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David A. M. Waltenberg

David A. M. Waltenberg


Rua Tabapuã, 81 – 4º andar
04533-010 São Paulo – SP

+55 11 4085-6596
+55 11 99988-4749


• Electricity sector
• Energy
• Administrative Law
• Regulatory Law
• Infrastructure and public-private partnerships (PPPs)

• Law Degree from the University of São Paulo (USP) Law School – Largo de São Francisco Campus, 1974
• Specialization in Business Law from Mackenzie University Law School, 1985
• Languages: English and French
• Former chairman of the Strategic Energy Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM/SP)
• Lawyer and legal manager of large companies in the Brazilian electricity sector (Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz – CPFL, Companhia Auxiliar de Empresas Elétricas Brasileiras – CAEEB and Eletropaulo – Eletricidade de São Paulo S/A)
• Legal coordinator of the National Department of Water and Electric Energy (DNAEE), predecessor of the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL)
• Head of institutional relations of the São Paulo State Energy Secretariat
• Consultant for the Project to Restructure the Brazilian Electricity Sector – “RE-SEB Project” (Fernando Henrique Cardoso Administration)
• Consultant for the Project for Technical Assistance to the Brazilian Electricity Sector – “ESTAL Project” – 1st Phase – New Institutional Model for the (Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Administration)
• Structuring of institutional models in the electricity and natural gas sectors
• Public tenders, concession contracts and administrative contracts in general
• Privatization of electric utility companies
• Implementation of hydroelectric, thermoelectric and transmission projects
• Mediation, arbitration and administrative litigation
• Recognized by Análise Advocacia as “One of the Most Admired Lawyers” in the category “Infrastructure and Regulatory Law” (since 2006)
• Indicated by Chambers Latin America as a “Leading and Star Individual” in “Energy and Natural Resources: Power” (since 2009)
• Recognized by Chambers Global as a “Leading Individual – Band 1” in “Energy Natural Resources – Brazil” (2012)
• Indicated by Legal 500 Latin America as a “Leading Lawyer” in “Energy, Electricity and Natural Resources” (2012)
• Ranked in the area Energy and Natural Resources: Electricity by The Legal 500
• Ranked in the category of Specialized Lawyers, in the Regulatory Area by Análise Advocacia 500
• Ranked in the category “Most Admired Lawyers in São Paulo” by Análise Advocacia 500