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Paulo Mertz Focaccia

Managing Partner

FAS Advogados
Rua Gomes de Carvalho, 1507
4th floor
Vila Olímpia, São Paulo - SP
04547-005, Brazil
Languages Portuguese, English

Paulo M. Focaccia is one of the founders of FAS Advogados and currently holds the position of managing partner. He has 20 years of solid experience in Civil and Business Law, advising national and international companies across various sectors, including Communication, Advertising, Finance, Pharmaceuticals, Chemistry, Healthcare, IT, and Transportation.

He is a specialist in Commercial Law from IBMEC/SP and has participated in extension courses and postgraduate programs at Harvard University for Professional Service Firms Leadership.

A guest speaker at several universities for communication and marketing courses, he is also the author of various legal articles published in major media outlets.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Invited Advisor to the Promotional Marketing Association
  • Director of the Promotional Legislation Study Group (GELP)
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Awards & Rankings

  • Latin Lawyer: Among the region’s leading business lawyers recommended by LACCA
  • Análise Advocacia: considered one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil
  • Leaders League: mentioned in Data Protection, Startups and Innovation, Technology and Venture Capital
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  • 2003—Bachelor's degree in Law
  • 2005—LL.M in Corporation Law from Ibmec
  • 2014—Specialization in Law from Harvard University 
  • 2021—Certification in Structural Issues in Law Firm Management from Fordham University
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