Our Team

Renato Lopes da Rocha
“CMA's culture is centered on valuing, believing in and focusing on what is most important: people. Employees, partners and clients are valued, respected and are at the heart of CMA's concerns. CMA's behavior and mentality are the cornerstone of a healthy, fair and inclusive environment that values differences.”

Renato Lopes da Rocha


Legal Practice Areas

Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Tax


Consumer Goods and Retail; Food and Beverages, Energy and Natural Resources (Oil and Gas, Electrical Power, Mining), Life Sciences, Healthcare and Cannabis


São Paulo

+55 (11) 3077 3500

Renato has an extensive practice in tax litigation, experienced in Judicial and Administrative Courts. He also has significant experience in direct taxes, VAT/indirect tax matters, as well as in federal, state and municipal taxes, social security, customs duties, special regimes and excise taxes. Represented major companies in tax lawsuits, administrative procedures, and consultations before tax authorities in Brazil.



  • FIA Business School – ESG and Stakeholders, 2022
  • Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) – Taxation of Corporate Structures, 2016
  • Associação Brasileira de Bancos Internacionais (ABBI) – Taxation of Financial and Capital Market, 2016
  • IFRS Trevisan, MBA in International Accounting with Emphasis on International Standards, 2014
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC), LLM Commerce and Trade Law, 2007
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET), Specialization in Tax, 2006
  • Candido Mendes University (UCAM), B.A. in Law, 2006



  • Renato was recommended Lawyer in Tax
    • The Legal 500: 2016
    • LACCA: 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • Next Generation Lawyer in Tax
    • The Legal 500: 2017
    • Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Corporate Tax: 2021, 2022
    • Latin Lawyer 250: 2022
  • Renato was recognized Lawyer in Tax Litigation
    • Leaders League: 2024
    • Best Lawyers: 2024
  • Renato was recognized National Leader in Tax Corporate
    • Who’s who Legal Brazil: 2023


Professional Memberships

  • Brazilian Association of Financial and Tax Law (ABDF)
  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB): São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Bahia and Pernambuco


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