Jones Day promotes three on its Latin America practice group

Jones Day announced that Marcus S. Quintanilla and Fernando Lillo were promoted to the partnership while Artur L. Badra has become Of Counsel. The announcement came as part of the firm´s global promotion of 47 lawyers to the partnership. 

Marcus S. Quintanilla operates our of Mexico City and San Francisco. He focuses his practice on global disputes, energy dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration. Quintanilla also counsels clients on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and has represented multinationals in the energy, semiconductor, consumer goods, and infrastructure sectors.

Fernando Lillo is based in Madrid while Latin America is his main areas of focus. His practice concentrates on lending and structured financing, energy and infrastructure markets, and project finance. Lillo also has experience in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors, and in acquisitions and asset sales, as well as their financing.

São Paulo-based Artur L. Badra focuses on M&A for Brazilian and multinational companies, cross-border transactions, restructuring and joint ventures in Latin America. Badra also handles the local coordination of global antitrust matters and conducts internal corporate investigations of fraud and violations of anticorruption and antitrust laws.

“Marcus, Fernando, and Artur have a proven track record of success, each with different practices, showing the depth of our thriving Latin America practice, which is one of the largest in the region,” said Luis Riesgo, Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Latin America/Miami Region and its São Paulo Office. “These appointments — spanning three countries and four offices — reinforce Jones Day’s collaborative approach to serving clients across practices and jurisdictions, and working in an integrated and seamless manner.”

Ignacio Abella