Our appellate attorneys handle appeals in a wide variety of commercial disputes including consumer rights, contract interpretation and shareholder disputes, in the Rio de Janeiro State Supreme Court (Tribunal de Justiça do Estado do Rio de Janeiro), the 2nd. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (Tribunal Regional Federal – 2a. Região), the Federal High Court of Appeals (Superior Tribunal de Justiça) and Brazil´s Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal). The Firm is retained by other attorneys and clients who seek appellate experience and expertise during a case or after the initial litigation.
The Firm´s appellate attorneys can provide assistance to the lead attorney handling the litigation or if circumstances require, become lead attorney for the appeal. Our appellate lawyers are available to provide litigation support and counsel on procedural and substantive issues before and during a trial, and in preparation for a possible appeal.