- Angela Paes de B. Di Franco
- Practice areas
- Dispute Resolution
- Product Liability
Ms. Di Franco is chair of Levy & Salomão’s litigation practice. She has litigated thousands of matters in her over twenty years at the firm, and she has tried hundreds of cases to final verdict. She also has resolved many cases through arbitration and other forms for alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
Her clients include both Brazilian and international corporations, and she has handled matters as diverse as shareholder actions, tax litigation, intellectual property claims, commercial contract disputes, and land use and environmental protection matters. Her cases include both straightforward actions to enforce judgments and complex multijurisdictional matters that require coordination with colleagues in the U.S. and Europe. In addition, Ms. Di Franco also represents clients before administrative agencies, such as Brazil’s Central Bank and the Appellate Council of the National Financial System. Ms. Di Franco’s appellate litigation experience includes bringing several cases before Brazil’s highest court.
Ms. Di Franco has represented clients in arbitrations that have resulted in a favorable final award, and she also has been appointed by her peers to serve as an arbitrator or mediator in several cases. Ms. Di Franco similarly serves São Paulo’s State Court System as mediator and is a featured lecturer on ADR in Brazil.
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