Mr Diogenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

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

Insurance and Reinsurance, and Commercial Litigation.




Diogenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto advises local and international clients from a wide range of industries on issues related to insurance and reinsurance, fraud claims and corporate disputes, both in litigation and advisory matters.
International experience: Foreign associate at Piergrossi Villa Manca Graziadei, Italy – 1997.


Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish.


Global Insurance Lawyers Group (Insuralex) – a group of independent lawyers practicing in Insurance and Reinsurance. 
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).


Master’s Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 2002;
Specialization Degree (Certificate) in Law from the Università degli Studi di Milano – 1997;
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Diogenes Mendes Gonçalves NetoPinheiro Neto Advogados

Multidisciplinary, technical and collaborative‘, Pinheiro Neto Advogados is noted for its advice to insurers, reinsurers and brokers on the full suite of regulatory, litigation, insurtech and corporate issues. Partners including Diogenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto have a particular focus on insurance litigation, while also assisting clients on related regulatory and transactional issues. Bruno Balduccini and Fernando Mirandez Del Nero Gomes have a notable track record advising financial services companies, including insurers, on corporate finance issues, including joint ventures and M&A. Another feather in the firm’s cap is its considerable expertise in related healthcare matters, an area where Théra van Swaay de Marchi stands out. Senior associate Raíssa Lilavati Barbosa Abbas Campelo also receives praise.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

With ‘seasoned lawyers in a wide variety of practice areas‘, Pinheiro Neto Advogados has an extremely strong reputation in Brazil. The firm’s litigation practice is skilled at handling high-profile cases with national and international significance, especially matters arising from corporate, commercial and contractual disputes. Gilberto Giusti is seasoned in domestic and cross-border matters, showcasing comprehensive knowledge of cases involving civil, commercial, corporate, securities and construction disputes. Civil and commercial litigation are the main areas of activity for Luis Claudio Furtado Faria, who is regularly retained by clients operating in the energy, shipping and financial services sectors. Celso Cintra Mori, whose litigation experience spans more than five decades, and civil litigator Diogenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto are other key contacts within the department. Vicente Coelho Araujo, who is based in the Brasília office, stands out for his track record in appellate litigation before the Brazilian higher courts.