Global law firm Shearman & Sterling today announces the appointment of Alexandro M. Padrés, a project development and finance partner at the firm, as Head of the Latin America Affinity Group.
Alexandro has extensive experience advising clients in Latin America and will coordinate the firm's efforts in the region across all service offerings. He has a deep personal knowledge and understanding of the Latin American landscape, having advised Shearman & Sterling clients in the area for nearly 20 years. He is a dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, natively bilingual and dual qualified in New York and Mexico.
Commenting on Alexandro's promotion, David Beveridge, Senior Partner at Shearman & Sterling said, “Alexandro’s knowledge, expertise and experience in the region ensures he will be best placed to lead our offering in Latin America, providing our clients with the best possible legal advice and market insight. While we have accelerated our strategy and attracted a significant number of lateral hires recently, we recognize the equal importance of promoting and developing our internal talent. Alexandro’s promotion is indicative of this.”
Alexandro added, “As a native Mexican, I am excited to be taking over as Head of the Latin America Affinity Group. The region continues to grow and develop across all industries, and I look forward to spearheading our cross-practice offering in Latin America. We remain committed to the region and to working with our clients as we continue to enhance the firm’s Latin American platform.”
Shearman & Sterling continues to support clients on their most complex deals and disputes across Latin America, recent highlights include advising:
Shearman & Sterling has an office in São Paulo as well as a number of lawyers globally who advise clients in the region.