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Thomas Benes Felsberg

São Paulo - SP, Brazil Latin America Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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Prestigious founding partner Thomas Benes Felsberg is hailed by a market observer as "an undoubtedly acclaimed figure in the field, who maintains an exceptional career and historical track record." He boasts impressive capabilities acting on the full array of bankruptcy mandates, including judicial reorganisation and debt restructuring of distressed companies. He is sought after by major players hailing from the energy, consumer goods and infrastructure sectors to represent them as both creditors and debtors. One source emphasises that "he is a renowned figure in the sector," while another concludes: "Thomas has a strong institutional role."
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Thomas Felsberg is the Founding Partner of Felsberg Advogados and a global reference in the area of insolvency and debt restructuring. Recognized by publications such as Latin Lawyer, Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, and Leaders League as one of Brazil’s leading insolvency lawyers, Thomas was a member of the committees responsible for the drafting of the current Business Restructuring and Insolvency Law in Brazil.

He is the first Latin American lawyer to receive the Global Restructuring Review’s Lifetime Achievement Award, for his work in restructuring and insolvency with respect to Brazilian and foreign companies, in June 2019.

Professional Memberships

• American College of Bankruptcy

• Member of the Advisory Board of the Brazilian Association of Infrastructure and Base Industries (ABDIB)

• INSOL International

• Brazilian Institute of Company Restructuring Studies (IBR)

• Member of the Legal Council, Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP)

• Honorary Member of the Center for Law Firms Studies(CESA)

• President of the Advisory Board of the Columbia University Club of Brazil

• Member of the Board of the Columbia Global Center of Rio de Janeiro

• President of the Advisory Board of TMA Brasil

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