Experience

    • The owners of a South American construction company in U.S. investigations related to the Lava Jato investigations in Brazil.
    • A Brazilian industrial company in an FCPA investigation.
    • A global shoe and apparel company in a federal corruption investigation.
    • Various global companies and private equity firms in conducting anti-corruption and trade compliance due diligence relating to potential transactions and investments around the world.
    • A South American Shipyard in an ICC arbitration against a major oil & gas company arising out of an EPC contract.
    • Cerberus Capital Management in its acquisition of Cyanco International, the largest global producer of sodium cyanide.
    • Successfully representing Swiss investor SGS in defeating an ICSID annulment application in the SGS v. Paraguay dispute.
    • Successfully representing the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) in defeating a US$ 250 million ICC arbitration filed by a State-owned Ecuadorian company in connection with a loan agreement.
    • Representing multiple parties as claimants in an LCIA arbitration relating to a large infrastructure project in Latin America.
    • Representing a mining company as a respondent in an ICC arbitration relating to a contract for the supply of a rare metal.
    • Providing pre-dispute advice to a foreign investor in connection with a large infrastructure project in Latin America.
    • Assisting in the preparation of a comparative study of truth and reconciliation processes in Latin American countries, in cooperation with the Vance Center for International Justice.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, 2012, LL.M.
  • Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo Law School, 2008, Bachelor of Laws