Campos Mello Advogados

Founded with more than 36 years by excellent professionals with legal practice experience, we advise Brazilian and global companies in Brazil, Latin America, Asia, the US, Europe and Oceania. We have legal excellence, global presence, full service structure and professional management capable of identify new opportunities and demands to our clients.
With offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília and New York, we operate throughout the national territory and we have the support of an experienced team of lawyers, specialized in different practice areas applied to various sectors of the market. As a result, we develop creative, innovative and secure legal solutions for each matter and client profile.
Our knowledge in peculiarities of each business sector of our clients is essential to create value solutions. And our structure, relatively horizontal, allow our partners to maintain continuous contact with clients and to know their track record and market.
Since March 2010, we have been working in cooperation with DLA Piper LLP, one of the largest law firms in the world located in more than 40 countries in all continents ( This strategic relationship is a differentiator for CMA, allowing us to serve our clients and address their strategic business needs whether they do business in Brazil or abroad.

Brief history of the firm

The firm started in the 1980s, with the foundation of LA Campos Mello by senior partners Luiz Antônio Campos Mello and Bernardo Buarque Schiller. The original firm has gone through mergers and demergers since then, finally arriving at its current format.

A synopsis of the firm’s main areas of practice

The firm offers a broad range of business legal services, with emphasis on the following practice areas: Antidumping and Antitrust; Banking, Finance and Infrastructure; Commercial Contracts; White Collar, Compliance and Investigation; Corporate, M&A and Capital Markets; Employment, Pensions and Benefits; Energy and Natural Resources; Environmental; Intellectual Property and Data Protection; Insurance and Reinsurance; Litigation and Arbitration; Private Wealth; Real Estate; Regulatory; Public Law; Insolvency and Restructuring, Sports and Entertainment and Tax.

Main industry sectors

Over the years the firm has developed fruitful and long-lasting relationships with Brazilian and international companies operating in the most dynamic sectors of the economy, such as: aerospace and defence; automotive; Banking Services; Construction; consumer goods; energy, power and water; Finances; healthcare; hospitality and leisure; industrial; infrastructure; Insurance and Reinsurance; life sciences; media and entertainment; Mining; oil and gas; Pharmaceutical, Pulp and Paper Industry; Real estate; Retail; Shipping,transport and offshore; technology; and telecommunications.

Banking, Finance and Infrastructure
Roberto Vianna do Rego Barros

Commercial Contracts
Carolina Marcondes Sant’Angelo
Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Fabiano Gallo
Luiz Augusto Osorio

Capital Markets
Marcus Vinicius Bitencourt
Roberto Vianna do Rego Barros

Carolina Marcondes Sant’Angelo
Cristiano Chaves de Mello
Fabiano Gallo
Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Luiz Augusto Osorio
Marcus Bitencourt
Marcelo de Castro Pereira

Marcio Meira de Vasconcellos
Maurício Tanabe

Energy and Natural Resources
David L Meiler
Fabiano Gallo
Leonardo Costa
Paulo Lopes
Sandoval Amui

Terence Trennepohl

Intellectual Property and Data Protection
Paula Mena Barreto

Insurance and Reinsurance
Marcella Hill

Insolvency & Restructuring
Leandro Rinaldi de Carvalho

Litigation and Arbitration
Felipe Hermanny
Leandro Rinaldi de Carvalho

Private Wealth
Alex Jorge
Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Leonardo Rzezinski
Leandro Rinaldi
Marcelo Pereira
Marcus Bitencourt
Rafael Bussière

Real Estate
Bernardo Buarque Schiller
Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Ivandro Trevelim
Rafael Bussière
Theo Keiserman de Abreu

Alex Moreira Jorge
Humberto Marini
Renato Lopes
Rosana Gonzaga

White Collar, Compliance and Investigation
Juliana Sá de Miranda

Partners: 29
Lawyers: 77
Total staff: 182

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rua Lauro Müller, 116, 25ª andar

São Paulo, Brazil

Av Pres Juscelino Kubitschek

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