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Founded more than 37 years ago 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 identifying new opportunities and demands for our clients.

With offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and New York, we operate throughout the national territory and we have the support of an experienced team of lawyers, specialised 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; Construction; consumer goods; energy, power and water; Banking Services; 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

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 (Counsel)


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: 27

Lawyers: 75

Total staff: 183


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