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Lawyers

Walfrido Jorge Warde Júnior

Walfrido Jorge Warde Júnior

Lawyer and managing partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, civil, corporate and business laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and in Philosophy from the School of Philosophy, Languages and Human Sciences of the USP. LLM from the New York University School of Law, Doctor of Juridical Science in Commercial Law from the Law School of the USP, researcher (with scholarship) at the Max-Planck Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatsrecht (Hamburg, Germany), in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

Author of several books and papers.

Co-author of the Bill No. 4,303/12 (Special Regime for Simplified Corporations) and “The Rescue Plan for the National Infrastructure Project”.

Member of the Institute for Applied Corporate Law (“Instituto de Direito Societário Aplicado – IDSA”).

Member of the Brazilian Association of Jurimetrics (“Associação Brasileira de Jurimetria – ABJ”).

Professor and lecturer.

Member of the Regulatory Committee of the Brazilian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP).

President of the Association Rethinking the Link between Companies and the Brazilian Government (IREE – www.iree.org.br).

Author of various books and articles.

walfrido@warde.com.br

Rudi Alberto Lehmann Jr.

Rudi Alberto Lehmann Júnior

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in civil, environmental and labor laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Mackenzie Presbiterian University. Specialist Degree in Civil Judicial Procedures from the Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), member of the IASP.

rudi@warde.com.br

Valdir Moyses Simão

Valdir Moyses Simão

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, expert on Brazilian anti-corruption regulation, specialized in internal investigations, compliance, government enforcement, federal punitive administrative proceedings, corporate leniency agreements and corporate ethics.

Bachelor ́s Degree in Law. Post-graduate Degree in Corporate Law and Management and Collection of Social Security Funds. Master ́s Degree in Supervision and Management of Social Security Systems from the University of Alcalá, Spain.

PhD candidate in Law and Global Governance at the University of Salamanca, Spain.

Federal Minister of Planning and Budget (2015-2016).

Chief Federal Comptroller Officer (CGU) (2015).

President of the Federal Social Security Entity (2005-2007 e 2008-2010).

Secretary and Auditor of the Inland Revenue for 29 years.

Secretary of various federal government divisions.

Collaborated on the implementation of Law No. 12,846/13 (Brazilian Anti-Corruption Law) and setting 14 the legal framework for administrative punishment of companies, anti-corruption compliance and corporate leniency agreements.

Invited professor and advisor of universities, board of director member qualified by the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC), Member of the Brazilian Center of Constitutional Studies (CBEC), member of the Superior Council of Advanced Studies of the FIESP/IRS and member of the Superior Council of Brazilian Competitive Movement (MBC).

Co-author of a book on corporate leniency agreements and anti-corruption and of various articles.

Professor of Commercial Law at the University Mackenzie.

vsimao@warde.com.br

Leandro Daiello Coimbra

Leandro Daiello Coimbra

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, expert on white collar.

Bachelor´s Degree in Law from the Law School of the Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUC/RS). MBA in Public Security from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

Leandro was a lawyer for nearly a decade and then joined the Brazilian Federal policy in 1995 working as a commissioner on tax evasion and smuggling investigations.

The highlights of his career in the Brazilian federal police are:

2000 – Chief of the federal policy unit in Uruguaiana, bordering Argentina.

2002-2004 – Chief of the Drug Enforcement Unit of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (SRS).

2004-2006 – Chief of the Tax Evasion and Smuggling Unit of the SRS.

2006-2007 – Chief of the Tax Evasion and Smuggling National Unit.

2007-2009 – General-Coordinator for Tax Evasion, Smuggling and Environmental Crimes.

2009-2011 – Head of the State of São Paulo Unit of the Federal Police.

In 2011, Leandro became the Director-General of the Brazilian Federal Police. During his administration, the federal police started investigating the largest uncovered corruption case in Brazil, known as Car Wash Operation. High-level politicians and businessmen have been arrested and convicted of corruption, money laundering and other crimes.

José Luiz Bayeux Neto

José Luiz Bayeux Neto

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, civil, corporate and business laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and master’s Degree in Civil Law from the USP.

Professor of Commercial Law at the University Mackenzie.

joseluiz@warde.com.br

Diogo Nebias

Diogo Octavio Nebias

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in project finance, infrastructure (regulatory), structured finance and capital markets.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP) - 2001. LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science - 2003/2004.

Member of the Infrastructure Committee of the Brazilian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (ABVCAP).

Distinction “LACCA Approved 2018” - Voted by the members of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as a region’s leading private practitioner in the Banking & Finance, Energy and Corporate / M&A areas in Brazil.

dnebias@warde.com.br

Renato Polillo

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, arbitration and white collar. Renato is also responsible for the international practice and public relations areas of our law firm.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Mackenzie University. LLM from the University of Virginia School of Law. Masters’ Degree and PhD candidate from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

He has been an invited teacher at the Law School of FAAP.

Renato has worked with international arbitration and white collar at King & Spalding in New York and Houston and at the São Paulo office of Clifford Chance.

Guilherme Ferreira Coelho Lippi

Guilherme Ferreira Coelho Lippi

Lawyer and partner at Warde Advogados, specialized in corporate and business laws, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets and commercial contracts.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of FMU – Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas University, with extension in Corporate Law, Capital Markets and Commercial Contracts at the IICS – “Instituto Internacional de Ciências Sociais” and LLM candidate in Corporate Law at the INSPER – “Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa”.

Member of the Committee of Young Entrepreneurs of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (“Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo”).

glippi@warde.com.br

Lucas Akel Filgueiras

Lucas Akel Filgueiras

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, corporate and capital markets laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Ribeirão Preto Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

Specialist Degree in German Laws from the Ludwig-Maximilians -Universität München (University of Munich).

lucas@warde.com.br

Álvaro Adelino Marques Bayeux

Álvaro Adelino Marques Bayeux

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, arbitration, civil, corporate and business laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

Specialist in infrastructure law from the Law School of the Fundação Getúlio Vargas – GVLaw.

abayeux@warde.com.br

Pedro Henrique Adoglio Benradt

Pedro Henrique Adoglio Benradt

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in corporate and business laws, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets and commercial contracts.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Mackenzie University.

pbenradt@warde.com.br

Rafael D’Errico Martins

Rafael D’Errico Martins

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in civil litigation, arbitration, prevention and dispute resolution.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC/SP).

Master’s degree in Civil Procedural Law from University of São Paulo (USP).

rderrico@warde.com.br

Rodrigo Jesuino Bittencourt

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, arbitration, corporate law and capital markets.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

Filipe da Silva Gomes

Filipe da Silva Gomes

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation, arbitration, civil, corporate and business laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

Master’s Degree candidate on Economic Law at the USP.

fgomes@warde.com.br

Felipe Rafael Sousa

Felipe Rafael Sousa

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in litigation.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Universidade FMU – Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas.

felipe@warde.com.br

Talitha Saez Cardoso

Talitha Saez Cardoso

Lawyer at Warde Advogados, specialized in corporate law and applied legal research.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

Master’s Degree in Philosophy and General Theory of Law from the USP.

Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University.

tsaez@warde.com.br

Valdir Moyses Simão

Luisa Angélica Mendes Mesquita

Lawyer at Advogados, specialized in litigation, arbitration, civil, corporate and business laws.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP).

Bachelor’s Degree in French Law from the Law School of the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3.

Master’s Degree candidate at the USP focused on Criminal Law.

lmesquita@warde.com.br

Cássio de Alencar Teles Barreto

Lawyer at Warde Advogados specialized in litigation at higher courts.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Universidade do Distrito Federal – UDF.

Specialist Degree in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure from the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público – IDP.

Specialist Degree in Public Law from the Centro Universitário de Brasília - UniCEUB.

Invited researcher in anticorruption legislation and compliance from the Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público – IDP.

Danilo Panzeri Carlotti

Danilo Panzeri Carlotti

Lawyer at Warde Advogados specialized in legal data science.

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP).

Master’s Degree and PHD in Law from the USP.

Computer science candidate at the IME-USP.

Coordinates empirical research in law and economics at INSPER.

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