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Antonia Stolper

Of Counsel

Antonia represents Latin American corporate and sovereign issuers and their underwriters in debt and equity securities offerings and issuers, dealer managers and creditors on restructuring transactions in Latin America. In addition, she advises a number of Latin American issuers on their ongoing SEC reporting requirements and corporate governance matters.
Antonia became Of Counsel after retiring as a partner of the firm for 25 years at the end of 2020.


Representative matters

Sovereign and Sub-Sovereigns:

The dealer managers on Argentina’s historic debt restructuring in which it obtained the investor consents required to exchange and/or modify 99.01% the country’s outstanding $65 billion in international bonds.

The Nature Conservancy in the debt for marine conservation swap with the Government of Belize that will enable the country to reduce its debt burden and generate funds for marine conservation, in support of Belize’s commitment to protect 30 percent of its ocean, strengthen governance frameworks for domestic and high sea fisheries and establish a regulatory framework for coastal blue carbon projects.

The Nature Conservancy on the debt for marine conservation swap with the Government of Barbados to redirect a portion of its sovereign debt service into marine conservation funding in support of the nation’s commitment to conserve approximately 30 percent of its ocean and sustainably develop its blue economy.

Pro bono

For more than seven years, the firm has provided pro bono legal services to TNC, including transactional advice and legal research on a wide variety of topics that aid the organization’s global environmental efforts. Recently we have represented TNC in is Blue Bonds program in debt for marine conservation swaps for the governments of Barbados, Belize and Gabon.

Work with Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice on various pro bono initiatives to expand pro bono practice in Latin America and supporting the Women in Profession program in Latin America and Africa working to improve the status of women in the legal profession.

Published Work

  • Stolper, A., Annual editor of “The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance”, Latin Lawyer

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Executive Committee, Committee for the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice Initiatives, New York City Bar Association


  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Latin Lawyer, 2021
  • Ranked under Senior Statespeople, Capital Markets - Latin America - International Counsel, Chambers & Partners, 2021-2024
  • Lifetime Achievement for Furthering Gender Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession, Chambers Women in Law Awards, 2017
  • National Law Journal’s Outstanding Women Lawyers, National Law Journal Awarding, 2015



Attorney-at-Law, New York, 1989


B.A., Yale University, 1979

J.D., New York University, 1988


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.