Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Mary Rose Brusewitz, Chair, International Practice, Strasburger: In Mexico, the social and cultural pressures from family members and the internal pressures to prioritize family can become overwhelming. (Photo: Strasburger)
Silvia Fazio, Chadbourne & Parke; Amy Kyle, Bingham; Francesca Odell, Cleary Gottlieb and Antonia Stolper, Shearman & Sterling.
Latinvex asks prominent female attorneys about their experience dealing with Latin America.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Does being a female lawyer present any type of challenge when dealing with Latin America, a region known for its discrimination against women? And why aren't there more female lawyers in general and in the Latin America area specifically?
We asked five of the lawyers that are on the latest Latin America’s Top 50 Female Lawyers ranking from Latinvex. Our panel:
Mary Rose Brusewitz, Chair of the International Practice and Partner in Charge of New York office, Strasburger
Amy Kyle, Partner, Bingham
Silvia Fazio, International Partner, Chadbourne & Parke
Francesca Odell, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
Antonia Stolper, head of Latin America affinity group and Capital Markets-Americas group, Shearman & Sterling
Keywords: Argentina, Bingham, Brazil, Chadourne & Parke, Cleary Gottlieb, Clients, Discrimination, Mexico, Respect, Shearman & Sterling, Strasburger
FEMALE LAWYERS IN LATIN AMERICA