Pedro Colombini is a public law attorney and a scholar from Brazil. His practice focuses on government relations and public policy, mainly in matters related to the regulation of innovation and technology. He is currently the Institutional Relations Coordinator for one of the main legaltech companies in Latin America: Jusbrasil. His work encompasses, among other aspects, the assessment of legislative and institutional risks, and the advocacy for the dissemination of the Open Data culture.
Pedro was a government advisor and worked directly with the organization and drafting of the Decree of Incentive to Innovation of the Government of the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He also served as executive advisor to the Department of International Relations.
In his legal practice, Pedro also worked within national privatization projects, and has been mentioned in the British ranking Legalease (The Legal 500 – Latin America), due to his regulatory knowledge.
Having worked early in his career with software development, his legal education never strayed from his studies in technology. Pedro has been certified in Privacy and Data Protection by the DTIBr Center and served as assistant coordinator of the EICIS Research Group (Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Knowledge, Intelligence and Sustainability) at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.
Since 2021, Pedro has been a member of the Working Group of the National Council of Justice, appointed by the President of the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil, to discuss methods of opening data from the Brazilian Judiciary.
Pedro is a Stanford-Vienna TTLF Fellow; a postgraduate academic at the Law School of São Paulo University; holds a degree in Law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais; a certificate of continuing education in Urban Social Policies from Complutense University of Madrid, Spain; and is a member of the Brazilian Foundation for Economic Law.
Pedro has been a TTLF fellow since January 2022.