Simone Lahorgue (Brazil)
Simone Lahorgue is the head of Levy & Salomão Advogados’s Media, Entertainment and Sports Law Practice Group, which representation includes within the IP, audiovisual, image right’s, promotions and advertisement and sports areas, and advises clients in connection with a broad variety of matters, including Fashion Law. She has also many years of experience representing clients in financial market transactions. She served as General Counsel at Organizações Globo, where she worked for eleven years. Ms. Lahorgue is arbitrator with the WIPO and with the Mediation and Arbitration Chamber of the Italo-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and also a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), where she served as Co-Chair of the Technology Law Committee (2015-2016). She was also an arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from 2011 to 2016. Chambers and Partners, Who's Who Legal, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers listed her among the world's leading media and entertainment lawyers. She is a professor with the judge-training program of the State of Rio de Janeiro and at the Graduate Program of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica-RJ. Ms. Lahorgue holds a Master and a Ph.D. in Economic Law from the Universidade de São Paulo.