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

Dispute resolution is a key pillar of Vernalha Pereira Advogados, which is adept at representing clients before administrative bodies and judicial courts, such as the Supreme Federal Court and Supreme Court of Justice. In addition to its strong capabilities in contentious matters, the group is also well positioned to advise on public law, corporate and commercial agreements, criminal investigations and anti-corruption issues. Practice leader Bruno Marzullo Zaroni specialises in civil and commercial disputes. Litigation is also a specialism for founding partner Luiz Fernando Casagrande Pereira, who has a wealth of experience in proceedings involving public law, real estate and anti-corruption issues. Dante D’Aquino, who focuses on criminal cases, is another name to note in Curitiba.