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July 03, 2019

TozziniFreire Announces New Tax Partner

TozziniFreire announces Thiago Medaglia (39) as the new partner of the Tax practice. Thiago has broad experience in consulting and administrative tax litigation, customs and social security matters. His practice includes advising multinational companies with presence in Brazil, as well as national companies seeking to internationalize their activities.

Thiago is specialized in corporate restructuring operations, mergers and acquisitions, and distressed M&A transactions. His expertise comprises indirect taxes and customs duties, taxation of the aviation, financial, technology, infrastructure and real estate sectors.

Thiago is a member of IFA (International Fiscal Association) and of the IBDF (Brazilian Association of Financial Law). He is recommended by The Legal 500, a relevant international legal guide. In addition, he is LACCA Approved: Latin America's leading private practitioner in Tax. He holds a specialized degree in Advanced Negotiation: Deal Design & Implementation from the Harvard Law School; an LL.M. degree in Tax Law from Georgetown University Law Center; a postgraduate degree in Tax Law from PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo); and he is a graduate of the Law School of Univesidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie.

Head of TozziniFreire’s Tax practice, Gustavo Nygaard affirms that Medaglia’s arrival boosts the team for an expected major demand deriving from the incoming Tax Reform, and his comprehensive expertise also reinforces one of the firm’s core practice. 

In March 2019, TozziniFreire promoted two senior Tax associates to partners: Christiane Alves Alvarenga and Erlan Valverde. The team now counts eight partners and the firm totals 82 partners.

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