Ricardo Quass Duarte > 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

Arbitration; Litigation; Consumer and Product Liability; and Wealth and Succession Planning

Position

Partner

Career

Ricardo Quass Duarte has more than 20 years of experience in strategic and high-complexity civil litigation. He is responsible for the coordination of civil and arbitration proceedings involving several areas of law, with special emphasis on civil, commercial, consumer and intellectual property law.  

 

He represents national and international clients from a number of industries, such as infrastructure, technology, consumer goods, and agribusiness.  

 

He also has wide experience in supporting transactional areas, especially in M&A transactions, in addition to assisting clients in Wealth Planning. 

Languages

Portuguese (native), and English

Education

  • LL.M. Master of Laws from Columbia University (EUA) – 2009
  • Master’s degree in Civil Procedure Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 2008
  • Bachelor of Laws from USP – 2001

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

At Souto Correa Advogados, the litigation practice ‘comprises highly qualified and technical lawyers‘ focused on strategic disputes, including acting for defendants and claimants in class actions, and in matters arising from contractual, environmental, corporate and public law conflicts. The Porto Alegre-based team is often involved in nationally significant litigation, and its practitioners in Brasília are skilled in cases before the superior courts. Guilherme Rizzo Amaral devotes his time to arbitration and litigation proceedings on behalf of major companies. He jointly heads up the group with associate Rafael Sirangelo de Abreu, whose experience covers judicial and out-of-court disputes. Marcelo Gandelman is a name to note in Rio de Janeiro for dispute resolution, while São Paulo-based partner Ricardo Quass Duarte, who has a strong international background, specialises in civil litigation. Diogo Squeff Fries handles civil and commercial litigation.