December 2, 2021
Best Lawyers in Brazil 2022 recognized three Gibson Dunn attorneys as leading attorneys in their respective areas of practice: New York Partner Tomer Pinkusiewicz – Project Finance & Development Practice; Lisa Alfaro, São Paulo Partner – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law; and São Paulo of counsel Fernando Almeida – Banking and Financial Law, Capital Markets Law and Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions. The guide was published on December 2, 2021.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s São Paulo office serves clients in Brazil, Latin America and around the world. Lawyers in our São Paulo office provide international legal advice to clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and capital markets. Other areas of focus include project finance, bank finance, fundraising, international arbitration, and anti-corruption compliance.
Tomer Pinkusiewicz’s practice focuses on sourcing, developing, financing and acquiring / disposing of infrastructure-related assets and companies, with considerable experience in Latin America-related transactions, bonds project and infrastructure financing. He has extensive experience in representing infrastructure funds, asset managers, industrial players and private equity platforms with respect to infrastructure investments and divestments, with extensive experience and a focus on complex joint venture arrangements and debt financing arrangements relating to such assets.
Lisa Alfaro has advised US and multinational corporations on their most important and critical matters, including corporate transactions, corporate compliance and investigations. She represents developers, investment banks, private funds, Fortune 100 companies, public entities and investors in the United States and Brazil. Throughout her career, she has advised clients in large cross-border transactions, coordinating and supervising interdisciplinary multi-jurisdictional teams in complex transactions.
Fernando Almeida has extensive experience advising large international and Brazilian investment banks, companies and private investors in a wide range of cross-border transactions involving Brazil. He has represented various issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private cross-border equity and debt offerings, as well as in private placements and bank financing. He also has extensive experience advising foreign investors in the acquisition and creation of joint ventures with Brazilian public and private companies, and advises Brazilian companies in cross-border business combinations.