Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Firm Profile
Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados Offices
AVENIDA JUSCELINO KUBTISCHEK 510
04543-906 SÃO PAULO
Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > The Legal 500 RankingsWald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados is able to handle institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, representing a range of clients before Brazilian and international arbitration chambers. Disputes involving stock market investments, engineering and infrastructure contracts are key areas of focus for the arbitration department, which is also equipped to assist with the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. The team is under the joint leadership of six practitioners: name partner Arnoldo Wald; Mariana Tavares Antunes; Alexandre de Mendonça Wald, who has specialist knowledge of banking, capital markets and corporate law; Arnoldo Wald Filho, whose experience covers banking matters and arbitration; litigation and arbitration specialist Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre; and Marina Gaensly Blattner.
Arnoldo Wald; Alexandre de Mendonça Wald; Arnoldo Wald Filho; Mariana Tavares Antunes; Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre; Marina Gaensly Blattner
‘Arnold Wald Filho stands out in commercial arbitration.’
‘Great professional experience and client focus. Riccardo Torre and Marina Blattner are recommended.’
Arnoldo Wald; Alexandre de Mendonça Wald; Arnoldo Wald Filho; Mariana Tavares Antunes; Marcus Vinicius Vita Ferreira; Marina Gaensly Blattner; Bernardo Cavalcanti Freire; Eduardo Cezar Chad
‘Competent and dedicated professionals, close to the business and committed to results.’
‘Bernardo Freire stands out in administrative and civil litigation.’
‘Great technical knowledge; proximity to the client; always aim to solve the client’s problem. Eduardo Chad is recommended.’
‘This is a firm that combines important qualities with a highly competent team, 24/7 customer service with a high degree of assertiveness in their work. I would like to highlight Alexandre Wald, Mariana Antunes and Eduardo Chad.’
‘Technical capacity, availability, and strategic vision. Bernardo Freire is recommended.’
Partido Humanista da Solidariedade – PHS
Confederação Nacional dos Pescadores e Aquicultores – CNPA
Companhia Docas do Estado de São Paulo – CODESP
Viação Aérea de São Paulo – VASP
Alliance Shopping Centres
CESP- Companhia Energética de São Paulo
- Represented Partido Humanista da Solidariedade before the Supreme Federal Court as claimant in an ADI (Direct Unconstitutionality Action).
- Acts for Grupo Farmabrasil before the Supreme Federal Court as amicus curiae in ADI n. 5529, which aims at declaring the unconstitutionality of the sole paragraph of Article 40 of Law No. 9,279 / 96.
- Represented Confederação Nacional dos Pescadores e Aquicultores – CNPA as claimant of ADPF (a claim of non-compliance with a fundamental precept) n. 389.
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 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|
|Litigation||Bernardo Cavalcanti Freire|
|Litigation||Eduardo Cezar Chad|
|Arbitration||Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre|
|Mr Bernardo Cavalcanti Freire||Senior Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Eduardo Cezar Chad||Senior Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Riccardo Giuliano Figueira Torre||Senior Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Marina Gaensly Blattner||Naming partner.||View Profile|
|Mrs Letícia Perrone Campos Mello||International Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Mariana Tavares Antunes||Naming Partner. Mariana Antunes is a highly qualified litigator with experience in…||View Profile|
|Mr Arnoldo Wald||Founding partner||View Profile|
|Mr Arnoldo Wald Filho||Managing Partner.||View Profile|
|Mr Alexandre de Mendonça Wald||One of Wald’s Founding Partners, Alexandre Wald has almost 30 years of…||View Profile|