Founding Partners

MARCOS FERRAZ DE PAIVA

Founding Partner

Founding partner of the firm, he is responsible for the corporate and tax, and civil litigation areas. He has worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers as a tax consultant, accounting for tax and corporate planning areas, corporate income tax, and indirect taxes. He is a lawyer who graduated from the Largo São Francisco Law School (USP), he is a professor of Tax Law in the MBA (Master Business Administration) courses at the School of Economics, Administration and Accounting (FEA) of the University of São Paulo.

paiva@choaibpaiva.com.br

ROBERTO JUSTO

Founding Partner

Founding partner of the firm, he is responsible for the firm's tax, financial and banking planning areas. He has worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers as a consultant, accounting for the areas of tax and corporate planning, as well as corporate income tax. He also worked for Lloyds Bank TSB coordinating the bank's tax and Private Banking area as a senior legal advisor in corporate, tax, and financial planning. He is a lawyer who graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas (PUCAMP).

rjusto@choaibpaiva.com.br

SAMIR CHOAIB

Founding Partner

Founding partner of the firm, he is responsible for the office's inheritance and tax planning areas, with an emphasis on individual income tax in Brazil and abroad. He has worked in the tax area department of PriceWaterhouseCoopers as a consultant in the tax and business areas and as a specialist in tax and corporate planning, indirect taxes, and personal income tax. For years, he was Chairman of the Brazil-US Florida Chamber of Commerce (BACCF) in São Paulo. He is a lawyer and an economist who graduated from Universidade Mackenzie, he has a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC).

samir@choaibpaiva.com.br

Partners

ALAN GAI DA SILVA

Partner

Partner related to the Tax Consulting area of the firm, where he has worked since 1997, he participates in several cases focused on corporate reorganizations - DueDiligence - highlighting the analysis of direct and indirect taxes, processes, and procedures inherent to the labor and social security areas, in addition to the validation of Internal controls. He is a lawyer and an accountant, Master's student in Tax Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – SP - GVLaw, Postgraduate "lato sensu" in Tax Law at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Postgraduate in Political Science at Fundação Escola de Sociologia e Política de São Paulo – FESP and is a specialist in Business Reorganizations: corporate and tax aspects by Fundação Getúlio Vargas – GVLaw

alan@choaibpaiva.com.br

CARLOS CLAUDIO DA SILVA COSTA FIGUEIRA DE MELLO

Partner

Partner working in the area of Wealth Planning for individuals and groups of family businesses, involving assets in Brazil and/or abroad. He is a lawyer with a "lato sensu" postgraduate degree in Private Law from Universidade Gama Filho – UGF.

c.mello@choaibpaiva.com.br

RODRIGO GIACOMELI NUNES MASSUD

Partner

Partner working in the Tax Litigation area of the firm, he has extensive experience in administrative courts, litigation strategies in sensitive cases, and government relations. He is a lawyer with a Master's degree in Tax Law from PUC/SP, he has "lato sensu" postgraduate degrees in Tax Law and Civil Procedural Law from PUC-COGEAE/SP, in addition to an extension in Tax Accounting from GVLaw/SP, in General Accounting from IASP and in General Theory of Law from IBET/SP. He is a guest professor in extension and specialization courses at IBET, PUC-COGEAE/SP, and GVLaw.

rmassud@choaibpaiva.com.br

SONIA REGINA SENHORINI RODRIGUES

Partner

Partner working in the tax area with significant experience in consulting and tax planning for individuals. She is a lawyer and an accountant, she holds a "lato sensu" postgraduate degree in Tax Law from Insper and in International Tax Law from the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT).

sonia@choaibpaiva.com.br

VANESSA AMADEU RAMOS

Partner

Partner linked to the Tax Litigation area of the firm, where she has worked since 1999, during which time she has accumulated vast experience with emphasis on judicial and administrative litigation, consultations, opinions, and due diligence. She is a lawyer with a "lato sensu" postgraduate degree in Economic Administrative Law from Universidade Mackenzie, she is a specialist in Tax Process at Centro de Extensão Universitário - CEU, in Accounting for Lawyers at IASP - Instituto dos Advogados de São Paulo, in Corporate Strategies, Successions and Taxation by GVLaw/SP and in General Theory of Law by IBET/SP.

vanessa@choaibpaiva.com.br

Lawyers

ALESSANDRO SALES NERI

He is responsible for the Civil Litigation area and has worked for the office since 2001. He is a lawyer with a "lato sensu" postgraduate degree in Civil and Civil Procedural Law from Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD), and an extension in Contracts from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP). | Email: aneri@choaibpaiva.com.br

ANA LUIZA RUFFO RUIZ MARQUES

She is a lawyer with a "lato sensu" postgraduate degree in Tax Law from GVLaw/SP, she is a specialist in Corporate Strategies, Succession and Taxation also from GVLaw/SP. She works on the Banking and Probate team. | Email: analuiza@choaibpaiva.com.br

ANDREA DELLA BERNARDINA BAPTISTELLI

She is a lawyer with a "lato sensu" postgraduate degree in Business Law from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), in Civil Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, and a postgraduate student in Family and Inheritance Law from Escola Paulista de Direito. She is an associate lawyer at the firm, where she has worked since 2004, being responsible for the areas of Family and Inheritance Law. | Email: andrea@choaibpaiva.com.br

ANDRÉ DE BARROS BORGES ANDREOLI

He is a lawyer who graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Specialist in Tax Law from the Brazilian Institute of Tax Studies (IBET/SP). | Email: andre.andreoli@choaibpaiva.com.br

ANITA TAVARES RIBEIRO

She is a lawyer who graduated from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP). Works in the office in the Real Estate Law area. | Email: E-mail: anita@choaibpaiva.com.br

BIANCA TREVISANI BOSCOLO

She is a lawyer who graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, with LL.M in International Business Law from Case Western Reverse University – School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio). She works in the Corporate and Contractual Advisory area of the firm. | Email: bianca@choaibpaiva.com.br

CLARISSA GUEDES GROSSI

She is a lawyer who graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. She works in the Corporate and Contractual Advisory area of the firm. | Email: clarissa@choaibpaiva.com.br

DANIEL AGUIAR FERRARESSO

He is a lawyer who graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and a business administrator from Universidade de São Paulo (USP). He works in the office's Tax Consultancy, focusing on tax claims related to both companies and individuals. | Email: daniel@choaibpaiva.com.br

DÉBORA DOS SANTOS

She is a lawyer who graduated from the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP) and graduated in Accounting Sciences from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), with performance in the tax area focused on consulting for individuals. Experience in tax planning and consulting for individuals at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, meeting demands from Brazilians and foreigners. | Email: debora@choaibpaiva.com.br

EDMARCOS GARCIA DE OLIVEIRA

He is a lawyer who graduated from Centro Universitário das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), currently studying Accounting at Trevisan Escola Superior de Negócios, working in tax claims related to individuals and companies, in the Tax Consulting area of the firm. | Email: edmarcos@choaibpaiva.com.br

ERICK DO CARMO MINHOTO

He is a lawyer graduated from Universidade Paulista (UNIP). Works in the Civil Litigation area of the firm. | Email: erick@choaibpaiva.com.br

FELIPE LOBO FARO

He is a lawyer who graduated from Mackenzie University with a Master's degree from the University of Liverpool-ING, he works in the area of Sports Law, Entertainment, and Contracts. He has extensive experience in matters related to sport, media, sponsorship, and business negotiations. He has worked for Pinheiro Neto Advogados and Lobo & Ibeas Advogados, having also held a management position in sports marketing companies and football clubs in Brazil and Portugal. He was FIFA's consultant for Latin America and an effective member of the Brazilian Institute of Sports Law (IBDD). | Email: felipefaro@choaibpaiva.com.br

FERNANDA NATÁLIA DE MELO ALMEIDA

She is a Lawyer with an MBA in Tax Management from the Trevisan Business School. She has an extension in Contracts from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and the Brazilian Institute of Law (IBIJUS). She is trained in mediation, conciliation and arbitration by the Centro de Estudos Científicos Ltda. | Email: fernanda@choaibpaiva.com.br

HELENA RIPPEL ARAUJO

She is a specialist lawyer in Corporate Strategies, Succession, and Taxation by GVLaw/SP. She has a postgraduate in Family and Succession Law from Escola Paulista de Magistratura de São Paulo. She works at the office in the areas of Succession Planning and tax advice to individuals. | Email: helena@choaibpaiva.com.br

JULIA MARRACH DE PASQUAL

She is a lawyer with a post-graduate degree in Family and Succession Law from Escola Paulista de Direito. Works in the Family and Succession Law areas of the firm. | Email: julia@choaibpaiva.com.br

LAÍS J. MARTINS SAMPAIO

She is a lawyer who graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP) and a specialist in Tax Law from the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT), working in the tax area focused on consulting individuals. She has experience in consulting at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) meeting the demands of Brazilians and foreigners. | Email: lais.sampaio@choaibpaiva.com.br

LAÍS MEINBERG SIQUEIRA

She is a lawyer who graduated from Mackenzie Presbyterian University. Studied Accounting Applied to Law at GVLaw/SP and has a post-graduate degree in Corporate Law from FGV. She works in the areas of Succession Planning and tax assistance to individuals. | Email: lais@choaibpaiva.com.br

MARIA BEATRIZ REZENDE SANTOS NICOLINO

She is a lawyer graduated from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and post-graduate student in Tax Law from Mackenzie Presbyterian University. Extension in Tax Law from the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT). Her practice focuses on tax consulting for individuals. | Email: beatriz@choaibpaiva.com.br

MARILÉIA APARECIDA DE SOUSA ROMEIRO MATHIAS

She is a lawyer with experience in the areas of administrative and judicial Civil Litigation and a post-graduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from Escola Paulista de Direito. She has been an associate lawyer at the firm since 2017, and is a member of the Civil Litigation Department. | Email: marileia@choaibpaiva.com.br

PAULO ROBERTO TEIXEIRA DA SILVA

Associate lawyer at the firm, he holds a degree from the University of São Paulo and is a specialist in Real Estate Law. He has a Master's in Urban and Environmental Law from PUC-SP and a postgraduate in Civil Procedural Law from CEU – Centro Extensão Universitária. He was vice-president of Urban Legislation at SECOVI-SP and founded, in 1998, MDDI – Mesa de Debates de Direito Imobiliário. He acted as a partner responsible for the real estate area in large law firms, with emphasis on legal advice for the implementation of residential, commercial, and industrial real estate projects, in addition to creating structured operations, including real estate investment funds, securitization of receivables, issuance of CRIs and contracts within the scope of the SFI (Real Estate Financial System). He also works in the area of Business Contracts. | Email: teixeira@choaibpaiva.com.br

ROBINSON PAZINI DE SOUZA

He is a lawyer who graduated from PUC/SP with a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from PUC-COGEAE/SP, with an extension in Tax Accounting and ICMS-Theory and Practice from IBET/SP. He works in the Tax, Administrative, and Judicial Litigation of the firm. | Email: robinson@choaibpaiva.com.br

SOFIA DE OLIVEIRA BARA

She is a lawyer who graduated from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) and Post-Graduate student in Estate Planning and Succession from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/LAW). Works in the Family and Succession Law areas of the firm. | Email: sofia.bara@choaibpaiva.com.br

THAIS GIMENES FRANÇA

She is a lawyer who graduated from Ibmec Damásio and post graduated in Tax Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/LAW). She has an extension in Tax Law from the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law (IBDT). She practices in the Administrative and Judicial Tax Litigation of the firm. | Email: thais.franca@choaibpaiva.com.br

VALÉRIA UNTI MAIORINO

She is a lawyer working in the advisory area, with an emphasis on corporate law, contracts, and compliance. She is the head of the firm's corporate area, responsible for coordinating and executing corporate operations and business restructuring. She is graduated in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, with a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from Centro de Extensão Universitário – CEU. | Email: valeria@choaibpaiva.com.br