In this chapter, WWL proudly presents the top 42 commercial litigation lawyers in Brazil. They are highly sought-after by domestic and international clients across a variety of sectors for their commercial disputes.
Most Highly Regarded
Ferro Castro Neves Daltro & Gomide Advogados emerges as a market-leading firm with three listings in this edition.
Marcelo Roberto Ferro is singled out as “one of the top lawyers in the Brazilian litigation space”, with more than 30 years of experience representing clients in complex disputes.
José Roberto de Castro Neves comes with considerable recommendations for his strong litigation practice and is considered an authority on contract disputes and administrative law.
Daltro de Campos Borges Filho is identified as “a vastly experienced litigator who excels in corporate restructuring and insolvency proceedings”.
Cândido Rangel Dinamarco at Dinamarco Rossi Beraldo & Bedaque emerges as a keystone in Brazil’s litigation market, with peers describing him as “a very famous name in the field”.
José Roberto dos Santos Bedaque is lauded as “a true reference in the market” and is “extremely qualified, smart and knowledgeable”.
Ricardo Tepedino of Tepedino Migliore e Berezowski Advogados is appreciated by peers as “ one of the standout lawyers in Brazil” and “a very good commercial litigator”.
Arnoldo Wald at Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados is known as “one of the best litigators in the country” and an “undoubtedly a terrific name in the Brazilian legal market, with a wealth of outstanding performances as arbitrator and litigator”.
At Bichara Advogados, Adriana Astuto is renowned for her “broad and in-depth knowledge of international laws” and “thorough expertise in litigation, arbitration and mediation”.
Sergio Bermudes of Sergio Bermudes Advogados earns distinction as “an outstanding practitioner in civil procedure litigation” and “a tremendously strong name”.
Marques Rosado Toledo Cesar & Carmona Advogados’ Carlos Alberto Carmona is “a pioneer of Brazilian arbitration law” and comes with “stellar technical capacity and efficiency in conducting proceedings as a lawyer and an arbitrator”.
Fernando Eduardo Serec of TozziniFreire Advogados heads the firm’s litigation and arbitration groups, and garners praise from sources as “a top-notch disputes lawyer”.
E Munhoz Advogados’ founder Eduardo Secchi Munhoz is highlighted as “a prominent name in the Brazilian market for litigation”, and enjoys an illustrious career spanning 25-plus years.
Flávio Luiz Yarshell at Yarshell Mateucci e Camargo Advogados is “extremely qualified for complex civil process matters” and is “a revered name in the domestic market”.
Gilberto Giusti with Pinheiro Neto Advogados is an “absolutely outstanding lawyer” who excels in domestic and international commercial disputes.
Celso Cintra Mori is a “real legend in São Paulo” who is “among the very best litigators of his generation”.
José Manoel de Arruda Alvim Netto with Arruda Alvim & Thereza Alvim Advocacia e Consultoria Jurídica is celebrated for his “immeasurable technical capacity”, making him a go-to commercial litigator.
Eduardo Arruda Alvim earns acclaim as a litigation specialist who is “widely-respected by his peers and members of the Brazilian courts for his expertise and excellent academic work”.
Batista Martins Advogados’ Pedro Batista Martins is highly sought-after as “a skilled lawyer whose expertise in litigation and arbitration allows him to regularly take leading positions in high-profile cases”.