Mr. Veirano is the founding partner of Veirano Advogados, one of Brazil’s leading law firms. A globally respected expert in government and regulatory law and international trade, Mr. Veirano has been at the forefront of efforts to advance the development of business between Brazil and countries around the world. His decades of commitment to this work were recognized in 2008 when the Brazilian government invested Mr. Veirano in the Order of Rio Branco in the rank of Commander. That same year, the government nominated him to join the prestigious Fullbright Commission, which grants scholarships to Brazilian students to study, lecture or conduct research in the U.S.
Currently, Mr. Veirano is a member of the Executive Committee of the Brazil-United States Business Council, and the Brazil¬-China Business Council, among other elite international organizations. Winner of the Chambers & Partners Latin American Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, Mr. Veirano is Chairman Emeritus of World Services Group, a global network of leading law firms and professional services providers. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, the Illinois USA State Bar, (inactive) and the Portuguese Bar Association. He earned a bachelor of laws from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro in 1963, and a doctor of laws from Boston’s Suffolk University Law School.