Latin Lawyer 250
Our firm was recognizedin in 2023 and 2024 as one of the leading firms in Latin America by the Latin Lawyer 250 guide in the Litigation practice.
Who's Who Legal
Our partner Domingos Fernando Refinetti is recognized by the English ranking Who’s Who Legal both in Global and Brazil guides. See below the areas and years of recognition: Global: Business Crime Defence – Corporate (2020, 2021 and 2022); Commercial Litigation (2020 and 2021); Restructuring & Insolvency (2019,2022, 2022). Brazil: Asset Recovery (2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023); Business Crime Defense & Investigations (2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023); Commercial Litigation (2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023); Product Liability Defence (2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023); Restructuring & Insolvency (2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023). Our partner Vania Wongtschowski Kleiman is recognized by Who’s Who Legal in the Brazil guides in Arbitration (2023).
Our partner Domingos Fernando Refinetti is recognized by LACCA Approved, from Latin Lawyer group, as a reference in Litigation, in 2020 to 2024 rankings. For the past three years, the firm has been appointed as one of the law firms representing companies among the 100 largest in Latin America.
The national publication Análise Advocacia has recognized WK Advogados since 2016 as one of the most admired firms in Brazil, especially in Civil and Arbitration areas, and the partners:
- Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman (2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023/2024)
- Marília Canto Gusso (2019 and 2020)
- Domingos Refinetti (2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023/2024)
In the ranking Análise Advocacia Mulher (Women Lawyers Ranking), our partners Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman and Marília Canto Gusso have been recognized since 2020.In 2021, the firm was also recognized for acting in the Southeast region by the Regional Análise Advocacia Ranking.
The Legal 500
Since 2019 we have been recognized by The Legal 500 as a reference in Arbitration and Litigation in Latin America. The publication also recognizes the partners:
- Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman (2020 to 2024)
- Marilia Canto Gusso (2020 to 2024)
- Juliana Brotto (2020 to 2023)
- Domingos Fernando Refinetti (2020 to 2024)
Our firm was recognized by the last two editions of the international publication Benchmark Litigation – 2020 and 2021 – namely the following professionals:
Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman (2020 and 2021)
Marilia Canto Gusso (2020 and 2021)
Juliana Brotto (2020 and 2021)
Domingos Fernando Refinetti (2020 and 2021)
Rubens Opice Filho (2020 and 2021)
Juliana Filareto (2020 and 2021)
Larissa Galvavin (2020 and 2021)
Besides, our founder Vania Wongtschowski Kleiman was named in the Top 25 Women in Litigation in 2020 and 2021.
Chambers and Partners
We were recognized in the Dispute Resolution – Litigation area by Chambers and Partners Brazil 2021, 2022 and 2023. Our partners Domingos Refinetti and Vania Wongtschowski Kleiman were highlights in the area. We were also recognizedin the Dispute Resolution: Litigation by the Global guide of the publication Chambers and Partners in 2022 and 2023. The publication also recognizes the partners:
- Domingos Fernando Refinetti (2022 and 2023)
- Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman (2023)
WK Advogados has been recognized by Leaders League in the areas of Civil and Commercial Litigation and Arbitration since 2018. The publication also highlights the partners:
- Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman (2019-2021-2022-2023)
- Marília Canto Gusso (2019-2021-2022-2023)
- Juliana Brotto (2019-2021-2022-2023)
- Domingos Refinetti(2019-2021-2022)
For the past two years, our partners have been named by Best Lawyer:
Vânia Wongtschowski Kleiman – Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2020-2021-2022)
Domingos Fernando Refinetti – Arbitration and Mediation, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation, Product Liability (2020-2021-2022)
Marília Canto – Arbitration and Mediation (2023)
Juliana Brotto – Litigation (2020-2021-2022-2023)
Rubens Opice Filho – Litigation (2020-2021-2022-2023)
Best for the World
“B Lab”, a non-profit organization that certifies B Corporations – the ones that use their business to generate positive impact in the society, recognized WK Advogados in 2019,2021 and 2022 as “Best for the World” in the “Workers” category.