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Cleber Venditti

Cleber Venditti


Cleber is an expert in labor and employment litigation in both individual and class actions. He advises companies on issues related to labor and employment, compensation, benefits and union negotiations. He also represents clients before Brazil’s Labor Prosecution Office and the Ministry of Labor and Employment, and reviews labor and employment aspects of M&A and corporate restructuring transactions.

Cleber is a member of the Union Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo chapter (OAB-SP). He teaches labor and employment law at Mackenzie and the Insper School of Law’s postgraduate programs.


Bachelor of Laws – Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie;

Specialization in Labor Law – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP);

Master of Labor Law – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP).


Chambers Brazil – Labour & Employment (2016 – 2024);

The Legal 500 – Labour & Employment: Leading Individual (2024) and Next Generation Partner (2019 – 2023);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Labour (2020 – 2024);

Análise Advocacia 500 – Labour (2020 – 2024), Compliance (2021) and São Paulo (2020 – 2024);

Who’s Who Legal – Brazil – Labour, Employment & Benefits (2022 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Brazil – Labour & Employment (2023).

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Latin Lawyer

Collective dismissals in Brazil: What do companies need to know?

Six months after Brazil’s Supreme Court established new requirements for companies and collective dismissals, Cleber Venditti, Daniel Vergna, Marília Ravazzi and André Utikawa, members of the labour and employment practice at Mattos Filho in Brazil, outline some of the key takeaways for businesses.

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Brazil’s labour reform: Two years on

Almost two years after the implementation of Brazil’s landmark labour reform, local lawyers say the impact has been a positive one for businesses, but some point out that the changes did not do enough to protect labour unions and vulnerable employees.

Many in the business and legal community praised Brazil’s historic labour reform when it was passed in November 2017, having called for an overhaul of the country’s outdated labour code. However, while the changes aimed to modernise the country’s labour environment, provide greater flexibility for workers and employers, and bring the country more in line with the needs of the economy, it was also highly divisive. Indeed, many opponents pointed out that the reform would likely hinder employee rights by making labour contracts less protective and working conditions more precarious. Click here and learn more

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