Thompson & Knight Ranked in 2009 Chambers Latin America

(openPR) - Texas (August 20, 2008) – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to congratulate Alexandre R. Chequer, Jorge G. De Presno-Arizpe, Marcelo Oliveira Mello, Antonio Bastos Sarmento, and Ivan Tauil on their inclusion in the inaugural edition of the 2009 Chambers Latin America “Leaders in their Field” legal directory. The Firm is also pleased to announce its recognition as one of the top law firms in the directory. Thompson & Knight is ranked in Brazil for Corporate/M&A and Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas and in Mexico for Labor & Employment and Real Estate. The directory will be published in October 2008.

Chequer is included in the publication’s Corporate/M&A and Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas sections for Brazil. He is a Partner in the Firm’s International Energy Practice Group and practices from the São Paulo and Houston offices. His practice focuses on project development, representing clients in energy, ethanol, renewable energy, oil and gas, heavy industries, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, and business transactions as well as in arbitration. More...