Arthur Parente is a partner at Mattos Filho Advogados. He focuses his practice on court litigation, arbitration and pre-litigation negotiations involving securities, corporate law, corporate governance and M&A contracts. Before concentrating primarily on disputes, Arthur worked for nearly 10 years structuring and negotiating corporate transactions, M&A deals and commercial contracts. He has worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris and at Boies Schiller Flexner in New York. He is one of the founders and a former president of the Columbia International Arbitration Association in New York.