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Clients admire his intellectual agility and solution-oriented approach -- Chambers Global
Great experience, an excellent relationship with clients and the ability to deal with very complex matters -- Chambers Latin America
Strong commercial brain -- The Legal 500
Intelligent and creative -- Latin Lawyer 250
Recommended Lawyer in M&A -- LACCA Approved


Valdo is one of the founding partners of Lobo de Rizzo Advogados, and is a specialist in Corporate and M&A. He handles sophisticated major domestic and cross-border transactions on behalf of Brazilian and international companies – some of the most important in their sectors – in mergers and acquisitions, structuring joint ventures, commercial contracts, corporate disputes and infrastructure projects.


He graduated in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP), 1988; and is a member of the IBA Regulation of Lawyers’ Compliance Committee as Vice-Chair for Latin America.  Fluent in English and Italian.