Frederico Hilzendeger joined the firm in 2019 as a Foreign Associate for the Corporate, International and Private Client practice groups. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hilzendeger practiced in Brazil for nearly seven years, handling a wide range of corporate and tax matters for domestic and foreign clients. His experience also includes tax consultancy, complex litigation pertaining to corporations, and tax and estate planning for high-net worth individuals, families, and family-controlled businesses. He also has experience in M&A transactions and related due diligence investigations, as well as in advising new enterprises, startups, and domestic corporations in Brazil. In addition to his law practice experience, Mr. Hilzendeger has an active presence in the business community, as exemplified by his time at the Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies (IEE) and other non-profit organizations in Brazil.