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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

AV. JOAQUIM EUGÊNIO DE LIMA, 447, SÃO PAULO, SP, CEP 01403-001, BRAZIL
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Work +55 11 3147 7600
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Web:
www.mattosfilho.com.br
Brasilia, London, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Lauro Celidonio Gomes dos Reis Neto

Tel:
Work +55 11 3147 7669
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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Work Department

São Paulo - Paulista

Position

Partner - Antitrust, Public Law and Regulatory and Infrastructure

Career

Lauro advises clients on antitrust matters, including mergers and anticompetitive investigations by Brazilian antitrust authorities. His team has negotiated more than 200 merger review cases. His clients include companies from nearly all economic sectors, including automotive, construction, energy, technology, pharmaceutical, food, telecommunications, and transportation. Lauro also represents companies, investors, sponsors, and financers in infrastructure projects, including public contracts, concessions, and public-private partnerships.

Languages

Portuguese English

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo


Brazil

Competition and antitrust

Within: Competition and antitrust

The 'first-rate competition team' at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados is 'highly experienced' and 'excellent to deal with'. Highlights from a busy 2018 caseload include the team's representation of Fibria in the high-profile merger with Suzano Papel e Celulose, and its representation of Wabtec in the merger with GE Transportation. Cartel and abuse of dominance cases also feature. In one example, the team advised Toshiba Samsung Storage Corporation on an investigation into an alleged international cartel in the optical disk drivers market; after a long investigation, the client was acquitted. 'Top practitioner' Marcio Dias Soares is 'smart, user-friendly, responsive and good with clients'; and 'master strategist' Amadeu Ribeiro, who is based in New York, is 'well versed in the procedures of CADE'. Recently promoted partner Michelle Marques Machado is noted for her 'clear and reliable advice'. Associate Frederico Carrilho Donas is also recommended. Renata Fonseca Zuccolo Gianella and Lauro Celidonio Gomes dos Reis Neto are also leading lawyers in the team.

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Public law

Within: Public law

The 'responsible' and 'efficient' public law lawyers at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados are 'always personally engaged'. It has a broad infrastructure practice, and also advises its clients on administrative contracts, negotiations with governmental authorities and in administrative proceedings. The 'polite and intelligent' Thiago Luís Sombra 'has a strong name in this area', and 'great attorney' Lauro Celidonio Gomes dos Reis Neto 'solves problems quickly'. Bruno Dario Werneck has an active infrastructure and public procurement practice.

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