Pinheiro Neto Ventures Into Silicon Valley

Pinheiro Neto Ventures Into Silicon Valley

Chamber Member News Post Date: 08/03/18 Source: Leaders League (via Pinheiro Neto Advogados) By: Leaders League

On the 18th of July, full-service powerhouse Pinheiro Neto Advogados became the first major Brazilian firm to open its doors in California. The firm’s new Palo Alto-based office is strategically located to ensure Pinheiro Neto capitalizes on its well-established technology and telecommunications expertise.

Palo Alto, California, lies at the heart of Silicon Valley, the world's technology and innovation meccah. The area plays host to the headquarters of several high-tech corporations such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Tesla and Netflix amongst others. The San Francisco Bay Area famouly attracts high-tech businesses from all over the world, including Brazil.

Launching the new office, headed by technology and telecoms partner Raphael de Cunto, came as a natural development after over a decade of regular business trips to the region as well as a growing demand for the physical presence of Pinheiro Neto partners by the firm's technology clients, explain José Mauro Decoussau Machado and André Giacchetta, technology partners actively involved in the expansion.

“Brazil’s current legislative environment has recently been very technology focused – with ongoing topical discussions regarding the Internet of Things and the new data protection law – which created a favorable atmosphere for us to take this decision,” said José Mauro in an exclusive interview with Leaders League. Read Full Article