Lucas Sant'Anna

Lucas Sant'anna


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Specialist in Public Law and Civil Litigation. Lucas Sant’Anna has extensive experience in public tenders and administrative contracts, public work and services concessions and private-public partnerships (PPPs), Administrative Improbity Law, Fiscal Responsibility Law and correlated subjects. Very frequently works on regulatory matters, overall the ones related to basic sanitation, mining, ports, airports, highways, railways, technology, innovation, transports, urban mobility, urbanism and heavy construction in general. Has published several works in the field of Public Law.


Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) International Bar Association (IBA)

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America in the 2013 to 2020 editions, in the area of Public Law.
Recommended by Latin America Corporate Counsel Association, LACCA Approved, in Administrative Law (Public Law) in the 2015 to 2020 editions (“Thought Leader”).
Winner of the Client Choice Awards, promoted by the International Law Office, in the categories of Projects and Procurement e Public Law in the years of de 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019.
Recommended by The Legal 500 in the category of Public Law in the 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019 editions (current edition).
Recommended by Latin Lawyer 250 in the 2014 to 2019 editions (current edition), in the Areas of Administrative Law (Public Law) and Dispute Resolution.
Ranked by Leaders League in the 2018 to 2020 editions, in the Areas of Public Law and Dispute Resolution.


Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Master’s degree in Administrative Law, 2016)
Columbia University School of Law, New York, United States (Master’s degree in Law, 2010)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC-SP), Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2004)

Other qualifications

Legal Assistant of the Brazilian Association of Highway Concessionaires – ABCR (2006/2008).
Student of the Governance School/USP (2005).
Author of the book: Aspectos Orçamentários das PPPs, Almedina, (2018)

Office experience abroad

Simpson Thacher and Bartlett, New York, United States (2009)

Recent publications

The outbreak of the new coronavirus required emergency measures by Federal, States and Cities...[+]
Federal Decree No. 10,314/20, published on April 7, implemented a significant update of the...[+]
The covid-19 pandemic affects, more or less severely, the most varied sectors of the economy,...[+]
The Federal Supreme Court (STF) recognized as a matter of general repercussion the issue regarding...[+]
The new stage of the Investment Program in Logistics (PIL), launched by the Federal Government...[+]
The new stage of the Investment Program in Logistics (PIL), launched by the Federal Government...[+]