Law firm

Godke Advogados is a law firm valued by its clients for its agility and ability to foresee problems and present the solutions needed to meet their goals.

Indicated as among the most innovative in Latin America, Godke Advogados is a law firm specializing in business law for companies of all sizes and in all sectors.

In 1994, when it was founded, the main clients were Brazilian companies. With the growth of foreign investment in Brazil, the firm also began to work with multi-national companies and foreign investors seeking business opportunities. Thus, Godke Advogados extended the range of services provided to almost all areas of Law.

Nowadays, the firm is recognized for its agility, its ability to anticipate problems and its versatility in solving them, serving clients from all sectors of the economy - from industry to startups, as well as individuals.


Our Mission is to provide high quality and creative specialized legal services, meeting our clients’ needs quickly.


We want to become the best business law firm, as well as a reference for quality, swiftness and punctuality in serving our clients.


Ethics, respect and commitment. These are essential attribute possessed by all professionals at Godke Advogados.


Anna Maria Godke de Carvalho

Graduated in Law from the Universidade Católica de Santos and is a specialist in Labor Law from the CEU - Law School. Her practice focuses on civil and labor litigation, as well as on labor advice.

Marcelo Godke Veiga

Graduated in Law from the Universidade Católica de Santos, specialist in Contract Law from the CEU - Law School, Master’s degree (LL.M) from the University of Leiden (Holland) and Master’s degree in Law (LL.M) from Columbia University, (USA). His practice focuses on corporate and banking mergers and acquisitions and on the stock market. He is a lecturer at FAAP, at CEU - Law School and at Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (Teaching and Research Institute).

Jeffrey P. Marathas

Bachelor degree in philosophy and humanities from Arizona State University. Bachelor degree in Civil Law and Doctorate in Law from Luisiana State University Law Center. Exchange student at the Université D’Aix-Marseille III, Faculté de Droit, Aix-en-Provence, France. Specializes in US immigration law and structuring foreign investment there.


M&A Awards 2018 - Corporate Law Firm of the Year - Brazil

Acquisition International - Leading Adviser Awards 2018
Leading Domestic Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor of the Year - Brazil
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CV Magazine - Most Innovative Law Firm in South America (O Escritório Mais Inovador da América Latina).

Acquisition International Magazine – Most Innovative Law Firm – Brazil 2017 Leaders in Law Awards (O Escritório mais inovador do Brasil ).

Acquisition International in the Dispute Resolution Awards - Best Litigious Service 2017

Acquisition International - most reliable Tax Specialist and Excellence in the Stock Market and Regulation of Securities.

Legal Awards Prize 2016 - Labor law firm of the year - Brazil

Acquisition International - Most Innovative Law Firm – Brazil 2016

Legal Awards 2015 - Um dos melhores escritórios de Direito Societário do Brasil (Top Tier in Corporate Law).

Legal Awards 2015 - Top Tier in Corporate Law (Um dos melhores escritórios de Direito Societário do Brasil ).