Érica Sumie Yamashita > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
1052 – SÃO PAULO
SP 04534004

Work Department

Competition and atitrust




Erica’s practice focuses on antitrust and competition law. Her experience includes assisting companies and individuals in domestic and international cartel matters, mergers and acquisitions, and other competition issues. She has extensive expertise in advising clients on the application of the Brazilian antitrust law to complex commercial agreements and unilateral practices, e.g. involving pricing, licensing, distribution system, associative agreements, rebates programs, R&D, among others.


Admitted in Brazilian Bar Association


  • New York University, United States of America (LL.M. in Trade and Regulation, 2009)
  • Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Competition and antitrust

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados‘ highly regarded competition department has recently been particularly active in complex domestic merger filings, and also stands out for its capabilities in cross-border merger notifications. Household name companies also seek the firm’s representation in cartel and abuse of dominance investigations before CADE, and it is also establishing a practice in antitrust litigation, challenging the decisions of the competition authority. The team has considerable experience in cases involving the healthcare and energy sectors, and also attracts instructions from companies operating in the financial services, real estate and automotive industries, among others. Experienced competition law expert Maria Eugênia Novis advises on merger cases and investigations, as well as antitrust compliance and the competition aspects of commercial practices. She leads the department, which includes managing partner Tito Amaral de Andrade; public law, competition and compliance partner Marcos Paulo Veríssimo, and several active senior associates, including Ana Bátia Glenk and Érica Sumie Yamashita.