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Roberto de Palma Barracco Roberto de Palma Barracco

Roberto de Palma Barracco - Lawyer

Mobile: + 55 11 985-772-725

Skype: roberto.barracco

Email: rdepalma@uoregon.edu

Company: IB|A Sports Alliance

Practise area

- Sports law:
. ADR-related cases;
. Governance & compliance;
. IP Law;
. Contracts.

- ADR:
. Negotiation;
. Mediation;
. Arbitration;
. Dialogue facilitation;
. Conflict management & crisis prevention.

General info

Brazilian Bar Association certified lawyer, OAB/SP; Conflict Management & Crisis Prevention consultant; Summer Sports Institute University of Oregon School of Law faculty; CAMES neutral; Mackenzie Presbyterian University researcher IB|A Alliance Institutional and Academic Relations advisor; Universidade do Futebol columnist.

University of São Paulo School of Law Sports Law Research Center (GEDD/FDUSP) and Brazilian Sports Law Institute (IBDD) coordinator; the International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Sports Lawyers Association (SLA), the Brazilian Bar Association Santos Subsection (OAB/Santos) Sports Law Commission, Young Arbitralists Committee (CJA/SP) and the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section (ABA/DR) member.

University of Oregon School of Law LL.M. degree; University of São Paulo School of Law LL.B. degree; UCLA’s Anderson School of Management MEMES Institutes entertainment business and FIA sport management extension; WIPO ( World Intellectual Property Organization) Academy IP and University of Oregon mediation certificates; University of São Paulo School of Law Masters’ candidate.

Iberian-American Law Review of Sports Business & Economics Caribbean, Central and North America advisor; LawInSport and The Players’ Agent contributor; Panorama of Brazilian Law peer-reviewer. Participated as a speaker/lecturer in Symposiums and Universities in Brazil, Moldova and the United States; articles published both in Portuguese and English.

Worked as Legal Counsel for Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, a renowned Brazilian soccer club, and as a Lawyer for Laspro Advogados Associados. Also worked in the entertainment business for the Los Angeles Dodgers/Baseball and for 10 Fold Entertainment/ World Series beach volleyball championship.

Coordinated the subgroup Sport’s Courts of the Group of Studies of International Courts (NETI/USP) during the years of 2013/2014.

Work experience

Advisor at IBA Sports Alliance

Barcelona, Spain

July 2017 - January 2017

Head of conflict management & crisis prevention.
Responsible for institutional and academic relations.
Coordinate education-related projects.
Advise on new content, initiatives and prospective contributors.
Contribute to the Iberian-American Law Review of Sports' Business & Economics.

Faculty at Summer Sports Institute University of Oregon School of Law

Eugene, Oregon, US

June 2017 - January 2017

Give lectures to J.D.-level classes up to 30 students.
Moderate Panels of high-level international lawyers.
Area: international sports law.
Courses: international sports law, international sports dispute resolution systems, international sports transfer systems and labor market, international sports compliance, international sports law negotiation, international sports law and major events.

Academic Assistant at University of Sao Paulo School of Law

São Paulo, Brazil

January 2013 - January 2017

Academic Assistant of Professor Marcelo José Magalhães Bonizzi.
Give lectures to LL.B. classes up to 120 students.
Courses: General Theory of Civil Procedure, Civil Procedure I/II/III/IV, Transindividual Rights (class actions in the Brazilian system of Justice).
Conduct legal research on the areas of civil litigation, arbitration, and comparative law.
Assist to preparing lessons and materials.
Correcting exams and projects.
Conduct peer tutoring.

Assistant Program Manager at Summer Sports Institute University of Oregon School of Law

Eugene, Oregon, US

June 2017 - August 2017

Assist on managing the Summer Sports Institute.
Secure participation of high-level international speakers.
Set up schedule and topics for international speakers.
Oversee international speakers and students.
Enhance global awareness of the program.
Search for partnerships worldwide.

Academic Assistant at University of Oregon School of Law

Eugene, Oregon, US

September 2016 - May 2017

Academic Assistant of Professor Robert C. Illig.
Lead course on international sports law of up to 20 J.D. students.
Develop course outline for international sports law, including the following topics: the court of arbitration for sport, European and North-American models of sports organization, doping in sport, gambling on sports, anti-discrimination law and policy, and protection of young athletes.
Assist to preparing lessons, seminars, and related materials for international sports law.
Assist to adapting the international sports law course syllabus.
Conduct legal research on the areas of sports law, and international sports law.

Lawyer at Laspro Advogados Associados

São Paulo, Brazil

November 2015 - May 2016

Areas: strategic planning, legal research, and thesis development.
Conduct legal research on civil litigation, arbitration, and bankruptcy law.
Develop theories used on civil litigation and arbitration procedures.
Create, implement, and supervise the strategic plan on marketing initiatives and external publications.
Manage a portfolio of clients ranging from high profile public servants to financial institutions such as banks.
Responsible for the legal training of lawyers and interns on the new Civil Procedure Code of 2016.

Legal counsel at Sport Club Corinthians Paulista

São Paulo, Brazil

August 2014 - October 2015

Conduct matters related to sports, labor, employment, and intellectual property law.
Draft IP licensing contracts ranging from naming rights to image licensing to videogame companies.
Analyze bilingual IP and sports related contracts; having experience on Spanish, Italian, English, and Portuguese contracts.
Create, implement, and supervise the strategic plan on arbitration procedures.
Develop thesis used on labor and employment litigation.
Responsible for cooperating with Governmental spheres on drafting public policies related to the safety of fans during soccer events.
Manage external legal service providers on the areas of employment law and arbitration procedure.

Planning and Development Intern at Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles, California, US

June 2014 - August 2014

Project member – UCLA MEMES Institute and Los Angeles Dodgers partnership.
Goals: increase fan experience during game days, and alleviate traffic inside and in the surrounding areas of the stadium.

Game Operations Intern at 10 Fold Entertainment

Los Angeles, California, US

July 2014 - July 2014

Manage sponsorship activation, fan experience, and match-related events during the ASICS 2014 World Series of Beach Volleyball, Long Beach, CA.
ASICS/WSBV is a week-long festival celebrating “all things beach”, including sports, music, culture, and community.
The event is broadcasted worldwide to 120+ countries and on NBC/NCBSN.

Legal intern at Procuradoria Judicial do Estado de Sao Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil

May 2012 - January 2013

Focus on labor and employment law matters, and civil litigations involving Governmental employees as plaintiff
Conduct legal research on civil litigation and arbitration procedures, also labor and employment law.
Help develop thesis used on civil litigation cases.
Head a team of other twenty interns, responsible for assignment daily responsibilities such as coordinating Court related work.

Legal intern at de Palma Advogados

São Paulo, Brazil

March 2010 - May 2012

Work directly with the founder partner.
Focus on employment law and civil ligation cases representing plaintiffs.
Conduct legal research on civil and employment litigation.
Head a team composed of another intern and two paralegals.
Responsible for reshaping internal procedures on client management.

Coordinator at Brazilians Sports Law Institute

São Paulo, Brazil

December 2017 - January 2018

Outreach responsible.
Coordinate international relations initiatives.
Co-responsible for IBDD's clipping.
Research Center coordination representative.

Columnist at Universidade do Futebol

Jundiaí, São Paulo

December 2018 - January 2018

Responsible for a sports law weekly column.
Provide legal analysis on sports-related issues.
Focus on simplifying sports law content to the Universidade do Futebol audience.

Researcher at Presbyterian University Mackenzie

São Paulo, Brazil

February 2018 - January 2018

Project under Professor João Bosco Coelho Pasin chairmanship.
Conduct legal research on tax, international tax, and sports tax-related ADR methods.

Neutral at CAMES Brasil

São Paulo, Brazil

March 2018 - January 2018

Neutral at CAMES - Arbitration & Mediation Specialized Chamber.
Act as arbitrator and mediator.
Areas: sports & entertainment industries, labor/employment issues, international contracts, Government-related matters.

Consultant at Fresh View

São Paulo, Brazil

August 2016 - January 2018

Conflict Management & crisis prevention consultant.
Focus on sports & entertainment.

Neutral at CAMES Brasil

São Paulo, Brazil

March 2018 - January 2018

Neutral at CAMES - Arbitration & Mediation Specialized Chamber. Act as arbitrator and mediator. Areas: sports & entertainment industries, labor/employment issues, international contracts, Government-related matters.

Researcher at Presbyterian University Mackenzie

São Paulo, Brazil

February 2018 - January 2018

Project under Professor João Bosco Coelho Pasin chairmanship. Conduct legal research on tax, international tax, and sports tax-related ADR methods.

Columnist at Universidade do Futebol

Jundiaí, São Paulo

December 2017 - January 2018

Responsible for a sports law weekly column. Provide legal analysis on sports-related issues. Focus on simplifying sports law content to the Universidade do Futebol audience.

Coordinator at Brazilians Sports Law Institute

São Paulo, Brazil

December 2017 - January 2018

Outreach responsible. Coordinate international relations initiatives. Co-responsible for IBDD's clipping. Research Center coordination representative.

Advisor at IBA Sports Alliance

Barcelona, Spain

July 2007 - January 2018

Head of conflict management & crisis prevention. Responsible for institutional and academic relations. Coordinate education-related projects. Advise on new content, initiatives and prospective contributors. Contribute to the Iberian-American Law Review of Sports' Business & Economics.

Faculty at Summer Sports Institute University of Oregon School of Law

Eugene, Oregon, US

June 2017 - January 2018

Give lectures to J.D.-level classes up to 30 students. Moderate Panels of high-level international lawyers. Area: international sports law. Courses: international sports law, international sports dispute resolution systems, international sports transfer systems and labor market, international sports compliance, international sports law negotiation, international sports law and major events.

Academic Assistant at University of Sao Paulo School of Law

São Paulo, Brazil

January 2013 - January 2018

Academic Assistant of Professor Marcelo José Magalhães Bonizzi. Give lectures to LL.B. classes up to 120 students. Courses: General Theory of Civil Procedure, Civil Procedure I/II/III/IV, Transindividual Rights (class actions in the Brazilian system of Justice). Conduct legal research on the areas of civil litigation, arbitration, and comparative law. Assist to preparing lessons and materials. Correcting exams and projects. Conduct peer tutoring.

Assistant Program Manager at Summer Sports Institute University of Oregon School of Law

Eugene, Oregon, US

June 2017 - August 2017

Assist on managing the Summer Sports Institute. Secure participation of high-level international speakers. Set up schedule and topics for international speakers. Oversee international speakers and students. Enhance global awareness of the program. Search for partnerships worldwide.

Academic Assistant at University of Oregon School of Law

Eugene, Oregon, US

September 2016 - May 2017

Academic Assistant of Professor Robert C. Illig. Lead course on international sports law of up to 20 J.D. students. Develop course outline for international sports law, including the following topics: the court of arbitration for sport, European and North-American models of sports organization, doping in sport, gambling on sports, anti-discrimination law and policy, and protection of young athletes. Assist to preparing lessons, seminars, and related materials for international sports law. Assist to adapting the international sports law course syllabus. Conduct legal research on the areas of sports law, and international sports law.

Lawyer at Laspro Advogados Associados

São Paulo, Brazil

November 2015 - May 2016

Areas: strategic planning, legal research, and thesis development. Conduct legal research on civil litigation, arbitration, and bankruptcy law. Develop theories used on civil litigation and arbitration procedures. Create, implement, and supervise the strategic plan on marketing initiatives and external publications. Manage a portfolio of clients ranging from high profile public servants to financial institutions such as banks. Responsible for the legal training of lawyers and interns on the new Civil Procedure Code of 2016.

Legal counsel at Sport Club Corinthians Paulista

São Paulo, Brazil

August 2014 - October 2015

Conduct matters related to sports, labor, employment, and intellectual property law. Draft IP licensing contracts ranging from naming rights to image licensing to videogame companies. Analyze bilingual IP and sports related contracts; having experience on Spanish, Italian, English, and Portuguese contracts. Create, implement, and supervise the strategic plan on arbitration procedures. Develop thesis used on labor and employment litigation. Responsible for cooperating with Governmental spheres on drafting public policies related to the safety of fans during soccer events. Manage external legal service providers on the areas of employment law and arbitration procedure.

Planning and Development Intern at Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles, California, US

June 2014 - August 2014

Project member – UCLA MEMES Institute and Los Angeles Dodgers partnership. Goals: increase fan experience during game days, and alleviate traffic inside and in the surrounding areas of the stadium.

Game Operations Intern at 10 Fold Entertainment

Los Angeles, California, US

July 2014 - July 2014

Manage sponsorship activation, fan experience, and match-related events during the ASICS 2014 World Series of Beach Volleyball, Long Beach, CA. ASICS/WSBV is a week-long festival celebrating “all things beach”, including sports, music, culture, and community. The event is broadcasted worldwide to 120+ countries and on NBC/NCBSN.

Legal intern at Procuradoria Judicial do Estado de Sao Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil

May 2012 - January 2013

Focus on labor and employment law matters, and civil litigations involving Governmental employees as plaintiff Conduct legal research on civil litigation and arbitration procedures, also labor and employment law. Help develop thesis used on civil litigation cases. Head a team of other twenty interns, responsible for assignment daily responsibilities such as coordinating Court related work.

Legal intern at de Palma Advogados

São Paulo, Brazil

March 2010 - May 2012

Work directly with the founder partner. Focus on employment law and civil ligation cases representing plaintiffs. Conduct legal research on civil and employment litigation. Head a team composed of another intern and two paralegals. Responsible for reshaping internal procedures on client management.

Certifications

Lawyer

Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil

01 January 2014 - 15 June 2021

License number: 343.578

IP certificate

WIPO Academy

01 August 2015 - 15 June 2021

License number: DL 101P BR

Mediation certificate

University of Oregon School of Law

01 September 2016 - 15 June 2021

License number: Basic mediation training

Education

LL.M. - University of Oregon School of Law

Law/ADR

Period: 2016 - 2017

University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
Track: ADR, Dispute Resolution.
Area of focus: Sports law.
Thesis area: international sports law.
Academic experience: research assistant – international sports law, Professor Robert C. Illig.
Awards: Global Corners Award recipient, tuition remission awarded due to academic background by the Law School, and Work-Study scholarship.
Memberships: Diversity and Inclusion Committee (LL.M. representative), SELF – Sports and Entertainment Law Forum.

Extension - FIA

Sports Business

Period: 2014 - 2015

Fundação Instituto de Administração – FIA, São Paulo, SP, BR.
Track: sports business.

Extension - UCLA Anderson School of Management

Entertainment/Sports Marketing & Management

Period: 2014 - 2014

University of California Los Angeles Anderson School of Management – UCLA, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Track: entertainment marketing and management.
Area of focus: sports marketing and management.

LL.B. - University of Sao Paulo School of Law

Law

Period: 2009 - 2013

University of São Paulo Law School.
Mentor: Associated Professor Antonio Rodrigues de Freitas Jr.
Thesis: Sports law – “The athlete after its reserve clause: from the protection of the club to the ‘economic rights’”.
Academic experience: teaching & research assistant – civil procedure, Professor Marcelo J. M. Bonizzi.
Honor: thesis approved with distinction and recommended for publication.
Membership: NETI/USP, University of São Paulo School of Law Research Center on International Courts.

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Brazilian Sports Law weekly Closing 2017 with this year's latest piece as an Universidade do Futebol columnist! It is all about Club Licensing rules and some changes for next year. I would like to invite you to take a look at it and share your opinion! Pessoal, fechando meu 2017 com a última coluna desse ano na Universidade do Futebol! Dessa vez falo um pouco sobre o Regulamento de Licença de Clubes e algumas das mudanças para o ano que vem. Te convido para dar uma olhada e compartilhar sua opinião comigo! https://universidadedofutebol.com.br/entre-o-direito-e-o-seu-clube/

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