Bruno Marzullo Zaroni > Vernalha Pereira Advogados > Curitiba, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Vernalha Pereira Advogados
Rua Mateus Leme 575
São Francisco

Work Department

Construction; Litigation and Arbitration; Family and Succession; Real Estate


Head of the litigation and arbitration area.


Bruno is head of litigation and arbitration at Vernalha Pereira. With over 16 years of practice, he has vast experience in judicial and arbitral disputes, with a focus on the civil and business areas. Among the clients he represents are some of the largest national companies, active in various market sectors, such as civil construction, real estate development, malls, technology, telecommunications, medical-hospital, and financial sectors. Besides his recognized performance in the High Courts, Bruno, in the last 10 years, has represented companies in arbitrations involving complex disputes in contract, real estate and mining areas. Ph.D. and LL.M from the UFPR and Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School (2014), Bruno is a professor of Civil Procedural Law at Universidade Positivo and other educational institutions. He is the author of articles and books in the areas of Civil Procedural Law and Arbitration.


Portuguese; English


– Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).

– Member of the Brazilian Institute of Real Estate Law (IBRADIM).

– Member of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law (IBDP).

– Member of the Brazilian Association of Constitutional Procedural Law (ABDPC).

– Member of the Comparative Civil Procedural Law Group of the Post-Graduate Program (PPGD) at UFPR.


– Ph.D. in Law from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR – 2015).

– Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School (CLS – 2014).

– LL.M. from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR – 2007).

– Bachelor of Laws from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR – 2004).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > City focus - Curitiba > Leading firms

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.