Ana Cristina Valentim

Ana Cristina Valentim

Email: anavalentim@felsberg.com.br

Phone: +55 (11) 3141-4517

City: São Paulo

Language: Portuguese and English

Linkedin: Ana Cristina Valentim

Practice Areas:

  • Labor and Employment

Profile

Ana Cristina Valentim is a partner in the Labor and Employment department at Felsberg Advogados, with over 17 years of experience in labor advisory and litigation for domestic and multinational companies. She represents companies in varied economic sectors, with extensive experience in individual and collective actions, as well as collective negotiations. She also acts in the representation and defense of labor and collective civil actions, as well as in administrative proceedings and civil investigations.

Ana advises on the reduction of labor liabilities and the legal audit of both corporate restructuring and routine labor matters, in addition to hiring and dismissing executives. She advises on the preparation of offer letters, employment contracts, contract termination terms and review of termination calculations. She also works on the preparation of benefit plans, action plans, profit sharing plans, service contracts, and cancellations. In addition, she advises on internal investigations due to complaints made through whistleblower channels and in the investigation of possible violations of companies’ good practices and policies. And finally, she provides support in the review of labor practices adopted by companies to define an action plan.

Ana is recognized by The Legal 500, Leaders League, Benchmark Litigation, Latin Lawyer and Análise Advocacia.

Professional Associations

  • Admitted to the São Paulo branch of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP)

Education

  • MBA candidate in HR Strategy and Management, FGV – Fundação Getulio Vargas
  • Specialization in Labor Law, PUC-SP – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
  • LL.B., FMU – Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas

Experience

Ana Cristina’s recent experience includes advising:

  • The leading multinational marketing services agency in negotiating a service contract with a major multinational client. The multinational agency took over 600 employees from the previous service provider, which was bankrupt;
  • The leading multinational company in research, data and insight on the termination of employment contracts, including review and approval of indemnity amounts. The review covered approximately 66 terminations of employment contracts, as the Curitiba branch would close its activities;
  • A communication, publicity, advertising and marketing Group with labor and employment advice, mainly on the labor measures enacted by the Brazilian Government due to the global crisis arising from COVID-19. The assistance comprised the implementation of teleworking (remote or distance), as well as conducting workshops with ergonomic guidance, implementing new benefit packages due to regime change;
  • Startups in the transition of individuals who rendered services through the use of legal entities (PJs) to become employees in accordance to the Brazilian labor laws;
  • Startups in labor proceedings before the Prosecutor Labor Office;
  • Startups defenses’ against infraction notices issued by auditors of the Regional Labor Office (Ministry of Economy);
  • Companies from different sectors in labor claims filed by High Level executives and settlements with significant reduction of liabilities; and
  • Companies from different sectors in Extrajudicial Agreements before the Labor Court.

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