Administrative Law

The rules which govern the activity of the State regulate the legal relationship with the individual, and govern the activities of public administration. PIZA ASSOCIATES specializes in this area of law and has gained national prominence by participating in major privatization processes carried out in Brazil, including Telebrás, Vale do Rio Doce, Banespa, Banestes, and others. The firm’s lawyers continually update their expertise by keeping on top of case law and the decisions of higher courts. The firm provides legal advice and litigation management related to the provision of public services and public works, the responsibility of the government for its agents, the exercise of police power, compulsory purchases and other forms of state intervention in private property, investigations and disciplinary administrative proceedings, administrative proceedings before the Courts of Accounts of the Federal Government, States and Municipalities, as well as before the National Council of Justice (CNJ), the National Council of the Public Ministry (CNMP) and various federal, state and municipal tribunals and courts.