Fleichman Advogados and its founding partner, Gustavo Fleichman, have been ranked in the past four years, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, among the leading firms and lawyers of Brazil by the Brazilian publication “Os Escritórios e os Advogados Mais Admirados do Brasil” (The Most Respected Law Firms and Lawyers in Brazil), published by Análise Advocacia 500 magazine.
Both have been nominated in a variety of categories, with special in Corporate Law and Commercial Contracts.
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He has held legal-executive positions in telecommunications and oil and gas companies, and represented these sectors through guilds and industry associations.
As an executive, he was General Secretary at Telefônica in Brazil for five years, until May 2011; Legal Director at Telemar/Oi; Legal VP at Shell Brazil; Legal General Manager at Ipiranga. He also worked at the prestigious Law firm Bulhões Pedreira, Bulhões Carvalho e Advogados Associados in Rio de Janeiro.
In his institutional work, Gustavo was Legal Director at Sindicato das Empresas de Telecomunicações – Sinditelebrasil (Brazil’s National Union of Fixed and Mobile Telecom Companies) by the time of its foundation. He had great participation in the Sindicato das Distribuidoras de Combustíveis – SINDICOM (Brazil’s National Fuel Distributors Union), where he acted as Legal VP, fighting against the illegal trade of fuels.
He was Counselor of the Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro Section), from January 2004 to December 2006 and Counselor of the Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo Section), from January 2009 to December 2011.
Specialized lawyer in public and business law, with great experience in complex projects with great value involved, Luciano has held legal-executive positions in large business groups. He was legal director in General Electric from 2011 to 2018 (Global Research, Aviation and GE Celma) and regulatory and competition legal manager in Telefônica (current Vivo) from 2004 to 2009.
Partner at Caldas Pereira Advogados (São Paulo) from 2009 to 2011, and lawyer at Trench, Rossi e Watanabe (Brasília and São Paulo), from 1996 to 2004, he worked in the administrative, regulatory, competition and general litigation areas.
Luciano holds a law degree from Universidade de Brasília (UnB) (1996) and a postgraduate degree in Telecommunications Regulation (2000), also from UnB. Master in Regulation in London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (2002).
He worked at Leoni Siqueira Advogados (2011 to 2015), where he specialized in corporate transactions and in administrative proceedings before CVM (Brazilian Securities Exchange Commission).
At Andrade & Fichtner Advogados (2005 to 2008) and Basílio Advogados (2008 to 2010) he represented clients in complex judicial disputes.
Holds a Law degree from Cândido Mendes University (2008), an LLM degree from the Northwestern University School of Law (2011) and a Business Management Certificate from the Kellogg School of Management (2011).
Received, by appointment of the student and administrative body of Northwestern University School of Law, the SBA LLM/K Leadership Award, 2011.
Author of the article “Apontamentos sobre a ação de dissolução parcial de sociedade no novo Código de Processo Civil” (Notes on the company’s partial dissolution procedure in the new Civil Procedure Code), published in “Atualidades em Direito Societário e Mercado de Capitais – Vol. I” (Current issues in Corporate Law and Capital Markets – Vol. I) (org. Felipe Hanszmann), Rio de Janeiro, Lumen Juris, 2016.
Rosinei Silvestre Libano is graduated from São Judas Tadeu University in 1996 and post-graduated in Corporate and Economy Law from FGV/SP in 2002. She also holds an MBA degree in finance from INSPER/SP (2007).
With over fifteen years of experience in corporate law, contract law and capital markets, she participated in public offerings, issuance of securities, debentures, promissory notes and in M&A transactions.
She started her career in Banco Bradesco S.A., where she worked in the capital market’s department (1994-1999), having also worked in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Brasil S.A. (1999-2001) and in reputable law firms, such as Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados (2001-2007), Tozzini Freire Advogados (2007-2008), MHM Advogados (2009-2013) and Fanhoni e Krongold Advogados (2013 a 2015).
Marina Muniz Washington is an economist and lawyer, specialized in estate planning and asset protection.
As a member Intercorp Group, she worked as advisor in corporate, tax and regulatory matters related to asset protection/management and succession planning in Brazil and abroad, with emphasis on family companies and offshore structures corporate documentation (incorporation, reorganization and liquidation).
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica – Rio de Janeiro (2009), a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Ibmec RJ (2014) and a postgraduate degree in Contemporary International Relations from the Instituto de Relações Internacionais (IRI), Pontifícia Universidade Católica – Rio de Janeiro (2012).
Rodrigo dos Santos Peres Fernandes is a lawyer graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP).
He has experience in civil litigation working at the Office of the General Counsel for the Federal Government, the Federal Public Defender’s Office and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil, where he became acquainted with capital market regulation, later co-authoring the article “Investimento Participativo pela Internet: Equity Crowdfunding” addressing the regulation on the topic in Revista Fórum de Direito na Economia Digital nº 2, 2018.
Prior to joining Fleichman Advogados, he also worked at SPKA Advogados in the civil litigation area. He attended the extension course “Programação de Smart Contracts para Profissionais do Direito” at PUC-SP in 2019.
Maria Eugênia Ramos Vitale Patara is a lawyer graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP).
She has experience in civil and commercial litigation as well as on contractual and corporate matters. Before joining Fleichman Advogados, she worked as an intern at the Court of Appeals of São Paulo and at the law firm Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomes Advogados.