The Law Offices of Quevedo & Ponce were founded in 1940 by Dr. Antonio Quevedo (1900-1987), after his return to the country from his post as Ambassador of Ecuador to Peru.
Dr. Quevedo had a prominent career in diplomacy and as an attorney. As a diplomat, he represented Ecuador before the League of Nations and the United Nations and was Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Peru. He was also Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Advisory Board on Foreign Relations. He was President of the League of Nations in Geneva, in the difficult years that preceded World War II and President of the United Nations Security Council at the beginning of the war in Korea. He was highly regarded by his compatriots as an attorney and law professor at the Central University of Ecuador.
Alejandro Ponce Carbo (1918-1988) joined the firm in 1953. Dr. Ponce was a prominent professor at the Law School at the Catholic University in Quito. He was General War Auditor, legal counsel of the National Institute of Colonization and the Ecuadorian Institute for Agrarian Reform and Associate Judge of the Contentious-Administrative Court.
The firm now has 36 attorneys, including Partners and Associates.
To provide professional legal services nationally and internationally, with integrity, ethics and social responsibility, quality and efficiency, true to our tradition and our commitment to strengthen legal institutions. This mission is the common goal of partners and associates as an integrated group dedicated to serve our clients.