Lucas Bento

Lucas Bento

Lucas Bento

Lucas Bento FCIArb FRSA is a senior lawyer at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP in New York City. He is dual-qualified in New York and England & Wales. His practice focuses on cross-border disputes, including international litigation, international arbitration, and investigations. He has significant experience representing and advising clients in Latin American markets, particularly Brazil. His experience spans energy, finance, technology (including emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence), insurance, construction, entertainment, and healthcare.

Mr. Bento is President of the Brazilian American Lawyers Association, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has published numerous articles and chapters on international law and dispute resolution, including pieces cited authoritatively by United States federal courts.

Mr. Bento has taught law at New York University and INSPER (Brazil). He has also lectured on international legal issues at the United Nations and in conferences around the world.

Banking and Financial Services, Construction and Engineering, Energy, Health Care, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, M&A Disputes, Mediation

The State Bar of New York; Solicitor of England and Wales

Harvard University (Master of Liberal Arts, Government)
University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University (OXILP) (Postgrad. Dip. in Legal Practice, Distinction)
University of Bristol (L.L.M., Commercial Law)
University of Warwick (L.L.B., First Class, with Honors)
London School of Economics (University of London IP) (BSc Politics and International Relations)

French, Portuguese
New York City