Partner in infrastructure, corporate and finance, Adriano specializes in project and structured finance transactions. He is highly experienced in the transportation, logistics and mining industries.


Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Brazilian Institute for Energy Law (IBDE)

Recent acknowledgments

Recommended by The Legal 500, 2021 edition, in Banking and Finance, Projects and Infrastructure and Restructuring and Insolvency.

Recogzined by Latin Lawyer National, 2020 edition in Capital Markets and Project Finance and Infrastructure.

Recognized by the guide IFLR1000, 2020 edition, in Banking and Project Finance, as "Notable practitioner".

Classified among the most admired lawyers by Análise Advocacia, 2019 edition in Commercial Contracts, Infrastructure and Regulatory, Financial Operations, Banks and Concessions.

Ranked by Chambers Global, 2018 edition, in Banking, insurance and Finance e Projects.

Ranked by Chambers Latin America, editon 2020 and 2021 in Banking, insurance and Finance and Projects

Received the 2017 Client Choice Award by International Law Office in the Securitisation & Structured Finance category.

Recognized as notable practitioner by the guide IFLR1000, 2020 edition.

Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250, 2018 and 2019 edition, in the areas of Capital Markets and Infrastructure and Project Finance. 

Recommended by The Legal 500, edition 2019, in Banking and Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Capital Markets and Projects and Infrastructure.

Recognized by Who’s Who Legal, 2019 edition, in Project Finance.


Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2002).
Stanford University, United States (Master in Laws - LL.M., 2009).

Office experience abroad

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LL.P, New York, NY, United States (2007/2008).

Recent publications

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped the São Paulo stock exchange, B3, raise nearly 3.6 billion...[+]
Machado Meyer, Martins Advogados, Mattos filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga, Cuatrecasas,...[+]
Machado Meyer acted as legal counsel on the transaction CCR S.A. executed its offering...[+]
Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Bradesco, Santander, BNP Paribas, ING Bank and ABN...[+]
Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Odebrecht restructure a US$65 million real estate receivables...[+]
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, Washington, DC, Brussels and São Paulo...[+]
Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian energy plant concessionaire Geração Céu...[+]