The Brazilian law firm Lefosse is growing by leaps and bounds in an effort to position itself as one of the premier, full-service legal shops in Latin America’s largest economy.

Over the course of the past year, Lefosse has lured partners from crosstown rivals to strengthen its capabilities in restructuring, dispute resolution, infrastructure, tax, life science and health care, and antitrust matters—while also opening an office in the Brazilian capital, Brasília.