Partner Profile

Thales Saito

Machado Meyer Advogados


LL 250


Thales Saito is the head of our New York office. He is a specialist in local and international financial transactions, M&A, banking regulations, securitisation of receivables, incorporation of investment funds, derivatives and exchange regulations. His practice encompasses the rendering of legal assistance to local and international clients in the negotiation and implementation of corporate and financial transactions of different structures, including those related to the incorporation of investment funds and regulated activities. Saito has previous experience in a broad range of sectors, including financial services, payment methods, technology, agribusiness, automobile, construction, infrastructure, retail and consumption, aviation and leasing of vehicles.

Received his LLB from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. Also has an LLM from the University of California School of Law and an LLM in financial and capital markets law from Ibmec São Paulo.

Member of the International Bar Association and New York Bar Association. Member of the board of directors of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce and Machado Meyer’s representative and frequent participant at the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil. 

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