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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

Eduardo Damião Gonçalves

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Work +55 11 3147 7608
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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Work Department

São Paulo - Paulista

Position

Partner - Litigation and Arbitration

Career

Eduardo represents clients in domestic and international arbitrations on issues related to business acquisitions, corporate disputes, infrastructure, and particularly in conflicts arising from construction agreements. His experience as an arbitrator includes disputes administered under various regulations, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). He regularly represents clients in complex litigation in the areas of environmental law, information technology, and infrastructure among others.

Languages

English French Spanish Italian Portuguese

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo;Post-Graduation in International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law;Master of Laws in Private International Law and International Commerce with specialization in Arbitration, Université de Paris II; Ph.D. in Law, Universidade de São Paulo


Brazil

Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)

Within: Leading individuals

Eduardo Damião Gonçalves - Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Within: Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)

The 'exceptionally cohesive' team at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados is 'business-savvy, agile, and highly strategic in defending a case'; and 'in "bet the company" litigation, the team provides consistently high-quality legal advice and highly reliable tactical calls'. In addition, the firm has 'a real team of white collar litigators, defending individuals and companies in extremely complex judicial cases'; Rogério Taffarello is 'a world-class white-collar defence lawyer'. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves is a 'hugely impressive leader' who 'understands the corporate world very well', and Arthur Gonzalez Cronemberger Parente - who made partner in 2018 - is a 'tough advocate' who 'personifies the "your problem is my problem" philosophy and is a pleasure to work with'. 'Experienced' partner Flavio Pereira Lima 'is always fully available to help'; he and senior associate Bruno Barreto de Azevedo Teixeira are 'excellent lawyers, as technicians, as advocates and as advisers'.

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Within: Local practitioners of note (by country)

Pinheiro Neto Advogados handles a steady stream of multimillion-dollar ICC arbitration. Gilberto Giusti and Renato Stephan Grion are highly recommended; the latter is the co-chair of the Arbitration and Mediation Committee of CESA. Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide AdvogadosMarcelo Roberto Ferro regularly acts as arbitrator and counsel, and is particularly experience in handling disputes arising from corporate transactions. L.O. Baptista Advogados' Adriana Braghetta, Rafael Francisco Alves and Maurício Almeida Prado are 'highly specialised lawyers with high capacity to bring solutions to resolve high complexity disputes'. Fernando Marcondes regularly acts as an arbitrator in construction and real estate-related matters. Recent caseload features a range of construction and infrastructure disputes as well as M&A-related matters in the oil and gas sector. Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice AdvogadosEliane Cristina Carvalho recently handled a series of disputes arising from M&A transactions and is representing Air Products Brasil in arbitration proceedings initiated by Air Liquide. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados is singled out for his 'outstanding technical skills and deep understanding of the corporate world', and his ability to 'simplify complex problems gives clients great confidence and comfort'. Gonçalves regularly acts as counsel and arbitrator in a range of domestic and international disputes, and Flávio Spaccaquerche Barbosa is 'a well experienced lawyer with solid technical background'. At TozziniFreire AdvogadosFernando Eduardo Serec assists clients from a diverse range of sectors and has experience acting as both party counsel and arbitrator. Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados' 'brilliant' team handles both commercial and investor-state arbitration proceedings, and is active in the construction, pharmaceutical and energy sectors. Fabio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa is 'an absolute joy to work with', while Hermes Marcelo Huck  and Rogério Carmona Bianco are 'very focused on details of the case without losing sight of the big picture'. Marcelo Muriel at Muriel Medici Franco Advogados is 'certainly one of the standout Brazilian practitioners, with a healthy portfolio of disputes and great ICC arbitration experience'. Stocche Forbes AdvogadosRafael Passaro is recommended for contractual disputes and disputes involving administrative proceedings. Andrade & Fichtner Advogados' José Antonio Fichtner acts as arbitrator and counsel in corporate and contractual arbitral and judicial disputes. André Abbud at BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão is 'an excellent expert in arbitration' and 'knows his clients' business well'. Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados' team has 'a creative mind to think out of the box, suggesting solutions that may seem different but are perfectly aligned with the needs of the company'; co-heads Carlos David Albuquerque Braga and Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo are recommended. Other names to note include Lefosse AdvogadosPedro Maciel who is 'a superstar in the Brazilian arbitration market' and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados' Luis Fernando Guerrero who is singled out for his 'client-oriented' approach.

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