Monthly Archives: May 2018

Margarita R. Sánchez named among Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers by Latinvex

Posted By May 5, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC.– May 2, 2018 – Margarita R. Sánchez has been named among Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers by Latinvex.

Margarita is a dual US-Colombian lawyer with nearly 20 of experience in global anti-corruption, disputes and Latin American legal matters. She has been repeatedly recognized as a leading practitioner in the U.S. and abroad by several publications including Chambers Global and Colombia’s Revista Dinero; making Latinvex’s 2015, 2016, and 2017 lists 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) and listed in the 2018 Who’s Who Legal Guide for Arbitration. Under her leadership, in 2015 Disan received the Chambers & Partners award for Outstanding Firm for Furthering Women’s Advancement.

Margarita has served as counsel of numerous high-profile cases, including multi-million and multi-billion dollar disputes representing sovereign Latin American states and multinationals, in a wide range of disputes arising out of transactions in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, relating to a diversity of industries and economic sectors, including energy, construction, mining, taxation, and government concessions.  She is a member of the panel of international arbitrators of the Bogotá’s and El Salvador’s Chambers of Commerce, and has been recently appointed to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes’ (ICSID) list of Conciliators.

The criteria for our selection was a combination of factors, including recent track record on major deals and business, prominence of firm in Latin America and rankings by third parties such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Thomson Reuters. 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