Mr André Gilberto > CGM Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

CGM Advogados
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1663 - 5º andar

Work Department

Administrative Law and Public Contracts, Competition, Compliance and Corporate Ethics


Partner. Specialized in Competition, Public Law, Administrative Law and Government Agencies.


With over 20 years of experience, André is a founding partner of CGM and responsible for the competition, administrative law, compliance, and regulatory practices. He represents numerous Brazilian and foreign companies before governmental bodies and agencies in connection with practically all matters involving competition and public law. He has been involved in many of the highest-profile antitrust investigations conducted by local authorities since 2003, with significant experience in representing companies investigated for cartel practices. In administrative law, he assists clients before the Federal, State and Municipal Accounting Courts through various bidding processes and in investigations filed by the Public Prosecutors’ Offices and the Office of the Federal Controller General on issues of administrative misconduct and anti-corruption legislation. Since 2010, he has led several cases involving internal investigations related to compliance issues and corporate ethics.


Portuguese and English


Master’s degree in Public Law, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2009.
Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2000.


He is the author of the book “O Processo Antitruste Sancionador: Teoria e Prática da Investigação das Infrações à Concorrência” (The Antitrust Sanctioning Process: Theory and Practice of Competition Infringement Investigation), 2nd edition published in 2017. He is the coordinator and coauthor of the book “Concentração de Empresas no Direito Antitruste Brasileiro” (Concentration of Companies in Brazilian Antitrust Law), published in 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Competition and antitrust

Covering the gamut of antitrust and competition matters, CGM Advogados assists a multitude of clients, including players from the life sciences, transport, technology and entertainment sectors, in anti-competitive conduct investigations and litigation. Led by André Gilberto, the group is also well versed in merger review proceedings and in the negotiation of strategic leniency agreements. Natali Santos stands out at the associate level for her involvement in merger control work, cartels and abuse of dominance investigations.

Brazil > Public law

Showcasing notable strength in public law and administrative matters, CGM Advogados is a popular destination for clients from the banking and financial sectors, as well as those appearing before Brazil’s National Agency for Waterway Transportation (ANTAQ). Public bids and regulatory issues in the healthcare and life sciences segments are other core areas of activity for the practice, which is led by André Gilberto, a public law specialist that shines in contentious matters and investigations concerning public contracts. Associate Renato Vianna offers support in public tenders and interactions between the private and public sectors.