Ana Carolina Gentil Zattar is a law clerk in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences groups. Ms. Zattar started at the firm in 2022. Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Zattar worked in a top-tier Brazilian law firm, where she was part of the M&A, telecom and corporate groups and represented clients in a broad range of corporate transactions, with significant expertise in acquisition and investment contracts in cross-border M&A transactions.

Ms. Zattar’s application to the New York bar is pending; she is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin.





Ms. Zattar’s representative experience includes:

  • Advised Sovos Compliance, LLC, HG Capital-backed leading global provider of software, in the acquisition of several companies in Brazil in order to start and expand its activities in Brazil*
  • Advised Hertz in the sale of its Brazilian subsidiary to Localiza, one of the major car rentals companies in Brazil, as well as in the negotiation of the agreements for the use of a combined mark of Hertz Localiza in Brazil*
  • Advised Claro S.A., one of the Brazil’s largest mobile operators, in the acquisition, together with the other 2 major mobile operators in Brazil, of the mobile telephone business of Oi*
  • Advised the Brazilian subsidiary of Orpea SA in the increase of its equity participation in a Brazil-based elderly care provider joint venture with Patria Investimentos*
  • Advised Onex Corp and Baring Private Equity Asia in the Brazilian part of the deal involving the acquisition of the intellectual property and science business of Thomson Reuters*
  • Advised S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., Ceras Johnson Ltda. and SCJohnson Distribuição Ltda. in the assignment and transfer of some of its assets to Bombril Mercosul S.A. and Bombril S.A*
  • Advised GlaxoSmithKline in the joint venture formed with Novartis in relation to the consumer healthcare business in Brazil*
  • Advised Crescera Capital and Seek International Investments Pty. Ltd. in the acquisition of a majority stake in Alura, a leading company focused on educational services in the technology sector in Brazil*
  • Advised Crescera Capital (formerly Bozano Investimentos) in the acquisition of a minority equity interest in Uniceplac, a university based on the Federal District of Brazil*
  • Advised Vodafone in meetings and talks before Brazilian National Telecom Agency (ANATEL) regarding the implementation of projects related to Internet of Things in Brazil*
  • Advised AT&T in the public consultation made by the Brazilian National Telecom Agency (ANATEL) regarding the possible regulation or deregulation of the Internet of Things*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Zattar was an associate at Veirano Advogados in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.






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