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Thiago Jabor Pinheiro

Thiago Jabor Pinheiro


Thiago advises clients on a wide range of corporate ethics and administrative law matters, with a focus on internal investigations, enforcement actions, and corporate crisis management. His expertise includes coordinating internal investigations and advising boards and board committees in response to allegations of corporate wrongdoing of various types, including Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) themes. Thiago represents clients in administrative enforcement proceedings before government agencies and assists in negotiating settlements, including leniency and non-prosecution agreements.


He conducts integrity due diligence in M&A and equity and debt offerings, as well as risk analysis for administrative law and public contracting matters, including public bidding, consortia, and concessions. Thiago also supports clients in structuring and implementing integrity, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering policies and procedures. He is a member of the firm’s International Committee and one of the coordinators of our Corporate Investigations group. He previously worked as a foreign associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s New York office.


Jabor participate as Officer of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) Anti-Corruption Committee, he is also a member of the Anti-Corruption and Compliance Commission of the Brazilian Institute of Business Law (IBRADEMP), member of the Compliance and Investigation Committee of the Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade (IBRAC) and Board Member of Brazil-U.S. 40 and Under White Collar Lawyers Initiative.


Bachelor of Laws – Universidade de Brasília (UnB);

Master of Laws, the State and the Constitution – Universidade de Brasília (UnB);

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – Harvard Law School, USA;

Doctor of Laws (Candidate) – Escola de Direito da Fundação Getúlio Vargas em São Paulo (FGV).




Chambers Brazil – Compliance (2016 – 2024);

Chambers Global – Compliance (2018 – 2024);

Latin Lawyer 250 – White collar crime and compliance (2016 – 2018) and Anti-corruption & Compliance (2019 – 2024);

Análise Advocacia – Compliance (2018 – 2024) and São Paulo (2020 – 2022);

GIR – Investigations (2021 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Business Crime Defense & Investigations (2019 – 2023) and Thought Leaders Brazil: Business Crime Defense & Investigations (2022 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Global – Future Leaders: Investigations (2019 – 2020) Investigations (2021 – 2023) Business Crime Defense: Corporates (2022, 2023).

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ESG: prepare for tomorrow’s laws, today

Panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Brazil conference earlier this month say companies should treat ESG guidelines and recommendations as if they were laws in order to galvanise their actions and build watertight sustainability practices in an increasingly regulated space.

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