Ana Cristina Valentim

Ana Cristina Valentim


Phone: +55 (11) 3141-4517

City: São Paulo

Language: Portuguese and English

Linkedin: Ana Cristina Valentim

Practice Areas:

  • Labor and Employment


Ana Cristina has wide experience in the area of labor and employment consultancy and litigation. She advises on litigation prevention and contingency elimination, routine employment as well as layoffs, review of indemnities and severance packages. She analyses and drafts contracts and advises on labor issues for companies involved in corporate transactions. She has expertise in individual and collective labor claims, as well as collective bargaining. She also acts for the defense in labor proceedings in all courts and in administrative proceedings, including all appeals. Ana Cristina has been recognized by Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation and Leaders League.

Professional Associations

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


  • 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


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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