Office Address

Phone Number

+55 11 3356-1710

Fax Number

+55 11 3356-1700

Email Address

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Demarest Advogados

Main Office Address

Av. Pedroso de Moraes, 1.201 - Pinheiros Centro Cultural Ohtake
Sao Paulo, 05419-001

Office Locations

Campinas, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, New York

Firm Phone Number

+55 11 3356-1800

Firm Fax Number

+55 11 3356-1700

Personal Background

Cassia Fernanda Pizzotti is the partner-in-charge of the Labor Consulting area at Demarest.Advogados. She has practiced as an attorney in the Labor area for over 15 years and currently conducts its practice in Labor Consulting on individual and collective labor matters. Ms. Pizzotti also delivers lectures on several controversial labor issues and is the author of articles on labor matters. Ms. Pizzotti graduated from Universidade de São Paulo in 1996 and was admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association - São Paulo Chapter (OAB/SP) in the same year.

Examples of the types of projects in which she has been involved include Collective Negotiations: (1) with workers unions for closing down factories, and (2) for layoffs, salary reduction, and working time changes; review of and recommendations on: (1) expatriation policies for banks and the chemical industry; (2) changes to bonuses and incentives plans; (3) procedures for acquisition of companies; (4) outsourcing projects; (5) changes to remuneration structure; and reformulation of business policies targeted to procedures and disciplinary measures related to compliance with companies' rules of professional conduct.

Ms. Pizzotti is fluent in English and Portuguese.

Firm Background

Demarest Advogados is a full-service law firm. With 250 attorneys and several offices throughout Brazil and in New York City. Demarest provides counsel and representation to domestic and multinational corporations, Brazilian corporations doing business oversees, and foreign businesses with operations in Brazil. With extensive and superior experience in government, judicial administrative and corporate capacities, the firm offers services that are effective and parallel with the ultimate business goals of the client.

As one of the leading law firms in Brazil and one of the largest in Latin America, Demarest is well-known in several different practice areas. Its labor and employment law sector recognizes that companies need the resources of a team of employment law practitioners who can assist corporate clients on a national and global basis. Demarest works with management on every aspect of labor and employment law, including:

  • Employment contracts
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Union negotiations
  • Collective bargaining litigation
  • Counseling on permanent and temporary visas for foreigners
  • Administrative and judicial litigation

Firm Practice Areas

Antitrust Law, Banking and Financial Transactions, Bidding Procedures, Biotechnology, Commercial and Civil Counseling, Commercial and Civil Litigation, Contracts, Corporate and Securities, Corporate Compliance, Criminal Counseling and Litigation, Employment and Social Security Law, Environmental Law, Foreign Trade, Intellectual Property, Internet/E-Commerce, Mercosul, Not-For-Profit Organizaitons, Privatization, Real Estate Law, Regulatory Law, Sports Law, Supplemental Pension Funds and Insurance, Tax Legislation