(September 22, 2017) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, has received notable firm and attorney rankings in two distinguished guides: The Legal 500 Latin America 2017 and Chambers and Partners Latin America 2018.
In The Legal 500, the firm’s Mexico and Venezuela offices, as well as Littler global members Godoy Córdoba (Colombia), BDS Asesores (Costa Rica) and González & Asociados (Peru), were recognized. Individual attorneys recommended in the labour and employment practice were: Francisco Buriticá (Colombia), Carlos Hernán Godoy (Colombia), Marco Durante Calvo (Costa Rica), Alejandro Trejos Gómez (Costa Rica), Rolando Santos (Mexico), César Gonzáles Hunt (Peru) and Juan Carlos Varela (Venezuela). Additionally, Frederico Bernal (Colombia) was named a Next Generation Lawyer.
Chambers and Partners ranked the following offices: Littler’s Mexico and Venezuela offices, as well as Littler Global members Godoy Córdoba (Colombia), BDS Asesores (Costa Rica), González & Asociados (Peru), and Schuster Aguiló LLP (Puerto Rico). The following attorneys were also named in the labour and employment practice area: Gustavo José Gnecco (Colombia), Santiago Martinez (Colombia), Marco Durante Calvo (Costa Rica), José Joaquín Acuña Solís (Costa Rica), Oscar Corrales Retana (Costa Rica), Francisco Salas Chaves (Costa Rica), Alejandro Trejos Gómez (Costa Rica), Randolf Castellanos (Guatemala), Mónica Schiaffino (Mexico), César Gonzáles Hunt (Peru), Carl Schuster (Puerto Rico), Juan Carlos Varela (Venezuela), Liliana Salazar (Venezuela) and Ricardo Alonso (Venezuela). Additionally, Ana Cristina Medina (Colombia) and Alicia Jiménez Llerana (Peru) were named Up and Coming Attorneys, while Tania Terrazas Arnaldo (Mexico) was named among Associates to Watch.
“Latin America is an important and growing region for us,” said Tom Bender and Jeremy Roth, co-managing directors of Littler, in a joint statement. “We are proud to have such strong representation in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners guides.”
Rankings are based on market research and client and peer interviews. The Legal 500 assesses the overall strength and depth of a practice group, while Chambers and Partners ranks law firms and lawyers on knowledge, experience, effectiveness and client service.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,300 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.