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Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2022: shortlist revealed

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The Women in Business Law Awards is excited to present its shortlist for the 2022 Americas Awards.

The Women in Business Law Awards has released the full list of finalists for its 2022 Americas Awards.

The awards recognise the leading women lawyers on both continents and celebrate the law firms that have impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the legal industry.

Winners will be announced on June 9 2021.

A preview of the practice area and Rising Star finalists can be found below and 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, client feedback, and much deliberation.

Individual practitioners and Rising Stars are judged on the complexity of the work the nominees completed in 2021, as well as 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 2021.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.

The Women in Business Law Awards will be announcing the winners on June 9 at a live awards gala.To find out more and to find out about how you can promote your success, please contact Rebecca Synnott.

Preview of the Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2022 shortlist:

Tax Dispute Lawyer of the Year

Andréa Mascitto – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Daniella Zagari – Machado Meyer

Denise Lester – Galicia Abogados

Isabel Laventure – Ferrere

Larissa Neumann – Fenwick & West

Laura Barzilai – Sidley Austin

Maria Catalina Jaramillo – Brigard Urrutia

Sarah Paul – Eversheds Sutherland

Transfer Pricing Lawyer of the Year

Debora Bacellar de Almeida – BMA

Kim Marie Boylan – White & Case

Larissa Neumann – Fenwick & West

Louise Ng - Dentons

Luciana Rosanova Galhardo – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Tax Rising Star

Alejandra Paniagua – Galicia Abogados

Constanza Eva Ferreyra Fernandez – Marval O’Farrel Mairal

Cristina de la Piedra – Estudio Echecopar

Erika Bañuelos – Ferrere

Lauren Azebu – Steptoe & Johnson

Letícia Pelisson – BMA

Lourdes Castillo Crisóstomo – Rodrigo Elias & Medrano

Luciana Martina Virgile – Marval O’Farrell Mairal

Mariana Monfrinatti Affonso de André – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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