Antônio Sérgio Altieri de Moraes Pitombo

Antônio Sérgio Altieri de Moraes Pitombo
Alameda Vicente Pinzon
51 - 1º andar
São Paulo
+55 11 3047 3131
+55 11 3047 3141


Who's Who Legal Brazil - Business Crime Defence and Investigations

Antônio Sérgio Altieri de Moraes Pitombo, business crime lawyer and founder of the law firm Moraes Pitombo Advogados, graduated from the University of São Paulo Law School in 1993, and specialised in civil procedural law at the Centre for University Extension in 1994. He gained a master’s degree in penal law from the University of São Paulo Law School in 2000 with a thesis entitled The Typification of Previous Crime in Money-Laundering Offences; he concluded his doctoral studies in penal law at the University of São Paulo Law School in 2007 with a thesis entitled The Typification of Criminal Organisations.

He received a PhD from Coimbra University in 2013.

Mr Pitombo is renowned in his field as an exceptional business crime lawyer who has tried numerous high-profile cases and has represented corporations and individuals in federal or state matters for the past 15 years.

He is the author of “Money laundering: the typification of previous crime” (Revista dos Tribunais, 2003); and “Criminal organisation: the new legal type perspective” (Revista dos Tribunais, 2009). He also edited Special Criminal Courts: interpretation and criticism (Malheiros, 1997), and “Comments on the Companies’ Recovery and Bankruptcy Law” (Revista dos Tribunais, 2005). He is also a member of the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences; the Manoel Pedro Pimentel Institute, part of the Department of Penal Law, Criminology and Forensic Medicine at the University of São Paulo Law School; the National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers; and the International Association of Penal Law.

WWL says: Antônio de Moraes Pitombo is a leading business crime specialist who garners praise for his excellent work representing corporations and individuals in an array of high-profile cases.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

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