André Vertullo Bernini advises local and international clients from a wide array of industries in M&A deals, with a prominent presence in private equity, distressed M&A, and acquisition of infrastructure projects (greenfield and brownfield). André represents private equity funds, infrastructure funds, sovereign wealth funds and other strategic players on both the buy-side and the sell-side, and has also gained a reputation in representing family members and family-owned businesses on the sell-side.
He also holds an LLM degree from Columbia Law School, in New York, where he graduated with academic honours (Harlan Fiske Stone scholar). Bernini worked as foreign associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, from 2010 through 2011. He was admitted to the Brazilian Bar in 2004 and to the New York State Bar in 2013. He is fluent in Portuguese, Italian and English.
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