Marília Nascimento Minicucci advises employers in a wide range of labor issues, including expatriate matters, drafting bonuses, premiums and stock option plans. She assists clients in mass dismissals, negotiating private and collective agreements, and HR issues. Additionally, she reviews drafts and adapts international codes of conduct, employee handbooks, salary and promotions plans, and outsourcing agreements to comply with Brazilian legislation.

Marília handles negotiations and mediation with the Labor Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Economy; assisting clients in investigations led by the Ministry of Economy and the Labor Prosecutor's Office. She assists clients with new COVID-19 regulations, and audits companies in relation to labor and compliance, discrimination, and other matters. In litigation, Marília is focused on class actions and lawsuits filed by high corporate executives and expatriates. She also pursues the ratification of extrajudicial agreements, for full release, in labor courts.

Previously, Marília was a partner at Mattos Engelberg law firm and has worked in the following law firms: Demarest e Almeida Advogados, Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice Advogados, Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Siqueira Castro Advogados and Mesquita Barros Advogados. She was a Labor Law teacher at Brazilian Business School from 2011 to 2012, for the specialization class in Human Relations.

Marilia Nascimento Minicucci is a Partner in Chiode Minicucci Advogados, an independent law firm that serves as correspondent counsel to Littler in appropriate matters, in compliance with rules governing such arrangements issued by the Bar authorities and the courts of Brazil.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Ordem Dos Advogados Do Brasil (Brazilian Bar Association)

News, Analysis & Press

Speaking Engagements

El regreso a la nueva normalidad laboral

June 24, 2021

Teletrabajo y regreso a la nueva normalidad: Estrategias para la prevención de riesgos

April 20, 2021


  • Master's degree in Labor Law, São Paulo State University (Universidade Estadual de São Paulo), 2016
  • Specialist degree in Labor Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, 2012
  • Law Degree, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas Law School, 2004


  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Spanish

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