Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro is a partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, having worked for the firm since 2001. He practises in the corporate area, with focus on capital markets transactions and listed companies in general. His experience includes public and private offerings of securities in Brazil and abroad, corporate transactions, restructuring transactions, and corporate governance matters involving listed companies. He received his LLB degree from the University of São Paulo (2003), and holds an LLM degree from the Stanford University (2010). He worked in New York as foreign associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell (2008–2009), and at the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC (2010). Currently, he is a visiting professor at Instituto BM&FBOVESPA and at Fundação Getúlio Vargas/Rio de Janeiro (LLM programme in corporate law). He has been ranked as a leading individual in the capital markets practice by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America.