Cesar Cadena Del Porto is counsel in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados' Employment & Benefits practice. Cesar has extensive experience in business law, focusing on employment law, benefits, corporate law, administrative law, contracts, diversity issues, tax and civil and employment litigation. He advises domestic and international companies in connection with their activities in Brazil.

Cesar's previous work experience includes: Gestetner do Brasil S.A. - a Ricoh Group Company, seconded by Tauil & Chequer Law Firm, General Counsel, 2004-2008; AGA S.A., Rio de Janeiro, General Counsel, 1997-2004; Cesar Cadena Law Firm, São Paulo, 1993-1997; AGA S.A., São Paulo, Financial Manager, 1990-1993; AGA S.A., São Paulo, in-house attorney, 1988-1990; AGA S.A., São Paulo, Tax Manager, 1977-1988; Continental Contabilidade S/C Ltda., São Paulo, Tax Supervisor, 1971-1977.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese


  • Represented one of the largest Brazilian agribusiness and food company in the acquisition of the food business unity and trades of one of the largest Brazilian consumer goods company valued at R$ 180 million.
  • Represented a major air gases company on multiple legal issues.
  • Represented a major African National Oil Company in organizing and restructuring its legal department.
  • Represented major oil & gas service companies in their negotiations with the Rio de Janeiro Oil & Gas Labor Union.
  • Represented Brazilian subsidiaries of multinational companies in sophisticated labor litigation and handles expatriate´s and multijurisdictional-related legal issues.
  • Represented multinational companies in customizing global employment policies to the Brazilian legal environment.
  • Represented Brazilian Subsidiaries of Multinational Companies before the Brazilian Ministry of Labor and Employment, as well as the labor Authority and Prosecutor.
  • Provided general advice on labor law for investors that intend to enter or invest in Brazil.
  • Represented Brazilian and Foreign companies in contracting and terminating their senior and high-level local employees.
  • Participated in multiple labor and employment due diligences on M&A and Financing Projects identifying and reporting labor and employment contingent liabilities.


Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/ES) , MBA, Masters Degree in Corporate Law

São Bernardo do Campo Law School , Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)


  • Brazil


  • Member, Association of Attorneys of São Paulo