Ms Rosangela Delgado > Veirano Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
RJ 20030-021

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Consumer Affairs & Product Liability




Ms. Delgado Barreto focuses her practice in the area of complex litigation that includes product liability, commercial, contractual, general civil and regulatory litigation.  She has significant expertise in the consumer products, automotive, transportation, publishing, marine, and hotel industries, counseling several top tier Brazilian and international corporations.

Ms. Delgado Barreto has advised a top global tobacco company for more than a decade in indemnity lawsuits filed by smokers and former smokers or their successors and in regulatory litigation, working on one of the highest profile cases in Brazil, receiving the first ever injunction granted worldwide to this client.  She is actively managing pre-litigation investigations for the client in several regulatory matters.

Several clients also engage Ms. Delgado Barreto for her considerable experience negotiating contractual disputes and pre-litigation against consumer groups. Her practice also includes drafting of and consulting related to sales and distribution agreements. She is currently representing one of the largest hotel chains in the world in a multi-million dispute of a hotel management agreement.

Ms. Delgado Barreto also has a strong reputation for her ability to effectively negotiate with the various administrative agencies and public prosecutors’ offices at the state and federal levels and is retained by a leading global media company for her expertise in this area.  She has successfully handled several significant class action cases and complex consumer and contractual litigation.

Working daily with leading United States-based law firms as local counsel for these firms in Brazil, Ms. Delgado Barreto is adept at anticipating and managing in-house counsel and consulting attorneys’ needs and expectations.  Her early professional experience includes working as an international visiting attorney in the banking practice at a top United States-based law firm.


Portuguese and English


American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), Rio de Janeiro
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
International Bar Association (IBA), Consumer Litigation Committee, Litigation Committee
World Services Group (WSG)


Consumer Law, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) Law School, 2006
LL.B, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 1995

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Veirano Advogados brings together experience in litigation, mediation and arbitration, and is equipped to handle administrative proceedings and insurance claims. Recently, the department saw an increase in mandates pertaining to class actions, construction disputes and contentious issues arising from distribution agreements. Other areas of activity included assisting clients involved in lawsuits against public entities and matters coming out of the Covid-19 crisis. Practice head Felipe Bastos acts for Brazilian and foreign clients in commercial and corporate litigation. Rosangela Delgado has extensive experience in product liability, contractual and regulatory issues. Priscila Sansone is also noted for contractual and tort law. Since publication, the team has been further strengthened with the hire of Diego Capistrano -formerly a senior associate at BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão– as a partner in the Rio de Janeiro office; in addition to his disputes practice, Capistrano is also active in bankruptcy and restructuring matters.