Mariana Fernandes Conrado joined the Firm in 2010. She integrates the dispute resolution practice group, with focus on civil/commercial litigation and consulting in different areas of the Brazilian Law such as Contract Law, Commercial Law, and insolvency. Mrs. Conrado has a wide breadth of experience in insolvency and bankruptcy in general (including restructuring), including issues involving the acquisition of distressed assets in insolvency procedures.
She graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP) with a degree in Law and she attended several extension courses about insolvency and restructuring. She is currently a master’s degree student in Commercial Law from the University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Activities outside the office
Mrs. Conrado is the representative of Trench Rossi Watanabe in the Turnaround Management Association in Brazil (TMA-Brasil).
Author/co-author of several books/articles, such as:
– The international sale of goods and Brazil (“A venda internacional de mercadorias e o Brasil”), 2015. Available at https://www.jota.info/paywall?redirect_to=//www.jota.info/opiniao-e-analise/artigos/coluna-do-trench-rossi-as-novas-regras-para-venda-internacional-de-mercadorias-e-o-brasil-30102015(in co-authorship with Giuliana Bonannon Schunck);
– Concept of Political Refugee and its Implications in the Brazilian Legal System (“Conceito de Refugiado Político e suas Implicações no Ordenamento Jurídico Brasileiro”), 2012 (in co-authorship with Mariana Quintanilha de Almeida);
– Doing Business 2010: Reforming through Difficult Times – Comparing Regulation in 183 Economies, The World Bank, IFC and Palgrave MacMillan: 2010. (co-author).
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 […]
Recognition: The Legal 500 Latin America 2024
Once again, our Firm has been featured in The Legal 500, one of the leading international directories focusing on legal research, involving the participation of clients and important market players. In the 2024 edition, we were recognized in 26 categories and had 61 lawyers mentioned. We had a total of 84 individual recognitions, 25 of […]
Important decision issued by the State Court of São Paulo on enforcement of guarantees granted on behalf of companies under judicial reorganization
The State Court of Appeals of São Paulo has recently decided that creditors cannot try to collect amounts from the guarantors of a company that is under judicial reorganization. Until then, that Court understood that guarantees could not be reduced or released based on the filing of judicial reorganization lawsuits, unless the creditor who held […]