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Natália Mauad

Natália Mauad

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Natália specializes in project development, particularly within the infrastructure sector. She is experienced in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide array of construction contracts, as well as effectively managing construction risks and claims during the pre-litigation phase.

Natália also advises Brazilian and foreign companies on the process of preparing, reviewing, and negotiating various agreements, including commercial contracts (distribution agreements, commercial representation agreements, supply agreements, and service contracts).

Natália previously worked as an international associate for two years at Herbert Smith Freehills in New York. She is licensed to practice law both in Brazil and the state of New York.


Bachelor of Laws – Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-RJ);
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC);
Master of Laws (LL.M.) – New York University (NYU);
Master’s Degree – Fundação Getulio Vargas Business School (FGV).

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Mattos Filho in the media

With Natália Mauad
The Latin American Lawyer | Iberian Lawyer

Mattos Filho promotes seven lawyers to its partnership

Mattos Filho has announced seven lawyers have been promoted to the firm’s partnership. The new partners work across six different practice areas: litigation & arbitration, finance, asset management services & investment funds, infrastructure & energy, corporate/M&A, and tax.

Six of the seven new partners are women. In the last five years, internal partner promotions at the firm have been practically even in terms of men (31) and women (29) – 52% and 48%, respectively.

Click here and read the article on The Latin American Lawyer.

Latin Lawyer

Mattos Filho promotes seven to partner

Brazilian Elite firm Mattos Filho has promoted seven associates to partner across several practice areas, just weeks after Pedro Whitaker de Souza Dias took the helm as the firm’s managing partner.

The lawyers joined the firm’s senior rank today. Joana Pimentel, Maria Fernanda Fidalgo, Ligia Godoy, Natália Mauad, Marcelo Guimarães and Natalie Matos are based in São Paulo, whilst Natália de Santis works at the firm’s Rio de Janiero outpost. The firm now counts 144 partners and increases the number of women in its senior rank to 36.1%. According to the LL250 Performance Index, women make up on average 40.4% of partnerships in Brazil.

Click here and read the article on Latin Lawyer.

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