2015 U.S. - Brazil Legal Summit

Founded in 1948, Demarest is one of the most reputable law firms in Brazil and is ranked among the leading law firms in Latin America. Throughout its history, practicing across diverse areas of law, Demarest has never moved away from its calling to deliver legal services of the highest quality. Demarest ensures an effective service to its 2,000 or more clients by investing in the on-going education and training of its 250 lawyers and approximately 260 support staff. A multidisciplinary model of performance – with perfect integration and synergy among its attorneys – also contributes to Demarest’s agility and effectiveness in the work it performs. Clients from all over the world are assisted in domestic and cross-border transactions through a structure that includes offices in the major cities of Brazil and in New York. This is Demarest Advogados, a firm that has commitment written in its DNA. Commitment to its clients and to the challenge of contributing to Brazil’s development by means of the Law.

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Machado Meyer Advogados was established in 1972 and currently has approximately 300 lawyers, including 50 partners. Headquartered in São Paulo and with offices in Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Belo Horizonte and New York, is one of the most renowned law firms in Brazil. Operating harmoniously in all areas of the law, the firm offers legal assistance to both Brazilian and international clients, including large corporations in the most varied sectors of activities, financial institutions and government bodies. It is an office with global reach and has close ties with the principal legal firms of the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Has been highly distinguished by renowned publications throughout the years, because of its high quality and ethical services.

Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a Brazilian full service law firm, founded in 1942. The firm advises and represents both local and international clients in a broad range of sectors, with a significant portion of clients headquartered abroad. In addition to offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília, Pinheiro Neto has correspondents throughout Brazil, and has developed close and solid relationships with major law firms in Latin America, the United States, Europe and Asia. In order to focus on the most challenging transactions and complex litigation, many of the firm’s lawyers hold graduate degrees from top local and international law schools, and have spent time working in highly recommended international law firms. Because of its investment in people, Pinheiro Neto has been consistently recognized as a leading firm by specialized publications around the world.

Founded in 1972, Veirano Advogados is a full-service law firm providing a complete spectrum of legal services to support business activities in both regulated and unregulated sectors. With over 280 professionals working in an integrated fashion, we handle both routine and complex multidisciplinary cases that require the coordinated talents of professionals with diverse areas of expertise.
As the first Brazilian firm to receive the Chambers Client Service Law Firm of the Year award, our continuous dedication to clients is consistently recognized by leading industry publications, in particular Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Legal 500 Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250 and Who’s Who Legal.
Beyond our presence in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Porto Alegre and Brasília, we enjoy solid relationships with law firms in the various Brazilian states and maintain a wide network of partner law firms across more than 120 countries around the world. As a result, we provide seamless services wherever they are required. 
For over 40 years we have built strong relationships with leading companies in various industry sectors, simplifying international relations and opening pathways for business in Brazil, from Brazil to the world and from the world to Brazil. This is how we contribute to the success of our clients and collaborate for a strong economy.