The Best Lawyers in Brazil™ 2023

Explore all lawyer awards among the top lawyers in Brazil for 2023.

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December 7, 2022 09:00 PM

The Best Lawyers in Brazil™ Awards

For the 13th year, Best Lawyers is proud to present The Best Lawyers in Brazil™ for 2023. This year’s awards honor 2,310 lawyers across 66 practice areas. Lawyers are awarded in 16 metropolitan areas in Brazil, with the most recognitions in São Paulo.

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Along with individual lawyer awards, we are also honored to recognize 105 “Lawyer of the Year” awards for 2023. "Lawyer of the Year" honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.

Within the 66 awarded practice areas, the 10 with the most Best Lawyers honorees include: Corporate and M&A Law, Tax Law, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Intellectual Property Law, Administrative Law, Capital Markets Law, Banking and Finance Law, Labor and Employment Law and Competition / Antitrust Law.

Those searching for legal counsel in Brazil searched for these 10 practice areas the most in 2022: Tax Law, Corporate and M&A, Administrative Law, Arbitration and Mediation, Litigation, Competition / Antitrust Law, Corporate Criminal Law, Labor and Employment Law, Real Estate Law and Intellectual Property Law.

A Brief History of Best Lawyers

More than four decades ago, Best Lawyers was created as a way to honor the top legal talent in the United States. Since then, our publications have expanded into more than 20 markets worldwide, offering nations around the globe the highest measure of success and professionalism in the legal industry. After more than 40 years, we are still presenting the best of the best in legal markets globally through our patented Purely Peer Review™ methodology.

For 2023, we are honored to showcase the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in Brazil™.

“Law Firm of the Year” Awards

“Law Firm of the Year” awards recognize a single top firm for its work in a specific legal practice area nationwide. Awards are determined based on a handful of factors including lawyer feedback, the number of lawyers included in Best Lawyers for that firm and practice area, the number of office locations a firm has, historical analysis of the firm’s “Lawyer of the Year” awards, materials submitted by firms, and the firm’s overall scope and areas of expertise.

The 2023 “Law Firm of the Year” recipients in Brazil are:

Dias de Souza Advogados Associados
Tax Law

Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados
Real Estate Law

Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados

Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini
Arbitration and Mediation

Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Sociedade de Advogados
Administrative Law

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
Competition / Antitrust Law
Project Finance and Development Practice

Milaré Advogados
Environmental Law

Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello Advogados
Intellectual Property Law

Opice Blum, Bruno e Vainzof Advogados Associados
Technology Law

Pellon & Associados
Insurance Law

Pinheiro Guimarães - Advogados
Capital Markets Law

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate and M&A Law

Robortella Advogados
Labor and Employment Law

Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira & Agel
Natural Resources Law

Thomaz Bastos, Waisberg, Kurzweil Advogados
Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Toron, Torihara e Szafir Advogados
Corporate Criminal Law

Showcasing Your Award

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Please contact to learn more about how you can highlight individual lawyer and firm awards through your website, social media channels, Best Lawyers Profile Suite packages and commemorative items.

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