Mr Marçal graduated from São Paulo Catholic University (PUC) in 1985 and achieved credits towards a master’s degree from São Paulo Catholic University (PUC). He is a former chairman of the São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP). Mr Marçal is highly recommended as a product liability law practitioner by Chambers and Partners (Band 1), Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyer and Euromoney World Leading Lawyers.