Pinheiro Neto Advogados



Dispute resolution

Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a well-known full-service firm with a robust disputes practice that stems across a wide array of industries. The firm has represented domestic and foreign clients in novel disputes in the antitrust, aviation, banking, bankruptcy, capital markets, construction, energy, family, regulatory, insurance, intellectual property, labor, product liability, real estate, tax, and white-collar areas. The firm is revered as one of the cornerstones of Brazilian litigation, and was the recipient of the Brazil Litigation Firm of the Year award at the 2021 Benchmark Latin America awards.

New to this year’s list is litigation star Renato Stephan Grion, who focuses on international arbitration, mediation, and dispute resolution. He acts in a wide variety of arbitration and litigation matters, including lead roles in commercial disputes, such as those concerning agency agreements, construction and engineering projects, distribution agreements, mergers and acquisitions, sales of goods and shareholder agreements. Fellow partner Pedro Paulo Barradas Barata is also a new addition due to his activity in high profile lawsuits and arbitrations involving different industries, such as banks, hedge funds, airplane manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Luciana Rosanova Galhardo is a revered tax litigator who frequently counsels clients in strategic and complex tax cases at both administrative and judicial levels. She has worked in leading cases involving the pharmaceutical, automotive, financial, healthcare and cosmetic industries. Intellectual property litigator José Mauro Decoussau Machado focuses on litigation and transactional work related to technology, privacy, trademark, patent, industrial design, copyright, and unfair competition. Mario Panseri Ferreira is a distinguished litigator responsible for the criminal practice of Pinheiro Neto Advogados. He has wide experience in white-collar crime matters, frauds, anti-corruption, compliance and internal and government investigations.