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Eduardo Damião Gonçalves

Eduardo Damião Gonçalves

Experience

Eduardo represents clients in domestic and international arbitration matters related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate disputes, infrastructure, and particularly in conflicts arising from construction agreements and public concessions. He also represents clients in complex litigation in the areas of environmental law, information technology, infrastructure, and arbitration-related disputes.

 

Eduardo has been the vice president of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Court of Arbitration since 2018, and a member of the International Council for International Arbitration’s (ICCA) governing body since 2022. He was a founder and former president of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee, and remains a board member. Eduardo was also previously the vice president of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB) and the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Arbitration Committee.

Education

Bachelor of Laws – Universidade de São Paulo (USP);

Master of Laws in Private International Law and International Commerce with a specialization in Arbitration – Université de Paris II, France;

Ph.D. in Law – Universidade de São Paulo (USP).

Recognitions

Chambers Brazil – Arbitration (2009 – 2024); Environment (2012 – 2018);

Chambers Global – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (2011 – 2024);

The Legal 500 – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration: Leading Individual (2012 – 2013; 2017 – 2019; 2022 – 2024); Dispute Resolution: Litigation (2021) and Environment (2012, 2016); LatAm Arbitration Powerlist (2021);

The Legal 500 Brazil Awards – Lawyer of the Year (2024);

LACCA Approved – Arbitration (2015 – 2024);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Arbitration & Litigation (2013 – 2022; 2024); Energy (2012) and Environment (2013 – 2016); • Análise Advocacia – Cível (2015; 2018; 2022 – 2024) Arbitration (2018; 2019 – 2024) and São Paulo (2016; 2018 – 2024);

Benchmark Litigation (2020 – 2023);

Euromoney Expert Guides – Best of the Best Latin America, Commercial Arbitration (2016; 2020);

GAR – 45 Under 45 (2011);

IFLR 1000 – Notable Practitioner (2018 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Commercial Litigation (2014 – 2023); Arbitration (2014 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Global – Arbitration (2018; 2020 – 2023); Commercial Litigation (2018 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Arbitration (2019 – 2023); Brazil: Arbitration (2021 – 2023); Global Elite: Arbitration (2023); Brazil: Commercial Litigation (2021).

Mattos Filho in the media

With Eduardo Damião Gonçalves
Institutional

Mattos Filho’s partners write article on infrastructure in Brazil to Practical Law

Mattos Filho’s partners write article on infrastructure in Brazil to Practical Law
Mattos Filho wrote the article “Construction and Projects in Brazil: Overview” to Practical Law, which is published by Thomson Reuters. The article provides an overview of construction and projects in Brazil focusing on the latest trends and offers in this sector across the country. Practical Law – Construction and projects in Brazil: overviewAuthors: Bruno Werneck, Eduardo Damião Gonçalves, Flávio Spaccaquerche e Thiago MoreiraPublisher: Thomson ReutersYear: 2016

Areas of expertise

Pequenas Empresas & Grandes Negócios

Article on infrastructure in Brazil

Mattos Filho’s partners write article on infrastructure in Brazil to Practical Law
Mattos Filho wrote the article “Construction and Projects in Brazil: Overview” to Practical Law, which is published by Thomson Reuters. The article provides an overview of construction and projects in Brazil focusing on the latest trends and offers in this sector across the country.
The full article is available for download from this link. Practical Law – Construction and projects in Brazil: overviewAuthors: Bruno Werneck, Eduardo Damião Gonçalves, Flávio Spaccaquerche e Thiago MoreiraPublisher: Thomson ReutersYear: 2016

Areas of expertise

Migalhas

1° Ciclo de Debates de Contencioso Ambiental

1° Ciclo de Debates de Contencioso Ambiental

Da redação
​Em evento organizado pelo escritório Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados, os sócios Eduardo Damião Gonçalves, Flávio Pereira Lima, Lina Pimentel Garcia e Luiz Gustavo Escorcio Bezerra realizam hoje o “1° Ciclo de Debates de Contencioso Ambiental”.​

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