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Disan Partner Margarita R. Sánchez Named One of Latin America’s 100 Top Female Lawyers by Latinvex

Posted By April 5, 2016

Disan is proud to announce that Margarita R. Sánchez has been included among Latinvex’s new ranking of Latin America’s top 100 female lawyers among international firms.

WASHINGTON, DC.– April 5, 2016 –Sánchez was ranked in the categories of arbitration and litigation, and FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act).

Sánchez, a dual US-Colombian national, is dedicated to provide strategic and legal advice on international business matters and to resolve sensitive cross border issues with a particular focus on Latin American and The Caribbean.  She is a member of the panel of international arbitrators of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce Centre for Arbitration and Conciliation (CAC-CCB), a leading Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) institution in Latin America, and one of the most active centers in the region.

This recognition is the latest in a series of achievements for the firm and. Ms. Sanchez. In January 2016, Ms. Sánchez was named among the “25 Most Influential Hispanic Lawyers in the United States” by Latino Leaders Magazine.   Past personal recognitions include being named a leading practitioner in the U.S. and abroad by several publications including Chambers Global and Colombia’s Revista Dinero; making Latinvex’s 2015 list of ‘The Top 50 Female International Lawyers for Latin America’; and being named a ‘Top Lawyer Under 40’ by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) in 2013.  Under her leadership, the firm received the Chambers & Partners award for Outstanding Firm for Furthering Women’s Advancement only a little over a year after opening its doors.

Latinvex is a leading news and business publication covering Latin America.  The full list and more information about Latinvex is available at:


About Disan LLP

Disan LLP is an international law firm based in Washington D.C. with a keen focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. The firm is dedicated to helping companies and sovereign states do safe, effective, complaint throughout the Americas, and resolve sensitive cross-border issues. Disan focuses on providing a rich understanding of Latin American culture and round-the-clock dedication to its clients through the field of international law. Learn more about Disan at:


Margarita R. Sanchez
Disan LLP | Washington DC