Rodrigo Seizo Takano

Rodrigo Seizo Takano

Partner

+ 55 11 3150-7023

Head of the labor and employment practice, Rodrigo has great expertise in complex and strategic labor- and employment-related matters, especially negotiations with labor unions and Brazilian labor authorities, strategic labor litigation (individual labor lawsuits and class actions), labor- and employment-related consultancy and preventive legal assistance to national and international clients.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
International Bar Association (IBA)
São Paulo Lawyers Association São Paulo Labor Lawyers Association

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, in Labour & Employment.
Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250 (2018), Who’s Who Legal 2018 and The Legal 500, (2016) editions, in Labour and employment.
Elected as “client choice” in 2016 by Internatuinal Law Office.
Recommended by The Legal 500, edition 2017, in Labour and employment.
Classified among the most admired attorneys by Análise Advocacia, 2017 edition, in the Labor, Aeronautical, Commerce, Electronics and Transportation and Logistics areas.

Education

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 1998).
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Post-graduation in Labor Law, 2001).
Fundação Getúlio Vargas Brazil (Continuing education course in Negotiation, 2002).
Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Brazil (Master Degree in Labor Law, 2005).
Assistant Professor of Labor Law Postgraduation course at the Faculdade de Direito da Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (COGEAE).

Other qualifications

Assistant Professor of Labor Law Postgraduation course at the Faculdade de Direito da Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (COGEAE).

Recent publications

Law No. 13,874/19, enacted on September 20 after the conversion into law of the Economic Freedom...[+]
In order to encourage the creation of new jobs and inject money into the market, the Ministry...[+]
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"After undergoing various changes for approval by the Chamber of Deputies on August 13, 2019,...[+]
After approval by the joint committee of the Brazilian Congress on July 11, 2019, the text...[+]
Share-based incentive plans are long-term mechanisms that allow employees to participate in...[+]
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