Managing partners

Edison Carlos Fernandes

Responsible for the areas of Public Law and IFRS Accounting Law


– Graduated in Law from Faculdade de Direito – USP – Largo São Francisco (1994). – Post-graduate degree in International Politics from Fundação Escola de Sociologia e Política of São Paulo (1998).

– Master in Political and Economic Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2002).

– Doctor of Law of International Economic Relations from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica – São Paulo (2006).

– Member of the Board of contributors of the Ministry of finance – current Administrative Council of tax appeals (2001 to 2003).

– Judge of the Court of Taxes and Charges of the State of São Paulo (2001 and 2002).

– Academic Director of CEU Escola de Direito – IICS Law School.

– Professor of accounting matters for postgraduate courses at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (GVLaw and GVManagement).

– Holder of the Chair No. 29 of Academia Paulista de Letras Jurídicas – APLJ.

Elisa Junqueira Figueiredo

Responsible for the areas of private law with focus on contracts, civil litigation, arbitration, real estate, family and succession law.


– Bachelor’s degree in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo – PUC/SP (1996)

– Specialization in Civil Procedural Law by COGEAE-PUC/SP (1998 and 1999).

– “Master en Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales”, from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2001 and 2002).

– International experience in Madrid, in law offices J. Y. Hernandez-Canut Abogados (2002).

– Specialization in Contract Law, by CEU – IICS Escola de Direito (2005).

– Executive LLM – CEU LAW SCHOOL (2019/2020).

Thaís Folgosi Françoso

Responsible for the areas of tax litigation, tax administrative procedure, compliance and entertainment law


– Bachelor in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2002).

– Postgraduate in Tax Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2004).

– Postgraduate in Tax Procedural Law by CEU – IICS Escola de Direito (2006).

– Professor of Tax Law and Compliance of CEU – IICS Escola de Direito.

– Member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics – SCCE.

Francisco Petros

Responsible for the areas of corporate law, capital markets and corporate governance


– Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo

– Post-graduated in Finance (MBA) from IBMEC – Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (1987).

– Graduated in Legal Sciences from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (2014).

– Vice President and President of APIMEC – Brazilian Association of Capital Market Analysts and Professionals.

– First President (2011 to 2013) and current Member of Supervisory Board of Capital Market Analysts, a body governed by the Brazilian Securities Commission (CVM).

– Acted for more than 25 years in the financial and capital markets of Brazil, especially in the areas of equity analysis, corporate finance and asset management at different institutions.

– Participated in the major initiatives for the modernization of Brazil’s capitals market over the last two decades.

– Collaborates with the leading Brazilian financial and economic publications.


Carlos Eduardo Borghi Pla

Consultoria tributária, procedimento administrativo tributário e contencioso tributário

carlos.borghi@fflaw.com.br | (5511) 3074-0488

Carolina Blanco Pirani Fiorin

(Português do Brasil) Direito societário, mercado de capitais e governança corporativa

carolina.fiorin@fflaw.com.br | 3074-0138

Felipe Galli dos Santos Panelli

(Português do Brasil) Contencioso tributário e procedimento administrativo tributário

felipe.panelli@fflaw.com.br | (5511) 3074-0407

Jorge Guilherme Ferreira da Fonseca Moreira

(Português do Brasil) Contencioso tributário e procedimento administrativo tributário

jorge.ferreira@fflaw.com.br | (5511) 3074-0408

Nahyana Viott Fiatkoski

Tax consulting, administrative tax procedure and tax litigation

nahyana.viott@fflaw.com.br | (5511) 3074-0548

Paula Barbosa Picoli

(Português do Brasil) Trabalhista, tributária e de recuperação de empresas

paula.barbosa@fflaw.com.br | (5511) 3074-0033

Renan Freitas Lopes

(Português do Brasil) Contencioso Cível e Imobiliário

renan.lopes@fflaw.com.br | (5511) 3074-0482


FF provides services in the environmental, criminal, labor and competition areas in partnership with specialized and exclusive offices of such areas, with FF’s same profile and same values.