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Margarita R. Sánchez Appointed Co-Chair of the Inter-American Affairs Committee of the D.C Bar International Law Community

Posted By October 19, 2018

Washington DC, October 2018.— Margarita R. Sánchez has been appointed Co-Chair of the Inter-American Affairs Committee of the D.C. Bar International Law Community. The appointment is effective for three years.

The International Law Community (formerly, Section) “addresses international legal issues through programs, community outreach projects, and publications dealing with such matters as U.S. import and export laws, foreign investment, international finance, international antitrust enforcement, human rights, global technology issues, national security, immigration, intellectual property, international criminal law, and public international law.” For more information about the the D.C. Bar International Law Community please visit: https://www.dcbar.org/communities/international-law/index.cfm


Margarita R. Sánchez is a US-Colombian trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in Latin American legal matters, including dispute resolution and anticorruption. Dedicated to provide legal advice to private sector and sovereign clients, she has served as counsel in numerous high-profile cases, including multi-million and multi-billion dollar disputes and investigations in a wide range of matters arising out of projects and transactions in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Based in Washington, DC, she is the founding partner of Disan LLP, a boutique law firm focused on Latin America and The Caribbean. Under her leadership, the firm received the Chambers & Partners award for Outstanding Firm for Furthering Women’s Advancement. Her track record and entrepreneurial drive have been featured in leading publications including Chambers Global, Latinvex, and Colombia’s Revista Dinero. In 2015, she was named among the “Top 50 Female International Lawyers for Latin American” by Latinvex, and in 2013, was named a “Top Lawyer Under 40” by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).

Admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and the Republic or Colombia, Margarita is a native Spanish speaker with extensive experience in civil law systems.

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