Pro-business law firm

We operate in the national and international corporate market, offering complete legal solutions to support company growth.

The Firm

In order to guide, protect, and boost business, Zavagna Gralha Advogados operates in the national and international corporate market as a strategic partner of its clients and is specialized in offering legal solutions that promote business growth.

Led by Michel Zavagna Gralha, alongside partners Jacques Soares and Carolina Perroni Sanvicente, the firm was born with the belief that it is necessary to combine the corporate experience and the market knowledge of the partners with legal technique and practice for a better understanding of the client’s universe, thus providing greater decision making certainty.

 

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Our purpose is to

Market Segments

  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Agribusiness
  • Investment
  • Technology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Electric Energy
  • Finance
  • Transportation
  • Franchising

Office Differentials

  • Close and reliable relationship with company shareholders and board of directors
  • Preparation of winning legal theses for the most complex situations
  • Participation in national and international corporate transactions
  • Structuring of in-company legal departments
  • Proprietary methodology for sales representation contracts
  • Legal assistance inside the client (secondment)

Operations

In order support client businesses in all strategic decisions, Zavagna Gralha specializes in offering uncomplicated legal solutions that boosts business growth.

We operate in the following areas:
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Our Team

More than 60 multidisciplinary professionals

Synergy among teams for complete legal solutions

Quality, availability, and agility in our practice

Establishment of SLA with client

Network of partnerships with capillarity all throughout Brazil and abroad

  • Michel Zavagna Gralha
    Founding Partner
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    Michel Zavagna Gralha

    Founding Partner

    Founder of Zavagna Gralha Advogados, he specializes in Corporate Law, M&A, and Business Law. After eight years working in law firms, he was Head of the Legal Department at Lojas Renner, where he also held positions as Secretary of the Board of Directors and the Compensation Committee.

    Bachelors Degree in Legal and Social Sciences (PUCRS)
    Graduate degree in Business Law (PUCRS)
    MBA in Retail Management (FGV)
    Negociation (The Harvand Faculty Club - Cambridge - MA)
    Professor in the Graduate Law Course at PUCRS
    Professor at the Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa (IBGC)
    Deputy voting member of the Board of Trade of the State of Rio Grande do Sul.
    Contributor to Jornal Zero Hora
    Former president of the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute (IEE)
    Ambassador and Mentor at Endeavor Brazil
    President of Entrepreneur Organization (EO)
    Member of the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Bar Association
  • Carolina Perroni Sanvicente
    Partner
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    Carolina Perroni Sanvicente

    Partner

    Specialist in Contractual and Advisory Law, with broad knowledge in Civil, Corporate, and Corporate Governance Law. Experience in structuring legal departments for companies, including strategic internal participation. He has worked in renowned law firms and also in corporations. Coordinated the legal department of Lojas Renner S.A. Was head of the Grupo Arezzo's legal department, where she coordinated the company's opening in the USA. Throughout her career, she has led important cases related to commercial contracts and national and international M&A, as well as the structuring of commercial representations and complex franchises.

    Bachelors Degree in Legal and Social Sciences (PUCRS)
    Graduate Degree in Consumer Law (UFRGS)
    Law and the Entrepreneur (Northwestern Univesity)
    Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract (HarvardX)
    Member of the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Bar Association
  • Jacques Antunes Soares
    Partner
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    Jacques Antunes Soares

    Partner

    Specialist in Procedural, Civil, and Business Law, working in advisory and preventive consulting and strategic performance, with experience negotiating with the Public Prosecutor's Office and coordinating Due Diligence Audits. He has worked in renowned law
    firms, focused on solutions for administrative and judicial proceedings, as well as in arbitration proceedings in Brazil and abroad.

    Bachelors Degree in Legal and Social Sciences (PUCRS)
    Graduate Degree in Civil Applied Law (UFRGS)
    LL.M in Corporate Law (IBMEC)
    Member of the Escola Superior de Advocacia (ESA)
    Member of the São Paulo Attorney Association
    Member of the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Bar Association
  • Sabrina Faccioli Damiani
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    Sabrina Faccioli Damiani

    Partner

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabrina-faccioli-damiani-3491828a/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS, in 2010, and a graduate degree in Business Law with a focus of Business Advocacy from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS, in 2013.
    Her work focuses on Business, Corporate, Contract, and Civil Law, including counsel and preventive consulting.
    She worked as an attorney at Koch Advogados Associados in the fields of Civil Law and Civil Procedure, with emphasis on Business and Corporate Law (2012). Between 2012 and 2013, she was an attorney at Feijó Lopes & Gralha Advogados, acting in the areas of Business, Corporate, and Contract Law.
  • Camila Junqueira Cervo
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    Camila Junqueira Cervo

    Partner

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/camila-junqueira-cervo-5a8aa020/
    Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC -RS, in the city of Porto Alegre. International Law Course, City University, London, UK (06 months).
    Her work concentrates on the areas of Civil and Consumer Law, including counsel and preventive consulting, with a focus on litigation.
    She worked as an attorney at Lippert Advogados in the area of Consumer Law from 2007 to 2008. Between 2012 and 2016, she was an attorney at the Baethgen & Santos Advogados law firm, working in the areas of Civil and Consumer Law litigation.
  • Giorgio Blessmann Milano
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    Giorgio Blessmann Milano

    Partner

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/giorgio-blessmann-milano-b6792187/
    Giorgio Milano has a degree in law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).
    Attended Cambridge Law Studio at Girton College, Cambridge, UK, in 2014.
    Graduated as a Financial Analyst by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in 2016.
    Attended an Agribusiness course of ESPM-Sul in 2017.
    Giorgio’s practice is focused on corporate law and M&A transactions. Before joining Zavagna Gralha Advogados, Giorgio worked for Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados (from 2013 to 2017) in the group of practice of M&A, Corporate and Contracts, participating in corporate restructuring, M&A transactions and with complex contractual structures. Among the relevant projects, the ones related to the automotive industry, agribusiness, infrastructure and oil & gas stand out.
  • Gustavo Silveira Vieira
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    Gustavo Silveira Vieira

    PARTNER

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/gustavo-vieira-a85121124/
    Master in Public Law, with maximum degree, from UNISINOS (Concept CAPES 6). Specialist in Civil Procedure from UFRGS. Attended an “The New Code of Civil Procedure” course from UFRGS. Graduated in Legal and Social Sciences from PUCRS.
    His work focuses on the areas of Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Corporate Law, with a focus on litigation.

    He is a Professor of Civil Procedure at the UniRitter Law course, Pos-Graduate Studies, preparatory courses for OAB examination and public examinations of the Verbo Jurídico, Direito para OAB and Direito para Concurso. Minister of practical courses of Civil Procedure by High Law School.

    Member of the Research Groups Jurisdiction, Effectiveness and Instrumentality of the Process, Culture and Process and The Civil Procedure in the Perspective of Fundamental Rights, registered at PUCRS and CNPQ and Civil Procedure in the Constitutional State, registered at UFRGS and CNPQ.

    Worked at Machado Meyer Sendacz and Opice (2010-2016).
    Curriculum Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/1462583089019987
    Languages: Portuguese and English

    Author of the following articles related to the study of Public Law:
    “Theory of interpretation and precedents in CPC/15: the legal grounding as a standard of
    structural rationality and condition of possibility for application discourses”, published on Revista de Processo. São Paulo: Revista dos Tribunais, October/2018, n. 284.
    “The myth of material truth: theoretical-epistemological analysis of the legislation related to the administrative tax procedure and its application by CARF”, published on Newton Paiva Periodical Law: http://npa.newtonpaiva.br/direito/?page_id=3416
    "From the Liberal State to the Constitutional State: the cooperative process and the duties of collaboration in the new CPC," published on the site Law Pages: https://www.paginasdedireito.com.br/index.php/artigos/284-artigos-ago-2014/6676-do-estado-liberal-ao-estado-constitucional-o-processo-cooperativo-e-os-deveres-de-colaboracao-no-novo-codigo-de-processo-civil
  • Jonatan Assis Pompermaier
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    Jonatan Assis Pompermaier

    Partner

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonatan-pompermaier-9aa26071/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS, in 2015, and a graduate degree in Contractual Law and Civil Liability from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.
    LL.M (Master of Laws) of Business Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Ongoing.
    His work focuses on the areas of Procedural, Civil, and Business Law, including counsel and preventive consulting.
    He worked as an attorney in the Cabanellos Schuh Advogados Associados office in the area of Civil Law, with emphasis on Banking Law (2014/2015).
    Participates in study groups for the New Civil Procedure Code.
  • José Maurício Carpes
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    José Maurício Carpes

    PARTNER

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jos%C3%A9-maur%C3%ADcio-carpes-54216046/
    Law Degree from Unilasalle, in the city of Canoas, and graduate studies in Law, Market, and Economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS.
    His work focuses on the areas of Business and Civil Law, including counsel and preventive consulting with a focus on litigation.
    He worked as an attorney at Cabanellos Schuh Advogados in Banking Law from 2008 to 2012, taking over in 2010 the Coordination of the team responsible for HSBC. Between 2012 and 2015, he was an attorney at Andrade Maia Advogados, in of Civil Law for the firm's strategic core.
  • Suiara Haase Pacheco
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    Suiara Haase Pacheco

    Partner

    Graduated in Business Administration (Certificate 3 - Business) from Cambridge International College, Sydney, Australia, in 2008.
    Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS, in 2011.
    Graduate degree in Labor Law and Process by Faculdade IDC, in 2012 and in Labor Law and Process by Fundação Escola Da Magistratura do Trabalho – FEMARGS, in 2015.
    His work focuses on the areas of Labor Law, including counsel and preventive consulting.
    She worked as an attorney at the offices Andrade Maia Advogados from 2009 to 2012 and Pereira Gionedis Advocacia/Teixeira Ribeiro Lawyers from 2012 to 2014. She worked in the consultation sector, preparing opinions, accompanying the routines of Human Resource Departments, and providing training. She has worked for several industries including: financial institutions, manufacturing, and retail. She works with administrative processes for homologations and transactions with the Trade Unions and the Public Prosecutor's Office, as well as litigation.
  • Guilherme Gabech de Melo
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    Guilherme Gabech de Melo

    Attorney

    Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
    Graduate Degree in Criminal Business Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
    Graduate Degree in Business Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS
    His activities are focused on the areas of Procedural, Civil, and Business Law, including counseling, preventive consulting, and litigation. Has experience in strategic performance in high courts. He has worked in renowned law firms focused on solutions for administrative and judicial proceedings.

  • ALEXANDRA MATTOS SILVA
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    ALEXANDRA MATTOS SILVA

    ATTORNEY

    Master in Law from PUCRS (Concept CAPES 6). Specialist in Corporate Law, with emphasis on Business Law.
    She works focuses on the areas of Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Corporate Law, with a focus on litigation..
    She is professor of Civil Procedural Law Degree and Law Business School, as well as preparatory courses for competitions public. Minester of the Research Group of Civil Procedural Law by Escola Superior de Advocacia (ESA).
    Member of the Research Groups Jurisdiction, Effectiveness and Instrumentality of Process, Culture and Process and Civil Procedure in the Perspective of Fundamental Rights, registered with PUCRS and CNPQ.

    She worked at the offices Costabeber, Filippelli and Papadopol Advogados (2011-2016), Tozzini Freire Advogados Associados (2010-2011) and Machado Meyer Sendacz and Opice (2008-2009).
    Lattes Curriculum: http://lattes.cnpq.br/1977939591890700
    Languages: Portuguese and English

    • Author of the following articles and periodicals related to the study of Law:
    • REICHELT, Luis Alberto; MATTOS, Alexandra. Attachment of quotas of corporations and the fundamental right to effective judicial protection. Electronic Journal of Procedural Law, v. 18, p. 219 / 9-237, 2017.
    • SILVA, A. M .. The Exclusion of the Member in the Company Ltda. Legal Review (Porto Alegre, 1953), v. 463, p. 35-61, 2016.
    • MATTOS, ALEXANDRA. Current and Controversial Themes of Fundamental Rights: contributions from the XIV International Seminar on Fundamental Rights. 1. ed. Porto Alegre: Editora Fi, 2018. p.434.
    • MATTOS, Alexandra; MARTTA, Camila Victorazzi. The exegesis of the hyposufficiency of the party in the application of the dynamization theory of the burden of proof in the civil process. In: XXVII national meeting of the Conpedi Salvador / BA, 2018, Salvador.
    PROCESS, JURISDICTION AND EFFECTIVENESS OF JUSTICE I. Bahia: National Council for Research and Postgraduate Studies in Law, 2018. p. 192-210.
  • ALINE SANTOS DA SILVA
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    ALINE SANTOS DA SILVA

    ATTORNEY

    Graduated in Law from Fundação Escola Superior do Ministério Público - FMP in 2017.
    Worked as attorney for Prires Duarte Advogados Associados law firm in 2018, practicing consumer law, civil and social security law.
    Background in civil area.
  • Amanda Thomaz Szydloski
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    Amanda Thomaz Szydloski

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-szydloski-79825810b/
    Law Degree from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis – UNIRITTER, 2015.
    Specialist in State Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS, 2017.
    Internship at the Office of the 12th Civil Court of the Courthouse of the Porto Alegre/RS (2013-2014) and at Müller & Moreira Advogados Associados with emphasis on insurance (2014-2016).
    She was partner at Müller & Moreira Advogados Associados (2016-2018)

  • Ana Paula Abreu Lima da Rosa Peña
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    Ana Paula Abreu Lima da Rosa Peña

    ATTORNEY

    Law Degree from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul – PUC/RS (2005).
    Her work focuses on the areas of Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Consumer Law, with a focus on litigation.

    Internship at the Office of the 20th Civil Court of the Rio Grande do Sul’s Court of Appeals and at the Free Legal Aid Sector of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, with focus on Family Law and Probate.
    She worked from 2005 to 2007 managing the legal sector of Pimentel & Rohenkohl Associated lawyers, operating in the area of tax law. From 2007 to 2009 she worked as an attorney of Gianelli Martins Lawyers, operating in the area of civil and labor law, where she also acted as sub-coordinator of the administrative part of one of the high demand litigation teams. She also worked as a lawyer for big companies in the area of Consumer Law, from 2009 to 2019, at Machado, Meyer, Sendacz and Ópice Lawyers, which, from 2018, began to operate in the city of Porto Alegre as Ramos and Kruel Lawyers, and that operates in several areas of Civil and Labor Law, especially in the business area.
  • BRÁULIO DE TOLEDO CECIM
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    BRÁULIO DE TOLEDO CECIM

    Partner

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/br%C3%A1ulio-de-toledo-cecim-862481113/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS in 2016.
    Graduate Degree in Tax Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul and Instituto de Estudos Tributários.
    Course on Accounting for Lawyers from Instituto de Estudos Tributários.
    His activities are focused on Tax, including counsel, preventive consulting and litigation.
    He worked as an attorney at Pimentel & Rohenkohl Advogados Associados from 2014 to 2017, focused on solutions for administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • BRUNA AUGUSTINHO MEDEIROS
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    BRUNA AUGUSTINHO MEDEIROS

    Attorney

    Law degree from FMP, em 2019.
    Graduate degree in Compliance from PUCRS – Ongoing
    Her activities are concentrated in the area of Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Consumer Law with a focus on litigation.
  • Bruna Lara Zandoná
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    Bruna Lara Zandoná

    Attorney

    Graduated in Law School at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).
    Her field of work is on the consulting area of the law firm, focused in corporate law and business law. Worked in renowned law firms in Porto Alegre/RS, with emphasis on business law, focused on international law, assets and corporate restructuring and contract law.
  • Carolina Basegio Kich
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    Carolina Basegio Kich

    ATTORNEY

    Law Degree from Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis – UNIRITTER, 2017.
    Graduate student in Tax Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS, 2019.
    Her work focuses on the areas of Civil Procedural Law qnd Civil Law, with a focus on litigation.

    She worked as a lawyer at law firm Saratt, Moraes & Associados Advocacia e Consultoria Jurídica de 2018 a 2019, in the area of Banking Law.
  • Daniel Lerch Belomé da Silva
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    Daniel Lerch Belomé da Silva

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-lerch-belom%C3%A9-901294b0/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS, Graduate degree in Real Estate, Contracts, and Civil Liability Law from Faculdade IDC and ongoing graduate studies in Labor Law and Procedure from Fundação Escola da Magistratura do Rio Grande do Sul - FEMARGS.
    His work is concentrated in Labor Law.
    He worked as an attorney in the Noble and Clave Advogados Associados firm in the labor area from 2011 to 2013 and in the Hoffmann Direito Empresarial firm, also in the labor area from 2013 to 2015.
  • Diego Cigolini
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    Diego Cigolini

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/diego-cigolini-932018b4

    Graduated in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), during the course he took part in the academic initiation research events promoted by UFRGS and PUCRS.

    He holds a MBA degree in Business Management from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

    His work is focused on the corporate, strategic contractual and M&A advisory.

    Diego worked as an outside counsel at Arena Porto-Alegrense S.A. (Arena do Grêmio), providing the company's management with legal advisory focused on corporate and contractual areas. He was part of the Executive Group of the Arbitration Chamber of FEDERASUL.

    He is currently a member of the Special Arbitration Commission of the OAB/RS and the Brazilian Institute of Business Law (IBRADEMP).

  • Eduardo Perrot Machry
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    Eduardo Perrot Machry

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/eduardo-machry-328709128/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS, a graduate degree in Public Law from Escola Superior da Magistratura Federal – ESMAFE, and graduate studies in Contractual, Civil Liability and Real Estate Law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS.
    His work focuses on Business, Contract, and Civil Law, including counsel and preventive consulting.
    He worked as an attorney at Saratt, Moraes & Associados in the fields of Civil Law, with emphasis on Business and Contractual Law from 2008 to 2014. Between 2015 and 2016, he was an attorney at Chiapin Advogados & Associados, acting in the areas of Business and Contractual Law.
  • EDUARDO ROCHA OTTEN
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    EDUARDO ROCHA OTTEN

    ATTORNEY

    Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences (PUCRS)
    Postgraduated Degree in Environmental National and International Law (UFRGS)
    Enrolled in the LL.M Business Law program (UNISINOS)
    He has also completed certificate courses in entrepreneurial networks (UNISINOS) and Intellectual Property (INPI)
    Member of the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Bar Association

    His practice focuses on Civil, Corporate, Contract and Private International Law. Prior to joining the Zavagna Gralha Advogados in 2019, acted as a lawyer in the corporate law area at Andrade Maia firm, served as an intern in the environmental law area at Veirano Advogados and in a Civil Court Office.
  • Fernanda de Quadros Goulart
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    Fernanda de Quadros Goulart

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernandaquadrosgoulart/
    Graduated in law from the Faculty of Development of Rio Grande do Sul-FADERGS University Center, in 2014.
    Post-graduate course in Civil Law with emphasis on torts and Contracts by UniRitter in 2016.
    Graduate student in substantive law and procedure of the Work by the Development of Rio Grande do Sul-FADERGS.
    He worked as a lawyer in the Office Cabanellos Schuh of 2015 to 2017, working in the area of consumer law.
    Performance in the labor area.
  • Francine Silva de Almeida
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    Francine Silva de Almeida

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/francine-almeida-4a0719140/
    Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, PUCRS.
    Clerkship at the Office of the 20th Special Court of Public Treasury and the Office of the 9th Criminal Court, both of the Central Courthouse of the Porto Alegre/RS Region (2014-2016).
  • GABRIEL BARCELLA TOSS
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    GABRIEL BARCELLA TOSS

    ATTORNEY

    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS, in 2012.
    His activities are concentrated in the areas of Corporate Law, Civil Law and Consumer Law, with focus on litigation.

    He worked as an attorney at the office of Cabanellos Schuh Advogados Associados, in the Corporate Law, Civil Law and Consumer Law, with focus on litigation.

    He worked as an attorney at the office of Dupont Spiller Advogados Associados, focused on Tax, including counsel, preventive consulting and litigation.
  • Gabriela da Silva Schirmer
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    Gabriela da Silva Schirmer

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabriela-da-silva-schirmer/
    Graduated in legal and Social Sciences from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria – UFSM, 2016.
    Specialist in Civil Procedure from Universidade Franciscana – UNIFRA, 2017.
    LL.M (Master of Laws) in Business Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, ongoing.
    Internship at the Office of the 4th Civil court of the Courthouse of the Santa Maria/RS Region (2013-2015).
  • Ícaro Guimarães
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    Ícaro Guimarães

    Attorney

    Bachelor’s Degree in Legal and Social Sciences from Centro Universitário Metodista - IPA (2013)
    His practice is focused on Civil Law and Consumer Law, with enphasis in litigation area.
    Lawyer at the Law Office Silva e Berthold Advogados (2017-2018), at the Law Office João Carlos e Fernando Scalzilli Advogados e Associados (2014-2016) and at the Law Office Assis Brasil Advogados Associados (2012 - 2014)

  • JOÃO ANTÔNIO CARRARD SITTA
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    JOÃO ANTÔNIO CARRARD SITTA

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    Master’s in Civil and Business Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), with full marks and thesis on Patent Law recommended for publication.
    Graduated in Law from UFRGS, with a final work paper on Copyright and Economics.
    Member of the research group “Grupo Interdisciplinar de Pesquisa em Propriedade Intelectual (GIPPI)”.
    Speaker in national and international organizations, such as the University of Lisbon in Portugal, the Federal University of Uberlândia/MG and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
    Published and presented papers and scientific researches.
    Member of evaluation boards of academic works and the organizing committee for academic events.
    Participant of exchange program in Argentina awarded with a scholarship by the Montevideo Group.
    Lawyer focused on Intellectual Property, Contractual and Business Law.
    Prior to joining the staff of Zavagna Gralha Lawyers, he worked as a lawyer in two of the most traditional offices specialized in Intellectual Property in Porto Alegre.
    Trainee in the legal department, with Corporate and Regulatory Law, in the RBS Group and in offices of the Federal and Rio Grande do Sul State Courts of Justice.
    Founding member of the university extension project "Assessoria Jurídica Hernani Estrella", a university legal free aid group to small companies that cannot afford the service.
  • Laís Stein Schmitt
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    Laís Stein Schmitt

    ATTORNEY

    Law degree from PUCRS, in 2014/1 and ongoing graduate studies in Labor Law and Procedure at Faculdade Meridional-IMED.
    Her activities are concentrated in the area of Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Consumer Law with a focus on litigation.
  • Lucas Florence Cattani
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    Lucas Florence Cattani

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-cattani-66262292/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUC-RS, in 2012, and a graduate degree in Law from the Fundação Escola Superior da Defensoria Pública do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul – FESDEP, in 2014.
    Graduate degree in Business Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS. Ongoing.
    His activities are concentrated in the area of Business Law, including counsel, preventive consulting, and litigation.
    He worked as an attorney at the office of Siqueira Castro Advogados Associados (2012-2013) and as a partner at the office of Carlos Jung Advogados Associados (2013-2018), working in coordination área, focusing in Business Law.
    He was elected one of the 500 most admired lawyers of Brazil in 2017.
  • Luiza Kremer Cauduro
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    Luiza Kremer Cauduro

    Attorney

    Master in Civil and Business Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul –UFRGS.
    Specialist in Civil Procedure, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS (2015).
    Specialist in Consumer Law and Fundamental Rights, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS (2016).
    Graduated in Legal and Social Sciences from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS (2014).
    His work focuses on the areas of Civil Law and Corporate Law, with a focus on litigation.
    Member of the Research Group "The General Part of Civil Law and contemporaneity", registered at UFRGS and CNPQ.
    Worked as assistant for state judge and as a lawyer at Andrade Maia Advogados".
  • Maria Eduarda Pinto de Figueiredo
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    Maria Eduarda Pinto de Figueiredo

    ATTORNEY

    Law degree from PUCRS, em 2015.
    Graduate degree in Family Law and Succession Law from PUCRS – Ongoing
    Her activities are concentrated in the area of Civil Procedural Law, Civil Law and Consumer Law with a focus on litigation.
  • Maria Eduarda Teixeira Pedroso
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    Maria Eduarda Teixeira Pedroso

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/maria-eduarda-teixeira-pedroso-340aa5119/
    Law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS, in 2015.
    Held an internship at the Commercial Board of Rio Grande do Sul for a period of 6 months, with activities related to corporate document analysis. She clerked for State Public Prosecutor's Office in the Public Treasury Court for a period of approximately two years, assisting in the preparation of documents and opinions. She also worked at the Cabenellos Schuh Advogados Associados firm for a 10 month period, assisting in the elaboration of procedural documents, follow-up of proceedings, as well as research of doctrines and jurisprudence.
  • Maurício Alves De Boni
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    Maurício Alves De Boni

    Attorney

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mauricio-de-boni-7b2ab13a/
    Law Degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS.
    Graduate degree in Business Law from PUCRS.
    Graduate degree in Contractual Law, Tort Law and Real Estate Law also from PUCRS, ongoing.

    His work is focused on civil and business law, with emphasis in litigation.
    During 2009 to 2012 worked as assistant for state judges. Between 2015 and 2017 worked for the law firm Dupont Spiller Advogados, acting in the fields of civil and business law, as a consultant and as a litigator.

  • PEDRO BARRETO VIANNA RIGON
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    PEDRO BARRETO VIANNA RIGON

    Attorney

    Bachelor in law by Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS in 2015.
    Focuses his practice Contract, Corporate and Private International Law, in Brazil and in Latin America.
    Prior to joining Zavagna Gralha Advogados in 2019, served as a legal trainee at INDIGO, providing legal advice and managing all labor and civil litigation of the company. During that period he helped structuring the legal department and compliance protocols of the company in Brazil. He later worked as an attorney in INDIGO coordinating the legal department during the consolidation and transition of the multinational in Brasil. In addition, Pedro worked mainly in international investment agreements for the expansion and future projects of the company.
  • Tais Castro Martins
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    Tais Castro Martins

    ATTORNEY

    “Graduated in law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS (2012), and graduate degree in law from the Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis – UNIRITTER (2017).
    Her work focuses on the areas of Civil Procedure Law, Civil Law and Corporate Law, with a focus on litigation.

    She worked as a lawyer in a renowned law firm (2013 – 2018). She was intern at the state Companhia Estadual de Districuição de Energia Elétrica – CEEE (2011 – 2012), at Ministério Público de Viamão - 2ª Promotoria Cível (2009 – 2010) and at Foro da Comarca de Viamão, in Juizado Especial Cível (2008).”
  • GUILHERME DOS SANTOS MOREIRA
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    GUILHERME DOS SANTOS MOREIRA

    INTERN

    Graduating in Legal and Social Sciences at Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS).
    Internship at the Poder Judiciário (10/2017 - 01/2018) and at the Office Carpena Advogados Associados (01/2018 – 02/2019)
  • Isadora Pozzi Branco
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    Isadora Pozzi Branco

    Legal Assistent

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/isadora-pozzi-branco-a60a63125/
    Studying Law at Faculdade Escola Superior do Ministério Público/ FMP.
    Interned at Machado Meyer (03/2016 -07/2017).
  • MARCELO DE ARAÚJO MACEDO
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    MARCELO DE ARAÚJO MACEDO

    INTERN

    Student at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, in the Law course, scheduled for completion in the year 2021.
    Basic domain of the Spanish language - High School, Military College of Porto Alegre.
    Intermediate domain of the English language, with study at the English Culture English School.
    Previous internships in the legal sector of the State Electric Power Company (CEEE Group), for the period of 01 year and 06 months, as well as in the Cabanellos Schuh Advogados Associados Law Firm, in the civil area, for a period of 04 months. Currently assists in the area of Consumer Law at the Zavagna Gralha Advogados Office. ”
  • Paula Maieski Farias
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    Paula Maieski Farias

    INTERN

    Studying Law at Universidade Ritter dos Reis – Uniritter
    Internship at 4ª Vara Cível do Foro de Cachoeirinha/RS (09/2016 – 07/2018), and Defensoria Pública do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (07/2018 – 10/2018), and at Ministério Público – Promotoria Criminal de Cachoeirinha/RS (10/2018 – 06/2019).
  • Pedro Garnier de Paris
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    Pedro Garnier de Paris

    INTERN

    Tax law intern.

    Law student at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.
    Experience in Corporate and Tax Law, attending as a corporate law intern in a renowned firm. Furthermore, has experience in commercial and investment arbitrations, attending to IX Competição Brasileira de Arbitragem e Mediação CAMARB and Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot.

    Languages: Fluent in English and intermediate in french and spanish.

  • Wagner Oliveira
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    Wagner Oliveira

    Intern

    Graduating Legal and Social Sciences - Right, for the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande Do Sul (PUCRS).
    He work practice focuses in the corporate area.

    Researcher in the areas of Civil Law, Corporate law and Alternative Means of Conflict Resolution - Arbitration and Mediation, had participation in competitions of arbitration (moots courts), regional and national, becoming the winner of the V Edition of the Brazilian Competition of Arbitration Petrônio Muniz (CAMARB) in 2014, in the I Edition of the Corporate Arbitration Competition of PUCRS (CAEMP) in 2015 and vice-champion in the II Edition of the Corporate Arbitration Competition of PUCRS (CAEMP) in 2016; he joined the Executive Group of the Chamber of Arbitration of the Federasul (2015 – 2017); and, is member of Young ICCA - International Council will be Commercial Arbitration, CIARB - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and ABEArb - Brazilian Association of the Students of Arbitration

    He completed extension courses at ESA - OAB / RS in Arbitration - fundamentals of arbitration practice (2015) and Office of Law Office Management (2015).

    He worked in the sectors administrative and legal - litigious and civil Consulting at TozziniFreire Advogados (2012 - 2019), as well as an internship at Court of Justice of the State of Rio Grande do Sul - Department of Licitations and Contracts (2010 - 2012).”
  • Fabiano dos Santos Sbroglio
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    Fabiano dos Santos Sbroglio

    IT MANAGER

    http://linkedin.com/in/fabiano-sbroglio-8743aaa3/
    Bachelor of Computer Networks by the Technology College of National Labor on Commercial Learning (FATEC-RS).

    Technician in Information Technology by Protasio Alves Technical School.

    Certified on ITIL Foundation by AXELOS Best Practice and member of CREA-RS under the ID 238372.
    His experience is focused in people and processes management, related to information technology. Has worked as a Team Leader in a Public Financial Institution and in a Multinational company within the banking automatization segment, for 5 years. One year experience in an IT department within a Law office with over 700 collaborators throughout the country.
  • Aléxia Vanessa Fortes da Silva
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    Aléxia Vanessa Fortes da Silva

    Recepcionist

    Studying Law
    Worked as an administrative assistant at the company FH Consulting (2015/2016), administrative assistant at the company Unisinos (2014/2015) and Receptionist at the company Iesa Veiculos (2012/2014).
  • FRANCIELLE JOSIANE HACK
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    FRANCIELLE JOSIANE HACK

    RECEPTIONIST

    Graduation in Management Processes at Faculdade Anhanguera - in progress
    Worked as Administrative Assistant in the office Caetano & Rech Advogados Associados (2016/2017)

    Secretary at Matha Birck's office (2015/2016) and Administrative Assistant at Milton Roos Corretora de Seguros (2012/2014)
  • Moniane Afonso
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    Moniane Afonso

    Financial Assistant

    Graduation in Human Resources Management - Faculdade Senac Porto Alegre
    Masters Degree in Business Management from Uniritter - Laureate International Universities
    Worked as Financial Administrative Assistant at Lima Advogados Associados (2016 - 2018)
    Administrative Assistant at Lorenzoni Veterinary Hospital (2014 - 2016)
    Commercial Assistant / HR at Agrofarm Group (2013 - 2014)
  • Simone de Castro Teixeira
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    Simone de Castro Teixeira

    Executive Secretary

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/simone-de-castro-teixeira-29b6913a/
    Executive Secretariat degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), and graduate studies business management from Uniritter - Laureate International Universities.
    Her work focuses on secretariat and administration.
    She worked as an Executive Assistant Director at Fundatec for 6 years. Acted as Secretary at law School at PUCRS for 4 years and was an intern at Cervo Advogados.

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Developing people, betting on new talents, creating growth opportunities and valuing the team are among Zavagna Gralha’s priorities. Our commitment to global client results requires a team with different experiences and constantly developing.

We prioritize excellence, availability, and agility in our practice. Our professionals always seek to improve, study, and be updated regarding concepts and new practices to think, plan, and execute effective solutions, regardless of the area of activity or the market segment.

Why Zavagna Gralha

Environment for personal and professional development

Technical challenges from law fields that are interrelated.

Results oriented compensation policy

Real growth potential

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