Professionals with multidisciplinary education

Managing Partner

Rafael Canterji

Criminal Law, Business Investigations, Crisis Management

Current Managing Partner

  • Member of the Federal Board of the Brazilian Bar Association – OAB (2019/2022)
  • General Secretary of OAB/RS (2016/2018)
  • Rector of the Escola Superior de Advocacia of OAB/RS (2013/2015)
  • Member of the OAB/RS Section Board (2010/2012 and 2013/2015)
  • National Coordinator of Criminal Law at the CFOAB Escola Superior de Advocacia Nacional (2020/2022)
  • President of the First Appeals Chamber of the OAB/RS Board (2016/2018)
  • Member of the Second Appeals Chamber of the OAB/RS Board (2010/2012)
  • Member of the Third Appeals Chamber of the OAB/RS Section Board (2010/2012)
  • Regional Coordinator (Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina) of Instituto Brasileiro de Ciências Criminais – IBCCRIM (2007/2008, 2009/2010, and 2011/2012)
  • Administrative-Finance Officer of Escola Superior de Advocacia of OAB/RS (2007/2009 and 2010/2012)
  • Legal Vice-President of Federação Israelita do Rio Grande do Sul (FIRS)
  • Former Member of the Executive Board (Rio Grande do Sul) of Associação Brasileira dos Professores de Ciência Penais – ABPCP Member of Instituto Transdisciplinar de Estudos Criminais – !TEC
  • Member of Instituto dos Advogados do Rio Grande do Sul – IARGS Member of the International Association of Penal Law – IAPL Acted as representative of the Federal Board of the Brazilian Bar Association in the Bar Admission Board Master’s Degree in Criminal Sciences (PUCRS, 2006) Specialist in Criminal Science (PUCRS, 2003)
  • Specialist in Criminal Law and Compliance (IDPEE – Instituto de Direito Penal Econômico e Europeu of the University of Coimbra’s Law School)
  • Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law of 2004 a 2009 (PUCRS and UniRitter)
  • Speaker at national and regional events
  • Author of a book, book chapters and articles in national journals
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

rafael.canterji@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99828.1232


Coordinating Partners of Practice Areas

Ana Paula Ávila

Crisis Management, Business Investigations, Data Protection/LGPD/ESG

Coordinator of the Compliance department at Silveiro Advogados.

  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC/RS (1994) – ranked first;
  • scholarship at Escola Superior do Ministério Público do Sul (1995);
  • Master’s Degree in Public Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2001);
  • PhD in Public Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2007).
  • Deputy Director of ESA – Escola Superior de Advocacia of OAB/RS in management (2013/2015).
  • Holder of Certificate in Compliance by Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo (2018).
  • Master’s Degree in Global Rule of Law from Universitá degli Studi di Genova – Italy (2019).
  • Holder of a Certificate in Crisis Management & Business Continuity by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT (2020).
  • Guest professor at the Master’s and PhD Programs at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, at the postgraduate courses at Escola Superior de Advocacia – ESA/RS, and at Fundação do Ministério Público.
  • Deputy Chairperson of the Special Committee on Data Protection and Privacy of OAB/RS. Member of the OAB/RS Special Committee on Compliance. Author of the following works: A Modulação de Efeitos Temporais pelo STF no Controle de Constitucionalidade. Porto Alegre: Livraria do Advogado Editora, 2008, v.1.182p. O Princípio da Impessoalidade da Administração Pública. Rio de Janeiro: Renovar, 2004, v.I. p.210.

Other works can be found at http://lattes.cnpq.br/1742278366517517


anapaula.avila@silveiro.com.br


Bia Kowalewski

M&A and Corporate Law Practice Group

Coordinator of the M&A and Corporate Law Practice Group, in São Paulo

Graduated in law from the University  of São Paulo (USP); Master in German Law, European Union Law and legal practice (M.LL.P.) at the Juristische Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zur Berlin.

She has extensive experience in M&A operations, project management and high-performance teams; risk analysis; and proposed structures for mitigation. Bia advises Brazilian and foreign companies in corporate, complex mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations.

Bia has also significant experience in corporate governance; she advises family groups, non-profit organizations (health, education and social assistance), financial institutions and public companies; in addition to being a member of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC).

She speaks German, Spanish and English fluently.


bia.kowalewski@silveiro.com.br  |  (11) 97546.0357


Cassiano Menke

Tax, Asset Management

Coordinating partner of the Tax department.

Cassiano has worked for over 20 years in strategic, judicial and administrative tax litigation, as well as in the field of tax advisory.

Graduated from PUCRS, he holds a PhD and Master’s Degree in Tax Law from UFRGS, and specializes in Tax Law from IBET/SP. Cassiano is a member of the Special Committee on Tax Law of OAB/RS, FESDT (Fundação Escola Superior de Direito Tributário) and IET (Instituto de Estudos Tributários), and a tax advisor at FGV/RJ (Fundação Getulio Vargas).

He is also a professor in the Tax Law postgraduate program at PUCRS/IET, as well as a professor of tax discipline at AJURIS (Associação dos Juízes do Rio Grande do Sul), FMP (Fundação do Ministério Público), and ESMAFE (Escola dos Juízes Federais do Rio Grande do Sul).

He works as a speaker at some of the largest tax law congresses in Brazil, which is held by institutions such as FESDT, IET, IBET, ABDT, IARGS and OAB, as well as public authorities such as CARF, DRJs of the Federal Revenue Service of Brazil, TRF, etc.

He is the author of the books “Irretroatividade Tributária Material” and “A Proibição dos Efeitos de Confisco no Direito Tributário“, both published by Editora Malheiros/SP, and of several legal articles on Tax Law, which are published in Brazilian journals and books, such as “Tributação e Cidadania”, published in March 2020, in Brasília, to honor the 30th anniversary of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice.


cassiano.menke@silveiro.com.br |  (51) 98159.9818


Daniel Báril

Insolvency/Restructuring, Corporate Law

Coordinator of the Insolvency and Restructuring department.

Bachelor of Laws from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2009), Daniel has national and international professional and academic training, such as “Court-Supervised Reorganization” and “Business and Community Leadership” from Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa – INSPER/SP, and “The Art of Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking” from Harvard University.

He is an active member of the “Turnaround Management Association – TMA BRASIL” and the “Committee on Bankruptcy and Court-Supervised Reorganization” of OAB/RS.

He was Legal Vice-President and Officer at Associação dos Dirigentes de Marketing e Vendas do Brasil – ADVB/RS in the 2010-2011 and 2012-2013 biennia.

He is co-editor for the work “Recuperação Judicial de Empresas: Temais Atuais” and co-author of the book “Turnaround: Revigorando Empresas Familiares”.

Daniel Báril is coordinator and professor of the Court-Supervised Reorganization Program at Escola Superior da Advocacia (ESA-RS), having been invited several times to teach and lecture at important educational schools, such as PUC, UCS, UPF, and Unisc.

He is the author of several articles in major newspapers, such as Estadão, Valor Econômico, and Folha de São Paulo.


daniel.baril@silveiro.com.br  |  (51) 99256.4666


Fernando René Graeff

Probate/Family, Asset Management

Coordinator of the Probate and Family department.

He has professional and academic training with an emphasis on topics related to probate and family law (Bachelor’s Degree from PUC-RS, and Master’s Degree and PhD from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS), as well as topics related to the family-company relationship.

  • Daniel is author of articles and works related to his area of expertise, such as “Uniões paralelas e direito das sucessões” (2012);
  • “União estável: aspectos controvertidos no Direito de Família. novas posturas jurídicas em prol da família, a partir da codificação civil de 2002” (2013); “Enriquecimento sem causa no Direito de Família e a questão envolvendo a irrepetibilidade dos alimentos” (2016);
  • “Direito Sucessório e Alimentos: A Questão da Transmissibilidade da Obrigação Alimentar” (2016);
  • “O empresário e a necessidade de autorização do cônjuge/companheiro para a prática de atos jurídicos” (2018);
  • “Filiação Biológica, Filiação Socioafetiva e Multiparentalidade: Diretrizes para a Definição dos Direitos Sucessórios nos Casos de Adoção Regular e de Adoção de Fato” (2019);
  • “Inventário e partilha: limites dos poderes do inventariante na prática de atos relacionados às participações societárias do espólio” (2019);
  • and “As empresas familiares e a justiça brasileira” (2019);
  • “Direito de família e das sucessões e o papel do texto normativo no processo de interpretação jurídica” (2020).

He works as a professor of the disciplines Family Law, Probate Law, and Business Law, and is also member of Undergraduate, Master’s Degree and PhD assessment boards on the same subject. He is a coordinator of committees and study groups on the family-company relationship, being a member of the Editorial Board for the evaluation Probate and Family Law works. With almost 20 years of experience, he has expertise in the prevention and resolution of family and business conflicts, as well as in the structuring of estate planning.


fernando.graeff@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99278.8132


Guilherme Guimarães

Labor Law, Trade Union Relations, Entertainment/Sports, Business Investigations

Lawyer with 25 years of experience in Labor Law;

  • Lawyer acting both in the scope of individual and collective labor law;
  • He advises large Brazilian companies, as well as Employers’ Unions;
  • Bachelor of Laws (1995) from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS;
  • Postgraduate Degree in Business Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS;
  • Former Auditor of the 4th Disciplinary Committee of the Court of Justice for Sports of the Federação Gaúcha de Futebol (Football Association of Rio Grande do Sul);
  • Former Alternate Auditor at the Full Court of Justice for Sports – Soccer;
  • Former Member of the National Chamber of Dispute Resolution of the Brazilian Football Confederation;
  • Member of the Sports Law Committee of OAB/RS;
  • Recognized by the Análise de Advocacia journal as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in Labor Law.

guilherme.guimaraes@silveiro.com.br  |   (51) 99965.8195


José Roberto Meirelles

Capital Markets, Investment Funds, M&A/Private Equity

Coordinator of the Capital Markets, Investment Funds, and Securitization departments.

Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP (2009) LL.M. Master of Laws from University College London – UK (2018-2019) – With Honors

Citizenship: Brazilian and Italian

Languages: Portuguese and English


jose.meirelles@silveiro.com.br   |   (11) 98373.9997


Pedro Chagas

Corporate Law, Contracts, Asset Management, and M&A/Private Equity

Coordinator of the Corporate and Contracts department.

Graduated from UFRGS and is a Specialist in Economics and Company Law from FGV, Pedro has almost 25 years of experience in corporate and business law, including acting as a member of the boards of companies in a number of economic sectors. His activities include permanent advisor to companies of different sizes, restructuring and reorganization of businesses in a financial crisis, purchase and sale of companies, joint ventures, private equity, shareholder disputes, estate planning and advising publicly-held companies, including before the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM).

Pedro was president of the Instituto de Estudos Empresarias – IEE and a member of its Decision-Making Board, as well as member of the Academic Council of Instituto Liberdade. He is also a member of the Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa – IBGC since 2005.

Pedro has been repeatedly recognized as a reference professional in his practice area by publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Leaders League, IFLR1000 and Análise Advocacia.


pedro.chagas@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99991.8137


Ricardo Borges Ranzolin

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Mediation, Corporate Law, and ESG

Partner since 1986 and Coordinator of the Dispute Resolution department.

Lawyer in São Paulo and Porto Alegre, with outstanding performance in litigation and commercial law, recognized in the Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and Leaders League rankings.

Since 2008, he has been acting as an arbitrator and lawyer in national and international arbitration proceedings.

Ricardo holds a Postgraduate and Master’s Degree in Civil Procedure from PUC/RS, and a Postgraduate Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School (2009-2011).

  • He is the Chairman of the following institutions: National OAB Arbitration Committee;
  • Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem do CIERGS-FIERGS (CAMERS);
  • Legislation Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce – AMCHAM-RS;
  • Instituto Liberdade e União Empresarial.
  • Former Member of the Committee on Alternative Means of Conflict Resolution of CNJ.
  • Lecturer and guest professor in several postgraduate programs.
  • Author of the website “Arbipedia.com”, as well as the work “Controle Judicial da Arbitragem”, and editor and/or co-author of 11 collective works and 21 academic journals on Arbitration, Civil Procedure and Business Law.

ricardo.ranzolin@silveiro.com.br    |   (51) 99967.1930


Ricardo Fortes

Insolvency/Restructuring, Dispute Resolution, Consumer Law

Lawyer with solid experience in dispute resolution, restructuring, and insolvency.

Ricardo leads a team specialized in strategic litigation focused in corporate, contractual, shopping mall, and civil liability matters, with recognized quality and delivery in highly complex cases.

Bachelor of Laws from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (1999), he is a specialist in Economics and Company Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas and in Court-Supervised Reorganization from INSPER.

Former Legal Vice-President of ADVB/RS (2004-2005), Ricardo has been recognized among outstanding lawyers in his area of expertise by the Leaders League ranking.


ricardo.fortes@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99123.3223


Ricardo Leal de Moraes

Public/Administrative, Regulatory, Competition, Environmental Law, Dispute Resolution

Partner since 2003, Coordinator of the Public Law department, and Co-Coordinator of the Dispute Resolution department.

PhD in Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2018) – thesis in Competition and Regulatory Law with highest mark awarded. Master of Laws, Specialist in International Law, and Bachelor’s Degree with honors from UFRGS as well.

Author of a monograph awarded by the Secretariat for Economic Monitoring (SEAE) of the Brazilian Competition Defense System (SBDC).

Lawyer recognized and recommended by Legal500 and Leaders League, among other international rankings.


ricardo.moraes@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99256.2626


Rodrigo Azevedo

Digital Law/Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property/LGPD, Crisis Management, Arbitration/Mediation, Startups

Coordinator of the Intellectual Property and Digital Law department.

Rodrigo Azevedo has an international professional and academic background, with an emphasis on topics such as Intellectual Property (LL.M with honors from the University of Turin; specializations from the University of New Hampshire and Universidad de Buenos Aires), Data Protection (first lawyer acting in Brazil certified – with honors – by the European Institute of Public Administration – EIPA), Crisis Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT), International Law (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS), and Business Law (Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV).

He acts as head tutor and is part of the list of arbitrators of the World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO, in addition to being a member of the Board of Directors and a Deputy Director of the Mediation Chamber of Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual – ABPI.

With almost 25 years of experience, Azevedo has been repeatedly recognized as a reference in Brazil and Latin America in rankings such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Leaders League, and Análise Advocacia.


rodrigo.azevedo@silveiro.com.br   |  (51) 9916.8868


Rodrigo Mutti

Real Estate, Contracts, Agrarian Law, and Investment Funds

Coordinator of the Real Estate Law department.

Rodrigo Mutti is recognized by Chambers and Partners (2021) and Análise Advocacia (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021) as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil, as well as recommended for Real Estate practice area by Legal 500 (2019, 2020, and 2021) and Leaders League (2021 and 2022).

Former Firm’s Managing Director (2017-2019), he is a member of Ibradim (Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Imobiliário) and the Special Committee on Real Estate Law of the Federal Board of OAB.

His ability to handle complex cases and multidisciplinary projects is often recognized by clients.

Mutti has solid knowledge in corporate, agribusiness and litigation matters.

He also delivers effective results for clients due to his ability as a negotiator.

His background includes working as an in-company lawyer for a large telecommunications company. He was also a pioneer in the firm’s expansion project to São Paulo.

Mutti holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (2005), is a specialist in Civil Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2007), and holds complex negotiations certification from Insper (2013) and CMI Interser (2018).


rodrigo.mutti@silveiro.com.br   |   (11) 99934.2340


Partners

Achilles Steinhaus

Judicial Litigation

  • Judicial and extrajudicial litigation, as well as advisory services, in highly complex cases involving Public and Administrative Law, and Civil Law;
  • Bachelor of Laws from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2023);
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team for the XII Brazilian Arbitration Competition and the 28th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Alice Martins Costa Kessler da Silveira

Dispute Resolution

  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2019)
  • Awarded a Thiago Barbarisi Moraes Memorial Scholarship to participate in the Twelfth Annual Fordham Law Summer Institute in New York City promoted by Fordham University (2018)
  • Awarded a scholarship for academic exchange at the Universidad Católica Argentina – UCA, in Buenos Aires, by the Santander Ibero-American Scholarship Program (2017)
  • Publishes a monthly column in Jornal Noroeste (PR), answering daily legal questions from readers of Member of Women in Law Mentoring (WLM)
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish

 

alice.kessler@silveiro.com.br    |  (51) 98533.1530


Amanda Lussana

Labor law

  • Member of the Study Group on Labor Law and Procedure – Theory and Practice of Escola Superior da Advocacia/RS (2023)
  • Specialist in Civil Law and Civil Procedure by Verbo Jurídico Educacional (2021)
  • Graduated in Law from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2019)

 


Ana Carolina Leal

Tax Law

● Bachelor of Laws from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2023), with honors;
● Exchange Program at Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy (2022);
● Bachelor of Accountancy from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (2023), with honors and entitled as Outstanding Student from the Regional Accounting Council of Rio Grande do Sul;
● Specialization in Brazilian Tax Law from Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (ongoing);
● President of Academic League of Tax Law at UFRGS (2023);
● Member of UFRGS Tax Law Team Champion of the V Brazilian Moot of Tax Law (2023);
● Member of UFRGS Tax Law Team runner-up of the IV Tax Moot Competition Brazil (2020);
● Member of UFRGS Tax Law Team for the V and VI Tax Moot Competition Brazil, with the award of Best Memorials;
● Citizenship: Brazilian;
● Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian.

Ana Maria Colombo

Criminal Law, Business Investigations

  • Ana Maria is a Master’s student in Economic Criminal Law at the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV/SP (current);
  • Specialist in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure from Unisinos (2019);
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2017/1);
  • Member of the Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL) – UFRGS (2017/2018);
  • Member of the Research Center in Criminal Law and Criminology – UFRGS (2015/2016);
  • Member of the Legal Advisory of the Group of Studies and Intervention Criminal Matters in (GEIP) – UFRGS (2012/2014);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and Italian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

ana.colombo@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99541.5919


Ana Larissa

Real Estate Law and Civil Law

  • Barchelor of Laws from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (2022);
  • Member of the Unisinos Arbitration Team (2019/2022);
  • Brazilian;
  • Portuguese and english.

ana.pereira@silveiro.com.br  |  (54) 99176.3975


Andressa Garcia

Corporate Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2016), with Academic Laurel
  • Academic Exchange at Università di Bologna (2015/2016)
  • She participated in the first Brazilian Mediation Moot Competition – Petrônio Muniz, representing the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul’s team – awarded for the best negotiation team
  • Master’s in Private Law at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2020)
  • Member of the Executive Group of FEDERASUL Arbitration Chamber (CAF)
  • Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr)
  • Member of the Special Arbitration Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association – Rio Grande do Sul (OAB/RS)
  • Member of Turnaround Management Association (TMA) – BRASIL
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian

andressa.garcia@silveiro.com.br |  (51) 99402.7729

Anna Paula Oliveira Leite

Labor Law, Dispute Resolution

  • Practice Area: Labor Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2017)
  • Postgraduate’s student in Labor and Labor Procedural Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2018-present)
  • Bachelor’s student in Accounting Science at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2017-present)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

anna.leite@silveiro.com.br |  (51) 98108.3832


Barthira Spagnollo Acosta

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration/Mediation

  • Practice Areas: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Bachelor of Laws from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2013)
  • Specialization in Labor Procedural and Social Security Law from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2015)
  • Specialization in Civil Procedural Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2019)
  • Master’s Degree in Public Organizations Management from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria – UFSM (2021)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: English and Italian (proficient)

barthira.acosta@silveiro.com.br |  (51) 98420.3096


Beatriz Alves

Tax Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from UFRGS (2019), with exchange program at Università degli Studi Roma TRE, Italy (2017/2018)
  • Specialist in Tax Law from Cedin (2021)
  • Member of the UFRGS/PUCRS Team at the III Corporate Arbitration Competition (2017)
  • Best Speaker Award and Champion Award at the III Corporate Arbitration Competition (2017)
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team at IX Brazilian Business Mediation and Arbitration Competition (2018)
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team at the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2018/2019)
  • Award Eric E. Bergsten for Team Orals at the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2018/2019)
  • Coach of UFRGS Arbitration Team for the XII Brazilian Competition of Business Mediation and Arbitration (2021)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian.

beatriz.alves@silveiro.com.br | (51) 98142.5877


Bruna Gauer Quintana

Dispute Resolution

  • Practice Areas: Civil and Civil Procedural Law, Contracts, Business Law, Advisory and Litigation;
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC/RS (2014);
  • Specialist in Civil and Civil Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2016);
  • Specialist in Real Estate Law from Instituto Nemesis (2018);
  • MBA in Management and Business Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas (2020-present);
  • Mediation and Arbitration Program from Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Imobiliário – IBRADIM (2020);
  • Member of Women in Law Mentoring;
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish;

bruna.quintana@silveiro.com.br  |  (51) 98102.9559


Bruna Mattos Dias

Tax Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Unisinos (2022);
  • LLM in LGPD and GDPR at Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público and University of Coimbra (2023);
  • Update and Extension Course in Tax at Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário – IBDT (2023);
  • Winning team member of the Tax Moot Unisinos;
  • Associated at Women in Law Mentoring;
  • Nationality: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english.

Bruna Pires da Rosa Neves

Tax Law

  • Graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2021);
  • Graduate degree in Civil Law and Civil Procedure – FMP (2024);
  • Graduate degree in Tax Law – PUCRS (in progress);
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english.

Bruno Bevilaqua Tussi

Trade Union Relations, Dispute Resolution

  • Practice Area: Labor Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande Sul – PUCRS (2012)
  • Specialist in Labor and Labor Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande Sul – PUCRS (2014)
  • Advising Lawyer for the University Legal Advisory Service of UFRGS (2014-2015)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

bruno.tussi@silveiro.com.br  |   (51) 99204.7111


Bruno Amaral

Consumer Law, Dispute Resolution

  • Lawyer at the Civil Litigation department.
  • He has experience in claims involving Consumer Law focused on telecommunications matters.
  • He has worked at Silveiro Advogados since 2016, at its headquarters in Porto Alegre/RS.
  • Bachelor of Laws from Centro Universitário Metodista – IPA

bruno.amaral@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99652.3841


Cainã Sacardi Guedes

Tax Law

• Graduated in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2018);
• Cultural Exchange in Dublin, Ireland (2019);
• Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the Foundation Institute of Accounting, Actuarial, and Financial Research – Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Contábeis, Atuariais e Financeiras (completion in 2024/1);
• Postgraduate in Tax Law at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies – Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (completion in 2024/1);
• Certified in Intellectual Property from the World Intellectual Property Organization (2017);
• Certified in Corporate Law from the Getulio Vargas Foundation – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2020);
• Certified in Contract Law from the Getulio Vargas Foundation – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2020);
• Nationality: brazilian;
• Languages: portuguese and english.

Carolina da Rosa Roncatto

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration/Mediation

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Litigation
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019)
  • Master’s student in Law with emphasis in Civil and Business Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2020-present)
  • Awarded Outstanding Prize of the XXI Research Mentorship Exhibition of the Law School of UFRGS (2019)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages:
  • Portuguese, English, and Spanish.

carolina.roncatto@silveiro.com.br    | (51) 99911.4472


Carolina Feldmann

Civil Law, Civil Procedure and Consumer Law

  • Graduated in Law from Feevale University (2016)
  • Acting as a lay judge at the AJURIS Post, attached to the 5th Special Civil Court of the District of Porto Alegre/RS (2016)
  • Postgraduate degree in Tax Law from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2021)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

 


Caroline Garibaldi

Labor Law

  • Graduated in Law from the Pontifícia Católica Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) – 2023/2;
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

Carolina Melo

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer and Civil Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2023/2);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

carolina.melo@silveiro.com.br  / (11) 992358961


Caroline Pomjé

Probate and Family

  • Practice Areas: Probate and Family Law.
  • Bachelor of Laws from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2017/2), with honors.
  • Master’s Degree in Private Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2020), with summa cum laude and nomination for publication.
  • PhD student in Civil Procedural Law at Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2022/2).
  • Author of the book “O Direito de Família no Processo: um estudo sobre a aplicação do princípio dispositivo em sentido material e do princípio da congruência em ações de família”, Londrina: Editora Thoth, 2022, as well as articles published in specialized journals and in collections, available at http://lattes.cnpq.br/6826629981011106.
  • Ranked first in the I Award of Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Processual – IBDP (2016) and ranked second, in the professional category, in the III Clóvis Beviláqua Award, promoted by Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Civil (2019).
  • Member of Instituto Brasileiro de Direito de Família (IBDFAM).
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Italian.

caroline.pomje@silveiro.com.br


Celso Basílio

Regulatory, Civil, Contractual Law

  • He has worked at Silveiro Advogados since 2013, at the São Paulo office.
  • Master’s student in Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas-SP (since 2022).
  • He holds a Postgraduate Degree in Contract Law from INSPER-SP (2019).
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2015).
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages: Portuguese and English.

Membership:

  • IBRAC – Member of the Regulation Committee of the Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade.
  • CESA – Member of the Diversity and Social Responsibility Committee of Centro de Estudos das Sociedades de Advogados.

celso.basilio@silveiro.com.br


Clarice de Oliveira Matté

Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law, Consumer Law

  • Practice Areas: Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law, Consumer Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade do Vale dos Sinos – UNISINOS (2022/2)
  • Postgraduate student in Civil Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC (2023)
  • Citizenship: brazilian
  • Languages: portuguese and English

clarice.matte@silveiro.com.br


Denise Souza de Queiroz

Labor Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (2016);
  • Specialist in Family and Succession Law from EPD – Escola Paulista de Direito (2019);
  • Specialist in Labor Law and Procedure Labor Law from EPD – Escola Paulista de Direito (studying);
  • Specialist in Social Security Law from EPD – Escola Paulista de Direito (studying);
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english;

 


Douglas Pereira Lima

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer Law and Civil Litigation

  • Graduated in Legal and Social Sciences from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019).
  • Graduated in business management from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2014).
  • Postgraduate in Business Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV-Rio (2021).
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.

Eduarda Bentz Prudente

Civil Law, Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Civil and Civil Procedural Law, Family Law, Consumer Law Litigation.
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2021)
  • Postgraduate Degree’s student in Civil and Civil Procedural Law – FMP (present)
  • Member of Instituto Brasileiro de Direito de Família (IBDFAM)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages: Portuguese and English

eduarda.prudente@silveiro.com.br


Elisa Barbosa Viani

Tax Law

  • Graduated in Law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University (2020);
  • MBA in Law and Regulation of the Electric Power Sector at the Brazilian Institute of Education, Development, and Research – IDP (in progress);
  • Extension and Update in Tax Law at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law – IBDT (2019);
  • Online Course on Taxation of Electric Energy at the Brazilian Institute of Finance Executives – IBEF Rio de Janeiro (2021);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

Fábio de Albuquerque Silva

Dispute Resolution

Lawyer with over 20 years of experience in Dispute Resolution, Fábio leads a team specialized in strategic litigation focused on contractual law, civil liability, and consumer law litigation.

He is recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in the “Machinery and Equipment” sector by “Análise 500” (2019) ranking.

Bachelor of Laws from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (1999), with specialization in Business Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas – FGV (2003), Civil Procedural Law from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2006), and Environmental Law from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2012). In the USA, he studied “Introduction to Legal English and Legal Research and Writing Program” and “Introduction to the American Legal System”, both at the Georgetown University’s International Law Institute in Washington, DC (2011).


fábio.albuquerque@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99911.0443


Felipe Esbroglio de Barros Lima

Consumer Law, Dispute Resolution

Felipe is a lawyer that has been part of the Dispute Resolution department since 2012, working in judicial and arbitration proceedings, in business law disputes, notably in the telecommunications, franchising, stock market and service provision sectors and industries.

In addition to being a Bachelor of Laws from PUCRS, his academic background is focused on Business Law (UNISINOS), Private International Law (The Hague Academy of International Law), and Negotiation (The Negotiation Academy), and he is the author of publications in Brazilian newspapers, law portals, and scientific journals.

Currently, he coordinates a team dedicated to meeting the demands brought by corporate consumers in the telecommunications sector, as well as acts in dispute arbitration and negotiations.


felipe.lima@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99311.8689


Fernanda Borges Darós

Trade Union Relations, Dispute Resolution

Lawyer with 15 years of experience in Labor Law focused on dispute resolution and business consulting.

She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), a postgraduate degree in Labor and Procedural Labor Law from Universidade Anhanguera – LFG, and is specialist in Business Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)..


fernanda.daros@silveiro.com.br   |  (51) 99239.9697


Fernanda Gosmann Morais

Criminal Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2022/2), with honors;
  • Member of the Research Center in Criminal Law and Criminology – UFRGS (2020/2021);
  • Distinction award at the XXIII Research Mentorship Exhibition of the Law School of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS;
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Fernanda Rosa Coelho

Procedural Law

Bacharelor’s Degree in Law from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público – FMP/RS (2020);
Specialist in Procedural Law from Curso Cei – CERS (2022);
Master’s Degree in Procedural Law from Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2023);
Member of Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Processual Civl – IBDP;
Author of articles published in Brazilian scientific journals;
Language: Portuguese, english and spanish

Fernando Bosi

Labor and Employment, Union Relations, Social Security and Intercompany Investigations

• Attorney with over 15 years of expertise in the practice of Labor and Employment Law
• Attorney practice in individual employment related cases as well as collective labor cases;
• Develops his activities accessorizing large national and multinational companies in contingency prevention and highly complex litigation;
• Law degree obtained in 2008 from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas;
• Post-degree in Labor and Employment Law obtained in 2011 from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo;
• Post-degree in Labor and Employment Law obtained in 2012 from the Universidade de São Paulo – USP;
• Master’s degree in Labor and Employment Law obtained in 2015 from the Universidade de São Paulo – USP;
• Post-degree in Business Law obtained in 2017 from the University of California – Berkeley;
• Master’s Degree (LL.M) obtained in 2017 from the University of California – Berkeley;
• Effective Member of the Berkeley Global Society since 2021;
• Recognized by the publication Análise Advocacia as one of the most prestigious attorneys in Brazil in the education segment;
• Languages: portuguese, english, spanish, french.


Francesca Balestrin

Intellectual Property and Digital Law

Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences with Academic Honors from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS. Lawyer at Silveiro Advogados, in the Intellectual Property and Digital Law teams. Participant in the 1st Intellectual Property Arbitration Competition of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (2021). Course on Open Banking: Innovations and Opportunities at Propague Institute (2020). Distance Course on Intellectual Property (DL 101P) from the World Intellectual Property Organization (2021). Experience in Privacy and Data Protection, Intellectual Property and Civil Litigation. Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.


francesca.balestrin@silveiro.com.br


Gabriel Schuster

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer and Civil Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2022/2);
  • Postgraduate’s student in Labor and Labor Procedural Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2023 – present);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

Gabriela Cardoso Carvalho

Labor Law

  • Practice Area: Labor Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2014)
  • Specialist in Labor and Labor Procedural Law from CERS/Estácio de Sá (2018)
  • Specialist in Social Security Law from CERS/Estácio de Sá (2018)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

gabriela.carvalho@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99173.6573


Gabriela Martins Fontes

Corporate Law and M&A

  • Practice Areas: Corporate Law and M&A; Civil Advisory; National and International Business Contracts;
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2019/2)
  • Certified in Legal English – Advanced Program from Thomas Jefferson School of Law- California/CA (2018)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, French, and Spanish

gabriela.fontes@silveiro.com.br   | (11) 99628.5260


Gabrieli Malet de Oliveira

Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law, Consumer Law Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS (2021/2) .
  • Postgraduate student in Civil and Civil Procedural Law from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público – FMP/RS (2022-2023).
  • Languages: portuguese and English.
  • Citizenship: brazilian.

Giovana Andresa Papadopoulos Marzola

Tax Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from UFRGS (2019/2)
  • Specialization in Public Law from UCS/ESMAFE (2021)
  • Specialization in Tax Law from PUCRS (current)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

Giovanni Mendes Ribeiro Pallaoro

Real Estate Law and Contracts

  • Practice Areas: Civil Law, Real Estate Law, and Contracts
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019)
  • Specialization in Agrarian Law and Agribusiness from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público – FMP (2020)
  • Specialization in Business Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS
  • Advanced Corporate Law Program from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2019)
  • Effective Member of the Agribusiness Law Committee of IBRADEMP (Brazilian Institute of Business Law).
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

giovanni.pallaoro@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 99766.1516


Gizela Rui Busatto

Probate and Family, Consumer Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2022/2), with honors;
  • Academic exchange at Universidade do Porto, Portugal (2022/1);
  • Citizenship: brazilian and italian;
  • Languages: portuguese, english and italian.

gizela.busatto@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 98413-5135


Guilherme Declerque de Almeida

Intellectual Property and Digital Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2022/1), with honors;
  • Citizenship: brazillian;
  • Languages: portuguese, english and italian.

Guilherme de Oliveira Abreu

Corporate Law and M&A

  • Graduated in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2022/2);
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english.

Guilherme Queirolo Feijó

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration/Mediation

Member of the Dispute Resolution and Insolvency and Restructuring departments.

Guilherme has experience in judicial and arbitration proceedings involving business, corporate, contractual and civil liability disputes.

He represents and advises companies, creditors, and investors in restructuring operations, court-supervised reorganization processes, and investments in distressed assets.

He has provided advisory and litigation support in proceedings related to the shopping mall industry, advised startups on issues related to the admission of strategic partners and receiving capital contributions.

He holds a Master’s Degree of Private Law and Bachelor’s Degree from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Specialist (LL.M) in Business Law from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), with certification in Court-Supervised Reorganization from INSPER/SP, and in Corporate Strategies, Tax and Estate Planning from FGV/SP.

He is author of academic articles and publications in Brazilian journals about business law, company crisis and arbitration.

He is a member of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Recovery Commission of the OAB-RS, member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA Brazil), and member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAR)..


guilherme.feijo@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99836.7900


Gustavo Dal Cortivo

Corporate Law

• Bachelor of Law from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) – 12/2019;
• Postgraduate in Civil and Business Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUC-PR) – 09/2022;
• LL.M. Candidate in Corporate Law at Insper;
• Experience with regulatory matters (BACEN and CVM);
• Participation in the Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions Course at the Center for M&A Studies at the University of São Paulo (CM&A) – 2020;
• Summa cum Laude in the Applied Business Law course: Corporate Disputes at the Practical Arbitration Center (CPA) – 2023;
• Citizenship: Brazilian;
• Languages: advanced English, fluent in Spanish.

Gustavo Koji Maeda

Criminal Law

    • Mestre em Ciências Criminais pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul -PUCRS (2022)
    • Especialista em “Garantías Constitucionales del proceso penal” pela Universidad Castilla-La Mancha – UCLM (2019)
    • Especialista em Ciências Penais pela PUCRS (2014)
    • Bacharel em Direito pela PUCRS (2012)
    • Pesquisador no campo do Processo Penal
    • Autor de capítulos de livros e artigos em periódicos nacionais
    • Cidadania: Brasileira
    • Idiomas: Português, espanhol e inglês

    gustavo.maeda@silveiro.com.br| (51) 99721.4499


Gustavo Ledur

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer and Civil Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2020/2)
  • Postgraduate student in Civil and Civil Procedural Law from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público – FMP/RS (since 2021)
  • Specialization Program in “Bases del Razonamiento Probatorio” from the University of Girona (UdG), Spain (present)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian L
  • anguages: Portuguese, English, Italian, and Spanish

gustavo.ledur@silveiro.com.br


Igor Bimkowski Rossoni

Business Law, Civil Law, Contracts and Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Business Law, Civil Law, Contracts, and Litigation
  • University extension program in “Protecting Citizenship” from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2006)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2008), with honors Master’s Degree in Procedural Law from Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2013)
  • PhD in Law from the Universidade de São Paulo – USP (2017)
  • Winner of Academic Dissertation and Theses Competition of the XII Procedural Law Conference of the IBDP – Subject: Funding Member of IBDP and CEAPRO
  • Author of articles published in Brazilian scientific journals
  • Professor of Procedural Law at Universidade Santa Cecília – Santos-SP
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages:
  • Portuguese, English, French, and Italian

igor.rossoni@silveiro.com.br  | (11) 99867.1269


Igor Falcão Gaspar

Dispute Resolution, Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2021/1), with honors.
  • Awarded an honorable mention in the “Commercial Law” session of the XXXI Undergraduate Research Exhibition from UFRGS.
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team, which was the winner of the X Brazilian Arbitration Moot (CAMARB).
  • Member and speaker of the UFRGS Arbitration Team at the V Commercial Arbitration Moot (CAEMP).
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

igor.gaspar@silveiro.com.br | (51) 98588.6728

Isadora de Oliveira Dias

Contracts, Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law, and Corporate Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2018);
  • Postgraduate student in Business Law at PUC-Minas – Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (ongoing);
  • Member of Woman in Law Mentoring (WLM);
  • Nationality: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

(51) 99548-0578

Isadora dos Santos Rodrigues

Compliance, Data Protection and Digital Law

  • Compliance, Data Protection and Digital Law;
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2023), with honors;
  • Exchange program at Université du Québec à Montréal;
  • Winner of the Mediation Writing Competition in Brazil 2023;
  • Participant of the ICC Mediation Competition, the IBA-VIAC CDRC Vienna Negotiation Competition, and the Brazilian Mediation Competition CAMARB;
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and French.

Karina Valero Gerab

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2023);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and Spanish;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, German and Spanish.

Jamile Becker Pires

Labor Law

  • Practice Area: Labor Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Anhembi Morumbi – Laureate International Universities – (2010)
  • Specialist in Labor and Labor Procedural Law – Verbo Jurídico (2014)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

jamile.pires@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99980.5129


João Guilherme Bochini Calsavara

Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2018);
  • Specialist in Civil Procedural Law from FGV-SP – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2022);
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english.

João Marcelo Lopes Vidal Raupp

Civil Law, Civil Procedure Law and Civil and Consumers’ Litigation

  • Graduated in Law at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2022);
  • Extension Course on Intellectual Property, offered by Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and German.

joao.raupp@silveiro.com.br


João Victor Tomazelli

Tax Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from UFRGS (2023/1);
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Júlia Costa Leivas

Tax Law

  • Bachelor’s Degree from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019), with exchange program at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid – UC3M, Spain (2018)
  • Specialization in Tax Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS-IET (2020)
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team at the 23rd and 24th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2015/2017)
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team at the VII Petrônio Muniz Brazilian Arbitration Competition, with the award for Best Defendant’s Memorial (2016)
  • Best Speaker Award at the I CAM-CBBC Hanseatic Pre-Moot (2017)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages:
  • Portuguese, English, and Spanish

julia.leivas@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 98289.6161


Júlia Vidarte Kralik

Labour and social security lawyer

  • Law School – Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2010);
  • Specialization – Social Security – Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2010);
  • Specialization – Labourer rights pelo Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (2012);
  • Specialization – Labourer rights compliance (2021);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Speaks: Portuguese and Spanish.

Julie Kelbert Griebler

Corporate Law, Business Contracts, and Judicial and Arbitral Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Corporate Law, Business Contracts, and Judicial and Arbitral Litigation
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2019), with exchange program at Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne (2018)
  • Specialist in Comparative and European Contract and Consumer Law from Université Savoie Mont Blanc (2017)
  • Summer School in International Commercial Arbitration from the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris (2018)
  • Member of the UFRGS Arbitration Team for the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2018/2019) Eric E. Bergsten
  • Award for Team Orals as Speaker at the 26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2019) Best Speaker Award at the III CAM-CBBC Hanseatic Pre-Moot (2019)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages:
  • Portuguese, English, and French

julie.griebler@silveiro.com.br


Larissa Garcia Salgado

Labor Law

  • Practice Area: Labor Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from UNIRITTER, Canoas/RS (2006)
  • Postgraduate Degree in State Law – merit scholarship by UNIRITTER, Canoas/RS (2008)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Labor and Labor Procedural Law – IDC- Instituto de Desenvolvimento Cultural, Porto Alegre/RS (2012)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian

larissa.salgado@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 99195.3170


Larissa Garcia Salgado

Tax Law

  • Graduated in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2020);
  • Postgraduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2023);
  • Study group on Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law (2018);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

Laura Gonçalves de Paula

Conflict Resolution and Strategic Negotiation, Consumer and Civil Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2023/2);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

laura.depaula@silveiro.com.br    / (19) 98398-1114

 


Laura Vogado Lima

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer and Civil Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público – FMP (2021/2)
  • Specialization in Civil and Civil Procedural Law from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público – FMP (2022/2)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

laura.vogado@silveiro.com.br


Leonardo Braga Moura

Business Law, Intellectual Property, Startups, Sports, Media and Entertainment

  • Practice Areas: Business Law, Intellectual Property, Digital Law, Data Protection, Startups, Sports, Media and Entertainment,
  • Bachelor’s Degree from the Law School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain
  • Specialist in Business Law from Universidade do Vale dos Sinos (UNISINOS), Rio Grande do Sul
  • Entrepreneurship Executive Education Program from Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa – INSPER, São Paulo CopyrightX from Harvard Law School, USA
  • General Data Protection Law (LGPD) from Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro (ITSRio)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Worked in the Culture and Creative Industries Sector of the Copyright Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – United Nations (UN)
  • Specialized Agency – Geneva, Switzerland WIPO
  • Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution, Geneva, Switzerland
  • WIPO Summer School in Intellectual Property, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Tutor in the WIPO Academy Distance Learning Program Distance Learning Courses on Intellectual Property,
  • Arbitration and Mediation at the WIPO Academy, Switzerland
  • Court-Appointed Expert on Intellectual Property Lecturer, Author and Professor (in undergraduate and postgraduate courses) in Brazil, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States.
  • Co-author of “Releitura dos Acordos da OMC: como interpretados pelo Órgão de Apelação”.
  • Center for Global Trade and Investment (CCGI) and Center for Studies in Law and International Relations (ORBIS) – São Paulo School of Economics, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo, 2013
  • Recognized by the Leaders League International Legal Ranking (2018) among the most outstanding lawyers in Brazil in the areas of Technology, Data Protection and Media, Sports & Entertainment)
  • Member of the Committee on Technology and Innovation Intellectual Property and Contracts of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CAM-CCB) Sociedades de Advogados (CESA)
  • Member of Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual (ABPI)
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member of Associação Paulista da Propriedade Intelectual (ASPI)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French

leonardo.moura@silveiro.com.br


Leonardo Camiza Machado

Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law, Civil Litigation e Consumer Law Litigation

  • Bachelor’s Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2015);
  • Specialist in Business Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2017);
  • Member of the Special Comission on the Right to Health of the Brazilian Bar Association – Rio Grande do Sul (OAB/RS);
  • Co-coordinator of the Supplementary Health WG of the Special Comission on the Right to Health of the Brazilian Bar Association – Rio Grande do Sul (OAB/RS);
  • Citizenship: brazilian and Italian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english.

Leonardo Castro

Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2018)
  • Specialist in Civil Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP (2021)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

leonardo.castro@silveiro.com.br | (11) 97545.5576


Lívia Stumpf

Tax Law

  • Integrates the tax practice group, with focus on controversy and dispute resolution. Has a wide breadth of experience in Tax Law, Civil Procedural Law, foreign trade and tax classification;
  • Graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) with a degree in Law, and also holds a master’s degree in Tax law from the same university;
  • Received her Bachelor of Law degree with honors and is recognized in the tax law category by LACCA, Análise Advocacia Mulher 2021 and The Legal 500. She received “market praise” by Latin Lawyer 250, edition 2023;
  • Representing industrial clients before Judicial and Administrative Courts, especially in discussions on the concept of inputs for the purposes of PIS and COFINS credits; determining the basis for calculating of these contributions; tax benefits; offsets of excise tax, income tax and social contribution on profit credits; and tax classification of goods.

Lorenzo Pozzebon

Tax Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2023);
  • Exchange Program at Università di Bologna (2020);
  • Head of the Tax Area at Hernani Estrella Legal Advisory (AJHE – UFRGS) (2022);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese, english, and italian.

(51) 99359.4041


Louise Lerina Fialho

Tax Law and Tax Procedural Law

  • Practice Areas: Tax Law and Tax Procedural Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from the Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2015/2), with honors
  • Vice-champion of the II Tax Moot Competition PUCRS (2016)
  • Co-author of the chapter “Tributação e Orçamento”, published by Editora ARRAES/SP in 2020, of the book “IDPJ: por que aplicá-lo aos casos de redirecionamento da execução fiscal baseado no art. 135, III, do CTN?”
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

louise.lerina@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 98256.5516


Lucas Martins Costa Velho

Labor Lawyer, with emphasis in business area

  • Graduated in Law at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS).
  • Experience in negotiation, litigation law and business strategic management, focusing on preventive mitigation of risks involved in business practices.
  • Practical and academic participation in conflict resolution, through the use of alternative dispute resolution methods and techniques.
  • The professional serves companies from different segments.
  • History of conducting defenses, within the scope of legal proceedings, as well as with the Public Labour Prosecution Office, in Administrative Procedures and Inquiries.
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Luísa Dresch

Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law, Arbitration/Mediation

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Litigation, Public Law, and Administrative Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019/2), with honors
  • Master’s Degree in Private Law with emphasis on Civil and Business Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS
  • Specialization in Environmental Law and Strategic Sustainability Management from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUCSP
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, French, and Italian

luisa.dresch@silveiro.com.br  |  (51) 99605.1638


Luisa Siebeneichler Henze

Insolvency and Restructuring

  • Practice Areas: Reorganization and Bankruptcy, Contracts, Real State and Civil Responsibility;
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2016/2) with Honors;
  • Postgraduate student in Contract Law, Civil Liability and Real Estate Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS;
  • Member of CMR – Centro de Mulheres na Reestruturação Empresarial;
  • Member of Turnaround Management Association do Brasil – TMA Brasil;
  • Member of Committee on Bankruptcy and Judicial Reorganization of OAB/RS;
  • Member of WLM – Women in Law Mentoring;
  • Author of articles of the insolvency matters and coauthor of the book “Comments on the Judicial Recovery and Bankruptcy Law” published in Brazil in 2022 by Editora Foco;
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese, english and spanish.

luisa.henze@silveiro.com.br | (51) 98111.7455


Lukas da Costa Irion

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer Law, and Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer Law, and Civil Litigation
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2020/1), with honors
  • Member and speaker of the Investment Arbitration Team of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS at the Foreign Direct Investment Moot 2019, having received an Honorable Mention for her performance as a speaker Member and speaker of the Investment Arbitration Team of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS,
  • winner of the São Paulo Foreign Direct Investment Premoot 2019
  • Nominated for Young Researcher Award at the XXXI Research Mentorship Exhibition of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS
  • Co-author of the article “Artificial intelligence in arbitration: should we consider the possibility of decision-rendering AI?”, published in the 36th edition of Young Arbitration Review Mentee in the I Mentoring Programme of Brazil Very Young Arbitration Practitioners – BRVYAP (2020 – present)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian Languages:
  • Portuguese, English, and Italian

lukas.irion@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99705.9909


Marcelo Tosin

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Business Law, Litigation, Court-Supervised Reorganization, and Arbitration

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Business Law, Litigation,
  • Court-Supervised Reorganization and Arbitration
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2014) with Honors
  • Postgraduate Degree in Civil Procedural Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS – Process and Organization
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

marcelo.tosin@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99919.5652


Maria Carolina Martinho de Oliveira

Consumer Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Mackenzie Presbyterian University (Mackenzie-SP);
  • Postgraduate student in Civil Procedural Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP);
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish;
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.

Maria Eduarda Arnau Rodrigues

Tax Law

  • Practice Areas: Tax Law.
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS)
  • Master’s degree in Law from PUC-RS (current).
  • Editor of the tax team at PUCRS at the IV Moot Brasileiro de Direito Tributário (2022).
  • Citizenship: Brasileira.
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

Maria Elisa Magalhães Marcolin

Civil Law and Civil Procedural Law

  • Practice Areas: Civil Law and Civil Procedural Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2014)
  • Specialization in Compliance from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (present)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and Italian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

maria.marcolin@silveiro.com.br   | (51) 99377.5050


Maria Laura Feix Pilz Arnt

Intellectual Property and Information Technology

  • Practice Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2014)
  • Specialization in Compliance from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2018)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French

maria.arnt@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99114.4010


Mariana Barroco

Tax Law and Tax Procedural Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Escola Superior do Ministério Público do Rio Grande do Sul – FMP/RS (2019);
  • Specialist in Civil Law and Civil Procedural Law from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público do Rio Grande do Sul (FMP/RS (2020-2021);
  • Postgraduate student in Tax Law from Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Tributário – IBET/RS (2022-present);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian e Portuguese;
  • Languages: portuguese, english and italian.

Marina Bischoff Fischer

Strategic Civil Litigation

Marina practices in the area of strategic civil litigation and works with judicial and extrajudicial claims. Her practice focuses on civil, contractual and corporate liability.​
Speaks fluently Portuguese and English.

Marina Radaelli

Civil Law, Civil Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Civil Law, Consumer Law and Civil Litigation;
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2021), with honors;
  • Exchange Program at Università Alma Mater di Bologna, Italy (2019);
  • Specialization in Data Protection from Fundação do Ministério Público and Universidade de Lisboa (2022);
  • Distance Course on Intellectual Property from the World Intellectual Property Organization (2020);
  • Distance Course on Digital Law from Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público (2020);
  • Associated on Woman in Law Mentoring (WLM);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and Italian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish.

 


Marina Sulzbach

Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer Law, and Civil Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, Consumer Law, and Civil Litigation
  • Graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019)
  • Specialization in Human Rights (present)
  • Professor of the Postgraduate Degree Program in LGBT+ Rights of Verbo Jurídico Member of the Committee on Sexual and Gender Diversity of OAB/RS
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

marina.sulzbach@silveiro.com.br |


Mateus Cosmo Cardoso

Labor Law

  • Graduated from Presbyterian Mackenzie University – São Paulo (2019)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

Matheus Werner

Civil Law and Procedural Civil Law, Consumer and Civil Litigation

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2022/1);
  • Citizenship: brazilian;
  • Languages: portuguese and english.

Maurício Brum Esteves

Intellectual Property and Digital Law

  • Practice Areas: Intellectual Property and Digital Law
  • Data Protection Officer (DPO) at Silveiro Advogados, certified in Privacy and Data Protection (EXIN PDPF) and training in “Project Management” (FGV).
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS-2011).
  • Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Faculdade de Desenvolvimento do Rio Grande do Sul (FADERGS – 2013).
  • Master’s Degree in Public Law from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS – 2018).
  • Member of the Special Committee on Data Protection and Privacy (CEPDP – OAB/RS) of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul section.
  • Member and former chairman (2020-2021) of the Special Committee on Intellectual Property (CEPI – OAB/RS) of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul section.
  • Member of the Committee on Access to Justice (CAJ – OAB/RS) of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul section.
  • Recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil, in the Economic/Banks Sector, in 2019, by the Análise Advocacia.
  • Recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, in 2020 and 2022, by the Análise Advocacia.
  • Recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Digital Law, in 2022, by the Análise Advocacia.
  • Recognized as”Up and Coming” in Data Protection by Chambers and Partners (Brazil: Industries & Sector), in 2022.
  • Author of the book: “Justificação Constitucional do Direito de Autor” (Lumen Juris/2019), as well as several articles published in specialized journals.
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

mauricio.esteves@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99365.5484


Mayara Prado Monteiro

Tax Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
  • Postgraduate in Data Protection and Digital Compliance from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (current)
  • Languages: Portuguese and English
  • Citizenship: Brazilian

Mayumi Suwa Bressan

Tax Law

  • LLB | Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2022/1);
  • “Legal English: Contracts and Litigation” course by Getúlio Vargas Foundation (2019);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

Nicolas Aires de Paiva

Business Law, Civil Law, Contracts and Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Business Law, Civil Law, Contracts, and Litigation
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2013)
  • Visiting student at the Law School of the University of Coimbra, Portugal (2011)
  • LL.M in Contract Law from Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa – INSPER (since 2014)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

nicolas.paiva@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 99365.5484


Pauliane Marchi

Dispute Resolution

  • Areas of Practice: Civil Law and Judicial Litigation;
  • Law Degree from Ritter dos Reis University Center;
  • Graduate student in ESG and Corporate Sustainability at Fundação Getúlio Vargas;
  • Women in Law Mentoring associate;
  • Director of the Social Affairs Working Group of the Young Advocacy Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association of Rio Grande do Sul;
  • Brazilian nationality;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

pauliane.marchi@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 98256.9112


Pietro Tasca Segala

Tax Law

  • Graduated in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (2021);
  • Exchange program at Università degli Studi di Parma (2019);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and Italian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian.

pietro.segala@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 99321-9451


Rafael Brunati Pereira da Silva

Procedural Law, Civil Law, and Corporate Law

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law, and Corporate Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2015)
  • LL. M in Corporate Law from Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa – INSPER (since 2017)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

rafael.brunati@silveiro.com.br  | (11) 99236.1050


Rafael Glerian Machado

Consumer Relations and Strategic Negotiation

  • Practice Areas: Consumer Relations and Strategic Negotiation
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUCSP (2018)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution – PUCSP
  • Certification in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution from PUCSP (2019)
  • Master’s Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUCSP (2022)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

rafael.machado@silveiro.com.br | (11) 99495.9616


Raphael Bezerra Pereira de Souza

M&A and Corporate Law

  • Graduated in law from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS with specialization in Corporate Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS;
  • He acts in complex corporate cases for national and foreign clients, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations;
  • Raphael also has experience in risk analysis and draft of corporate agreements for the development of strategic projects for multinational companies in the petrochemical and telecommunications sectors;
  • Former Coordinator of the Law, Economics and Public Policies Extension Center – NEDEP from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul;
  • Visiting Student at University Carlos III of Madrid – Spain;
  • Languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English

Rennan Sarobe Luft

Probate and Family Law, Civil and Civil Procedural Law, Consumer Law


rennan.luft@silveiro.com.br | (51) 99701.4359


Rodrigo Candia

Business Contracts and Corporate Law

  • Practice Areas: Business Contracts and Corporate Law
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2018)
  • Specialist in Private and Public International Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2020)
  • Master’s Student in Business Law at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2021/2023)
  • Member of the Executive Group of the Federasul’s Arbitration Chamber
  • Member of the Youth Committee of the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada
  • Member of the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration Advisor of the PUCRS Mediation and Negotiation Team (2018/2021)
  • Member of the PUCRS Mediation and Negotiation Team (2016/2017)
  • Member of the PUCRS Arbitration Team at the 23rd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2015/2016)
  • Member of the Arbitration Team at the VI and VII Petrônio Muniz Brazilian Arbitration Competition (2015/2016)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

rodrigo.candia@silveiro.com.br


Rodrigo Nascimento

Corporate Law and M&A

  • Practice Areas: Corporate Law, M&A, Contracts, Corporate Law Practice Group;
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2014);
  • Specialist in People Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV (2015);
  • Specialist in Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV (2018);
  • Masters of Law in Financial and Capital Market Law from INSPER (2023-present);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish;

Rodrigo Zuliani

Civil Law, Civil Procedure, and Consumer Law

  • Practice Areas: Civil Law, Civil Procedure, and Consumer Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Centro Universitário Franciscano (2016)
  • Specializing in Civil Procedural Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC RS (since 2019)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese

rodrigo.zuliani@silveiro.com.br   |  (55) 99618.1177


Sofia Frischenbruder Sulzbach

Intellectual Property / Digital/Cybersecurity

  • Graduated in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2021/2), with an academic exchange at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany (2019-2021);
  • Winner of the II Contest of Monographs for Young Latin American Researchers – Jean Monnet Award, an initiative of the BRIDGE Project, co-financed by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union (2022);
  • Legal Assistant (studentische Hilfskraft) in International Public Law at Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany (2019-2021);
  • Completed with distinction the “U.S.-German Summer Law School” course in International Intellectual Property Law, hosted by the Law Faculty of Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Marquette University Law School, and University of Wisconsin Law (2021);
  • Representative of Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen at Siegen Model United Nations (2020) and Harvard World Model United Nations (2021);
  • Completed the course “Data Protection in Times of COVID-19”, organized by the University of Coimbra, Portugal (2020);
  • Winner of the Best Poster Award at the XXVII National Congress of CONPEDI: technology, communication, and innovation in Law (2018);
  • Highlighted in the XIX Extension Hall of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2018);
  • Author of the article “Law and policies related to works generated by artificial intelligence in Brazil and the European Union”, published in the Latin American Journal of European Studies (vol. 2, no. 2, 2022);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, German, and Italian.

Stéfany Klein Brasbiel

Labor Law

  • Graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) – 2015/2.
  • Specialist in Labor Law and Procedure.
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.
  • Languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.
  • Experience in labor law in its breadth, as a business area, focused on reducing liabilities, mitigating risks and optimizing results.
  • Acting in preventive/consulting, assessment.

Tainá Franck Sarmento

Labor Law, Dispute Resolution

  • She focuses on preventing and resolving labor disputes, in addition to providing advice, consultancy and strategic business planning.
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2013)
  • Specialist in Labor Law from the Damásio Educacional/Ibmec (2016)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Public Law from Escola Superior da Magistratura Federal (ESMAFE-RS) (2014)
  • Specialization student in Tax Law at LFG (since 2019)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

taina.franck@silveiro.com.br  |  (51) 98148.7088


Victoria Cardoso Ferreira

Labor Law

  • Practice Area: Labor Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2017)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Labor Law and Labor Procedure from the Ritter dos Reis University Center (UniRitter) – 2020
  • Postgraduate Degree in Public Law from the University of Caxias do Sul (UCS) – 2021
  • Master in Law with emphasis in International Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) – 2022
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, Italian, and Spanish


Victória Catherine Fernandes do Canto

Tax Law

  • Graduated in Legal and Social Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2023), with Academic Honors;
  • Presentation of the research “Regulation related to artificial intelligence: a comparative perspective between Brazilian law and the European Union” at the Scientific Initiation Salon of UFRGS, under the guidance of Prof. Lisiane Feiten Wingert Ody (2022);
  • Researcher in the CNPQ Research Group “Comparative Law Research Center,” coordinated by Prof. Lisiane (2022);
  • Presentation of the research “Comparative analysis of the movement of Individual Microentrepreneurs (MEIs) in relation to other types of companies amid the current Brazilian economy” at the Scientific Initiation Salon of the UFRGS Law School, under the guidance of Prof. Gerson Branco (2021);
  • Researcher in the CNPQ Research Group “Center for Studies on Business Law and Obligations” (NEF UFRGS), coordinated by Prof. Gerson Branco (2021);
  • Secretary of the Academic Center André da Rocha UFRGS (2020-2021);
  • Monitor at G4, in the University Legal Assistance Service (SAJU/UFRGS), working in Civil Law and Family Law (2020-2021);
  • Online Course on Contracts and Preliminary Negotiations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (2020);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian;
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, French, and Spanish.

Victor Norman Alioto

Civil Law and Civil Procedure and Consumer Law Litigation

  • Graduated in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2023);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.

Vinícius da Rosa Favero

Tax Law

  • Bachelor’s Degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2020).
  • Specialization in Agribusiness Taxation from the FGV/SP (2021).
  • Specialization in Tax Law from the PUCRS/IET (2022).
  • Member of the Agribusiness Law Commission (OAB/RS).
  • Citizenship: Brazilian.
  • Languages: Portuguese and English.

vinicius.favero@silveiro.com.br | (54) 99612.4477


Vinícius Krey

Vinícius G. Krey

Intellectual Property, Digital Law, and Data Protection

  • Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Digital Law, and Data Protection
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Member of Silveiro Advogados’ team in the 1st Intellectual Property Arbitration Competition of the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (2021)
  • Coordinator of Hernani Estrella Legal Advisory (AJHE – UFRGS) (2018-2022)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization Distance Course on Intellectual Property (2019)
  • General Law of Personal Data Protection course by Instituto Tecnologia e Sociedade of Rio de Janeiro (2020)
  • Course on Open Banking: Innovations and Opportunities by Propague Institute (2020)
  • Course on Lawsuits on the General Law of Personal Data Protection (2021)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

Vitória Merlini Garcia Dalagnol

Dispute resolution, Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law

  • Bachelor’s Degree from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), with exchange program at Science Po Rennes (2019);
  • Member of UFRGS’s “Themes of Applied Contractual Law” research group (2020);
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: portuguese, english, french and italian.

Yan Viegas Silva

Civil Procedural Law, Consumer Law, Civil Law, and Litigation

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Consumer Law, Civil Law, and Litigation
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (2019) with Honors
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese and English

yan.silva@silveiro.com.br   | (51) 99875.4567


Yasmin Rahal de Andrade

Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law

  • Life Sciences and Healthcare, Civil Law and Civil Procedure;
  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law and Civil Law
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2019)
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Law from the Law School of USP (present)
  • Coordinator at the Committee on Civil and Family Law of OAB/SP, Osasco subsection
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and German

yasmin.andrade@silveiro.com.br | (11) 99561.5527


Consulting Partners

Alberto Martins Brentano

Tax, Corporate Law

  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (1981).
  • Former chairman of the Board of Directors of ADVB-RS (2012-2013 and 2018-2019),
  • Legal Vice-President of ADVB-RS (1995-2001 and 2010-2011),
  • President of ADVB-RS (2002-2003), member of the Higher Council of ADVB-RS (since 2004),
  • Legal Counsel of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense (1993-1998),
  • member of the Decision-Making Board of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense (since 1995),
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee of Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense (2008-2009),
  • and member of the Decision-Making Board of Instituto Cultural Brasileiro Norte-Americano (2008-2019).
  • He is recognized by Chambers Latin America (2015) and specialized in Tax Law, Corporate Law, Business Law, and Civil Law.

alberto.brentano@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99991 3366


André Silveiro

Asset Management, Corporate Law, M&A/Private Equity

Advisor and author of two books on family businesses.

He has a multidisciplinary background with specialization in corporate law, psychoanalysis (Unisinos), Basic Negotiation (Harvard Law School), and International Arbitration (Canada).

He has been a member of the Board of Directors of companies in the Brazilian Southern Region for fifteen years.

Asa Delta Award from Instituto de Estudos Empresarias (1994).


andré.luis@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99982 5084


Carlos Eduardo Baumann

Real Estate, Administrative, and Environmental Law

  • Practice Areas: Real Estate, Administrative, and Environmental Law.
  • Aspects of corporate and tax law related to the real estate sector
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Universidade Mackenzie’s Law School – SP (1987)
  • Specialist in Environmental Diagnosis and Planning from Universidade de Caxias do Sul (2004)
  • Legal Advisor in Real Estate Law for multinational companies – Automotive, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Food and Telecommunications sectors, Real Estate Officer at Volkswagen Imóveis S.A. (1999/2006)
  • President of Movimento Ambientalista da Região das Hortênsias – MARH (2004/2006)
  • Board Member for the Integrated Development of the Municipality of Gramado/RS Master Plan – CPDDI (2005)
  • Author of several articles about Real Estate Law
  • Member of Associação dos Advogados de São Paulo – AASP
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and German
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Italian

carlos.baumann@silveiro.com.br


Giovani Zeilmann Ceccon

Corporate Law

  • Practice Areas: Corporate Law, M&A, Joint Venture, Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Contracts
  • Bachelor of Laws from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul PUCRS (2007) and University of Copenhagen (2013)
  • Erasmus at the University of Vienna (2011)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian and Italian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Danish

giovani.ceccon@silveiro.com.br  | (51) 00000 0000


Manoel André da Rocha

Public/Administrative, Regulatory, Environmental Law

He specializes in Private International Law, Public Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Urban Law.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (1965) and specialization in General Theory and Philosophy of Law from the Law School of the Saarland University, Germany (1969-1971).

He is also professor of the Specialization Program in Contemporary Urbanism at UNIRITTER and professor emeritus at the Law School of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (1974-2008), and the Law School of the Universidade do Vale do Rio Sinos – UNISINOS (1967-1987), and in the Specialization Programs “The New International Law” (2000-2010), “Municipal Law Practice” (2003-2005), and “International Environmental Law” (2006-2010) at the Law School of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS.

Manoel André da Rocha is a former member of the Board of the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio Grande do Sul Section (OAB/RS), serving from 1985 to 2009, in different terms of office; State Attorney of Rio Grande do Sul, retired (1967-1997); Attorney General of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (1987-1990 and 1995-1996);

  • Chief of Staff for the Governor of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (1990-1991);
  • member of the Board of Directors of Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul – BANRISUL, since 2003, and its Audit Committee, from 2004 to 2009;
  • Legal Counsel of Grupo RBS Rede Brasil Sul de Comunicação (1998-2002)
  • Legal Vice-President of Associação Gaúcha das Empresas de Rádio e Televisão – AGERT (2001-2003);
  • member of the University Board of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS, from 1982 to 2008, in different terms of office,
  • member of the Board of Curators of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS, from 1989 to 1996, and the Board of Curators from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul’s Fundação de Apoio – FAURGS (2003-2006);
  • member of the University Board of Universidade Estadual do Rio Grande do Sul (2003-2006),
  • Decision-Making Board of Fundação Zoobotânica do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul – FZB (2003-2006),
  • and Decision-Making Board of Instituto Cultural Brasileiro/Alemão – Instituto Goethe, since 1996;
  • and Board Member certified by Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa – IBGC.

manoel.andre@silveiro.com.br   |   (51) 99151 0946


Ricardo Chaves Barcellos

Dispute Resolution focused on Means Settling Disputes by Self-Resolution

  • Practice Areas: Civil Procedural Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law, Probate Law, Administrative Law focused on Dispute Resolution through Settling, Mediation and Arbitration
  • Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (1986)
  • Specialist in Business Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas (1999)
  • LLM in Dispute Resolution with an emphasis on Mediation and Settlement by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University (California, USA, 2019)
  • Volunteer Mediator in the Los Angeles County Courts, CA/ EUA (2019-2020)
  • Member of the Committee on Mediation and Restorative Justice of OAB/RS
  • Mediator listed in CAMERS, CAMARB and CIESP/FIESP
  • Guest Professor in the Postgraduate Programs in Business Law and LL.M. at UNISINOS
  • Founder and Vice-President of Instituo ADR Brasil (2019-2021)
  • Co-author of the book “Temas de Mediação e Arbitragem” with the article “Mediação Empresarial: Indispensável Protagonismo dos Advogados e Gestores Jurídicos das Empresas” (2021)
  • Author of several articles published on websites and specialized journals
  • President of the Instituto Liberdade (2007-2010)
  • Officer and Director at Instituto de Estudos Empresariais (2000-2004)
  • Ontological Coach from the Newfield Network School (Chile, 2014)
  • Generative Leadership Consultant at the Institute of Generative Leadership (USA, 2020-2021)
  • Citizenship: Brazilian
  • Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish


São Paulo

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Porto Alegre

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