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Celso Caldas Martins Xavier

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Partner in Demarest’s Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice areas, as well as member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Celso Caldas Martins Xavier holds a master’s degree (LL.B) from Stanford Law School (USA) and a Bachelor of Laws from PUC-SP. He concentrates his practice in complex litigation, focusing on contractual disputes, crimes, cartel disputes, product liability and judicial reorganization. He has extensive experience in the banking/investment, construction/engineering, oil & gas, automotive, life sciences, consumer goods and technology segments. He has also served as International Lawyer at Fenwick & West LLP in the United States.

Master of Laws by Stanford Law School, California, USA (2005)

Graduated in Law by Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (1999)

Vice-chair of the Lex Mundi’s Latin American Dispute Resolution Committee

Prosecutor of the Superior Tribunal of Sports Justice (STJ-D)

Member of the Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Chamber of Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Biotechnology Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Arbitration Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Steering Committee of the Arbitration Center of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)

Member of Lex Mundi’s Product Liability Group

Founding Member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) in Brazil

Member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)

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Partner in Demarest’s Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice areas, as well as member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Celso Caldas Martins Xavier holds a master’s degree (LL.B) from Stanford Law School (USA) and a Bachelor of Laws from PUC-SP. He concentrates his practice in complex litigation, focusing on contractual disputes, crimes, cartel disputes, product liability and judicial reorganization. He has extensive experience in the banking/investment, construction/engineering, oil & gas, automotive, life sciences, consumer goods and technology segments. He has also served as International Lawyer at Fenwick & West LLP in the United States.

Master of Laws by Stanford Law School, California, USA (2005)

Graduated in Law by Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (1999)

Vice-chair of the Lex Mundi’s Latin American Dispute Resolution Committee

Prosecutor of the Superior Tribunal of Sports Justice (STJ-D)

Member of the Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Chamber of Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Biotechnology Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Arbitration Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-SP)

Member of the Steering Committee of the Arbitration Center of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)

Member of Lex Mundi’s Product Liability Group

Founding Member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) in Brazil

Member of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)

Portuguese and English