Mônica Mendonça Costa

Areas of expertise: Arbitration, Gaming & E-sports, Government Sales, Litigation, Mediation
Languages: English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5492
Email: mcosta@tozzinifreire.com.br

Mônica has more than fifteen years of practice at TozziniFreire in the Litigation and Arbitration practice groups. She counsels on civil court cases deriving from bidding procedures, contracts with public entities and investigations in alliance with the teams of the Administrative Law, and Compliance & Investigations practice groups. She has extensive experience in arbitration proceedings administrated by domestic and international institutions and has had ample practice in commercial mediation, both ad hoc and institutional, representing clients during all phases of the proceedings. Her practice comprises disputes related to corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, distribution and sales representation contracts, real estate and timberland investments.

// Academic education

Studied at the Trial Academy organized by IADC (International Association of Defense Counsel), Stanford University, USA, 2013. Specialized degree in Business Management from Business School São Paulo, 2009. Master"s degree in Civil Procedural Law from USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2008. Graduate of the Law School of USP, 2001. Graduate in International Relations from the Faculty of Social Sciences of PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo), 1998.

// Recognition

Mônica is recognized by The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250 and Análise Advocacia 500, important legal publications. Mônica is also Lacca Approved.

// Additional Activities

Member of CBAr (Brazilian Arbitration Committee). Vice-chair of the Brazilian Advisory Board - CPR (International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution). Mediator for CAMARB (Brazilian Chamber of Commercial Arbitration). Mediator for CBMA (Brazilian Center of Mediation and Arbitration). Member of AASP (São Paulo Lawyers Association).

// Publications

"O Desenvolvimento da Mediação e o Novo Código de Processo Civil" chapter (co-author). In 40 Anos de Direito Empresarial no Brasil. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2016. "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review. London: Law Business Research, 2013. "Mediação e Arbitragem: Discussão sobre a Possibilidade de Compartilhamento de Práticas" article. São Paulo: CBAr (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem), 2014.

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