Luís Inácio Lucena Adams

Luís Inácio Lucena Adams

Partner, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
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Luis Adams is a partner of the litigation, arbitration and compliance practices of Tauil & Chequer Advogados.

In the Brasília office, he is responsible for matters related to Superior and Supreme Courts. Adams worked as national attorney of the Ministry of Finance since 1993, being discharged in 2017. He worked as secretary-general of litigation for the Attorney-General of Brazil (2001–2002) and as legal counsel and adjunct executive secretary of the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management (2003–2006). In 2006, he was named as general counsel of the Ministry of Finance until he was chosen to be attorney-general of Brazil, a position he kept from 2009 to 2016.

As attorney general, Adams conducted major cases in the judiciary, being responsible for coordinating the environment agreement between the Brazilian government and Samarco, Vale and BHP.

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