• J.D., University of São Paulo (USP).
He began his career in 1994 at Arthur Andersen where he worked for four years. In search of professional challenges, in 1998 he joined a boutique law firm in the city of São Paulo, specialized in Corporate and Tax Law, where he worked for six years. He then decided to fulfill his entrepreneurial spirit, founding Baptista Luz Advogados in 2004.
Since then he has been responsible for more than 60 successful M&A transactions, of which more than half involved foreign parties. He has participated in scores of investment transactions, joint ventures and corporate litigations, domestic and international. He has represented large corporations, investment funds, family offices, individual investors and startups.
Besides being the managing partner at Baptista Luz Advogados, he coordinates the Corporate Law practice (Companies Law, M&A, Contracts, and Digital Law) as well as Succession Planning projects. He is a mentor and a speaker for diverse accelerators and support programs to startups in Brazil.