Vernalha Pereira Advogados > Curitiba, Brazil > Firm Profile

Vernalha Pereira Advogados
Rua Mateus Leme 575
São Francisco

City focus - Curitiba > Leading firms Tier 1

With 'highly qualified and experienced professionals', Vernalha Pereira Advogados stands out for its experience in litigation and arbitration proceedings and is well positioned to handle a range of high-stakes cases involving corporate, commercial, civil, real estate and labour law. The firm is particularly renowned for its wealth of experience in white-collar and fraud cases, and is seen with great regularity acting in large judicial anti-corruption claims. Its practitioners are also sought by a mix of Brazilian and international clients requiring assistance with public law claims and projects. Head of litigation Bruno Marzullo Zaroni leads advice on judicial and arbitration cases pertaining to civil and commercial disputes, and Luiz Fernando Casagrande Pereira counts anti-corruption matters and regulatory issues among his areas of expertise. Criminal law and money laundering cases are also key specialisms for Dante D’Aquino, while public law-related contentious matters and corporate disputes are notable practice areas for Thiago Lima Breus.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Marzullo Zaroni


‘Highly qualified and experienced professionals, who demonstrate extensive knowledge and technical capacity, promptness and punctuality.’

‘Luiz Fernando Casagrande Pereira is a respected and experienced lawyer and Dante D’Aquino stands out for his experience and technical knowledge.

‘The Administrative Law team is very capable. Availability of partners is good, and information is always up to date. I recommend Luiz Fernando Casagrande Pereira as a national reference in his area of activity.’

‘Very prepared team, quality service and legal advice. Thiago Lima Breus is recommended for administrative law matters.’

Key clients

Nicons Comercial de Plantas

Velsis Sistemas e Tecnologia

Grupo Angeloni

Contrel Instalações Elétricas

Hi Technologies

Positivo Tecnologia

Sinduscon PR – Sindicato da Indústria da Construção Civil no Estado do Paraná

Compasa do Brasil – Distribuidora de Derivados de Petróleo

ATEXP – Associação dos Terminais de Exportação do Porto de Paranaguá

Fundação Parque Tecnológico Itaipu – Brasil

Credpago Serviços de Cobrança

LS Mtron Industria de Máquinas Agrícolas

Grupo Egis

Lojas Coppel

Ábaco Incorporações

Oros Engenharia e Construção

Brementur Agência de Turismo

Caminhos do Paraná

Work highlights

  • Advised Goetze Lobato Engenharia and PPI Participações em Projetos de Infraestrutura in a judicial anti-corruption civil claim related to  Operação Lava Jato.
  • Assisted Construtora Queiroz Galvão with a judicial public anti-corruption civil claim related to Operação Lava Jato.
  • Represented Itaipu Binacional in complex judicial litigation.

We are a comprehensive corporate law firm, admired in several areas of law by the main national and international legal directories. We are prepared to offer multidisciplinary and integrated legal solutions with the precision, efficiency and responsibility that large cases and complex transactions require. Throughout our twenty one years of practice, we have contributed to the development of the law, building lasting relationships. With offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and Curitiba, we defend the interest of companies, institutions and entities from various sectors of the economy, acting as a consistent business partner.

Extremely proud of our past and relentlessly involved with our present, we are a law firm headed for the future.


Administrative Law
Capital Markets
Contracts and Corporate
Corporate Criminal Law
Electoral Law
Environment Law
Family and Succession Law
Infrastructure and Projects
Life Sciences and Healthcare
Litigation and Arbitration
Media and Entertainment
Real Estate
Sports Law
Technology and Digital Business


Rua Olimpíadas, 200 – 2nd Floor
Vila Olímpia – CEP 04551-000
Phone +55 11 4890 0360

Av. Pasteur, 110 – 7th Floor
Botafogo – CEP 22290-240
Phone +55 21 4007 2221

SAUS – Qd. 1 – Bloco N – 711
Asa Sul – CEP 70070-010
Phone +55 61 4007 2221

Rua Mateus Leme, 575
São Francisco – CEP 80510-192
Phone +55 41 3233 0530

Managing Partner Fernando Vernalha Guimarã 11 4007 2221
Managing Partner Luiz Fernando Casagrande 11 4007 2221
Thiago Lima Breus photo Thiago Lima BreusHead of Administrative Law.
Luiz Fernando Casagrande Pereira photo Luiz Fernando Casagrande PereiraFounding Partner.
Dante D’Aquino photo Dante D’AquinoHead of Corporate Criminal Law
Professionals : 150