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By Alliance Firms

WHO we Are

We are market-leading, independent law firms with an international focus, shared values and approaches, who bring together over 300 lawyers in 13 cities across the Americas, from as far south as Buenos Aires and north as Detroit, Michigan.

The Alliance firms aim to provide superior coordinated legal services throughout the Americas. The Alliance enables its member firms to offer clients with seamless services across the jurisdictions of North and South America, by pooling their resources and expertise in diverse areas of the law.

The Alliance is comprised
of the following firms:


The Alliance members are accustomed to working together and share a dedication to client service and achieving client objectives. We seek to learn about our clients’ businesses and to exceed their expectations.

Many of our lawyers have many years of expertise and experience in their fields and often are leading legal practitioners.


  • Render the highest quality legal services responsively and efficiently
  • Always do the right thing, particularly when under pressure
  • Understand our clients’ businesses and strive to make them successful
  • Strive to to be creative to achieve the clients’ objectives
  • Honor our clients' confidences
  • Work as a team to seamlessly address our clients’ needs across borders
  • Collaborate to create greater cross-border intelligence
  • Respect all persons with whom we interact and the environment
  • Embrace local differences across borders and incorporate them into the legal services
  • Be passionate about our clients, our work and our communities
  • Take initiative, action and be accountable for our work
  • Reflect and embrace the differences between our team members’ backgrounds and perspectives
  • Learn, adapt and stretch to meet new challenges


The Alliance firms offer services across a broad spectrum of legal specialties, from corporate and M&A expertise, to banking and securities, competition law, construction and energy, dispute resolution and litigation, environmental, estates and trusts, labor and employment, immigration, insurance, intellectual property and technology issues, pensions, private equity and venture capital, real estate, regulatory matters, restructuring and insolvency, and tax.

We endeavor to assign the most qualified lawyer to specific matters to most effectively and efficiently address client needs.


During his campaign for president, President-elect Trump promised repeatedly to renegotiate NAFTA and impose a 35 percent tariff on imports from Mexico and even higher tariffs on imports from other […]

Durante su campaña para presidente, el Presidente-Electo Trump prometió repetidamente renegociar el TLCAN e imponer un arancel del 35 por ciento sobre las importaciones procedentes de México y un arancel […]

Lawyers from the Alliance firms at the September 19th IBA Washington, D.C. reception Troy, Michigan – September 28, 2016 The Legal Alliance of the Americas (“Alliance”) held successful events in […]

Sen. Dick Durbin and World Bank Chief C. Felipe Jaramillo to attend/present DETROIT, September 6, 2016 — The Legal Alliance of the Americas, a network of more than 400 attorneys from […]

From Bloomberg BNA By Michael Greene June 23 — As more and more companies go global, they are demanding that their law firms provide multi-jurisdictional expertise. A recent study by […]

São Paulo, Brazil, July 20, 2016. Luiz Fernando Plastino Andrade, Rothmann Sperling Padovan Duarte Advogados, Email: Transportation is one of the greatest challenges regarding urban planning, especially in a bustling […]




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Contacts: Jonas Bergstein

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