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Luciana Martorano

Luciana Martorano


Legal Practice Areas

Antitrust and Competition


São Paulo

+55 (11) 3077 3500

Luciana Martorano has over 15 years of significant experience representing national and international clients of several industries before the Brazilian Competition Authority (CADE).


Luciana’s two key areas of practice are merger control and cartel investigations. She has cleared more than 100  M&A transactions submitted to CADE and has participated in several investigations and defenses involving anticompetitive conduct, including cartels and the exchange of sensitive information.


She is also one of a few lawyers in Brazil who has participated in the negotiation and signing of leniency agreements within CADE.


On the advisory side, Luciana has extensive experience in developing antitrust risk analysis in M&A transactions and vertical restraint practices in addition to developing, training and implementing corporate compliance programs, helping companies avoid or mitigate financial losses and remedy antitrust exposure.


Luciana is enthusiastic student of topics involving technology and law: Multisided Platforms Businesses, Fintechs & Regtechs, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (mainly IoT and Algorithms).


In recent years, the market has recognized Luciana for her experience in advising companies in creating business strategies involving antitrust and regulatory issues related to the high-tech industry, digital economy and disruptive markets.


Luciana is also engaged in learning how to contribute with diversity issues in the legal sector, studying the best ways to deal with lawyer’s biases and with the law firms mixed feelings related to sexism, race, culture, sexual orientation, religion, social classes, and gender identity differences. Directly contributed to build one of the biggest Brazilian law firm’s programs for D&I.



  • University of Toronto (2023-ongoing) – Gender Analytics: Gender Equity through Inclusive Design Specialization
  • Master’s degree in Corporate Law, Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Law School, 2013
  • B.A., Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (UPM)., 2009 – magna cum laude
  • Bachelor of Literature, Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Human Sciences School, 2004 (Undergraduate)



  • Leaders League
    • Merger Control Decisors (2023) – Special Recognition
  • Leaders League
    • Merger Control (2023)
  • Thomson Reuters
    • Stand-Out-Lawyers (2023)
  • Legal 500, Latin America
    • Mentioned in Competition and Antitrust: 2024
  • Legal 500, Latin America
    • Mentioned in Corporate and M&A: 2021
  • Best Lawyers, Brazil
    • Recognized in Competition and Antitrust: 2020 – 2023
  • Análise Advocacia, National
    • Recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in Competition practice: 2018 – 2022
  • Análise Advocacia, Regional
    • Recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil: 2021-2023
  • Análise Advocacia Mulher
    • Recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in Competition practice: 2020 – 2024



Courts and Forums

  • Brazilian Bar (OAB), São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro States
  • Portuguese Bar (OAP), Lisboa.


Professional Memberships

  • Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Concorrência, Consumo e Comércio Internacional (IBRAC)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) – Antitrust Section
  • Woman in Competition, Latin America (Sponsor Council Member)
  • American Bar Association (ABA) – Antitrust Section
  • Woman at Competition, Europe
  • Womenat



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