Antonio Penteado Mendonça


Penteado Mendonça Advocacia
326 Pacaembu 01250-000
São Paulo

Tel: +55 11 3879 9700
Fax: +55 11 3879 9700


Antonio Penteado Mendonça is senior partner of the law firm Penteado Mendonça Advocacia, a highly specialised firm that was founded over a hundred years ago. He graduated from USP, specialised in environmental law from DSE, Germany, and in insurance from FGV-Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo.

He mainly works on cases with a high economic value or of extreme complexity. He works as a legal advisor, offers legal opinions and acts in mediation, arbitrage and litigation.

He was part of the team responsible for the insurance companies HDI, Zurich e FM establishing themselves in Brazil and is a director of Hannover Internacional de Seguros (HDI).

He is a lecturer at FGV, at FIA-FEA-USP and at many insurance conferences and events.

Antonio Penteado Mendonça is the author of many books and more than 2,000 articles about insurance and reinsurance, published by general and specialised media in Brazil and abroad. He features on daily programmes about insurance on Rádio Estadão and on Band News TV.

He is the president of the Paulista Academy of Literature, president of the consulting council of APTS-Association of Insurance Technicians of São Paulo, council member of AIDA-Association Internacionale des Droit des Assurances and of ANSP-National Academy of Insurance and Pension Funds; legal director of ABGR-Brazilian Risk Management Association; vice president of CONSEA-Superior Council of Advanced Studies of the Industries Federation of São Paulo State; director of CCESP-Trade Center of São Paulo State and a member of the law council of Fecomércio-Trade Federation of São Paulo.

His social work includes being a board member of Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo and he was until recently vice president of the administrative council of CIEE-Centro de Integração Empresa-Escola.

Founding partner Antonio Penteado Mendonça is highlighted for his work and visibility in the insurance sector. Sources say: “He is very known and respected in the market.”
Chambers Latin America, 2015