Marcel has long experience with antitrust law. He was Legal Coordinator and Director of the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice (SDE/MJ), where he worked for six years (2001-2007). He was one of the officials responsible for the implementation of the modern investigation techniques currently used by the Brazilian Competition Protection System (including dawn raids and leniency agreements). Marcel also has solid expertise in the private practice, assisting clients with risk assessment of business practices, investigation of conducts, merger review and implementation of corporate compliance programs.
Recognized as a leading antitrust lawyer in Brazil by Chambers Latin America, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250 and Análise Advocacia 500, among other relevant international legal guides.