International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that Carlos Méndez-Peñate, a partner and co-chair of the Latin America and the Caribbean Practice Group, in the Firm’s New York office has been recognized as a 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers Hall of Fame member.  

The 2021 inductees include just 37 attorneys from across the country, including the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who was honored posthumously. The 2021 Lawdragon Hall of Fame are lawyers among the most acclaimed of their generation, having led America’s signature law firms to unprecedented heights, achieved civil rights advances and changed our world for the better.

Mr. Méndez-Peñate focuses his practice on M&A, capital markets, syndicated and secured lending, project finance, debt restructuring, and real estate transactions. He regularly represents financial institutions and corporations based in Latin America and the Caribbean, steering them through transactions in the United States. Mr. Méndez-Peñate’s clients also include U.S. and European-based multinational banks, private equity firms, insurance companies, and investment banks seeking opportunities in the region.