• 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 he associated with a boutique firm in the city of São Paulo specialized in Companies Law where he worked for six years until he conciliated with his entrepreneurial nature and founded Baptista Luz Advogados in 2004. Since then he has been responsible for more than 50 acquisitions of companies, of which more than half involved Parties from abroad. He participated in numerous investment transactions, joint ventures and corporate litigations both national and international. He worked for large companies, investment funds, family offices, individual investors and startups. Besides being the managing partner at Baptista Luz Advogados, he coordinates the Corporate area (Corporate Law, M&A, Contracts, and Digital) as well as Successive Planning projects. He keeps his entrepreneurial activities by being a mentor and a speaker for diverse accelerators and support programs to startups in Brazil.