Friday, 09 August 2019 19:00

Brazil's former ambassador to US rejoins Felsberg

Brazil’s former ambassador to the United States, Sergio Amaral, is rejoining Felsberg Advogados as a counsellor. He had served as ambassador in Washington since 2016, and had previously been a partner at the Brazilian law firm.



sergio amaral of FelsbergAmaral (pictured), who received a law degree at the University of São Paulo and a post-graduate degree from the University of Paris I (Panthéon Sorbonne), has also served as Brazil’s ambassador to the UK and France.



Amaral has also served in the Brazilian government, including as Secretary of Social Communication and spokesman for President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, and Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, executive secretary to the Ministry for the Environment, and chairman of the Foreign Trade Council of Ministers (CAMEX) and the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES).


In the private sector, he has served as a member of the board of directors of AES Eletropaulo and Tietê, as well as on the boards of French companies Total and Plastic Omnium.


Thomas Benes Felsberg, founding partner of Felsberg Advogados, said Amaral joins the firm at an opportune time and will be invaluable in the firm’s agenda of expanding its cross-border work and roster of clients.

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