Overview

Amilton Ferreira is a senior associate in the labor practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in the São Paulo office. He has been working in the labor area for 15 years, advising clients in the definition of highly complex case strategies in various segments of the industrial, trade, health and financial sectors. The professional has expertise in strategic litigation, consultancy, due diligence processes (IPO and M&A), negotiation and conflict resolution through conciliatory measures, and in the contractual and accounting areas.

His experience in strategic labor litigation includes the defense of clients in individual and collective lawsuits, public civil actions (“ACP”), administrative procedures involving the Labor Prosecution Office (“MPT”) and Regional Labor Secretariats; negotiation of Conduct Adjustment Terms (“TAC”) with MPT; filing of actions for annulment of infraction notices, as well as the review of labor calculations.

His work in labor consulting includes the elaboration of a profit and results sharing plan; advice on executive compensation, as well as on issues related to workers' health and safety; elaboration of memoranda on labor issues, labor contracts, retention, confidentiality, non-competition and non-solicitation, provision of services, among other contractual modalities and advice on the dismissal of workers.

In labor due diligence processes (IPO and M&A), he has experience in analyzing and indicating the risk factors involved in the transactions; analysis of procedural contingency reports; analysis of labor certificates; validation of risk forecasts; analysis of Conduct Adjustment Terms (“TAC”), as well as the preparation of opinions on labor issues addressed in the transactions.

As for his experience in negotiating and resolving conflicts through conciliatory measures, he worked in the structuring, implementation and management of projects of strategic cases settlements and in supporting clients in defining amounts to propose settlements based on the analysis of procedural risk. In addition, he also has experience in negotiating and drafting collective bargaining agreements.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

Experience

  • Participated in numerous labor due diligence processes (IPO and M&A), having carried out, among other activities, the analysis and indication of risk factors involved in the transactions; the analysis of highly complex labor lawsuits and procedural contingency reports; the analysis of labor certificates; the validation of risk forecasts; the analysis of Conduct Adjustment Terms (“TAC”), as well as the preparation of opinions on labor issues addressed in the transaction.
  • Worked in several consultancies on labor issues; participated in the preparation of profit and results sharing plans (“PLR”); participated in projects to readjust organizational structures of companies; participated in advisory services provided in cases involving executive remuneration, as well as in issues related to the health and safety of workers; drafted several employment, retention, confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation, service provision contracts, among other contractual modalities, and also advised companies on the dismissal of workers; prepared several memoranda on labor issues for business consultancy.
  • Has solid experience in strategic labor litigation, having prepared defenses in individual and collective lawsuits for companies in the metallurgical, pneumatic, banking, commerce, health, among others, including defenses in public civil actions (“ACP”), administrative procedures involving the Labor Prosecution Office (“MPT”) and Regional Labor Secretariats, as well as filing actions for annulment of infraction notices. He also has extensive experience in reviewing labor calculations and contingencies.
  • Participated in negotiations and conflict resolution through conciliatory measures; acted in the structuring, implementation and management of projects for the settlement of strategic lawsuits of companies in the metallurgical and pneumatic sector, having even advised companies in the definition of amounts for settlements proposals based on the analysis of procedural risk. He also worked in the negotiation of collective bargaining involving companies in the metallurgical, educational and pneumatic sectors, as well as in drafting minutes of collective bargaining agreements.

Education

Institute for US Law, Introduction to American Law Course

Fundação Getúlio Vargas, People Management and Labor Compliance Course

Cambridge Law Studio, Legal English Course

Centro Universitário Salesiano de São Paulo, Post-graduation in Individual Labor Law

Universidade do Vale do Paraíba, Bachelor of Law

Admissions

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  • Brazil