Clarissa Lehmen joined the Firm in 2014. She integrates the employment & compensation practice group, with focus on employment advisory, assisting companies in strategic matters. Clarissa has a wide breadth of experience in strategic matters, including defining and implementing strategies for labor matters relating to C-level executives, benefits harmonization, expatriation, outsourcing, due diligence audits related to Mergers & Acquisitions, retention schemes, Stock Options and negotiations with labor unions.
Awards and Recognitions
Clarissa has been recognized for her work in the Labor area by the main legal directories such as Analise Advocacia 500 and Analise Advocacia Mulher – Full Service.
She graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul with a degree in Law and also holds a master’s degree in Business Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas.
Portuguese and English.
Representative matters and clients
– Advised multinational luxury retail company on the winding down of its activities in Brazil;
– Advised multinational telecom company on the negotiation of a collective lay-off;
– Advises multinational tech company on the assessment of labor practices across Latin America;
– Advises multinational companies on the restructuring of their workforce in connection with the COVID 19 pandemic, including reshaping of workplace and new employment regimes;
– Advises multinational companies on initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion.
Trench Rossi Watanabe is awarded the CESA Gender Equality Seal
Trench Rossi Watanabe has received the CESA Gender Equity Seal in the highest category entitled “Highlight”. This award recognizes law firms that have solid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, taking into consideration several fronts, such as internal commitment, strategic planning, communication and participation rate. With a female majority in leadership for years, this recognition reinforces […]
The Provisional Measure 1,116 and Decree 11,061
In brief On May 5, 2022, was published the Provisional Measure 1,116, that implemented the “Programa Emprega + Mulheres e Jovens”, a program to insert and maintain women and young people in the labor market, as well as the Decree 11,061, which provides for the right to professionalization of under age and young people through […]
Interministerial Ordinance MTP/MS n.17, of March 22, 2022 – Published on 04/01/1022 – Amends Annex I of Ordinance 20, which deals with measures to prevent, control and mitigate the risks of transmission of Covid-19 in the work environment
In brief On 01.04.2022, the Interministerial Ordinance MTP/MS n.17 was published, changing the measures to prevent, control and mitigate the risks of transmission of Covid-19, in the work environment, provided for in Annex I, of the Ordinance of June 20, 2020. In summary, the new Ordinance updates the previously provided measures and guidelines regarding the […]
The newly issued Executive Orders # 1,108/2022 and 1,109/2022
Executive Orders numbers 1108 and 1109 were published on March 28, 2022. They generally address the following aspects: (i) alternative measures impacting employment relationships; (ii) emergency program for job and income maintenance, referred to locally as the “BEM Program”, to assist in the combat of the social and economic adverse consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic; […]
STATE DECREE (SP) No. 66,575, OF MARCH 17, 2022 – Amends and revokes Decree no. 66,554, of March 9, 2022, regarding the use of masks in the State of São Paulo
In brief On March 17, 2022, was published the State Decree (SP) n. 66.575, which deals with the mandatory use of masks in the state. In summary, the decree provides for the mandatory use of face protection masks only (i) in places intended for the provision of health services and (ii) in means of collective […]