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José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz (1970 – 2020) In Memoriam

José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz (1970 – 2020) In Memoriam


José Eduardo was Mattos Filho’s managing partner. He counseled public companies, banks and investment funds on a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and finance transactions. His expertise included banking and capital markets regulations and representing clients in administrative proceedings with the Brazilian Central Bank and the Brazilian Securities Commission.


Bachelor of Laws – Universidade de São Paulo;

Bachelor of Business Administration – Fundação Getulio Vargas;

Specialization in Economics and Political Science – Georgetown University, USA.


Análise Advocacia 500 – Financial Transactions (2019);

Chambers Global – Banking & Finance (2006–2018), Capital Markets (2006–2018), Corporate/M&A (2006–2017);

Chambers Latin America – Corporate/M&A (2009–2017), Banking & Finance (2009–2018), Banking & Finance: Regulatory (2009–2018), Capital Markets: Regulatory (2009–2019);

Euromoney Expert Guides – Best of the Best Latin America, Banking, Capital Markets (2016);

IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate – Leading Lawyer: Banking, Capital Markets (2014, 2017), Highly Regarded: Banking, Capital Markets (2018–2020);

LACCA Approved – Banking & Finance (2015, 2017–2019);

LACCA Thought Leaders – Banking & Finance (2019);

The Legal 500 – Banking & Finance (2012–2019); Capital Markets (2013–2019), Corporate/M&A (2012–2015);

Who’s Who Legal Global – Banking: Finance, Banking: Regulatory, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Corporate Governance, M&A (2020);

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Banking (2014–2019), Capital Markets (2014–2019), Corporate Governance (2017–2019), M&A (2018–2019);

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – M&A, Governance (2019);

LACCA Thought Leaders – Banking & Finance (2019).

Mattos Filho in the media

With José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz (1970 – 2020) In Memoriam
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Mattos Filho announces women-dominated promotion round

​Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has promoted six associates, including five women, to the partnership in São Paulo, strengthening its infrastructure, corporate and M&A, tax, disputes, and capital markets offerings.

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Jaime Fernández Madero: how will covid-19 change law firms?

​Even after the spread of covid-19 has peaked, it is likely the world will be a very different place to what it once was. In the legal industry, the pandemic has led to changes in how law firms serve their clients that may well endure beyond the crisis. Some of these changes were in the air before covid-19, but now they seem more necessary than ever, finds Jaime Fernández Madero of Fernández Madero Consulting.

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Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

​For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession. Click here and learn more

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