Avenida Cidade Jardim, 803
01453-000 São Paulo
Display phone number 55 (11) 3141-91000
Thomas Felsberg
Evy Marques
Maria Carolina Guazzelli
Mirian Machado
Diego Vieira
João Carlos Mendonça
Claudia Maniaci


Both eyes on the present with the future in sight

Felsberg Advogados is a full-service law firm with experience in sophisticated and complex business transactions, such as project financing, corporate restructurings, M&A, capital markets, privatizations, PPP/PPI, as well as high-profile litigation and consultancy matters.

Founded in 1970, Felsberg Advogados is one of the most prominent and innovative Brazilian law firms. The firm developed the bankruptcy/Restructuring & Insolvency, Project Finance, Aviation Finance and Venture Capital practices in Brazil.

Whilst continually improving the firm’s core practices, it keeps both eyes on the future, paving the way for new practice areas such as the unparalleled Technology, Innovation & Start-ups, Data Protection and Gaming Law practices. PRO BONO: The firm proudly helps projects dedicated to the future of the country, including Vaga Lume, awarded Brazil’s 2018 best educational NGO. INCLUSION & DIVERSITY: Felsberg supports the inclusion of all people regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or religion. In relation to gender, women make up more than 50% of the firm’s legal team – including partners.

International work

The firm’s international profile is reinforced by its membership of the world’s leading law firm networks – Meritas and Legalink - which certify the firm’s global quality; as well as a partnership with Aphaia for GDPR matters. In addition to this, the firm has regional desks to provide a dedicated support to regional companies – especially European and Asian. The firm’s professionals are fluent in English, German, French, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish.

A selection of our clients

Recently the firm has provided advice to relevant companies such as BNDES, Petros, Caixa Econômica Federal, UBS, BTG Pactual, Harvard Angels, Monashees, Dell-EMC, Siemens, TSYS, BT Latam, TIM, Brightstar, Boeing, Toyota, Odebrecht, Sumitomo, Eletrobrás, Engie, CPFL Renováveis, ERB - Energias Renováveis, Liquigás, Petro Rio, Votorantim, Ecolab/Nalco, Sinochem, Mexichem, DHL, SAAM Smit, TugBrasil, MSC, Avis, Parmalat, Monster Energy Drink, Gazit, Jereissati JCC, Target, SBF Centauro, Decathlon, Christian Louboutin, Diesel, Crocs, Skechers, Natura, Abbott, Hypera, Boehringer Ingelheim, Teva, Claris, Medtronic, Omron, Hospital Albert Einstein, Amil UnitedHealth, BBC, Cinemark, T4F, OSESP, WPP Group, Ogilvy & Mather, JWT, Y&R, Kantar Ibope, Santos FC and industry associations CNI, Abihpec, Eletros, Sindusfarma, ABEEólica, IATA, JETRO, among others.


  • Practice Areas

    • Arbitration and Mediation
    • Banking & Finance 
    • Bankruptcy/ Restructuring & Insolvency •
    • Capital Markets
    • Competition/Antitrust
    • Compliance
    • Consumer Law
    • Contracts
    • Corporate law
    • Environmental & Sustainability
    • Intellectual Property
    • International Arbitration
    • International Trade/ WTO •
    • Labour, Employment & Immigration
    • Litigation
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Project Finance
    • Public law
    • Regulatory
    • Sanitation
    • Tax
    • White-Collar Crime