PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gilberto Deon Corrêa Junior is a founding partner and team coordinator who has been recommended for years in guidebooks such as Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal and Legal 500 as a prominent lawyer in the fields of Corporate Law, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as Banking and Finance. He holds a Master’s degree and a LLM, and has authored various legal articles on business and insolvency law. He has taught business and insolvency law at Universities and post-graduation programs. He was a member of the committee of scholars that assisted the House of Representatives in the development of the Brazilian Bankruptcy Law (Law No. 11.101/2005), as well in the drafting of the bill for the New Commercial Code. Consultant for the World Bank for judicial trainings on insolvency and restructuring realized in Maputo, Mozambique.

Publications

• Garantias Flutuantes (AJURIS, vol. 47, p. 246, 1989).

• O Controlador como Fiduciário (capítulo do Livro de Estudos Jurídicos, Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Estudos Jurídicos, 1991, nº 3, p. 82).

• A Extensão da Quebra (AJURIS, vol. 62, p. 11-73, 1994).

• Successor Corporation Liability for Claims Arising out of Defective Products (Revista da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, vol. 12, p. 127-147, 1996).

• Consolidação Substantiva no Direito Norte-americano (AJURIS, vol. 73, p. 319, 1998).

• Direito de Empresa e Contratos (Porto Alegre, Thomson/IOB, 2006, 2ª edição).

• Reconfiguration of Labor Claims in New Brazilian Bankruptcy Law: a Constitucional Hurdle? (American Bankruptcy Institute, International Committee Newsletter, volume 6, number 2, March 2009).

• Os Créditos Fiscais na Lei de Falências e Recuperação de Empresas (capítulo do livro: O Direito no Século XXI, Ed. Juruá Editora, 2008).

• Desconsideração da Personalidade Jurídica no Ordenamento Jurídico Brasileiro (coautor com Gabriela Weirich Mottin. Revista do Ministério Público do Rio Grande do Sul, nº 62, p.113, 2009).

• CADE, Título Executivo Extrajudicial e Direito de Ação – Três Tópicos para o Debate sobre o Art. 98 da Lei n. 12.529/2011 (coautor com Daniel Mitidiero e João Geraldo Piquet Carneiro. Revista dos Tribunais. SP: RT, 2012, pp. 343/365, vol. 916).

education

  • • LL.B. Bachelor of Laws (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 1985)
  • • Master’s in Law (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 1993)
  • • LL.M. (New York University, 1995).

additional activities

  • • Former Co-Chair of the International Committee American Bankruptcy Institute
  • • Former Newsletter Editor and Educational Director of the International Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute
  • • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
  • • Former Director of the Federação das Associações Comerciais e de Serviços do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (FEDERASUL)
  • • Former Professor of Commercial Law at the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
  • • Turnaround Management Association – TAM

recognition

  • • Featured as an admired Brazilian lawyer in Latin Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners