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Portuguese and English

Carlos Augusto Tortoro Junior


Practice Area(s)

Contract, Administrative, Public, Regulatory, Electricity and Civil Law

Carlos Augusto Tortoro Jr. has been a partner of Tortoro Madureira & Ragazzi Advogados since 2012. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) and a Graduate Degree in Collective and Civil Procedural Law from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (2009). His practice areas include Regulatory Law, Strategic Litigation and the Electricity sector.


2009 – Graduate Degree in Collective and Civil Procedural Law, Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (FAAP/SP)
2005 – Bachelor’s Degree, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP/SP)


Professional Afilliations

Member of the Permanent Adminstrative Law Commission of the São Paulo Lawyers Institute (IASP)

Member of the Infastructure Committee of the Oficial Chamber of Commerce in Brazil, São Paulo


Revista de Direito Constitutional e International, volume 131, May June/2022. “Sector regulation and technical discretion in the Brazilian electricity sector”, in co-authorship with Lúcia Helena Polletti Bettini

Considerations about ANEEL dispatch nº 3622/2020 and the anteriority rule in the formation of the PLD (Difference Settlement Price). Link

Valor Econômico, November 1st, 2021. “Planning and public policy” – Link

Canal Energia, May 27, 2021. “Harmonics in the Brazilian Electrical System” – Link

O Estado de São Paulo, September 11, 2020. The ICMS exclusion form PIS and COFINS tax base and its effects in the electricity system, co-authored with Danilo Vicari Crastelo and Paola Andrade – Link

O Estado de São Paulo, May 28, 2020. Taxation on electricity: the parameters of the recent STF decision and its consequences for the sector, co-authored with Danilo Vicari Crastelo and Paola Andrade – Link

Valor Econômico, 10/29/2019. “The challenges of a brazilian code of electricity”. Link

Agência Reuters, 8/20/2019. “Zema administration will encounter difficulties in approving cemig privatization, analysts say”. Link

Canal Energia, 5/21/2019. “The electricity market needs to mature”. Link

Canal Energia, 1/31/2019. “Increase in default in the free electricity market”. Link

O Estado de S. Paulo, 9/22/2018. “Distributed generation and economic and financial balance of the grant”. Link


Recognized as “Litigation Star” by the North American publication Benchmark Litigation, 2021 edition.