Daniel Gunzburger

Corporate & Securities

“Daniel Gunzburger is ‘innovative’, and has ‘extensive experience from a myriad of transactions”. 
The Legal 500


Daniel Gunzburger is a partner in the Infrastructure and Corporate & Securities practices of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown based in the São Paulo office.

Daniel focuses primarily on high-end mergers and acquisitions as well as the formation of joint ventures and strategic alliances, with a robust track record advising key clients from the infrastructure, chemical and agribusiness industries. His practice also focuses on the new Brazilian ports legal framework as well as issues related to power and renewable energy.


  • Advised ArcelorMittal AS in the acquisition of the total corporate capital of Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) for US$2.2 billion
  • Advised PepsiCo do Brasil in the transaction for the sale to Camil Alimentos S.A., of 100% of the companies CIPA Industrial de Produtos Alimentares Ltda. companies, responsible for the manufacture of cookies and crackers under the main brand “Mabel”, in addition to the brands “Doce Vida”, “Mirabel”, “Elbi’s” and “Pavesino”. The transaction also involved the sale of the machinery for the manufacture of "Toddy" cookies, along with the license of the "Toddy" trademark
  • Advised Dow Agrosciences in the acquisition of assets from a cooperative focused on development of cultivar and germplasm (transgenic)
  • Advised Dow in the divestiture of its subsidiary Dopec Indústria e Comércio Ltda. in Brazil

Compétences et Secteurs liés

Domaines de compétences



  • Ranked in the 3rd tier for the Real Estate sector in Análise Advocacia, 2022
  • Ranked in the 4th tier of Corporate in Análise Advocacia, 2022
  • Ranked as ‘Recommended’ for Corporate and M&A in The Legal 500, 2021
  • Ranked as ‘Recommended’ for Corporate and M&A in The Legal 500, 2019
  • “Daniel Gunzburger is ‘innovative’, and has ‘extensive experience from a myriad of transactions” The Legal 500, 2016


  • Columbia Law School, LLM
  • Insper - Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, MBA
  • Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, UERJ, Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)

Inscription au Barreau

  • Brazil
  • New York


  • Anglais
  • Portugais
  • Espagnol

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • Professor of Corporate Law, Santa Úrsula University, Rio de Janeiro (2006-2007) – Classes related to corporate matters involving limited liability companies (based on the Brazilian Civil Code) and corporations (based on Brazilian corporate law)
  • Professor of Agribusiness Law, ESALQ, USP – classes related to contractual issues involving Brazilian agribusiness, including but not limited to financing alternatives, joint development agreements for cultivars and germplasms and merger & acquisitions.