Partner

Luciana Goulart Penteado

​​Partner of Demarest’s Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Aviation Law areas, Luciana Goulart Penteado has a Bachelor’s Degree by the United Metropolitan Colleges of São Paulo (FMU). Specialist in Civil Procedure Law from the same University, she participated in the Cultural Exchange Program, held by Samford University, Cumberland Law School, Birmingham, Alabama, United States. As a Demarest’s partner, she focuses her practice in Civil Litigation, focusing on Consumer Law, defending national and foreign companies in legal and / or administrative disputes. Luciana is indicated repeatedly by the main national and international Legal Rankings, as reference in the area of ​​Consumer Law.​

Experience

Advised a multinational company of the pharmaceutical sector, with a large presence in Brazil, in a litigation in the amount of R$ 32 million, being responsible for the procedural strategies to avoid any investigation on the use of a certain medicine.

Advised a major client in the pharmaceutical sector in a lawsuit for compensation, which discuss supposed damages suffered as a result of the use of an anti-inflammatory drug, in the amount of R$ 9.5 million

Advising the customer of the automotive area in a consumer lawsuit, with contingency potential of R$ 68 million

Advising of a large company of the aviation sector in order to reduce the number of filed lawsuits, with contingency potential of R$ 26 million, through the structuring and implementation of an agreement policy.

Academic Qualifications

Post-graduation in Civil Procedural Law, by the United Metropolitan Colleges of São Paulo (FMU), São Paulo, Brazil (1999)

Bachelor of Laws by the United Metropolitan Colleges of São Paulo (FMU), São Paulo, Brazil (1998)

Preparatory course for LL.M. (Cultural Exchange Program) held by Cumberland Law School, Samford University, Alabama, United States (1997)

Graduation in Social Communication, with specialization in public relations, by Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP), São Paulo, Brazil (1989)

Associations

Member of the Committee of the Brazilian Institute for the Study of Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade (IBRAC)

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish