Pinheiro Guimarães - Advogados was established in 1922, when Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães joined the law offices of José de Miranda Valverde. With offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the firm represents a vast array of clients in Brazil and abroad and is assisted by a full staff of legal support personnel fluent in foreign languages. The firm has extensive international experience. It is one of the leading Brazilian firms in handling international debt and equity issuances, syndicated loans, trade finance, mergers and acquisitions, cross border lease transactions, structured finance, project finance, private equity, securitizations of exports and other receivables, investment funds, derivatives debt restructuring, employee benefit programs, litigation, arbitration and tax.
Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto is a partner whose practice specialises in domestic and international debt and equity offerings, syndicated loans, trade finance, project finance, cross-border lease transactions, structured finance, securitisation of exports and other receivables and derivatives. He qualified 1963 in Rio de Janeiro, and 1990 in São Paulo. He joined the firm as an intern in 1960, becoming a partner in 1970.
Eduardo Augusto Mattar is a partner whose practice focuses on bankruptcy, restructuring litigation, arbitration. He qualified 2001 in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. He joined the firm in 2002 and became a partner in 2005.
Renata Machado Veloso is an associate at Pinheiro Guimarães – Advogados. Her practice focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Sheis a member of the Brazilian Bar Association and was educated at Northwestern University School of Law and the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie.