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Grinberg Cordovil Advogados (GCA)

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust
Internetional Trade and Customs
Compliance and Anticorruption




Leonor advises clients in competition and antitrust, international trade and customs and compliance and anticorruption. Her clients are active in several fields as pharmaceuticals, internet/technology, beverage packaging, auto parts, payments industry, nutrition, chemicals, among others. In competition, she represents clients before the Brazilian Antitrust Authority (CADE) and Brazilian Courts. At CADE, she works in cartel/unilateral investigations and merger control. In International Trade, she represents clients in trade measures investigations, tariffs and customs issues.


Portuguese, English and French


Ph.D. in Economic Law from University of São Paulo – USP (2009) 
Ph.D. in International Law from the Sorbonne (2009) 
Master of Law from Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG (2003)
Bachelor of Law from Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG (2001)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Competition and antitrust

(Leading individuals)

Leonor CordovilGrinberg Cordovil Advogados (GCA)

Competition boutique Grinberg Cordovil Advogados (GCA) has cemented its reputation in this field through its involvement in high-profile cartel and unilateral conduct cases before CADE. In such investigations, the team is sought out by Fortune 500 companies operating in myriad sectors, from life sciences to financial services, many of which have been repeat clients of the firm for 10 or more years. It is also a popular choice for major technology companies, thanks in part to its activity in antitrust cases involving internet, payment services and digital marketplace issues. The firm also has a notable track record in merger control. Its founding partners have well-established reputations in the market; Leonor Cordovil acts in antitrust, international trade and anti-corruption matters, with recent work including leniency applications, and former CADE commissioner Mauro Grinberg, who has recently represented clients in cartel investigations, as well as litigation with CADE. Beyond the name partners, the firm benefits from other talented practitioners, including Karen RubackRicardo Casanova Motta and Beatriz Cravo. The firm also expanded at the associate level with new hires during 2021.

Brazil > International trade

(Leading individuals)

Leonor Cordovil Grinberg Cordovil Advogados (GCA)

Grinberg Cordovil Advogados (GCA) has a specialised team with good experience of anti-dumping investigations and other international trade issues, including compliance and consultancy matters. Clients include major domestic and international importers, exporters and trade associations. The firm, which is noted for its cross-border capabilities, has longstanding relationships with several major multinationals, including chemicals company Dow. The team is also well placed to act in high-profile representations before foreign entities, including the US Department of Commerce. Leonor Cordovil and Ricardo Cassanova Motta are key contacts for related mandates. Senior associate Bernardo Leite is another name to note.