Valdir Moysés Simão > Warde Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Warde Advogados
CEP 01421-002, SÃO PAULO

Work Department

Anti-corruption, Regulatory and Compliance





Expert on Brazilian anti-corruption regulation, specialized in internal investigations, compliance, government enforcement, federal punitive administrative proceedings, corporate leniency agreements and corporate ethics.

Federal Minister of Planning and Budget (2015-2016); Chief Federal Comptroller Officer (CGU) (2015); President of the Federal Social Security Entity (2005-2007 and 2008-2010); secretary and auditor of the Inland Revenue for 29 years; secretary of various federal government divisions.


Portuguese and English



Invited professor and advisor of universities.

Board director qualified by the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC).

Member of the Brazilian Center of Constitutional Studies (CBEC).

Member of the Superior Council of Advanced Studies of the FIESP/IRS.

Member of the Superior Council of Brazilian Competitive Movement (MBC).

Professor of Commercial Law at Mackenzie University.


Bachelor’s Degree in Law.

Post-graduate Degree in Corporate Law and Management and Collection of Social Security Funds.

Master’s Degree in Supervision and Management of Social Security Systems from the University of Alcalá, Spain.

Ph.D. in Law and Global Governance at the University of Salamanca, Spain.


Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Compliance

(Leading individuals)

Valdir Moysés SimãoWarde Advogados

A specialised firm in litigation, regulation, anti-corruption and compliance, Warde Advogados stands out for its expertise in federal administrative proceedings. With former Chief Minister of the Federal Comptroller General and highly regarded partner Valdir Moysés Simão leading the compliance department, the team is well versed in investigations before the CGU as well as proceedings before the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU). Clients also regularly seek the team’s advice on integrity risks, compliance programmes and day-to-day compliance matters. The department was given a further boost in July 2021 with the hire of partner and scholar Silvio Luiz de Almeida, who stands out for his specialisation in compliance, anti-discrimination and human rights. Other names to note include founding partner and litigator Walfrido Jorge Warde Júnior; Leandro Daiello Coimbra, a former Director-General of the Federal Police; Renato Polillo, who also has experience working in international law firms; and senior associate Pedro Henrique Adoglio Benradt.