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Diego Herrera de Moraes

Diego Herrera de Moraes


Highly renowned in the area of dispute resolution, Diego provides advice on a range of strategic claims, especially regulatory and corporate matters before Brazil’s highest courts. He also assists companies in navigating Brazil’s complex regulatory landscape, having played a leading role in key lawsuits for the telecommunication and technology sectors for over 17 years.


Diego is the legal director of the Brasiliense Association of Civil Procedural Law (ABPC), advisor-professor to the University of Brasília’s Revista dos Estudantes de Direito (law journal) and previously served as the chairman of the Civil Procedural Law Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association, Federal District chapter (OAB-DF). Moreover, he has also worked as an international antitrust specialist at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington DC and as a supervisor at the Federal Attorney-General’s Office in Brazil.


Master of Laws – Berkeley Law, University of California;

Postgraduation in International Law – University of Brasília (UnB) in association with Ruhr-Universität, Bochum (Germany);

Postgraduation in Civil Procedural Law – Centro Universitário de Brasília;

Bachelor of Laws – Centro Universitário de Brasília;

Bachelor of Social Sciences – University of Brasília (UnB).


Best Lawyers – ‘Best Lawyer of the Year’ in Communications and Telecommunications Law (2020);

Latin Lawyer 250 – Litigation, Arbitration (2023 – 2024);

The Legal 500 Brazil – Dispute Resolution: Litigation (2023);

The Legal 500 City Focus: Brasília – Litigation (2023).

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Latin Lawyer

Mattos Filho hires disputes partner in Brasília

Mattos Filho has added strength to its litigation and arbitration offering by hiring a former Mundie e Advogados partner.

Diego Herrera de Moraes joins the Elite firm’s Brasília today, taking its total number of partners to 134. The firm has seven partners permanently based in the federal capital.

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