Joel Heinrich Gallo > Souto Correa Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Souto Correa Advogados
AV PRES. JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK, 2041
TORRE D, 8 ANDAR, COMPLEXO JK
SAO PAULO, SP, 04543-011
Brazil

Work Department

Labor, Arbitration and Mediation

Position

Partner

Career

Joel Gallo has wide experience in strategic labor litigation, including public, class and third-party civil claims, as well as cases regarding sales representation, civil liability, outsourcing, statutory officers, telecommunications, seaport & terminals, banking and variable compensation for C-level executives.

He actively represents clients before the Ministry of Labor and Employment and the Labor Prosecutor’s Office, especially in the negotiation of terms of conduct adjustment. Furthermore, he handles arbitration proceedings and mediations involving labor matters.  

In the consultancy area, he counsels national and international companies on labor and social security matters, including drafting and reviewing codes of conduct, internal policies, and regulations, as well as in collective bargaining for implementing profit-sharing programs, and rotating shifts.  

Some of its clients include leading companies in the technology, pulp and paper, and entertainment industries. 

Languages

Portuguese (native), and English

Memberships

Member of the Association of Corporate Labor Lawyers in Rio Grande do Sul (SATERGS) 

Education

  • Master’s degree in Constitutional Foundations of Public and Private Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC-RS) – 2010
  • Specialist in Material and Procedural Labor Law at PUC-RS – 2007
  • Bachelor of Laws from PUC-RS – 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Labour and employment

Souto Correa Advogados offers an ‘exclusive service, with highly specialised and knowledgeable professionals‘ who are ‘always very well prepared and available to advise‘. The multidisciplinary team is split between the firm’s Porto Alegre and São Paulo offices, and has a strong following among clients in the technology, media, retail and manufacturing industries. Paulo Souto and the recently promoted Patricia Alves are ‘outstanding‘, while Joel Heinrich Gallo brings plenty of expertise in litigation and strategic matters. Clients also benefit from the input of several experienced senior associates, including Eduardo Mascarenhas and the ‘extremely qualifiedManoela Pascal Martins.