Mr Lucas de Moraes Cassiano Sant'Anna > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000

Work Department

Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution/ Public law and regulatory/ Crisis management / Financing And Infrastructure Projects / Automotive / Construction / Life Sciences / Mining / Impact Businesses / Financial Services / Technology / Telecommunications




Specialist in Public Law and Civil Litigation. Lucas Sant’Anna has extensive experience in public tenders and administrative contracts, public work and services concessions and private-public partnerships (PPPs), Administrative Improbity Law, Fiscal Responsibility Law and correlated subjects. Very frequently works on regulatory matters, overall the ones related to basic sanitation, mining, ports, airports, highways, railways, technology, innovation, transports, urban mobility, urbanism and heavy construction in general. Has published several works in the field of Public Law.


Portuguese and English.


Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association. Member of International Bar Association. Member of International Union of Lawyers.


Received his LL.B and LL.M in Administrative Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. Also received a LL.M in Law from Columbia University School of Law and post-graduate degree in Administrative Law from Brazilian Society of Public Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados is able to handle the full range of public law issues; the practice has a strong track record in public bids, privatisations, concessions, complex public-private arrangements (PPPs) and administrative proceedings before federal regulatory bodies. Other notable areas of practice include judicial litigation and administrative improbity cases. Mauro Bardawil Penteado, who specialises in public law and projects, oversees the department with José Enei, whose areas of focus include PPPs and concessions. Lucas Sant’Anna is noted for his deep knowledge of regulatory matters, particularly involving the sanitation, airports, railways, highways and transport sectors. Rafael Vanzella is completely devoted to public law, and is proficient in public tenders, concessions and administrative agreements.