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Madrona Advogados

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Madrona Advogados has consolidated itself as a young and dynamic firm capable of working in cases of high complexity and operations and bringing value solutions to its clients' businesses. Today we are 25 partners, many with more than 25 years of experience.
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Firm profile for Global 2022

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Partners: Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr., Juliano Rotoli Okawa, Igor Nascimento de Souza, Rosane Menezes Lohbauer, Marcelo Cosac, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, João Carlos Toledo, Eduardo Tristão, Nair Veras Saldanha, Luciana Renouard, Priscilla Carbone, Rodrigo Machado, Luis Nagalli, Luciana Felisbino, José Senedesi, Luis Bellini, José Eduardo Tellini Toledo, Marcelo Vicentini, Felipe Medaglia, Fabio Alem, Leonardo di Cola Nunes, Rodolfo Tamanaha.


Number of other lawyers: 100


Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish


Firm Overview:

Madrona Advogados started its activities in 2015 with a group of seven highly experienced partners, all recommended by several national and international publications. It currently has 25 partners who have received recognition for their achievements in their practice areas by Chambers and Partners throughout the years, in both the Global and the Latin American editions. The firm focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial law, and infrastructure, and has a strong performance in tax, real estate, civil litigation, and labour law. The firm’s motivation is to understand the times, invest in people, and work so that clients reach their goals, always ethically and responsibly. With a team of over 90 legal professionals with great experience, the members of Madrona Advogados are aligned with the principles and objectives that it has set out to achieve.


Corporate & M&A:

Advice on general corporate and M&A transactions including complex local and cross-border deals, listings on the Brazilian stock exchanges, joint ventures, restructuring, leveraged buyouts involving public or private entities and privatisations.


Tax:

The tax team has extensive expertise across all tax aspects of corporate transactional, finance, capital markets, international tax planning, mergers, acquisitions, structuring of inward and cross-border investments, litigation, estate planning, establishment of investment funds, joint ventures, restructurings.


Banking & Finance:

Comprehensive background on the areas of banking and finance, advising banks and other financial institutions, issuers and governments on local and cross-border finance transactions across all sectors, including leveraged finance, bilateral and syndicated loans, regulatory and financial structuring, real estate finance, high yield, trade finance, debt restructuring and asset finance.


Capital Markets:

The firm has been celebrated in its achievements within its specific practice areas by Chambers and Partners throughout the years, in both the Global and the Latin American editions. The firm focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial law, and infrastructure, and has a strong performance in tax, real estate, civil litigation, and labour law. The firm’s motivation is to understand our times, invest in people, and work so that clients reach their goals, always ethically and responsibly. With a team of more than 90 legal professionals with great experience, the members of Madrona Advogados are aligned with the principles and objectives that it has set out to achieve.


Real Estate:

Expertise in all aspects of real estate sector work, including M&A, real estate investments, capital markets (issue of mortgage-backed securities and shares of real estate funds), development and leasing advice, built to suit, sale and leasebacks, joint ventures, financing and tax, construction, planning and zoning advice and real estate-related disputes.


Dispute Resolution:

The firm team has extensive experience in commercial contracts, private and treaty arbitrations and civil litigation involving a range of local and international clients and complex disputes, as well as in the review of potential liabilities in commercial, M&A, finance, real estate, infrastructure and regulatory matters in transactions where the firm acts for its clients to safeguard them from potential liabilities.


Infrastructure, Regulatory & Public Law:

Advice on the contractual relation of private entities with government authorities, legal issues related to the business activities in regulated environments, structuring of infrastructure projects, acting in the modeling of public service concessions, public-private partnerships (PPPs), permits, licenses, authorisations and other appropriate contractual structures.


Debt Restructuring:

The restructuring and insolvency team has extensive experience in debt restructuring and rescheduling, debt in possession (DIP) finance, equity capital raising, sale of distressed assets and M&A activity, formal insolvency procedures and contingency planning and insolvency litigation.


Labour:

With a deep understanding of its clients’ needs, Madrona Advogados assists in the resolution of everyday occurrences. The team maintains a close relationship with human resources departments to draft contracts, notices and policies, and conduct administrative and judicial defenses. The specialied team is also prepared to give legal advice and general consulting on strategic issues related to collective bargaining with unions, compensations and benefits, drawing up employment and executive contracts.


Banking & Finance:

Comprehensive background in banking and finance, advising banks and other financial institutions, issuers and governments on local and cross-border finance transactions across all sectors, including leveraged finance, bilateral and syndicated loans, regulatory and financial structuring, real estate finance, high yield, trade finance, debt restructuring and asset finance.


Infrastructure, Regulatory & Public Law:

Advice on the contractual relation of private entities with government authorities, legal issues related to the business activities in regulated environments, structuring of infrastructure projects, acting in the modeling of public service concessions, public-private partnerships, permits, licenses, authorisations and other appropriate contractual structures.


Energy:

Legal counsel on energy requires a high level of professional specialization, with a team that must master the different contractual, legal, and regulatory aspects and particularities of various activities related to these sectors. With that in mind, Madrona Advogados’ energy team seeks continuous improvement and constantly monitors the most relevant topics of the energy sector. Working with other practice areas of the firm, this team provides the most complete and targeted solutions to the sector agents’ business.


Real Estate:

Expertise in all aspects of real estate sector work, including M&A, real estate investments, capital markets (issue of mortgage backed securities and shares of real estate funds), development and leasing advice, built to suit, sale and leasebacks, joint ventures, financing and tax, construction, planning and zoning advice and real estate-related disputes.


Litigation & Arbitration:

The firm team has extensive experience in commercial contracts, private and treaty arbitrations and civil litigations involving a range of local and international clients and complex disputes, as well as in the review of potential liabilities in commercial, M&A, finance, real estate, infrastructure and regulatory matters in transactions where the firm acts for its clients to safeguard their potential liabilities.


Restructuring & Insolvency:

The restructuring and insolvency team has extensive experience in debt restructuring and rescheduling, debt in possession (DIP) finance, equity capital raising, distressed sale of assets and M&A activity, formal insolvency procedures and contingency planning and insolvency litigation.


Clients:

The firm’s clients include national and foreign clients in a broad range of sectors, including private equity and venture capital, banks and financial services, energy and natural resources, agribusiness, food and beverage, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, real estate, third sector, transport and logistics.


Practice Area Contacts: 


■ Mergers & Acquisitions: Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, Nair Veras Saldanha, Luciana Renouard, Luciana Felisbino, José Senedesi

■ Corporate & Contracts: Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, Nair Veras Saldanha, Luciana Renouard, Luciana Felisbino, José Senedesi

■ Banking & Finance: Marcelo Cosac, Leonardo Di Cola Nunes

■ Capital Markets: Marcelo Cosac, Leonardo Di Cola Nunes

■ Project Finance: Marcelo Cosac, José Luis Camargo Jr, Rosane Menezes Lohbauer

■ Infrastructure, Regulatory & Public Law: Rosane Menezes Lohbauer, Rodrigo Machado

■ Tax: Juliano Rotoli Okawa, Igor Nascimento de Souza, José Eduardo Tellini Toledo, Marcelo Vicentini, Felipe Medaglia

■ Mediation & Arbitration: João Carlos Toledo, Luciano Velasque Rocha, Fabio Alem

■ International Trade: Luis Nagalli

■ Real Estate: Eduardo Tristão

■ Compliance: Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Felipe Medaglia

■ Corporate Governance: Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Nair Veras Saldanha, Danilo Mininel, Ricardo Madrona, José Luis Camargo Jr.

■ Litigation: João Carlos Toledo

■ Debt Restructuring (Extrajudicial & Judicial): João Carlos Toledo, Marcelo Cosac

■ Labour: Priscilla Carbone

■ Consumer: João Carlos Toledo

■ Agribusiness: Luis Bellini, Igor Nascimento de Souza

■ Estate Planning: Ricardo Madrona, Milena Coimbra Mazzini, Danilo Mininel, Igor Nascimento de Souza, Juliano Rotoli Okawa

■ Environment: Rosane Menezes Lohbauer

■ Intellectual Property: Luciana Renouard

■ Data protection and LGPD: Rodolfo Tamanaha

■ Wealth Management: Igor Nascimento de Souza, João Toledo, Milena Coimbra Mazzini

■ Sports: Ricardo Madrona, Danilo Mininel, Fabio Alem, Juliano Rotoli Okawa

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

Brazil 2022

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 5 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Madrona Advogados hires 5 new partners

Authors: Luciana Felisbino, Luis Nagalli, Fabio Alem, José Eduardo Toledo, Marcelo Vicentini

Ranked Departments

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Brazil

Capital Markets
Band 5
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Band 1
Tax: Litigation
Band 5

Ranked Lawyers

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Brazil

Corporate/M&A


Danilo Mininel
Band 5
José Luis Camargo Jr
Band 4
Ricardo Madrona
Band 2

Energy & Natural Resources: Power


Rodrigo Machado Moreira Santos
Band 4

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Band 2
Ricardo MadronaCorporate/M&A
Band 4
Rodrigo Machado Moreira SantosEnergy & Natural Resources: Power
Band 5
Danilo MininelCorporate/M&A

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Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 3064 – 11th floor

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

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01454-000

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