Thomas Benes Felsberg

Thomas Benes Felsberg
Office:
Av. Cidade Jardim, 803 - 5º andar
01453-000
City:
São Paulo
Country:
Brazil
Tel:
+55 11 3141 9101
Fax:
+55 11 3141 9150

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Brazil - Restructuring & Insolvency

Thomas Benes Felsberg is the founding partner of Felsberg Advogados and is a global reference in the area of bankruptcy and company restructuring. He has taught International Private Law at the University of São Paulo. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Insolvency Institute and the American College of Bankruptcy; former chairman and current member of Turnaround Management Association – Brazil; and legal counsel of São Paulo State Federation of Industries (FIESP).

Thomas Felsberg acted as Brazilian consultant to the World Bank in the area of insolvency and credit rights, having contributed, together with the IMF, to the Global Insolvency Law Database (GILD) and Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) projects. He is recognised by publications such as Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500 and Chambers as Brazil’s leading insolvency lawyer. He formed part of the committees responsible for development of the current bankruptcy and company restructuring law and is again part of a government selected group to remodel the Brazilian Insolvency Law. In addition to his work relating to insolvency and debt restructuring, Thomas Felsberg plays an important role as an arbitrator with arbitration chambers both in Brazil and overseas. He is a member of the arbitration chamber of the legal council at FIESP, and the arbitration chamber at the São Paulo Stock Exchange; a director of the Society of Lawyers Study Centre (CESA); and president of the Columbia University Brazil Club.

WWL says: Thomas Benes Felsberg is acclaimed by peers as the "go-to" practitioner in Brazil in the market. He has considerable experience and expertise in the areas of bankruptcy law and company restructuring. 

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Who's Who Legal Restructuring & Insolvency

Thomas Benes Felsberg is the founding partner of Felsberg Advogados and is a global reference in the area of bankruptcy and company restructuring. He has taught International Private Law at the University of São Paulo. He is a member of the executive committee of the International Insolvency Institute and the American College of Bankruptcy; former chairman and current member of Turnaround Management Association – Brazil; and legal counsel of São Paulo State Federation of Industries (FIESP).

Thomas Felsberg acted as Brazilian consultant to the World Bank in the area of insolvency and credit rights, having contributed, together with the IMF, to the Global Insolvency Law Database (GILD) and Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) projects. He is recognised by publications such as Latin LawyerThe Legal 500 and Chambers as Brazil’s leading insolvency lawyer. He formed part of the committees responsible for development of the current bankruptcy and company restructuring law and is again part of a government selected group to remodel the Brazilian Insolvency Law. In addition to his work relating to insolvency and debt restructuring, Thomas Felsberg plays an important role as an arbitrator with arbitration chambers both in Brazil and overseas. He is a member of the arbitration chamber of the legal council at FIESP, and the arbitration chamber at the São Paulo Stock Exchange; a director of the Society of Lawyers Study Centre (CESA); and president of the Columbia University Brazil Club.

WWL says: Thomas Benes Felsberg is a prominent name in the Brazilian market who is highlighted for his excellent work on debt restructuring and insolvencies.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency which can be purchased from our Shop.

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