Leonor Cordovil

Partner

São Paulo

+55 (11) 3371 5050

Portuguese, English and French

Academic Background

Ph.D. in Economic Law from University of São Paulo - USP and in International Law from Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne. Master of International Law from Sorbonne. Bachelor and Masters of Economic Law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG. Visiting Scholar in the Doctoral Program of the World Trade Organization - WTO in Geneva.

Experience

Leonor advises clients in competition, anticorruption and international trade law. Her clients are active in several fields as pharmaceuticals, internet/technology, packaging, auto parts, payments industry, nutrition, chemicals, among others. In competition, she represents clients before Cade and Brazilian Courts. At Cade, she works in cartel/unilateral investigations and merger control. In In anticorruption matters, she has represented clients before administrative and judicial bodies, public prosecutors, internal compliance procedures and investigations. In international trade, she represents clients in trade measures investigations, tariffs and customs issues.

Publications

Books
“Antidumping: Interesse Público e protecionismo no comércio Internacional”, published by Revista dos Tribunais.
“Intervenção Estatal nas Telecomunicações: a visão do Direito Econômico”, published by Forum.
“Nova Lei de Defesa da Concorrência Comentada” (co-author), published by Revista dos Tribunais.
“Direito Econômico Concorrencial” (co-author), published by Saraiva.
“Direito do Consumidor: a visão da empresa e da jurisprudência” (co-author), published by Saraiva.

Recent Articles
"Apontamentos sobre a responsabilidade da pessoa física em casos de condutas horizontais", In: Leonor Cordovil, Daniel Athias. (Org.) Direito Concorrencial em Transformação: uma Homenagem a Mauro Grinberg. 1ª ed. São Paulo: Singular, 2020.
Co-author of the article "Distinguindo infrações ímprobas das concorrenciais na Lava Jato, Jota, 2020.
Co-author of the article “O setor siderúrgico e a defesa comercial em um contexto de sobrecapacidade”. In: Rabih Nasser. (Org.). Revista de Direito do Comércio Internacional. V.01. Nº 01. São Paulo: Enlaw, 2019, p. 213-228.
"Dosimetria da Pena e o Cade: segurança e previsibilidade", 2018.
“Troca de informações entre concorrentes como conduta autônoma: parâmetros de análise", 2018.
"O novo Código de Processo Civil e a prova no Processo do Cade". In: Revista Brasileira de Advocacia, 2017.
Co-author of the chapter “O caso US-Poultry (DS392) e os métodos para definição de produtos similares à luz das regras da Organização Mundial do Comércio”. In: Juliana Oliveira Domingues. (Org.). OMC – Funcionamento do Sistema de Solução de Controvérsias – Reflexões dos Especialistas sobre os Principais Casos. 1ed.Curitiba: Juruá, 2017, p. 150.

Speeches

"Antitrust, Regulation and disruption - disruption in tecnology". Milan, 2019.
"A experiência do CADE em negociação de Acordos". São Paulo, 2019.
"Leniência TCCs e acesso ao Judiciário", Brasília, 2019.
"Leniência no Cade: análise crítica e o papel do Poder Judiciário", São Paulo, 2019.
"Demonstration 8 - Brazilian settlement", Paris, 2018.
"Brazilian Trade Measures", Lisboa, 2018.
"Competition in the digital age: when technology and innovation disrupt antitrust analysis", Sao Paulo, 2018.
"Loyalty discounts and rebates", Buenos Aires, 2018.
"Novas Fronteiras do Direito da Concorrência: dados pessoais e poder de mercado na economia digital". São Paulo, 2018.
"What is the role of antitrust at its intersection with consumer protection and data protection", São Paulo, 2018.

Positions Held

Professor at the professional master course at Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV (GVLaw), São Paulo.
Antitrust Officer in the International Bar Association - IBA, since 2014.
Publisher officer at the Editorial Board of CADE's "Revista de Defesa da Concorrência", since 2015.
Director of the Brazilian Institute for Antitrust, Consumer and International Trade Studies – IBRAC Competition Committee, in 2018/2019.
Coordinator of the IBRAC Competition Committee, in 2016/2017.
Director of the IBRAC International Trade Committee, in 2014/2015.
Publisher officer at IBRAC, in 2012-2013.

Acknowledgments

Indication by "Chambers & Partners", Competition/Antitrust - Brazil in 2020 as "very engaged, pragmatic and responsive."
Indication by "Chambers & Partners", International Trade/WTO - Brazil in 2020, remembered for being "excellent".
Indication by "Global Competition Review" among the 100 best competition lawyers in the world in 2019.
Indication by "Who's Who Legal - Latin Lawyer", as Most Highly Regarded among Brazilian competition lawyers in 2019.
Indication in the "GCR 9th Annual Awards Ceremony, Global Competition Review Awards" as one of the best 5 competition lawyers in the world in 2019.
Indication by “The Legal 500", Competition and Antitrust – Brazil in 2019, described as “recommended partner”.
Indication by “The Legal 500", International Trade and Customs – Brazil in 2019.
Indication by "Chambers & Partners", Competition/Antitrust - Brazil in 2019 as a professional who "knows the administrative proceedings very well and has been very effective navigating through the regulatory space."
Indication by "Chambers & Partners", International Trade/WTO - Brazil in 2019, remembered for the strengh of her practice: "a reference in the international trade arena, in addition to being a well-rounded professional who draws upon in-depth expertise in other areas to offer a more holistic view of case."

Other Activities

Founder of Woman in Antitrust - WIA.