Since May 14, 1990 - the date when abdo advogados was founded by lawyer couple Jamil and Nádia Abdo in the city of Novo Hamburgo/RS - the firm has recorded consistent, continuous growth, the product of hard daily work led by ethical values, effort, dedication, outdoing ourselves and appreciating our clients.
Today the firm is located at Rua Cinco de Abril, 258, Bairro Rio Branco, in the city of Novo Hamburgo - State of Rio Grande do Sul -, and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team working out of the head offices in Novo Hamburgo and the branch offices located in the cities of Caxias do Sul, Porto Alegre, Gravataí, Lajeado, and Taquara. So as to better serve our clients, abdo advogados has partner offices in every Brazilian state capital and in the main cities around the world (New York, Lisbon and Shanghai).
From our establishment up to the present time, there have been countless highlights cementing the tradition and solidity of abdo advogados. The legal theses developed by the firm's lawyers are pioneering in Brazilian law, and have prominently featured in the Brazilian and foreign press many times.
The firm's ownership started changing in 2005, when attorney Gabriel Diniz joined the management team and brought with him administrative and legal insight combined with technological knowledge. Gabriel Diniz started his career as an intern at abdo advogados. He gradually climbed the firm's ladder until 2005, when he became a partner. He brought innovation to procedures and technology, combined with the legal expertise of founders Jamil and Nádia Abdo.
Abdo however, combined with business practices focused on attracting and retaining clients and business partners, bringing clients even closer to the firm's management to provide customized services.
The consolidation and expansion of the firm's activities have also been directly related to the constant investments made to train staff, set up infrastructure, provide services, and attract skilled talent to our staff, as well as to projects meant to ensure our renowned lawyers in various areas remain with us. Our installations are among the most modern in Brazil, and combine the best technological resources available and all the operating equipment necessary to manage our clients' projects. Moreover, the firm is a member of several international lawyer associations, including the ALQ (American Lawyers Quarterly), ACA International (American Collectors Association), CLLA (Commercial Law League of America), INTRUM JUSTITIA (Credit Management Europe), and Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, at all times prizing our history of hard work on behalf of the practice of law and justice.
Seeking to always grow responsibly and supported by our search for the best techniques and professionalism, abdo advogados trails a path of innovation, creativity and confidence to defend rights, based on the solidity and tradition of our over 20 practicing law.