Guilherme Sampaio Monteiro has been a member of Pinheiro Neto Advogados since 2001, and is based at the São Paulo office. He practises in the corporate area, with focus on capital markets transactions and listed companies in general. His experience includes public and private offerings of securities in Brazil and abroad, corporate transactions, restructuring transactions and corporate governance matters involving listed companies. He received his LLB degree from São Paulo University School of Law (2003), and holds an LLM degree from Stanford University (2010). He worked in New York as foreign associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell (2008–2009), and at the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC (2010). Currently, he is a visiting professor at Instituto BM&FBOVESPA and at Fundação Getúlio Vargas/Rio de Janeiro (LLM course on corporate law). He has been ranked as a leading individual in capital markets practice by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America.