Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres > Mattos Filho > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Mattos Filho
RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ , CEP 22210-901

Work Department

Oil & Gas and Biofuels and Renewables / Corporate/M&A / Projects




Felipe advises clients on M&A transactions and projects, in the petroleum, natural gas, biofuels and power industries. He specializes in transactional, contractual, and regulatory work covering all segments of these industries. 


Portuguese, English and Spanish


Chairman of the Oil, Gas and Biofuels Committee, Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Section; Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN); Brazilian and NY Bar Association.


Bachelor of Laws, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ);
Postgraduate degree in Corporate Law and Capital Markets, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV Direito-RJ);
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Chicago (USA).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons

(Next Generation Partners)

Felipe Rodrigues Caldas FeresMattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Standing out for its experience in transactional and regulatory matters, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados has extensive oil and gas expertise, encompassing the gamut of sector-related matters (such as financings and stock and asset purchases), project agreements and contentious issues. In addition to its strong relationships with major exploration and production companies in Brazil, the team is also a popular choice among banks, private equity firms and natural gas distributors, which often seek assistance in acquisitions, lending transactions, commercial agreements, class actions and arbitration. With in-depth knowledge of oil and gas regulations, Giovani Loss steers the Rio de Janeiro-based team on a range of transactions, chiefly M&A. This is also a notable area of practice for Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres, who also brings a wealth of experience in contractual and regulatory issues. Other key individuals include Danielle Ludwig, who has a strong background in the oil and gas sector, and Bruno Chedid, whose track record features M&A, pipeline transportation matters and contract negotiation.