Márcio Monteiro Reis > BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados
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Marcio has 26 years of experience and its main areas of practice are Administrative, Regulatory, and Economic Law, in which he works both as a consultant and as a litigation conductor in cases before the Federal Court of Auditors (TCU) and the Federal Comptrollers’ Office (CGU). He has been working extensively in matters regarding public sector contracts and economic regulation.  



He holds an LL.B. (1996), an LL.M. (1999), and a PhD (2020) in Public Law from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ.  Marcio is a Professor of Administrative Law at IBMEC (Rio de Janeiro) and is the author of several chapters and articles in specialized periodicals. 

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

The ‘highly qualified team‘ at BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados offers a strong service with an emphasis on constitutional, administrative, and regulatory law. Clients in the energy sector regularly call on the firm for its highly specialised litigation expertise; administrative disputes and cases before the superior courts feature prominently on its workload. The team is led by three experienced practitioners: Ana Paula de Barcellos is a distinct choice for constitutional and administrative litigation; Márcio Monteiro Reis (‘a talented professional, with extensive academic background and negotiation skills‘) is a litigation specialist working extensively in matters involving public sector contracts and economic regulation; and Rafael Barroso Fontelles is noted for his aptitude in the regulatory banking sphere.

Brazil > City focus - Brasilia > Litigation

Best-known for its strong capabilities in the dispute resolution space, BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados is particularly active in the telecoms, technology and banking sectors, and a popular choice for banks and financial institutions in cases of administrative improbity and white-collar crime. Regular mandates also include discussions before the superior courts relating to the disclosure of sensitive information in the context of regulatory and criminal investigations. Co-head Eduardo Mendonça specialises in constitutional, digital, administrative, regulatory, and economic law, while Felipe Monnerat Solon de Pontes oversees the telecoms department. Rafael Barroso Fontelles has a keen focus on the banking sector. Other key individuals include Márcio Monteiro Reis and recently promoted partner Roberta Mundim.