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Rafael  Figueiredo


Rafael Figueiredo currently serves as General Counsel at a high growth, private equity-held natural gas/LNG trading and services company with offices in the U.S. and Latin America. He is responsible for managing and leading all internal legal, commercial contracting and regulatory matters affecting the company. Rafael is a seasoned corporate and energy sector attorney with over 20 years of AmLaw 100 law firm and in-house experience (working in the United States, Latin America and Europe) in project finance & development, energy commodities trading, regulatory counseling, corporate transactions (private equity/M&A) and complex international arbitration/litigation matters.

Rafael also has a strong background in the development and execution of strategic initiatives that drive growth and shareholder value, as well as leading business expansions across new product lines and geographies.

Rafael’s teaching and research focus on legal sector innovation/transformation and the business of law.

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