Fernando Alves Meira has been a partner in the corporate practice of Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ São Paulo office since 2000. He is the incumbent head of the firm’s corporate area. He has a diverse practice, advising foreign and domestic clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate law and corporate governance. Meira holds an LLB from the University of São Paulo (1991). Between 1995 and 1997 he was a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, in New York. He is fluent in Portuguese and English. Meira is consistently recognized as one of the leading M&A and private equity practitioner in Brazil by several publications.