Prof Patricia Faga Iglecias Lemos > Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados
04543-906 SÃO PAULO

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Prof. Patrícia Faga Iglecias Lemos is a partner at Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados. She is specialist in civil and environmental law, Iglecias was Secretary of the Environment for the State of São Paulo and the first woman to chair CETESB – Companhia Ambiental do Estado de São Paulo.

She is the current Superintendent of Environmental Management at USP and served as a member of the Environment Commission and as president of the Solid Waste Commission at the São Paulo Bar Association (OAB-SP), as well as member of the Sustainability Council at Fecomércio and on the National Council for the Environment (Conama).

Among her personal recognitions are the Outstanding Sustainability Award (WOCA) in tribute and recognition for her career in environmental management and her practice in the UN Global Compact Cities program, GCSM (Global Council of Sales Marketing) (2018), the San Tiago Dantas Medal in the Environment and Sustainability Jurist category (2021), and  the “Socio-environmental Responsibility Award (2023).

Patricia authored several books and articles on Environmental Law among which “Environmental law: civil liability and environmental protection” (2010), “Environment and landowner liability: analysis of the causal relation” (2012), “Solid waste and post-consumer liability” (2011), “Towards Green Campus Operations: energy, climate and sustainable development initiatives at universities” (2018), and “Animal rights under the constitutional perspective. Protection of animals in environmental law and animal law” (2022).


Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian and French


Master’s degree in environmental law and civil liability from University of São Paulo Law School (2002)

PhD in environmental law and civil liability from University of São Paulo Law School (2007)