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Ane Streck

For a professional like Ane, cooking gives rise to inspiration, diligence, planning and execution of skills that can be applied in the pursuit of better results.
She is a partner in the Tax Law area with expertise in the strategic conduct of lawsuits before Higher Courts, working in tax-related cases with national impact for over a decade. Focus on the conduction of strategic and complex cases in the area. Comprehensive experience in managing portfolios with an elevated number of tax suits. Experience in managing teams, development and training activities, and in the use of administrative tools in order to optimize legal performance.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do  Sul (UFRGS)
  • Graduate specialization in Tax Law - Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET)
  • MBA in Tax Management - Institutional Foundation of Accounting, Actuarial and Financial Research (FIPECAFI)

Activities and acknowledgments

Recognized as the most admired attorneys in the country by Oil and Gas companies in the Análise 500 Magazine - 2012 Yearbook.

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Berenice Lambert

Berenice learned through tennis how to have the drive and the agility deemed necessary to overcome obstacles.
She is a partner at Andrade Maia, working in large-scale proceedings in civil and tax law, with large portfolios from clients in the retail and petrochemical segments. She also works in cases involving administrative entities such as INSS (Brazilian Social Security Institute) and the Brazilian IRS in order to settle and solve lawsuits still in their administrative stages. She also represents companies in cases involving litigations against private pension plans. She also has experience in managing teams.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization in Tax Law - Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET)
  • Graduate degree in Corporate Law - Federal University of the State of Bahia (UFBA)

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Bruna Meiken

Bruna loves ballet. It is a mixture of determination, precision and adrenaline.
She is a partner in the Tax Law area, working in strategic administrative and legal suits (as plaintiff or defendant). Experience in activities involving clients from several economic segments, such as health care, education, retail, telecommunications, insurance, advertising, banks, civil construction, hotels, etc. Involvement in the management of the tax team and administrative area at the firm's office in São Paulo.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUCSP)
  • Graduate degree in Tax Law – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Graduate specialization degree in Tax Law  Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT)
  • Volunteer work at an orphanage for 12 years.

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Camila Carniel

Camila strongly stands up for her beliefs and clients, seeking unique solutions and always putting herself in other people's shoes.
She is a partner working in the Labor Law area, performing activities in litigations and consulting services regarding large-scale proceedings of all complexity levels, including demands filed with the Labor Prosecutor's Office. She has experience in the migration of corporate portfolios that involve proceedings filed in all Brazilian states. Expertise in drawing up several kinds of report, which provide companies with security and safety by including information on particularities found in all Brazilian states where legal and administrative proceedings have been filed. Experience in managing large teams and in the use of administrative tools in order to optimize performance.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
  • Graduate degree in Labor Law and Labor Procedural Law - Institute of Cultural Development (IDC)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Prep course of the Higher Education School of the Public Prosecutor's Office at UNISINOS
  • Basic Italian course at the Italian Society of Rio Grande do Sul
  • 2nd place at the 4th Annual Constant of Final Graduation Papers of FMP, of the Higher Education School of the Public Prosecutor's Office in Porto Alegre/RS

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Carlos Bastide Horbach

Carlos has an open-end perspective towards the world, as multiple experiences give rise to creative approaches.
He is a partner at Andrade Maia working as an attorney in Higher Courts, carrying out activities in strategic causes for political parties, congresspeople, professional associations and union confederations. He also performs consulting activities, combining his practical experience with his academic background.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Master's degree in State Law and Law Theory from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).
  • PhD in State Law - University of São Paulo (USP).

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Professor of Constitutional Law at the School of Law of the University of São Paulo.
  • Professor of Master's degree and PhD programs in Law at Centro Universitário de Brasília.
  • Professor of several graduate specialization programs.
  • He has been an Assistant to a Supreme Federal Court Minister.
  • Assistant Regional Attorney of the State of Minas Gerais in the Federal District
  • Technical Assistant at the House of Representatives
  • Deputy Delegate representing Brazilian employers at the 102nd International Labour Conference, organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Technical Advisor for the group of employers participating in the 104th International Labour Conference
  • He works as Secretary General of the Amnesty Commission of the Ministry of Justice.
  • Member of Instituto Pimenta Bueno - Brazilian Association of Constitutionalists, and of the Institute of Administrative Law of the Federal District.

Publicações

  • Livro: Teoria das nulidades do ato administrativo, 2a ed., Revista dos Tribunais, 2010.
  • Livro: Memória Jurisprudencial – Ministro Pedro Lessa, Supremo Tribunal Federal, 2007.
  • Livro: Direito Constitucional, Estado de Direito e Democracia - Homenagem ao Prof. Manoel Gonçalves Ferreira Filho,  (org.) Quartier Latin, 2011.
  • Livro: Estudos de direito e políticas públicas, (org.) UniCEUB, 2013.

Artigos

  • “El derecho comparado en la jurisdicción constitucional brasileña”. BOLETÍN MEXICANO DE DERECHO COMPARADO, v. 149, p. 581-612, 2017
  • “Contratos administrativos: conceito e critérios distintivos”. Revista Brasileira de Políticas Públicas, v. 6, p. 43-58, 2016
  • “Contratações Públicas Sustentáveis no Brasil: Uma Obrigação Histórica, Constitucional e Legal”. Revista Jurídica CESUMAR. Mestrado, v. 16, p. 101-123, 2016
  • “O direito comparado no STF - internacionalização da jurisdição constitucional brasileira. Revista de Direito Internacional, v. 12, p. 193-210, 2015
  • “A terceirização na Administração Pública e o problema central da responsabilidade”. Fórum Administrativo, v. 14, p. 9-15, 2014
  • “La Giurisprudenza della Corte Suprema brasiliana nel biennio 2012-2013”. Giurisprudenza Costituzionale, v. LIX, p. 4301-4343, 2014
  • “Notas sobre o art. 37, § 6º, da Constituição Federal”. Fórum Administrativo, v. 13, p. 25-33, 2013
  • “A organização judiciária alemã”. Revista de Processo, v. 38, p. 323-345, 2013
  • “Forma de Estado: federalismo e repartição de competências”. Revista Brasileira de Politicas Publicas, v. 3, p. 2-12, 2013
  • “Direito administrativo e direito privado na obra de Ruy Cirne Lima”. Fórum Administrativo, v. 98, p. 52-60, 2009
  • “A democracia possível hoje”. Revista de Direito Constitucional e Internacional, v. 67, p. 7-31, 2009
  • “O direito administrativo no sistema de Common Law”. Fórum Administrativo, v. 101, p. 20-30, 2009
  • “Controle judicial da atividade política. As questões políticas e os atos de governo”. Revista de Informação Legislativa, v. 182, p. 7-16, 2009
  • “O direito de superfície sobre propriedade urbana”. Revista de Direito Privado (São Paulo), v. 40, p. 110-148, 2009
  • “O federalismo nos 20 anos da Constituição de 1988: análise da jurisprudência do Supremo Tribunal Federal”. Revista do Instituto dos Advogados de Minas Gerais, v. 15, p. 409-430, 2009
  • “O pensamento democrático de Manoel Gonçalves Ferreira Filho”. Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, v. 50, p. 313-334, 2009
  • “A Roupa Nova do Direito Constitucional: neo-constitucionalismo, pós-positivismo e outros modismos”. Revista dos Tribunais, v. 859, p. 81-91, 2007
  • “O Parlamentarismo no Império do Brasil (II). Representação e democracia”. Revista de Informação Legislativa, v. 174, p. 213-231, 2007
  • “Guarda da Constituição, legislação e jurisdição: uma confusão hermenêutica”. Realismo - Revista Ibero-Americana de Filosofia Política e Filosofia do Direito, v. 2, p. 7-15, 2007
  • “Processo constitucional e democracia: exemplos ibero-americanos”. Revista de Direito Constitucional e Internacional, v. 57, p. 82-99, 2006
  • “O Parlamentarismo no Império do Brasil (I). Origens e funcionamento”. Revista de Informação Legislativa, v. 172, p. 7-22, 2006
  • “O informante: A função administrativa no ensaio do Visconde do Uruguai”. Prismas: Direito, Políticas Públicas e Mundialização, v. 3, p. 389-403, 2006
  • “O controle de constitucionalidade na constituição de Timor-Leste”. Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, v. 46 (2), p. 1019-1039, 2005
  • “A MP 2.220/01 e a imprescritibilidade dos bens públicos”. Revista do Tribunal Regional Federal 1a Região, Brasília - DF, v. 16, n.01, p. 49-52, 2004
  • “Os gastos mínimos com saúde e a Resolução nº 322/03 do CNS”. Repertório IOB Jurisprudência: Tributária Constit. Adm, São Paulo - SP, v. 01, n.11, p. 414-407, 2004
  • Ações diretas no STF: por uma revisão da jurisprudência”. Revista Jurídica Consulex, Brasília - DF, v. VII, n.150, p. 56-57, 2003
  • “Recurso extraordinário: aspectos práticos”. Revista juridica (Porto Alegre. 1953), Porto Alegre - RS, v. 51, n.312, p. 51-74, 2003
  • “Recurso extraordinário: aspectos práticos”. Revista Jurídica da Procuradoria Geral da Fazenda Estadual, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, v. 48-50, p. 33-54, 2003
  • “Diárias e ajuda de custo para curso de aperfeiçoamento requerem previsão orçamentária”. Revista do Tribunal Regional Federal 1a. Região, Brasília - DF, v. 13, n.06, p. 121-121, 2001
  • “A responsabilidade no Direito Administrativo italiano”. Estudos Jurídicos (UNISINOS), São Leopoldo - RS, v. 33, n.87, p. 45-60, 2000
  • “Agências executivas e a contratualização da administração pública”. Estudos Jurídicos (UNISINOS), São Leopoldo - RS, v. 33, n.89, p. 79-96, 2000
  • “Constituição, sociedade e reforma administrativa”. Estudos Jurídicos (UNISINOS), São Leopoldo - RS, v. 31, n.83, p. 45-62, 1998

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Carolina de Azevedo Altafini

For Carolina, balance allows her solve all of life's problems.
A partner working in the Civil Law area, she carries out activities in the resolution of complex disputes. She represents companies in private disputes, involving complex corporate and administrative contracts, hospital and corporate civil liability cases, consumer market and capital market. She represents companies in conflict resolutions with public entities involving public contracts, legal proceedings, administrative proceedings and Parliamentary Investigation Commissions (CPIs). She works for clients in several economic segments, such as civil construction, petrochemical products, phone services, health care, car manufacturing, sanitation, retail, food, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Leadership and Team Management -  Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Corporate Law - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)  

Activities and acknowledgments

  • He is among the most admires attorneys in the country, due to his work executed in the Oil and Gas segment and in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, according to the 2015 and 2016 yearbook of the Análise Advocacia 500 Magazine.

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Carolina Lisboa

Carolina loves exercising, and she knows that, in everyday struggles, a balanced life can take you even further.
She is a partner at Andrade Maia, working mainly in Higher Courts and in the Supreme Federal Court, especially within the areas of Public Law, with focus on Municipal Law and Constitutional Law. She has worked as an attorney at various financial institutions. She has been included in a three-name list for the position of electoral judge at the Regional Electoral Court of the Federal District, also having been included in a three-name list for the position of judge (Constitutional Fifth) at the Court of Justice of the Federal District and Territories (TJDFT), having been the attorney who received most votes from peers. Currently, she works as an advisor at the Amnesty Commission of the Ministry of Justice and as Chairperson of the Constitutional Affairs Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association/Federal District Regional Office (OAB/DF).

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from Faculdade de Direito Milton Campos - Belo Horizonte/MG
  • Master's degree in International Legal Sciences - University of Lisbon's School of Law.
  • PhD in State Law - University of São Paulo (USP)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Prosecutor of the city of Belo Horizonte, ranked second in a public examination for a position of representative of the city's Prosecution Office in Brasilia (took position in 2007).
  • Assistant to Supreme Federal Court Minister from October 2004 to December 2006, working at Minister Carlos Ayres Britto's office.
  • Assistant to Judge of the Minas Gerais Court of Justice in 2002, working at Judge Almeida Mello's office.
  • Professora of the School of Legal and Social Sciences of Centro Universitário de Brasília – UniCEUB, in Brasília – Federal District, from February 2003 onwards, teaching constitutional Law as part of the Undergraduate and Graduate Specialization Programs.
  • Professor of Graduation Program from the Brasilia Public Law Institute  -IDP, teaching Extradition Law.
  • Professor of the Graduate Program of the Education, Training and Qualification Center of the House of Representatives – CEFOR (2008); of the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais - PUC Minas (1998-2002, currently on leave); and of the Law Program of Centro Universitário Newton Paiva (2000-2002).

Publications

  • Normas constitucionais não escritas: costumes e convenções da Constituição, São Paulo, Almedina, 2014, 294p.
  • A Relação Extradicional no Direito Brasileiro, Belo Horizonte: Del Rey, 2001, 257p.
  • A advocacia e a morte do mensageiro, Correio Braziliense - Caderno Direito & Justiça. Brasília, p.1, 4/7/2016.
  • Apreciação das contas presidenciais em sessões separadas. JOTA – Observatório da Legislação, 22/09/2015. (HTTP://jota.uol.com.br/observatorio-da-legislacao-apreciacao-das-contas-presidenciais-em-sessoes-separadas)
  • O guarda da Constituição e sua legitimidade: a polêmica entre Hans Kelsen e Carl Schmitt sobre a proteção da Constituição. In: Estudos de Homenagem ao Prof. Doutor Jorge Miranda. Coimbra: Coimbra Editora, 2012, v.1, p. 457-468.
  • A Constituição, expressão da vontade geral: a reforma do controle de constitucionalidade na França. In: Direito Constitucional, Estado de Direito e Democracia - Homenagem ao Prof. Manoel Gonçalves Ferreira Filho. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2011, p. 205-217.
  • Norberto Bobbio: reflexão sobre sanção e tipos de Estado. In: Direito Constitucional em homenagem a Jorge Miranda. Belo Horizonte: Del Rey, 2011, p. 77-97.
  • Os tratados internacionais de direitos humanos após a Emenda Constitucional n. 45/2004: a ampliação do bloco de constitucionalidade e suas consequências para o ordenamento jurídico.  In: Estudos de direito constitucional em homenagem ao Professor Ricardo Arnaldo Malheiros Fiuza. Belo Horizonte: Del Rey, 2009, p. 267-276.
  • Súmulas Vinculantes e suas críticas. Revista do Tribunal Regional Federal da 1ª Região, v.4, p.21 - 25, 2009.
  • Os poderes investigatórios das comissões parlamentares de inquérito e o Poder Judiciário: reserva de jurisdição e controle pelo STF. In: Lições de direito constitucional em homenagem ao Professor Jorge Miranda. Rio de Janeiro : Forense, 2008, p. 243-258.
  • Alguns aspectos da jurisprudência do Supremo Tribunal Federal em tema de extradição.  In: Processo nos Tribunais Superiores. São Paulo : Saraiva, 2006, p. 581-594.
  • O direito de passagem inofensiva e o direito do mar. In: Direito internacional moderno: estudos em homenagem ao Prof. Gerson de Britto Mello Boson. Belo Horizonte: Mandamentos, 2004, p. 217-260.
  • A extradição e a pena de prisão perpétua. Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, v.42, p.1509 - 1515, 2001.
  • A extradição e a pena de prisão perpétua. Revista da Faculdade de Direito Milton Campos, v.8, p.217 - 224, 2001.
  • Proposta de Emenda Constitucional quer impedir a possibilidade de filhos de brasileiros serem apátridas. Jus Navigandi (Teresina), 2001.
  • Filhos de brasileiros apátridas? Correio Braziliense - Caderno Direito & Justiça. Brasília, p.3, 2001.

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Carolina Nedel da Motta Massetti

With a proactive, integrated and optimized view, Carolina is able to have a complete panoramic view of things.
A partner in the Civil Law area, she performs activities in large-scale proceedings, with comprehensive experience with large portfolios on a national level. Expertise in the migration of large portfolios in short periods of time, monitoring contingencies and drawing up several reports. She carries out activities in a preventive way, focusing on fraud and the actions of attorneys suspected of acting in bad faith. Experience in team management and in the use of administrative tools in order to optimize legal performance.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate degree in Business Law – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
  • Graduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

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Clarisse de Souza Rozales

Clarisse is inspired by "sabedoria da flecha" in order to develop a closer relationship with clients and turn their challenges into her main focus.
She is a partner in the Labor Law area, performing services in labor suits - both individual and collective suits - with notorious performance before Regional and Superior Courts. She has received training in crisis management and has a specialization degree in managerial reports, especially audit reports. Notorious performance in private pension matters.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel)
  • MBA in Auditing, Finance and Controllership Management - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Legal assistant and Cataventus, an NGO.
  • Organizer/lecturer at Writing workshops in several schools/institutions for low-income studentsa

Publications

  • Gestão Pessoal para Excelência Profissional - Article: Sorte x Mérito: o relativismo da perspectiva pessoal, 2015.

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Daniella Barbosa Barretto

Determination and discipline. From beach tennis to legal practice.
She is a partner in the Labor Law area, working in strategic proceedings, consulting services, collective negotiations and team leadership matters. She has expertise in legal/financial reports, working at regional courts as well as the Superior Labor Court for clients from several economic segments, such as civil construction, health care, petrochemical products, sanitation, food, etc..

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law and Labor Procedural Law - Santa Catarina Higher Education Complex (CESUSC/SC)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Civil Procedural Law - Brazilian Academy of Civil Procedural Law (ABDPC)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Recognized by the Análise Magazine in 2014 and 2015 as one of the most admired attorneys due to her work carried out in the Oil & Gas and Health Care segments, in labor matters, an in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

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Danilo Andrade Maia

Danilo loves literature and people.
He is a founding partner and manager at Andrade Maia, working in litigations and consulting services, providing support to several areas at the law firm thanks to over 40 years of professional experience.  Danilo truly knows how to appreciate good music, literature and golf.  In his firm management activities, he turns everything into art..

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Qualification in Administration Counseling - Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Commander of the Judicial Merit Order, an honor granted by the Superior Labor Court (TST)
  • Consultant at Instituto Ling – Porto Alegre/RS
  • Mentor at Empreender Endeavor
  • Recognized as a notorious attorney by British publication Chambers & Partners ("superb proactivity and client service")
  • Included in the ranking of the best law firms in Brazil in 2017 put together by Leaders League in the following category:  Mass Litigations regarding Consumer Affairs.

Publications

  • Author of several articles in specialized publications and newspaper columns.

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Eduardo Borges

Eduardo knows that in horseback riding, in order to execute perfect moves, one must have dedication and patience.
He is a partner in the Tax Law area with experience in tax consulting services and tax litigations (both legal and administrative).

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the  University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
  • Master's degree in Tax Law - University of São Paulo (USP).

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Coordinator at Graduate Programs at IBMEC and INSPER
  • Tax Law Professor at FIPECAFI
  • Member of the GETAP (Group of Applied Tax Studies) Board
  • Founding Member of the Tax Research Institute (IPT) in São Paulo
  • Several acknowledgments received for his notorious work as an attorney in tax litigations from British publication Chambers & Partners ("Clients highlight his pragmatic and succinct approach, and his strong technical skills")
  • Recognized as an top-level attorney in a raking of the best law firms in Brazil in 2016 by Leaders League in the following category: Tax Litigations involving Companies

Publications

He was the coordinator of several books, such as:

  • "Apropriação de Créditos de PIS/COFINS - Conceito de Insumos - Posicionamento do CARF" (2014)
  • "Teses Tributárias" (2010)
  • "Controvérsias Tributárias no Comércio Exterior" (2010)
  • "Tributação no Setor Elétrico" (2009)
  • "Tributação no Agronegócio" (2006)
  • "Tributação das Telecomunicações" (2005)

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Fabio Brun Goldschmidt

Fabio loves jazz, rock, and traveling to exotic places.
He is a founding partner and manager at Andrade Mia, where he created and coordinates the Tax and Administrative Law areas. He specialized in high-complexity litigation cases, with comprehensive experience in conducting leading cases in the Supreme federal Court and the Superior Court of Justice. He also has comprehensive experience at CARF, an Administrative Court in which he participated.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Corporate Management - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
  • Master's degree in Tax Law - University of São Paulo (USP).
  • PhD in Tax Law - University of Salamanca (USAL)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Former Statutory Advisor of the Administrative Council of Tax Resources (CARF) until 2014
  • Member of the Institute of Tax Studies (IET) of Rio Grande do Sul
  • Founding Member of the Institute of Tax Research (IPT) of São Paulo and Instituto Pimenta Bueno - Brazilian Association of Constitutionalists in Rio Grande do Sul
  • Member of YPO - Porto Alegre Chapter (Young President's Organization)
  • Advisor of Fundação Pescar (charity work)
  • Author of two recognized books in Tax Law
  • Honored by the Municipal Assembly of São Paulo because of his book O Princípio do Não Confisco.
  • Already recognized as the best tax attorney in Southern Brazil by British publication Chambers & Partners, and periodically placed among the best attorneys in the area.
  • Included among the most admired tax attorneys by the Análise Magazine (2016)

Publicações

  • Book: "Teoria da Proibição de Bis in Idem no Direito Tributário e Sancionador Tributário" (Noeses, 2014), a work chosen by APET as one of the three most important works in Tax Law in the 2014/2016 biennium
  • Book: "O princípio do não-confisco no direito tributário" (RT, 2004), a work chosen to represent USP’s graduation program before the Ministry of Education as a work of academic excellence.
  • Articles: "ISSQN" (Quartier Latin, 2004), "O princípio da não cumulatividade" (RT,2004), "PIS COFINS" (Quartier Latin, 2004), "Impacto tributário do novo código civil" (Quartier Latin, 2004), "Imunidades tributárias" (Quartier Latin, 2004), "Direito penal tributário" (Quartier Latin, 2005), "Coisa julgada tributária" (Quartier Latin, 2005), "Tributação do agrobusiness" (Quartier Latin, 2005), " O Princípio da Eficiência em Matéria Tributária" (RT, 2006), "Direito Tributário (Tributação e Incentivos à família)" (Thomson-IOB, 2006), "Comentários à Lei Complementar nº 116/03 de advogados" (MP, 2009), "A inconstitucionalidade do depósito de 30% da MP 1863 após o julgamento das ADINs 1922 9 a 1976 7 pelo STF: considerações sobre o devido processo substantivo. Revista Dialética de Direito Tributário" (Dialética, 200), "A Realização da Segurança Jurídica por meio da Modulação dos Efeitos das Decisões do STF que alteram Jurisprudência Pacificada na Corte, tomadas no Controle Difuso de Constitucionalidade. Um caso concreto: A Possível mudança Jurisprudencial da Corte no que diz com o Direito ao Credenciamento de IPI decorrente da Aquisição de Insumos sujeitos à Alíquota zero" (Revista Ibero-americana de Direito Público, 2005), " O princípio do não confisco como valor e como limite objetivo" (Revista do Direito Tributário, 2000), "Arbitragem a transação tributária: verificação de compatibilidade" (Revista Dialética de Direito Tributário, 1999), "Críticas à discriminação de rendas tributárias e à Federação Brasileira (Revista Tributária a de Finanças Públicas, 2000), " Os perigos do Projeto Mussa Demes" (Jornal do Comércio, 1999), "Carga fiscal a reforma tributária" (Gazeta Mercantil, 1999), "Modernização constitucional" (Zero Hora, 1998), "Internet a tributação de serviços" (Gazeta Mercantil, 2000), "Entidades beneficentes e reflexos da ADIn nº 2028" (Gazeta Mercantil, 1999).

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Fábio Cardoso Machado

Passionate about philosophy, he searches through theory for the best practical solutions.
He is a partner in the Civil Law area, with comprehensive experience in high-complexity litigations, public and private contracts, and structuring of corporate operations. He provides services to clients from several economic segments, such as retail, industry, construction, sanitation, technology, health care and petrochemical products..

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Master's degree in Law from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
  • Scholarship recipient (PhD studies) in the ALBAN Programme - European Union Programme of High Level Scholarships for Latin America
  • Postgraduate Worker - University of Edinburgh
  • PhD student in Law - University of Coimbra

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Professor in the Undergraduate and Graduate Specialization Program in Civil Procedural Law at the School of Law of PUCRS

Publications

  • Author, among others, of  294 a 310 do Novo Código de Processo Civil Anotado” (2015), “Por que realmente os precedentes importam?” (Livraria do Advogado, 2015), “Indeferimento da inicial e rejeição liminar da ação de improbidade administrativa” (Atlas, 2015),  “Polêmica sobre a Ação” (Livraria do Advogado, 2006), “A Reforma do Poder Judiciário” (Quartier Latin, 2006), “Jurisdição, Condenação e Tutela Jurisdicional” (Lumen Juris, 2004),  “Disciplina jurídica dos contratos derivativos” (RT, 2010), “Condições de Fungibilidade entre Medidas Cautelares e Antecipatórias” (Saraiva, 2010), “Teoria da condenação” (JusPodium, 2010), “Da uniformização jurídico-decisória por vinculação às súmulas de jurisprudência: objeções de ordem metodológica, sócio-cultural e político-jurídica” (Revista de Processo, 2005), “Ação e ações: sobre a renovada polêmica em torno da ação de direito material” (Gênesis, 2005), “Do conhecimento jurídico, saber prático-prudencial” (Direito & Justiça, 2005), “Sobre o escopo jurídico do processo: o problema da tutela dos direitos” (Gênesis, 2004), “Sobre o caráter autoritário da súmula vinculante” (Gênesis, 2004), “Direito e processo: uma abordagem hermenêutica” (Estudos Jurídicos, 2003).

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Fabrício Pozatti

Fabrício is a charismatic and aggregating professional, who is always searching for solutions through dialog
He is a partner working in the Civil Law area, carrying ou activities in the resolution of complex disputes. He represents companies in private disputes involving corporate and administrative contracts, and in conflicts with public entities involving public contracts. He is known for his activities involving matters related to real estate law and class actions, environmental law, regulatory law, and consumer law. He works for clients in several economic segments, such as civil construction, petrochemical products, phone services, health care, car manufacturing, sanitation, retail, food, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Consumer Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).
  • Master's degree in Civil Procedures - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

Publications

  •  “Audiência de instrução e julgamento no novo Código de Processo Civil” (In: Procedimento comum: da petição inicial à sentença, 2015).
  •  “O juiz como o único destinatário da prova(?)”. (In: Grandes temas do Novo CPC: direito probatório, 2015).
  •  “Aspectos procedimentais da tutela de urgência satisfativa requerida em caráter antecedente”. (Revista Eletrônica de Direito Processual, 2015).

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Daniel Koehler

Daniel seeks to find the best solutions for all problems in a calm and dedicated way, always envisioning all scenarios and perspectives.
He is a partner working in the Civil Law area, carrying out activities in the prevention and resolution of disputes. He represents companies in private disputes involving corporate and administrative contracts, and in conflicts with public entities involving public contracts. He has wide experience in class actions involving environmental and consumer law. He shows solid performance in activities carried out with State and Federal Courts, the Public Prosecutor's Office and public entities. He works for clients in several economic segments, such as retail, phone services, petrochemical products, health care, car manufacturing, sanitation, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate degree in Corporate Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

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Júlio Cesar Goulart Lanes

Julio loves movies, but what he really loves is debating and litigating.
He is a founding partner and manager at Andrade Maia, leading the Civil Law area on a national level. He is responsible for the structuring and definition of the strategies of each operation, as well as for providing advice on highly complex disputes.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law - University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Civil Law – “O Contrato numa Economia de Mercado: Contratos e Responsabilidade Civil” ("Contracts in a Market Economy: Contracts and Civil Liability") - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Master's degree in Civil Procedures - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • PhD in Civil Procedures - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Qualification in Administration Counseling - Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law (IBDP)
  • Arbitration at the Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Chamber of CIERGS-CAMERS
  • Recognized as of the most admired attorneys in Consumer Law by the Análise 500 Magazine - 2012 Yearbook
  • Included in the ranking of the best law firms in Brazil in 2017 put together by Leaders League in the following categories: Civil and Trade Litigations and Mass Litigations regarding Consumer Affairs.
  • Professor of the graduate specialization program in Civil Procedural Law at the School of Law of PUCRS.

Publications

  • Author of "Fato e Direito no Processo Civil Cooperativo". São Paulo: Editora Revista dos Tribunais, 2014.
  • “Audiências: conciliação, saneamento, prova e julgamento”. Rio de Janeiro: Forense, 2009.
  • “Nova sistemática processual civil”. Caxias do Sul: Plenum, 2006.  
  • A execução provisória e a antecipação da tutela dos deveres de pagar quantia: soluções para a efetividade processual. (In: Visões críticas do processo civil brasileiro: uma homenagem ao Prof. Dr. José Maria Rosa Tesheiner. Livraria do Advogado, 2005).
  • Emenda Constitucional n. 45: estudo sobre a competência para o julgamento de ações indenizatórias envolvendo acidentes de trabalho e doenças profissionais movidas contra o empregador. (In: Jurisdição e competência da justiça do trabalho. LTr, 2006).
  •  Processo civil coletivo (Projeto de Lei nº 5.139, de 2009) e a audiência preliminar: contribuições para a efetividade e a tempestividade. (In: Tempestividade e efetividade processual: novos rumos do processo civil brasileiro: estudos em homenagem à professora Elaine Harzheim Macedo. Plenum, 2010).
  • O ativismo probatório equilibrado: o juiz necessário ao processo coletivo. (In: Diálogos Constitucionais de Direito Público e Privado. Livraria do Advogado, 2011).
  • O ativismo probatório equilibrado no processo civil coletivo. (In: “Processo coletivo e outros temas de direito processual: homenagem aos 50 anos de docência do professor José Maria Rosa Tesheiner: 30 anos de docência do professor Sérgio Gilberto Porto”. Livraria do Advogado, 2012).
  • O Superior Tribunal de Justiça e o dano moral coletivo: orientação ou incerteza? (In: Diálogos Constitucionais de Direito Público e Privado n.2. Livraria do Advogado, 2013).  
  • A sistemática decorrente de julgamento não unânimes. (In: Breves Comentários ao Novo Código de Processo Civil. Editora Revista dos Tribunais, 2015).
  •  A sistemática decorrente de julgamento não unânimes. (In: Direito Probatório. Editora Revista dos Tribunais, 2015).

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Leandro Castro

For Leandro, winning depends on a lot of persistence, dedication and competence. And this is no different when it comes to legal practice.
He is a partner in the Labor Law area, working in the resolution of complex legal disputes, such as public civil actions, collective actions, preventive measures, writs of mandamus and injunctions, as well as in all kinds of strategic demands - either due to the matter involved or due to the related economic repercussions. He works within the scope of labor courts, as well as the Superior Labor Court. He has expertise in collective negotiations, being responsible for labor consulting services and carrying out activities in several economic segments, such as petrochemical products, health care, car manufacturing, phone services, food, retail, civil construction, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law - University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
  • Master's degree student  in Law - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

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Leonardo Aguirra de Andrade

Leonardo makes a record of all the fine moments in life.
He is a partner in the Tax Law area, working in the resolution of complex tax litigations and in tax consulting services. He represents companies before CARF, TIT-SP and CMT-SP, in addition to providing support in tax lawsuits filed all over Brazil. He is also very dedicated to the legal development and challenges of innovative tax hypotheses, with the purpose of minimizing tax burdens for companies and recovering taxes that have been paid inappropriately. He works for clients from several economic segments, such as electricity, finance, petrochemical products, retail, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the  University of São Paulo (USP)
  • Master's degree in Tax Law - University of São Paulo (USP).
  • PhD in Tax Law - University of São Paulo (USP).

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Professor at the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT)
  • He has been carrying out volunteer work activities for 10 years every Saturday.
  • Listed as one of the most admired attorneys in Brazil by the Análise 500 Magazine, 2016 issue.

Publications:

  • Book: "Planejamento Tributário"(Quartier Latin, 2016)
  • Several articles published in newspapers.

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Lucas da Rocha Poggetti

Through the chords of a guitar, Lucas can find the right tune for his decisions.
He is a partner in the Tax Law area, working mainly in legal and administrative tax litigations. He represents companies from severs economic segments, such as retail, oil and gas, energy, tertiary sector, etc. Focus on indirect taxes.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis (UniRitter)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
  • Graduate degree in Tax Law - Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET)

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Márcio Neves

In surfing, Márcio finds freedom and inspiration. 
He is a partner in the Labor Law area, working in legal and administrative litigations in several economic segments. He works within the scope of Courts. He is a team manager, representing clients in strategic claims, both in terms of the matters and the amounts involved. He has expertise in monitoring contingencies and drawing up several kinds of reports.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Lutheran University of Brazil (ULBRA/RS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law and Labor Procedural Law - Law Studies Center (CETRA)

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Maria Carolina Seifriz Lima

For Maria Carolina, life can be lived by dancing through it - with discipline and rhythm.
She is an attorney in the Labor Law area. Her performance is focused on strategic labor suits, which are the ones involving complex and relevant matters, and/or matters with great economic repercussions. She has comprehensive experience in drafting reports and opinion, as well as in collective negotiations and execution of Collective Agreements and Collective Labor Conventions. She coordinates and manages lawsuit portfolios for large companies. She performs activities in the areas of labor litigations and labor consulting services. She represents clients from several economic segments, such as petrochemical products, health care, retail, civil construction, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law and Labor Procedural Law - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • University of São Paulo (USP) - School of Law of the University of São Paulo - FDUSP Graduate Program - General Theory of Labor Law in Comparative Law - Special Student
  • PUCSP/COGEAE - Pontifical Catholic University of  São Paulo - General Coordinator's Office for Specialization Degrees, Qualification and Extension - Extension Course - The New Civil Procedural Code.
  • PUCRS/FACE - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – School of Administration, Accounting and Economics - Course: Strategic Administration of Law Firms.
  • FEMARGS - School of Labor Court Judges of Rio Grande do Sul - Regular extension course – Scholarship recipient (1st place).
  • IMED/CETRA - CLT (Consolidated Labor Laws) Article by Article, 10th Edition
  • IDC - INSTITUTE OF CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT - Extension Course in Labor-Related Calculations
  • IDC - INSTITUTE OF CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT - Extension Course in Social Security Law
  • AJURIS - Higher Education School of Court Judges - Prep Course for Judges
  • CEJUR - CENTRO DE ESTUDOS JURÍDICOS LTDA - Qualification Course in Constitutional Law

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Maria Teresa Bernhardt Palmeiro

Maria Teresa is known for the way she mobilizes and organizes teams so they can reach their full potential.
She is a partner in the Civil Law area, with experience in consumer litigations in large-scale portfolios. She has knowledge in the management of large teams and interaction with other legal departments. She also has experience in the restructuring of legal teams, creating internal regulations, procedures and policies, in addition to relevant routines, provisions, costs and estimates/budgets. She interacts directly with clients in order to carry out contingency controls and to manage compensatory amounts. She shows solid performance in reserving legal understandings with regard to demands filed on a large scale.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal and Social Sciences from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Civil Procedural Law - Brazilian Institute of Civil Procedural Law
  • Graduate degree student in Public Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

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Maurício Maioli

Because life does not come with anti-tip wheels.
He is a partner in the Tax Law area. His main focus of operation is legal and administrative litigations, with most of his activities being carried out before Courts in several regions and states in Brazil. He works in consulting services, providing counsel to companies with regard to the best tax structure to be used. He works for clients from several economic segments, mainly in the retail and industry segments.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Tax Law - Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET)
  • Master's degree in Law - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Coordinator and professor of the Graduate Specialization Program in Tax Management and Law at UNISINOS
  • Tax Law Professor of graduate programs at UNIRITTER (member of Laureate International Universities) and IDC.

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Nathália Ceratti Scalco

Nathália is restless, loves to travel, find out more about other cultures and live new experiences.
She is a partner in the Civil Law area, carrying out activities in the resolution of complex corporate disputes and consulting demands. She performs activities in strategic corporate matters and corporate actions, such as reorganizations and corporate changes. She draws up and analyzes corporate contracts for clients from several economic segments. She represents companies in private disputes, involving complex corporate and administrative contracts, corporate civil liability cases and consumer market. She represents companies in conflict resolutions with public entities involving public contracts, legal proceedings and administrative proceedings.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Compliance from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Master's degree student in Corporate Law -  Education and Research Institute (INSPER)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • He has studies Private International Law, European Community Law and Environmental Law during his undergraduate studies, at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany.
  • Scholarship recipient in the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) program for studies at the Institut für Internationale Kommunikation.

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Otávio Motta

The arts mastering techniques and creativity are what fascinate Otávio - when it comes to soccer, legal practice and life.
He is a partner working in the Civil Law area, carrying ou activities in the resolution of complex disputes. He represents companies in private disputes, both in and out of court, involving corporate contracts, corporate civil liability cases, and civil liability cases in the hospital and consumer markets. He has experience in defending the interests of client companies in conflict resolutions with public entities involving administrative contracts, legal proceedings, administrative proceedings and Parliamentary Investigation Commissions (CPIs). He works for clients in several economic segments, such as civil construction, petrochemical products, phone services, health care, car manufacturing, sanitation, retail, food, etc.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Master's degree in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Qualification in International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration - The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • Master's degree student in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration - New York University (NYU)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Guest professor in graduate programs in Civil Procedural Law at several universities.
  • Effective member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law (IBDP)
  • Fluent in English. He has a good working knowledge of Spanish, Italian and French.
  • Dean's Graduate Award - partial scholarship granted due to merit by New York University (NYU) in order to carry out his Master's degree studies.

Publications

  • Book: Justificação da Decisão Judicial: A Elaboração da Motivação e a Formação de Precedente. São Paulo: Revista dos Tribunais, 2015.
  • Aspectos da justificação das decisões judiciais em perspectiva comparada. Revista de Processo Civil Comparado. São Paulo, v. 1, n. 2, p.197-210, jul./dez. 2015.
  • Anotações aos artigos 256 a 259. Porto Alegre, OAB pub., 2015.
  • Indeferimento da Inicial e Rejeição Liminar da Ação de Improbidade Administrativa. São Paulo: Atlas, 1a ed., 2012; 2a ed., 2014. (Em co-autoria com Fábio Cardoso Machado).
  • Precedente e Jurisprudência no Estado Constitucional Brasileiro. Salvador: Jus Podivm, 2012.2.

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Renata Zanardi

Renata is a disciplined fighter, always trying to surpass her limits.
She is a partner in the Labor Law area, working directly in litigations and preventive actions. She represents companies in areas such as phone services, commerce and retail before Labor Courts and the Superior Labor Court, as well as other administrative entities. She has experience in labor litigations, labor consulting services, legal due diligence, collective labor disputes, collective negotiations and other activities before several Labor Courts and the Superior Labor Court.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law and Labor Procedural Law - Institute of Cultural Development (IDC)

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Robson Luis Sartori Fronchetti

Each move can be decisive. In bothkung fu and the practice of law, precision and attention to detail make all the difference.
He is a partner working in the Civil Law area, with expertise in the management of large portfolios of legal cases. He works in the areas of administrative and civil litigations, with emphasis in matters involving the retail market and supplementary health. He has experience in strategic demands within courts and before administrative inspection offices and consumer protection agencies.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Lutheran University of Brazil (ULBRA/RS).
  • Graduate specialization degree in Consumer Law and Fundamental Rights - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Listed as one of the most admired attorneys in Brazil by the Análises 500 Magazine, 2018 issue.

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Tonia Russomano Machado

Each case demands a unique design. Tonia is dedicated to seeking, designing and building solutions.
She is a founding partner and manager at Andrade Maia, being responsible for the management of the firm's Labor Affairs area on a national level. She is known for her strategic conduction of complex disputes and in the elaboration of preventive plans.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from the Lutheran University of Brazil (ULBRA/RS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Labor Law - University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)
  • Graduate specialization degree in Corporate and Economic Law - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
  • Master's degree student in Labor Law - University of São Paulo (USP).

Activities and acknowledgments

  • Member of the Labor Law board responsible for drawing up and correcting exams for the Bar Association exams at the Brazilian Bar Association - Rio Grande do Sul Regional Office (OAB/RS) in 2001 and 2002.
  • Graduated with honors thanks to her performance in her graduate studies in Law at the Lutheran University of Brazil.
  • Included with a high recommendation in the ranking of the best law firms in Brazil in 2017 put together by Leaders League in the following category: Labor Litigations.

Publications

  • Uma análise crítica da lei que restringe a isenção da contribuição previdenciária. Revista Empresa Brasil, May 5, 2012.
  • A importância do projeto de contratos eventuais. Revista Empresa Brasil, Apr 11, 2012.
  • Governo perdeu oportunidade de desonerar a folha. Revista Empresa Brasil, Jan 1, 2012.