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Top Female Lawyers: Q&A On Challenges

Latinvex asks prominent female attorneys about their experience dealing with Latin America.


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

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Keywords: Argentina, Bingham, Brazil, Chadourne & Parke, Cleary Gottlieb, Clients, Discrimination, Mexico, Respect, Shearman & Sterling, Strasburger


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