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Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP, CEP 01403-001
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Rodrigo advises businesses, financial institutions and investors on a wide range of domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, divestitures and corporate reorganizations. Rodrigo worked as a foreign associate in the New York offices of Cleary Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and Robinson, Silverman, Pearce, Aronsohn and Berman (currently Bryan Cave).


English and Portuguese


Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Cornell Law School

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

With ‘excellent experience in M&A’, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados has a thriving corporate law and M&A practice that is often involved in the most high-profile and high-value deals in the Brazilian market. It has seen steady growth in recent years; in 2018, this included the promotion of Manoela de Barros Pimentel Penteado de Almeida and Eduardo Marques Souza. In the private equity space, the firm counts leading international private equity houses among its clients, which turn to the team for advice on strategic investments and regulatory matters. One such client is Advent International, which Rodrigo Figueiredo Nascimento and a team advised on the acquisition of an 80% stake in Walmart Brazil for an investment vehicle. Elsewhere, a team led by Marcelo Sampaio G. Ricupero acted for TPG Strategic Infrastructure on the acquisition of several energy transmission line companies from Abengoa Group in the context of the latter’s judicial recovery proceeding. Moacir Zilbovicius draws on 25 years of experience; Pedro Whitaker De Souza Dias has notable experience in M&A, inbound investments and regulatory compliance; and Claudio Oksenberg‘s broad practice spans corporate M&A, capital markets and finance. Senior partner João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro and Paula Vieira de Oliveira receive strong praise.

Brazil > Tax

Up-to-date with current trends‘, the tax department at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados ‘has a very good reputation in Brazil‘. Blue-chip companies turn to the team in complex tax matters, both contentious and non-contentious. The firm also stands out for its dedicated private wealth and wealth planning practice. Internal developments in 2018 included the promotion of Tatiana Morais Penido and the arrival of Mario Prada from Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados and Gil Mendes from EY. Transactional highlights included advising Advent International on the acquisition of an 80% stake in Grupo Walmart Brasil; the team included Rodrigo Figueiredo Nascimento, Luciana Pietro Lorenzo, Andrea Bazzo Lauletta and Eduardo Marques Souza. On the litigation side, Roberto Quiroga Mosquera and a team represented a client in a lawsuit that involved questions around goodwill resulting from an acquisition. Other key tax litigators include Alessandra Gomensoro, Ana Paula Schincariol Lui Barreto, Glaucia Maria Lauletta Frascino and Paulo Camargo Tedesco.