Liana Valdetaro

Liana Gorberg Valdetaro is the partner responsible for the area of ​​conflict resolution. She has over 20 years of experience in litigation and arbitration.

She acted as counsel for clients as creditors on several bankruptcy procedures and helped clients structuring whether or not filing for bankruptcy and preparation for the filing of bankruptcy procedures.



  • Specialized in negotiation and mediation from Harvard Law School and Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University.
  • Certified in advanced mediation and in mediation advocacy by ICFML – Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos.
  • Specialized in business mediation with emphasis on family businesses by IUPERJ / Universidade Cândido Mendes.
  • Trained in mediation by Instituto MEDIARE.
  • Law Degree from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).

Academic experience

  • She was a speaker teacher at the Escola Superior de Advocacia at OAB/RJ.
  • Professor of General Theory of the State at Faculdade Cândido Mendes.

Professional Associations

  • Certified by the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation to act in Dispute Boards involving service contracts for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
  • Member of the OAB/RJ Conflict Mediation Commission and the Business Mediation Study Group – GEMEP of CBar – Centro Brasileiro de Arbitragem.
  • Acts at the Court of Ethics and Discipline of OAB/RJ and CEJUSC of the Capital of the Court of Justice of the State of Rio de Janeiro.


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  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew

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