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Brazilian Attorney with 7 years of experience in Contracts and Labor Law in Braz il.

LLM in USA with certificate in Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources. EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER, Houston, TX LL.M. with a certificate in Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources, 2009 2010 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO, Recife, Brazil Law Post Graduation, Specialization in Civil Procedural Law, 2002 - 2004 CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO, Recife, Brazil Law Graduation, 1997 - 2002 EXPERIENCE ATTORNEY IN SOLO PRACTICE, Recife, Brazil December 2008 - Today - Obtained judgment against a bank on behalf of a client victim of identity thef t and criminal activity while operating an ATM machine. - Obtained judgment on behalf of a non-corporate client in a dispute against one of the biggest Brazilians bank, involving the monthly rate of interest in a reg ular personal bank savings account. ALUSIO XAVIER ADVOGADOS E CONSULTORES, Recife, Brazil Position: Attorney April 2008 November 2008 Area of Practice: Contract. Consumer Law and Consume Dispute Resolutions. Employ ment and Labor Law. Activities: - Represented the biggest Brazilian telecommunication company in litigation invo lving breach of contract and tort liability in two States of Brazil. - Represented a bank in State Courts in many lawsuits involving breach of contra ct. - Counseled a Brazilian Pharmaceutical company in negotiation and documentation of employment contracts and defended the company in employment and consume dispu tes. - Researched, analyzed and drafted memorandum and contracts in labor law. - Litigation in State Courts involving contract disputes in general. - Litigation in Federal Courts involving social insurance on behalf of clients w ith disability. TENDNCIA TECNOLOGIA EDUCACIONAL LTDA, Recife, Brazil Position: Attorney March 2004 March 2008 Area of Practice: Contracts. Employment and Labor Law. Activities: - Managed the companys legal department. - Favorably settled more than 40 disputes between former employees and the compa ny. - Advised the company on labor and employment law. - Researched, analyzed and drafted memorandum and contracts in consumer law. - Represented the company in all litigation involving breach of contract and emp loyment disputes. - Counseled on general corporate and other matters. - Coordinated and supervised foreign legal counsels. GUEIROS ADVOGADOS ASSOCIADOS, Recife, Brazil. Position: Attorney July 2002 February 2004 Area of practice: Employment and Labor Law. Activities:

- Counseled an energy company, a railway company and a road transport company on employment and labor law and represented those companies in litigation in State and Federal Courts. - Researched, analyzed and drafted memorandum and contracts in consumer law. ACTED AS LOCAL COUNSEL FOR THE FOLLOWING LAW FIRMS: Guiro Advogados; Ragazzi Ad vogados; Lobo e Ibeas Advogados; STS Advogados Associados S/C; GAIT Advogados e Consultores; Campedelli & Schiavone Advogados; Cotrim & Advogados Associados (ww w.advcotrim.adv.br); Jeremias Alves Pereira Filho Advocacia S/C; Franco e Barbos a Advogados; Moura Borges Advocacia; Tizatto Wildner & Luz Advogados Associados; Pompeu, Longo, Kignel & Cipullo Advogados; Andrade e Silva Advogados; Tomazela e Associados Adv. February 2003 February 2008 Activities: Acted as local counsel in the city of Recife. Attended hearings, made oral arguments in support of motions, trial analysis, et c. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES Admitted to Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), July 31, 2002. Participated in the Day II Update on Civil Procedural Law, Brazilian Bar Associ ation, 2002. Participated in Discussion Group of the Seminar Modernization of the Judiciary challenges of the new millennium, Brazilian Bar Association, 2002. Participated in the round of talks The OAB and Advocacy in 3 Millennium Brazili an Bar Association, 2002 VOLUNTARY WORK / SOCIAL WORK March 2008 November 2008 Non-profit attorney on behalf of the Association of Handicapped Child AACD (www .aacd.org.br)