Central America: Asset Recovery 2018

In this chapter we highlight nine individuals from the region who are noted for their exceptional work in the field of asset recovery, assisting domestic and international clients with the tracing and recovery of assets.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Ashanti Arthurs Martin Balderamos Arthurs LLP, Belize City
2. Alejandro Pignataro Pignataro Abogados, San José



At BALDERAMOS ARTHURS Ashanti Arthurs Martin is a pre-eminent practitioner in the Central American asset recovery market with a stellar international reputation. She is noted by sources for her exceptional expertise when it comes to multi-jurisdictional cases.

Costa Rica

Alejandro Pignataro at PIGNATARO ABOGADOS is a first-rate practitioner and a leading figure in the market both domestically and internationally. He has a well-established practice which sees him advise financial institutions and national corporations on a range of tracing and recovery matters.

Dominican Republic

Aimee Prieto of PRIETO CABRERA & ASOCIADOS is a highly respected name, according to market commentators who highlight her wealth of experience in asset recovery matters.


CARRILLO Y ASOCIADOS dominates the asset recovery space in Guatemala with four outstanding practitioners highlighted in our research this year.
Founding partner Alfonso Carrillo is an eminent name in the Central American market who offers clients over 35 years of insight into asset recovery matters including bankruptcies and white-collar crime.
Rodrigo Callejas A heads the firm’s bankruptcy, insolvency and asset recovery group. He receives high praise from respondents this year and is well known in the market for his work involving multi-jurisdictional bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
Emanuel Callejas A is another standout name from the firm and draws high praise, particularly for his expertise in matters relating to fraud, compliance matters and risk management.
Francisco Chávez B is one of the most experienced practitioners in the region, having spent over 40 years dedicated to working the asset recovery market on matters including insolvency, fraud and transactional matters.


MIZRACHI DAVARRO & URRIOLA is a highly respected firm in the region and receives two nominations in this chapter.
David Mizrachi Fidanque is described by respondents as “a very, very good and capable attorney”. He is one of the top names in our research this year and is highlighted for his excellent work advising and representing clients on a range of issues including asset tracing arising from fraud.
Miguel Urriola Maylin draws strong praise from market commentators for his outstanding work advising both domestic and international clients on a range of asset recovery matters.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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