Thiago Silva is an Associate in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados’ Corporate and M&A practice. Thiago focuses his practice on advising domestic and foreign oil and gas companies, as well as services companies of this business branch. Before joining Tauil & Chequer Advogados, Thiago was responsible for the Legal Department of Schahin Oil and Gas for two and a half years. Previously, Thiago was part of the Legal team of EP Energy do Brasil Ltda., new name of El Paso Óleo e Gás do Brasil Ltda. for one and a half year and also worked for five years at Leonardo Amarante Advogados Associados, where he begun his career, in civil liabilities cases, representing victims of accidents and/or their families.