Paula Vieira’s strong international experience is set to strengthen the firm’s strategy and relationships with foreign clients seeking to do business in Brazil

Mattos Filho has announced Paula Vieira as the new partner in charge of the firm’s New York office. With a strong background in both Brazilian and cross-border M&A transactions, including private equity, Paula is a member of Mattos Filho’s Corporate/M&A practice and International Committee, where she coordinates the firm’s initiatives for business development outside Brazil.

Mattos Filho’s presence in New York has spanned over a decade, helping bridge the gap between international clients and their interests in the Brazilian market. It has allowed for broader perspectives and ample opportunities to collaborate with companies, investors, and business partners looking to expand their interests in Brazil, as well as to connect Brazilian clients with the right business partners in connection with their outbound investments.

“We are excited about moving into this new phase of our international business strategy, and we wish Paula the utmost success in her new role,” commented Mattos Filho’s managing partner, Roberto Quiroga.



“The opportunity to lead the New York office and work closely with our clients and business partners in the United States will enable Mattos Filho to strengthen and develop further its international relationships and presence. I am deeply honored to represent Mattos Filho in a broader capacity.”




Paula Vieira

Part of Mattos Filho for 25 years, Paula Vieira has been a partner in the firm’s Corporate/M&A practice since 2010. Beyond her experience in M&A matters (including private equity), Paula is involved in foreign investments in Brazil and public and private commercial contracts across many sectors and industries.

Paula’s strong background in international matters and business development includes her active role on committees at the International Bar Association (IBA), where she is engaged in the Latin American forum as well as in other committees such as the M&A committee. Paula previously also worked as an international associate at the New York office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

With a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Pennsylvania, Paula has a Bachelor of Laws and a Specialization in Business Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), as well as a Specialization in Finance and Accounting from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV).

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DLA Piper is pleased to welcome Amadeu Ribeiro as a partner in the firm’s cross-border Antitrust and Competition practice, expanding the firm’s already strong presence in New York and Latin America.

Ribeiro advises international clients on complex antitrust matters, including merger review cases, cartel and market dominance investigations and competition related matters in general. He counsels clients across a wide breadth of sectors, including aviation, automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, natural resources and technology.

“DLA Piper is committed to providing the highest quality client support throughout the Americas, offering counsel to domestic and multinational companies with interests and operations throughout the region,” said Richard Chesley, managing partner of the Americas and co-US managing partner. “Amadeu is recognized as a leader in the antitrust space and expands the capabilities of an already robust cross-border team.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Amadeu as an integral part of our global practice of lawyers focused primarily on Latin America,” said Francisco Cerezo, chair of the US-Latin America practice.

DLA Piper in Latin America’s team offers full-service business legal counsel to US and global companies with interests in and operations throughout the region. With over 450 lawyers practicing throughout Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Puerto Rico, in addition to our US-based cross-border attorneys, our team works with clients throughout every country in Latin America and help connect Latin America to the world.

The Latin America Practice is led in the US from Miami, with our US based team of multicultural and diverse cross-border practitioners regularly acting as lead counsel on a wide range of matters across sectors in the US and Latin America. These range from complex TAX, IP, capital markets, finance, M&A and public private partnerships to regulatory, compliance, disputes, market entry and establishment issues. The United States, specifically New York and Florida, has deep economic and cultural ties to Latin America. For more information, visit Latin America | DLA Piper.

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Bossa Nova: The Greatest Night
Seu Jorge & Daniel Jobim Featuring Roberto Menescal, Carlinhos Brown, Carol Biazin, and Celeste

Featuring repertoire entirely dedicated to Bossa Nova, Seu Jorge and Daniel Jobim will be joined on stage by Roberto MenescalCarlinhos BrownCarol Biazin, and Celeste for a performance that pays homage to the genre. The performance echoes the 1962 Bossa Nova concert that was presented in the Main Hall at Carnegie Hall, now publicly known as Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

Sunday, October 8, 2023, at 8 PM
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall 

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