In this chapter we identify 29 standout lawyers for their market-leading expertise providing counsel and representation to corporates and individuals on matters relating to business crime defence, corporate investigation, anti-corruption, bribery and money laundering.
Most highly regarded
Maeda, Ayres & Sarubbi Advogados receives three listings here.
The “very experienced” Carlos Ayres is a leading light in the market who possesses “excellent technical skills” and is certainly “one of the best”.
Bruno Carneiro Maeda is a “very experienced” practitioner who “stands out” for his anti-corruption and internal investigations expertise.
Erica Sarubbi is described as a “star” by market commentators, as a result of her international reputation and experience in high-profile investigations.
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados receives three listings in this chapter.
The “fantastic” Thiago Jabor Pinheiro comes highly recommended by peers and clients alike for his expertise on internal and government investigations.
Rogério Fernando Taffarello wins high praise from sources who consider him an “excellent professional” with significant “technical expertise”.
Renato Tastardi Portella is the “leader of the practice” in Brazil and stands out for his in-depth knowledge of domestic and international investigations.
TozziniFreire Advogados sees three lawyers listed here.
The greatly experienced Shin Jae Kim is a “dedicated compliance and investigations lawyer” who “does lots of anti-corruption” work according to impressed sources.
Renata Muzzi possesses “great technical skills and expertise” and has extensive experience in internal investigations and compliance matters.
Giovanni Falcetta ranks highly among peers for his “extensive experience” in complex and high-profile investigations in Brazil.
Antenor Madruga of FeldensMadruga is an “excellent lawyer” who has “extensive expertise” in white-collar crime and money laundering investigations.
Juliana Sá de Miranda of Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados is highly experienced in conducting corporate investigations where she enjoys an “excellent” reputation among peers.
Azevedo Sette’s Isabel Franco ranks highly among peers thanks to her tremendous understanding of white-collar investigations, and related compliance matters.
Leopoldo Pagotto at FreitasLeite continues to impress market commentators with his sweeping knowledge of anti-corruption investigations and compliance.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ Mario Panseri Ferreira “does lots of white-collar work” and is described as being a “very likeable” and great to work with.
José Alexandre Buaiz Neto draws widespread praise from international sources for his adept handling of corporate crime proceedings and compliance issues.
From Vilardi Advogados Associados, Celso Sanchez Vilardi is “the go-to lawyer for many large corporations” and “defends corporate interest very well” with his “strategic and flexible mind”.
Eduardo Reale Ferrari of Reale e Moreira Porto Advogados Associados is widely regarded as an “excellent” lawyer with a “brilliant approach” to criminal law proceedings.