Mr Franco Grotti > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Agribusiness, and Real Estate and Construction.




Franco Musetti Grotti is a corporate partner involved in real estate transactions in a wide array of segments, including real property acquisition, lease (including built-to-suit), real property finance, and other agrarian and corporate law transactions.
He worked as foreign associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (2002-03), NY.


Portuguese and English.


New York Bar (2005).
Member of Brazilian Institute of Real Estate Law (IBRADIM). 
GRI Club.


LL.M. from the Columbia University – 2002;
Master’s Degree in Corporate Relations Law (Commercial Law) from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 2002;
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) – 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Real estate

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has ‘great resources‘ and is noted for its ability to execute transactions and ‘real estate securitisations of greater complexity‘. The firm’s market-leading full-service capabilities cover a range of related areas, including corporate, finance, regulatory, capital markets and litigation matters. The firm is especially popular with leading funds, banks and investors, including Tishman Speyer, Proterra and BTG Pactual. Lead transactional partners include the ‘excellentLuciano Garcia Rossi, the ‘very communicative and availableFranco Grotti, and the recently promoted Fabio Rocha Pinto e Silva (who ‘brings together deep technical knowledge with broad business skills‘). Senior associates such as Marianna Morselli, Gustavo Freitas and Martina Zajakoff  also attract high praise. Luis Celso Cecilio Leite Ribeiro is highly experienced in contentious and non-contentious environmental issues, while Júlio César Bueno handles a wide range of real estate disputes.