Partner Profile

Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães

Pinheiro Guimarães


LL 250


Plinio is the head of the Rio de Janeiro office of Pinheiro Guimarães firm and has been historically recognized as one of the leading lawyers in banking and finance, capital markets and M&A transactions in Brazil. Plinio stands out for his deep knowledge of the law and of the Brazilian market due to his solid relationship with the most important players in the financial and capital markets sectors. Plinio constantly is praised by clients for his hands-on approach and relationship skills, which make him one of the most influential lawyers of his generation.

Education: Colégio Padre Antônio Vieira, Rio de Janeiro (BA); University Cândido Mendes Law School, Rio de Janeiro (LLB, 1990); Columbia Law School, New York (LLM, 1994); Parker School Recognition of Achievement with honours in international law (1994). Foreign associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York (1991–1993). Member: Brazilian Bar Association; New York Bar.

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