When Linklaters hired a well-connected Argentine lawyer from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton to widen its capabilities in Latin America recently it signaled the latest step in the firm’s strategy for the region.

Emilio Minvielle has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices as counsel after nearly two decades with Cleary, which shuttered its Buenos Aires outpost in 2022.

Emilio Minvielle. Courtesy photo.