Head of the Competition Law practice and member of TozziniFreire’s Executive Committee, Marcelo was a commissioner of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), the Brazilian Competition Commission, from 1998 to 2000, and president of the Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade (IBRAC), from 2010 to 2011. In addition, he has worked as an editorial writer and New York correspondent for the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, the largest daily paper in Brazil. He frequently lectures on Antitrust and Trade issues at events organized by the IBA, ABA, IBRAC and other entities around the world. Marcelo has also acted as a non-governmental advisor before the ICN (International Competition Networking).
Marcelo is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in competition and trade law in national and international legal publications such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, GCR 100, Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal and Análise Advocacia 500. Marcelo is recognized as LACCA Thought Leader: Antitrust & competition, and he is LACCA Approved.