Tauil & Chequer Advogados is pleased to announce its new office in Brasília led by Luís Inácio Adams, the former Minister and Attorney General of Brazil. Adams will join the team in the Litigation and Compliance practices, focusing on cases in the Superior Court of Justice and Supreme Court.

With Adams’ arrival and the new office in Brasília, Tauil & Chequer expands its operations to the country’s capital. Adams’ experience in governmental matters, combined with the global reach of the firm, will provide clients an exceptional platform of sophisticated litigation services both nationally and internationally.

“Luís Adams is a highly distinguished and experienced lawyer, and his arrival is a significant move for our firm, reflecting our continued growth in Brazil,” stated Alexandre Chequer, the partner in charge of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. “We are constantly expanding, and this new addition, together with the opening of our new office in Brasília, consolidates our position as one of the most reputable law firms in Brazil.”

Adams served as a National Treasury attorney from 1993 - 2001. In 2001-2002, he served as the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation in the Attorney General’s office. Adams was also the General Counsel and later Executive Secretary (Vice-Minister) of the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management. In 2006, he was appointed to serve as the General Counsel of the Ministry of Finance. In 2009, he was appointed as Minister and Attorney General of Brazil.