Founded more than 37 years ago by excellent professionals with legal practice experience, we advise Brazilian and global companies in Brazil, Latin America, Asia, the US, Europe and Oceania. We have legal excellence, global presence, full-service structure and professional management capable of identify new opportunities and demands to our clients.
With offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and New York, we operate throughout the national territory and we have the support of an experienced team of lawyers, specialised in different practice areas applied to various sectors of the market. As a result, we develop creative, innovative and secure legal solutions for each matter and client profile.
Since March 2010, we have been working in cooperation with DLA Piper LLP, one of the largest law firms in the world located in more than 40 countries in every continent. This strategic relationship is a differentiator for CMA, allowing us to serve our clients and address their strategic business needs whether they do business in Brazil or abroad.
Main areas of practice
We offer a broad range of legal business services, with emphasis on the following areas: antidumping; antitrust; banking and project finance; bankruptcy and restructuring; commercial contracts; compliance/investigation, white-collar crime and cybersecurity; corporate and M&A, capital markets; employment/pensions and benefits; energy and natural resources; environmental; intellectual property and data protection; insurance; litigation and arbitration; projects and infrastructure, private wealth, real estate, regulatory and public law, insolvency, sports and entertainment, and tax.
Clients and industry sectors: Over the years, the firm has developed fruitful relationships with Brazilian and international companies operating in the most dynamic sectors of the economy, such as aerospace and defence; automotive; construction; consumer goods; energy power and water; banking services; finance, healthcare; hospitality and leisure; industrial goods and services; infrastructure; insurance and reinsurance; life sciences; media and entertainment; mining; oil and gas; pharmaceutical, pulp and paper industry, real estate; retail; shipping, transport and offshore; technology; telecommunications.
Team: A good professional management brings internal benefits, such as a better organised, standardised, cohesive and productive company, making it more competitive to highlight in the market. Our management is capable of adjusting, reply to challenges and promote the necessary changes. We are always investing in the improvement of our team and in continuous evolution of our management system.
We have more than 100 lawyers who are graduates of leading Brazilian law schools. Many have obtained master’s degrees abroad and worked at companies and law firms outside of Brazil, bringing their international experience to the firm’s day-to-day activities.
Rio de JaneiroRua Lauro Müller, 116 – 25th floor
Condomínio do Edifício Rio Sul Center
Botafogo – Rio de Janeiro, RJBrazil 22.290-906
Tel: +55 21 3262 3000
F +55 21 3262 3011
São PauloAv. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 360 - 10th
Vila Nova ConceiçãoSão Paulo, SP - 04543-000Brazil
Tel: +55 11 3077 3500
F +55 11 3077 3501
New York1252 Avenue of the Americas27th floor (Suite 2873)
New York, NY 10020-1104USA
Tel: +1 212 335 4541
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