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Thomas Benes Felsberg

Attorney

Current Position

Felsberg, Pedretti, Mannrich e Aidar Advogados
e Consultores Legais
Av. Cidade Jardim, 803 - 5 andar
01453-00 São Paulo
Brazil

Tel: 55-11-3141-9100
Fax: 55-11-3141-9150
Email: thomasfelsberg@felsberg.com.br

Class: XIV (2003)Circuit: International

Education

University of São Paulo, School of Law, LL.B. (1966)
Columbia University (New York), LL.M. (1970)

Professional Career

Managing Partner, Felsberg, Pedretti, Mannrich e Aidar Advogados e Consultores Legais (1970-)
Lecturer in Law, University of São Paulo, School of Law (1971-78)
Legal Consultant, ABEL-Association of Brazilian Leasing Companies (1970-93)
Corporate Counsel, Ford do Brasil (1967-69)

Affiliations

Brazilian Bar Association (1966-)
International Bar Association
Inter-American Bar Association
American Society of International Law
São Paulo Lawyers Association
Meritas, Former Board Member
Law Firm Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association
Center for Law Firm Studies (CESA)
Columbia University Alumni do Brasil Association, President
International Insolvency Institute
International Bankruptcy Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Editorial Board for the Annual Review of International Insolvency
Turnaround Management Association do Brasil (TMA Brasil), Chair

Publications

"Bankruptcy and Reorganization in Brazil: National and Cross-Border Perspectives," Norton Annual Review of International Insolvency 2009 Co-author
"The Brazilian Insolvency Law: Taking Stock at the Fourth Anniversary," Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers Legal Media Group 2009 Co-author
"Brazil Overhauls Restructuring Regime," International Financial Law Review 2006 Co-author
Brazilian Chapter of the Collier International Business Insolvency Guide Lexis Nexis Group 2002- Author
"Restructuring the Brazilian Financial System," Global Law & Business 1996 Author
Foreign Business in Brazil 1976 Author
Digesto Normativo do Leasing Legisbanco 1981 Author
Product Liability in Brazil Oceana 1982 Author
Brazilian Chapter of the World Leasing Year Book Yearly since 1990 Co-editor
"Anotacoes para um Enfoque jurisprudencial do 'Leasing'," Revista de Jurisprudencia dos Tribunais de Alcada Civil do Estado de São Paulo 1994 Author
"Cross-Border Insolvencies and Restructuring in Brazil," Inter-American Trade Report 2003 Author
Brazilian Chapter of the "Insolvency and Restructuring in 36 Jurisdictions Worldwide," Yearbook, Getting The Deal Through Yearly since 2000 Author
Brazilian Chapter of the "Air Finance Annual," Euronomy Yearly since 1997 Author