What the team is known for
Internationally renowned full-service firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados boasts standout capabilities acting on merger review proceedings and anti-competitive conduct investigations. Receives plaudits from national and international leading corporations, who admire its impressive track record within the competition arena. Companies operating in the automotive, technology and pharmaceutical sectors regularly rely on its know-how to handle complex cases related to merger control. Elanco is a new client.
One client says the service provided by the antitrust practice was "fantastic," concluding that "they understood very well the nuances and the details of the case." Another client states: "In my opinion, they are the best," and adds: "In terms of availability, they have excellent standards."
Assisted OLX Brazil with the merger review proceeding in respect to the acquisition of Grupo Zap.
New York-based partner Amadeu Ribeiro
remains active in Brazil providing expert advice to leading multinational clients on the full range of competition matters. Ribeiro is held in high esteem by clients and peers alike for the sophistication of his work. One commentator states: "Amadeu has a very strong reputation. He is a very smooth, polished lawyer."
He is well placed to assist with merger filing as well as anti-competitive investigations, in particular involving cartel activities.
is frequently seen advising prominent clients in a wide range of competition matters. "He is very assertive and very technical,"
says a client. "His previous experience at CADE puts him in a very favourable position to help the client understand how the competition authority works,"
says another, adding: "He has in-depth knowledge about the Brazilian legislation; not many lawyers have this level of expertise."
Highly experienced and admired Lauro Celidonio Neto
is an active force in the competition space. Clients applaud his advice on complex cross-border merger review. "He is very well versed and knows a lot about the client's industry,"
a source says.
maintains diversified competition and antitrust practice. He is highly admired by clients. "I saw Marcio on a very difficult and sensitive case; he has the ability to push strategic plans forward,"
says a commentator.
Up-and-coming partner Michelle Marques Machado
is noted for her work on anti-competitive behaviour and other antitrust matters. "Her work is perfect. She is an extremely competent professional who knows what she is doing,"
a client says.
Renata Fonseca Zuccolo
is active in cross-border merger review proceedings. "She is excellent, has good technical skills and experience, and is assertive, objective and quick,"
says a client. Another source says: "She is very well versed."