Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Cândido Mendes (1984). L.L.M from the University of Pennsylvania (1986). Founding member and president of Penn Law Alumni Club Brazil. Chairman of the Special Committee on Foreign Law Consultant Companies of the Brazilian Bar Association. Member of the Turnaround Management Association. Featured in several specialized publications, such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500, and Análise Executivos Jurídicos e Financeiros. Author of numerous articles in banking, financial, corporate, and capital markets law.