latin America. The firm is once again ranked Tier 1 in the International Firms – Compliance and Investigations category. International Department Chair Alejandra Montenegro Almonte has been named as a Leading Individual and Latin America Practice Lead Matteson Ellis received a Leading Individual recognition for the third time. Member Gregory Bates was recognized as a Next Generation Partner and Counsel Leah Moushey as a Rising Star. In the Argentina – Compliance category, Senior Advisor Franco Jofré was named a Rising Star.

Also highlighted were White Collar Defense Practice Lead William Barry, International Arbitration Practice Lead Margarita R. Sánchez, and Members James Tillen and Jeffrey Lehtman.

Legal 500 recognized Miller & Chevalier as a trailblazer in corporate crime and investigations, stating, "The firm has an outstanding record in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, compliance and governance. It has a considerable emphasis on Latin America, with more than 20 lawyers that have a major focus on the region, many of which are Latin America natives (or have lived and worked in the region) and speak fluent Portuguese or Spanish. " 

Legal 500 Latin America: International Firms – Compliance and Investigations

  • Firm: Tier 1
  • Individuals
    • Alejandra Montenegro Almonte (Leading Individual)
    • William Barry
    • Gregory Bates (Next Generation Partner)
    • Matteson Ellis (Leading Individual)
    • Jeffrey Lehtman
    • Leah Moushey (Rising Star)
    • Margarita R. Sánchez
    • James Tillen

Legal 500 Latin America: Argentina – Compliance

  • Franco Jofré (Rising Star)

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