Rafael Thor is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Mr. Thor joined Debevoise in 2015. From 2010 to 2014, he was a corporate associate at Mattos Filho Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He received a law degree from Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in 2010 and an LL.M. from The University of Chicago Law School in 2015. Mr. Thor is admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Section and the New York Bar. He is a native Portuguese speaker.


  • University of Chicago Law School, 2015, LL.M.
  • Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, 2010, LL.B.

Bar Admissions

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • New York