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Felipe Berer

Partner *
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131

Felipe Berer concentrates his practice on legal, trade and regulatory matters pertaining to inbound Brazilian investment in the United States, outbound U.S. investment into Brazil, international trade law and policy in the United States and Brazil, international contracts, trade and anti-corruption compliance, and government affairs in Brazil.

Felipe has considerable experience assisting Brazilian companies navigate the U.S. legal system. He also specializes in assisting clients on a wide variety of Brazilian law matters, especially in connection with investments and transactions in Brazil, and regularly counsels U.S. companies and investors seeking to enter the Brazilian market.

In his international trade practice, Felipe has extensive experience representing clients in antidumping and other trade remedy investigations in Brazil and the United States. His practice also involves advisory work on international trade matters, including cross-border trade policies and regulations, trade and anti-corruption compliance, World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and dispute settlement proceedings, customs issues, preferential trade agreements, and trade policy developments in Brazil and the United States.

Felipe is a former president of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, the largest bi-national chamber of commerce in the Southern United States, and is an Alumnus Fellow of Georgetown University's Institute of International Economic Law.
Awards & Recognition
Lexology Client Choice Awards 2016: Winner for International Trade, Florida
Chambers Global 2015-2017, Ranked in International Trade (USA) as a Foreign Expert for Brazil
Chambers Global 2013, 2014, Ranked for International Trade/WTO in the United States and Brazil
The Legal 500 2016, Recommended for Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts: M&A National Middle Market
Published Works & Lectures
ALM-Akerman U.S. Latin America Legal Summit, Moderator, "Brazil: A Positive Outlook," November 10, 2015
American Leaders, Enhancing Anti-Corruption Compliance for Life Sciences, Speaker, "Understanding Brazil's Clean Company Act (BCCA)," Washington, D.C., September 2014
Professional Memberships & Activities
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, Board of Directors, Member
American Bar Association, International Law Section, Member
District of Columbia Bar, International Law Section, Member
Georgetown University's Institute of International Economic Law, Alumnus Fellow
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Felipe  Berer

LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2005; with distinction, Dean's List
LL.B., Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, 2002
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia (as Special Legal Consultant)
Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil
* Certified in Florida as a Foreign Legal Consultant. Not admitted to the practice of law in Florida.
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