Mr. Meirelles is a partner at Pinheiro Netto Advogados in São Paulo, Brazil where he specializes in corporate finance and has written on securitization and structured finance in Brazil. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois School of Law. Mr. Meirelles received an LL.B. degree from São Paulo University in 1986 and an LL.M. from the University of Illinois in 1989.