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Wongtschowski Kleiman Advogados

Work Department

Arbitration, Bankruptcy and Litigation




Domingos work in the area of ​​dispute resolution, acting in lawsuits, administrative proceedings and arbitration, with special focus on litigation prevention, consulting to civil, commercial, business law, contractual and consumer and aeronautical litigation.
He is also recognized in bankruptcy, judicial and extrajudicial reorganization of companies. He is coauthor of the book Money Laundering and Asset Recovery: Brazil, Nigeria, United Kingdom and Switzerland.




International Bar Association
Turnaround Management Association of Brazil
IBR – Brazilian Institute of Business Recovery Studies


Specialization in Business Administration, from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (CEAG-FGV), 1991
J.D. from University of São Paulo (USP), 1976

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Wongtschowski Kleiman Advogados‘ lawyers are adept in acting as counsel and arbitrator in cases involving construction, real estate, energy and corporate disputes. Vânia Wongtschowski excels in arbitrations pertaining to the real estate sector, and is also skilled at handling contentious matters relating to banking, M&A and construction contracts. Marília Canto Gusso focuses on commercial and corporate disputes, while Juliana Brotto de Barros Milaré is a specialist in real estate cases. Maria Amélia Alves Araújo and Domingos Refinetti are other practitioners to note in the arbitration practice.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

(Leading individuals)

Domingos RefinettiWongtschowski Kleiman Advogados

Wongtschowski Kleiman Advogados‘ ‘proactive and efficient team’ advises a balanced mix of domestic and foreign clients involved in litigation related to construction and real estate contracts, business transactions and trade law, among other areas. Vânia Wongtschowski is seasoned in both arbitration and litigation, and Marília Canto Gusso is singled out for her work in disputes pertaining to the energy, retail, construction and infrastructure sectors. Debt restructuring is an area of focus for Domingos Refinetti. Other noteworthy practitioners include Juliana Brotto de Barros Milaré, Maria Amélia Alves Araújo and recent hire Patrícia Lamaneres Binnie, who joined from Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in August 2021.

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

Wongtschowski Kleiman Advogados ‘stands out for its dedication and personalised service‘. The firm is also noted for its ‘commitment to ethics and governance‘, as illustrated by its certification as a B Corporation, as well as its Verified Carbon Standard certification as carbon neutral. In addition to its social, cultural and sustainability initiatives, the firm also has a focus on technology and innovation, and uses the TOTVS lawsuit monitoring system for the provision of managerial reports containing tailored information on lawsuits and risk assessments. Well-regarded partner Domingos Refinetti is a name to note. Since research concluded, however, the firm’s former corporate and M&A experts now practice at other law firms. In April 2021, Alexandre Zanotta and Carolina de Mattos Pacheco left for one firm, Luiza Ozores Igel and Bruno Zampieri Frederico Ottoni left for others, while Tiago Bonatti Peres set up his own firm.