In this chapter we recognise 18 lawyers as leading names in aviation law, whose expertise spans finance, contentious and regulatory work.
Most Highly Regarded
At Costa, Albino & Lasalvia, four lawyers achieve listings here.
Fernando Albino is highly respected among peers and clients alike who praise him as a “fantastic insurance lawyer” with considerable experience in complicated liability claims.
Felipe Bonsenso Veneziano enjoys a stellar reputation for his top-notch practice covering the financing, purchase, importation, and sale of aeronautical equipment.
Julio Costa is highly sought after by aviation clients for his deep expertise in the sector, including a range of airlines, insurers and reinsurers and airports.
Gustavo Lasalvia is a “great insurance lawyer” commended for his adept handling of liability and major catastrophe claims in the aviation sector.
At Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados, Ricardo Bernardi is an “excellent litigator” who is well recognised for his expansive experience across a range of issues covering contracts and regulatory matters.
Carla Christina Schnapp is a “superb litigator” who has over 20 years’ experience in the aviation sector. She has led on many cases involving aeronautical investigations and civil liability proceedings.
Motta Fernandes Rocha Advogados’ Maria Regina Mangabeira Albernaz Lynch is a seasoned litigator who ranks highly among peers for her expertise in aeronautical issues.
Kenneth Basch at Basch and Rameh is “a highly prepared aviation lawyer” who excels in financings and regulatory matters across the sector.
Luisa Medina from Di Ciero Advogados wins high praise for her adept handling of litigation in the aviation, customs and tax proceedings.
Simone Franco Di Ciero gains recognition from interviewees who highlight her as a go-to name for consultancy and litigation work in the matters of aviation and related regulatory issues.
At Machado Meyer Advogados, Fabio Falkenburger is dubbed an “experienced and thorough counsel” and is well regarded for his strong speciality in aviation financing.
Ana Luisa Castro Cunha Derenusson with De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff e Azevedo Advogados is an internationally recognised banking specialist who excels when it comes to aviation finance.
Rita Taliba from Braga Nascimento e Zilio Advogados Associados has a wealth of experience in aviation law with notable expertise in managing litigation and civil liability proceedings.
At JG Assis de Almeida e Associados Jose Gabriel Assis de Almeida is a well-established name in the Brazilian market who is widely respected for his strong understanding of transport law and aviation issues.