Jones Day boosts LatAm team with two lateral hires

Jones Day´s Miami office has recruited two specialist Latin America cross-border litigation and arbitration partners from Concepción Martinez & Puente.


Carlos F. Concepción and Ricardo H. Puente will join the firm´s global disputes practice.

Concepción, who was managing partner at his former firm, has built a reputation for handling litigation and arbitration related to corporate, banking and securities disputes involving parties across multiple jurisdictions.

Meanwhile, Puente´s expertise includes representing individuals and financial and corporate entities in litigation, trials and arbitration matters involving business, tort and investment disputes.

Pedro Jimenez, partner-in-charge of Jones Day´s Miami office said: “Having now grown in Miami to 12 partners and 23 lawyers in the last 24 months, Carlos and Rick add dispute and arbitration experience that complement and enhance the capabilities we can provide our clients doing business throughout Latin America.”

Ben Cook