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KLA Advogados

AV. BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 1355, 18¬ļ ANDAR, CEP 01452-002 S√ÉO PAULO, SP, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3799 0000
Fax:
Fax +55 11 3799 8200
Email:
Web:
www.klalaw.com.br
Brasilia, Sao Paulo

Tania Liberman

Tel:
Work (+55 11) 3799 8114
Email:
KLA Advogados

Work Department

Tania practice areas Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment. Tania has solid experience assisting clients of various industries, both domestic and international. She is qualified both in Brazil and in New York and has extensive experience in the coordination of multijurisdictional deals for US lawyers and clients.

Position

Partner at KLA Advogados.

Career

Demarest & Almeida, São Paulo, 1994/1997-2002; Sidley & Austin, New York, 1995-1996; KLA, 2002-to date.

Languages

English.

Member

Bar Admissions: Brazil (São Paulo, 1993), New York, 1995.

Education

Faculdade de Direito da Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, LLB, 1992; New York University School of Law, LLM, 1994.


Brazil

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

KLA Advogados¬†'understands the client's needs very well' and is also noted for its 'great ability to negotiate with the other party'. The team has experience across myriad industries, but stands out in particular in the advertising and tech sectors. Highlights among the department's recent workload was its advice to IPG Photonics on an investment in IT company IDEA; Tania Liberman¬†led the team, which included key senior associate Patr√≠cia Braga. Other clients include Boston Scientific, Omnicom and General Mills.¬†The 'committed and dedicated' Karin Alvo¬†is 'a partner you can count on'. Mariana Cortez¬†often takes lead roles on the department's major transactions; Melissa Kan√ī¬†has an impressive track record in the advertising and renewable energy sectors; and Luiz Filipe Aranha¬†is active in domestic and cross-border¬†corporate transactions.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

KLA Advogados  has a team of 'strategic thinkers'. While mostly handling transactions, the group has been expanding its litigation work; cases included defending Wieden+Kennedy against a case brought by the copyright owner of a musical composition allegedly used in an advertisement created by the agency. Recent client wins include Editora Melhoramentos, Banco Renner and GOL. Tania Liberman is 'always available' and provides a 'quick service'. Associate Vanessa Pirró also stands out.

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TMT

Within: TMT

KLA Advogados advises on license auctions, contracts and regulatory matters relating to telecoms work. Examples were assisting Smartmatic with applying for a telecoms authorisation; and acting for satellite communication and internet services provider EchoStar concerning the request for waiver of the satellite exploitation right in Brazil. Guilherme Ieno handles telecoms matters and Tania Liberman acts on data protection.

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