Miami

Miami for Latin America and the Caribbean

Kennedys' Miami office helps market-leading insurers and reinsurers manage claims, analyze and litigate coverage and related exposures, as well as provide an advisory role for related issues across all lines of business in the Latin American and Caribbean region.

  • Hub for Latin America
  • 2010 year established
  • 6 offices in Latin America

In 2010, Kennedys was the first international insurance law firm to open an office in Miami to serve as a regional hub for legal issues across all of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Our team in Miami handle both contentious and non-contentious matters and provide a range of specialist legal services for many industry sectors. These include insurance and reinsurance, aviation, banking and finance, construction and engineering, cyber, healthcare, life sciences, marine, public sector, rail, real estate, retail, shipping and international trade, sport and leisure, transport and logistics and travel and tourism.

Our Miami office helps market-leading insurers and reinsurers manage claims, analyse and litigate coverage and related exposures, as well as provide an advisory role for related issues across all lines of business in the Latin American and Caribbean region. This also includes non-contentious advice and regulatory and policy drafting.

We have deep experience with highly complicated cases and also in cost-effective, high-volume claims resolution, class actions and regulatory work, and resolve disputes and claims in the most complex industry sectors. Our Miami lawyers are all bilingual and qualified across various jurisdictions in Latin America, England and Wales, Spain and the US.

Kennedys is at the forefront of the insurance and reinsurance market in Latin America. Although primarily known for its insurance and reinsurance work, the firm is increasingly active in corporate and commercial matters.

Global reach / local expertise

Whilst Miami is the hub for the whole region, our lawyers work together with our international team, sharing global knowledge and local expertise with our offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and our associate offices in Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama and Puerto Rico.

All LatAm and Caribbean jurisdictions where we do not currently have a Kennedys office are handled from the Miami office, and we regularly handle multi-jurisdictional matters.

We also work with our Kennedys offices across the United States: Austin, Basking Ridge, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, as well as London and other offices around the world who handle some of the most significant insurance and reinsurance matters globally.

Our Miami office has two distinct business units:

  1. Miami as the ‘gateway’ to Latin America and the Caribbean, with a team is led by Alex Guillamont.
  2. Miami for the US, which is one of six Kennedys offices practicing US law, including work in Bermuda and the Caribbean.

The operation of the Miami office is managed by Anna Weiss, Regional Managing Partner for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Head of Construction for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Our offices in Miami and Latin America

Our office in Miami 1111 Brickell Avenue Suite 1300 Miami, FL 33131 T +1 305 371 1111 F +1 305 374 8066

Buenos Aires

Av. Córdoba 817 piso 8° oficina “16” - C1054AAI Buenos Aires Argentina

+54 11 5031 3403

Santiago

Av. Alonso de Córdova 2860, Of. 504 Vitacura - Santiago - Chile

+56 2 32027240

Bogotá

Carrera 9 No. 115-06, Piso 28 Edificio Tierra Firme, Oficina 2802 Bogotá, Colombia 110111

(+57) 1 390 5888

Mexico City

Av. de los Insurgentes Sur 1457 Insurgentes Mixcoac Benito Juárez 03920 Ciudad de México CDMX, Mexico

+52 55 75906195

Lima

Av. Rivera Navarrete No. 495 Int. 1302 Lima 15046 San Isidro Lima Peru

+51 1562 5150

Miami

1111 Brickell Avenue Suite 1300 Miami, FL 33131

+1 305 371 1111
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Key contacts in Miami for Latin America and the Caribbean 

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Alex Guillamont

Partner for Latin America and Caribbean practice (Foreign Legal Consultant, not admitted to practice law in Florida) - Miami

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Anna Weiss

Regional Managing Partner for LATAM and Caribbean (Foreign Legal Consultant, not admitted to practice law in Florida) - Miami

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