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Ana Paula Martinez

Ana Paula Martinez
Office:
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima 2601
12° andar
01452-924
City:
São Paulo
Country:
Brazil
Tel:
+55 11 3555 5059
Fax:
+55 11 3555 5048

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Who's Who Legal Brazil - Competition

Ana Paula Martinez is the head of the antitrust practice group of Levy & Salomão Advogados.

Ms Martinez and Levy & Salomão's competition practice publicly known clients include American Airlines, Bekaert, Camargo Corrêa, HSBC, Reichhold, Schaeffler, SHV, LafargeHolcim, LG Eletronics, Techno Polymer, ThyssenKrupp, Nichicon, Usiminas and Universo Online, among others. Ms Martinez served in Brazil's federal government from 2007 to 2010, where she oversaw government antitrust investigations and enforcement actions. As part of her government service, she also served as the co-chair of the cartel sub-group of the International Competition Network (ICN), alongside the US Department of Justice, and represented Brazil before the committee on competition of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In addition, Ms Martinez served as an antitrust adviser to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), to the World Bank and to the government of Colombia, and is currently a non-governmental adviser to the ICN.

Before entering government, Ms Martinez was an associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Ms Martinez has authored many articles regarding antitrust matters, consumer protection laws and securities regulation. She is a frequent speaker at both Brazilian and international colloquiums and has been awarded five prizes for papers written on antitrust law. Named "Lawyer of the Year - 40 and under" at the 2014 and 2016 GCR Awards and selected as one of the top five global dealmakers in the same award in 2015, Ms Martinez has also been included by Global Competition Review on its international lists "Top Women in Antitrust" and "40 under 40". Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Who's Who Legal, Latin Lawyer and Best Lawyers listed her among the world's leading competition practitioners.

Ms Martinez is admitted to practise in New York as well as Brazil.

Ms Martinez serves as an adviser to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University and to the Institute of Education and Research (Insper). She is the head of the economic and regulatory law graduate programme at Fundação Getúlio Vargas-RJ, and also a member to the Arbitration Chamber of the Sao Paulo’s Stock Market (BM&F Bovespa), and to the Certification Committee of Ethic Intelligence, which certifies compliance programmes on a global basis.

Ms Martinez holds a Master of Laws from both from Harvard Law School and the University of São Paulo and a PhD degree in criminal law from the University of São Paulo. Ms Martinez holds Spanish and Italian citizenships and has lived in Spain, Belgium and the US.

WWL says: Martinez is "an extremely knowledgeable, creative and judicious practitioner".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Ana Paula Martinez is a senior partner with the antitrust practice group of Levy & Salomão Advogados and a member of the firm's management committee. She represents clients in local and international antitrust investigations and provides counselling on antitrust issues that arise in complex mergers and acquisitions. She also advises clients regarding compliance programmes and business practice reviews.

Ms Martinez and Levy & Salomão's competition practice publicly known clients include Airbus Group, AES Eletropaulo, Bekaert, Camargo Corrêa, De'Longhi SPA, Embraer, Globo, Japan Tobacco International, Lafarge, LG Eletronics, Morgan Stanley, Rolls-Royce, Schaeffler, Sherwin-Williams, Usiminas and Universo Online, among others.

Ms Martinez served in Brazil's federal government from 2007 to 2010, where she oversaw government antitrust investigations and enforcement actions. As part of her government service, she also served as the co-chair of the cartel sub-group of the International Competition Network (ICN), alongside the US Department of Justice, and represented Brazil before the committee on competition of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In addition, Ms Martinez served as an antitrust adviser to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), to the World Bank and to the government of Colombia, and is currently a non-governmental adviser to the ICN.

Before entering government, Ms Martinez was an associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Brussels and Levy & Salomão Advogados in São Paulo. Ms Martinez has authored many articles regarding antitrust matters, consumer protection laws and securities regulation. She is a frequent speaker at both Brazilian and international colloquiums and has been awarded five prizes for papers written on antitrust law. Named "Lawyer of the Year – 40 and under" at 2014 GCR Awards, Ms Martinez has also been included by Global Competition Review on its international lists "Top Women in Antitrust" and "40 under 40". Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Who's Who Legal and Latin Lawyer have listed her among the world's leading competition practitioners.

Ms Martinez is admitted to practise in New York as well as Brazil. She is a member of the antitrust sections of the International Bar Association (IBA) and the American Bar Association (ABA), and was elected by her peers to the Council of IBRAC, Brazil's association of antitrust practitioners. Ms Martinez also serves as an adviser to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University and to the Institute of Education and Research (Insper). She is a law professor at the graduate programme of Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro and Insper.

Ms Martinez holds a Master of Laws from both from Harvard Law School and the University of São Paulo and a PhD degree in criminal law from the University of São Paulo. Ms Martinez holds Spanish and Italian citizenships and has lived in Spain, Belgium and the US.

WWL says: Ana Paula Martinez is praised for her commercial acumen and her first-rate ability to interface with clients

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

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