Crain's praised Vazquez, Norton Rose Fulbright's US Head of Aviation, for her outstanding work in aviation finance, aircraft leasing, equipment financing and secured lending.
"For clients that include borrowers, equity participants, lenders, lessees, leasing companies and airlines, Vazquez advises on finance, lease and acquisition matters in both domestic and cross-border transactions," the publication noted in a special section on the awards. "She is active in aviation finance industry groups and recently was named vice-chair of the Legal Advisory Panel to the Aviation Working Group, a nonprofit serving major aviation manufacturers, leasing companies and financial institutions."
Crain's determines winners based on whether candidates have excelled in their fields, had a positive impact on New York City communities and provided successful leadership.
Crain's said of its Notable Women, "In a world full of injustices, they are fierce in their commitment to public service and pro bono causes. For these women, balance is an essential part of life: juggling distinguished careers, family, and philanthropic activities."