Firm Profile > Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados Offices
AVENIDA FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT 115
20021-120 RIO DE JANEIRO
Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados fields a specialised team in domestic and international arbitration. The team is composed of practitioners who have experience working as counsel, legal experts, consultants and arbitrators in proceedings before arbitral chambers. Mandates range from representing clients in cases related to infrastructure projects to engineering issues to stock market investments. The highly regarded Arnoldo Wald oversees the department with Mariana Tavares Antunes, Marina Gaensly Blattner and the recently promoted Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre.
‘Very close-knit core group synchronized and familiar with all details of the cases, with excellent knowledge and understanding of arbitration rules and techniques with strategic thinking and skills’.
‘The team works with passion and dedication.’
‘Marina Blattner and Paulo Funari were tireless and they worked since the very first moment with integrity, dedication and knowledge. It was inspiring to work with them.’
‘Proactive team, which is efficient at coping with clients’ requests. Riccardo Torre and associates Leticia Zuccollo and Tiago Adao are recommended.’
Specialised in dispute resolution, Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados handles complex judicial litigation and mediation. The service offering includes representing clients in a variety of disputes, involving civil, commercial, administrative, antitrust, infrastructure and corporate issues. Founding partner Arnoldo Wald co-ordinates the group with managing partner Alexandre de Mendonça Wald, Arnoldo Wald Filho, Mariana Tavares Antunes, who specialises in procedural and civil law, and Samantha Mendes Longo. Consumer and contentious competition matters are an area of focus for co-head Marcus Vinicius Vita Ferreira.
‘Knowledge, confidence and strategy.’
‘Eduardo Chad is a young partner in Wald Lawyers with great knowledge of the law. The characteristic that makes him stand out is his ability to present practical solutions.’
‘Mariana Antunes and Bernardo Freire are also recommended.’
Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > Firm Profile
Founded by Professor Arnoldo Wald in 1954, Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados is a highly specialized litigation and arbitration law firm.
The firm works on major corporate disputes, representing minority and majority shareholders, as well as on disputes involving businesses that provide public services and contracts signed with the public administration or state entities.
Wald Antunes Vita e Blattner deals with domestic and international institutional arbitrations and ad hoc proceedings. Its lawyers may also serve as arbitrators, experts and consultants in arbitral proceedings under the rules of several Brazilian arbitral institutions (such as CAM/CCBC, CCMA-CIESP/FIESP, CAMARB, CBMA, FGV, CAM/BOVESPA, among others), as well as under those of foreign institutions (such as ICC, AAA/ICDR, LCIA and UNCITRAL).
Furthermore, the arbitration team has advised clients in court proceedings related to arbitration (such as precautionary measures, and recognition and enforcement of foreign awards), as well as producing legal opinions and statements.
Recently, the firm won the prestigious Latin Lawyer’s 2018 Deal of the Year for the ‘Banks and depositors settle disputes from Brazil’s hyperinflation period’, a major settlement among banks and depositors that represented a milestone in the country’s history.
As a recognition for the outstanding works in some of the biggest dispute resolution cases and M&A deals, Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados has been previously awarded the Deal of the Year also in 2016, 2013, 2010, 2009, and 2008.
Its team of lawyers stands out for its unparalleled expertise and experience in extremely complex matters, regarding corporate law, commercial law, contracts, banking, energy and infrastructure sectors, among others. The firm also represents public utility companies in greatly important disputes involving governmental contracts. The firm has vast experience when dealing with cases regarding hydroelectric power plants and their energy providers, corporate disputes as shareholding control acquisition, litigation involving regulatory agencies, and arbitrations regarding national and international trades.
For many years, Latin Lawyer 250, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal have nominated the firm and its managing partners within the first tier of litigation and arbitration firms. In 2014 and 2015, “Editora Análise 500 – Brazilian most admired lawyers” ranked the firm as first and second, respectively, dispute resolution highly specialized law firm of the year.
|Litigation||Alexandre de Mendonça Wald|
|Litigation||Arnoldo Wald Filho|
|Litigation||Mariana Tavares Antunes|
|Litigation||Marcus Vinicius Vita Ferreira|
|Arbitration||Mariana Tavares Antunes|
|Arbitration||Marina Gaensly Blattner|
|Administrative, Regulatory and Infrastructure||Arnoldo Wald|
|Administrative, Regulatory and Infrastructure||Mariana Tavares Antunes|
|Administrative, Regulatory and Infrastructure||Marina Gaensly Blattner|
|Commercial/Corporate||Alexandre de Mendonça Wald|
|Commercial/Corporate||Arnoldo Wald Filho|
|Commercial/Corporate||Marcus Vinicius Vita Ferreira|
|Debt Restructuring and Bankruptcy||Arnoldo Wald Filho|
|Banking and Finance||Arnoldo Wald|
|Banking and Finance||Alexandre de Mendonça Wald|
|Banking and Finance||Marcus Vinicius Vita Ferreira|