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Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2021: shortlist revealed

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The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2021 Americas Awards.

The Women in Business Law Awards has released the full list of finalists for its 2021 Americas awards.

The awards bring together the whole of the Americas to recognize the leading women lawyers on both continents and celebrate the law firms that have launched impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the practice of law.

Winners will be announced on June 10 2021.

A preview of the practice area and Rising Star finalists can be found below, but the full list of the finalists for all is available on the awards website. The Women in Business Law Awards research team carefully selected each finalist after a thorough research period which included an analysis of direct submissions, followed by interviews with law firms and in-house teams, client feedback, and much deliberation

Individual practitioners and Rising Stars are judged no only on the complexity of the work the nominees completed in 2020, but also on their advocacy, influence, and thought leadership in relation to the promotion of women in the practice of law and within their practice area specialisms

Law firm initiatives are recognised across various categories, including for gender diversity and work-life balance.

All of the work accepted for shortlisting closed during the research period, which was from January 1 to December 31 2020. The awards do not recognise cases, deals, or transactions completed outside of the research period.

If you have any questions regarding our research process, please contact John Harrison: john.harrison@legalmediagroup.com

The Women in Business Law Awards will be announcing the winners on June 10 through a virtual awards presentation, followed up with write ups and analysis of all of the most significant work. To find out more - and to find out about how you can promote your success - please contact Rebecca Synnott: Rebecca.synnott@euromoneyny.com

Preview of the Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2021 shortlist:

Tax Lawyer of the Year

Andrea Darling de Cortes - Holland & Knight

Isabel Laventure - FERRERE

Jane May - McDermott Will & Emery

Julia Ushakova-Stein - Fenwick & West

Kim Marie Boylan - White & Case

Lucy Farr - Davis Polk & Wardwell

Susan Ryba - Baker McKenzie

Victoria N Ozimek - Bracewell

Vivian Casanova - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Tax dispute resolution Lawyer of the Year

Catalina Hoyos - GodoyHoyos Goh

Julia Ushakova-Stein - Fenwick & West

Kim Marie Boylan - White & Case

Lilian López - BLP Legal

Susan Ryba - Baker McKenzie

Vivian Casanova - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Transfer pricing Lawyer of the Year

Clarissa Gianetti Machado - Trench Rossi Watanabe

Jacqueline Doonan - Deloitte

Kim Marie Boylan - White & Case

Larissa Neumann - Fenwick & West

Michelle Sledz - KPMG

Susan Fickling-Munge - Duff & Phelps

Tax Rising Star

Letícia Pelisson - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Cristina de la Piedra - Estudio Echecopar

Constanza Eva Ferreyra Fernández - Marval O’Farrell Mairal

Graham Magil - Weil Gotshal & Manges

Narissa Lyngen - White & Case

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