Fabricio Soler

Fabricio Soler

Email: fabriciosoler@felsberg.com.br

Phone: +55 (11) 3141-4532

City: São Paulo

Language: Portuguese and English

Linkedin: Fabricio Soler

Practice Areas:

  • Agribusiness
  • Environment, Sustainability and Waste
  • Governmental Relations
  • Infrastructure
  • Public and Regulatory


Fabricio specializes in Waste Law, Environmental Law and Infrastructure Law. He is active in industrial sectors in general as well as the electronic, automobile, packaging, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, water and sanitation, agribusiness, foodstuffs, construction and engineering, forestry, financial, technology, highways, ports, airports, chemicals, mining, solid waste, public sanitation, and energy sectors, amongst others.

Fabricio is well known for his work in the area of solid waste, having participated in the drafting of the National Policy on Solid Waste and the Law on Sanitation, and has been active in sector agreements, reverse logistics systems, shared responsibility, circular economy, Public-Private Partnerships and concessions in the area of urban sanitation and the management of solid waste.

He is a consultant to the World Bank, the United Nations, and the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) for studies on waste, a public speaker, author of various books and articles, coordinator of an executive education course on management and the law of waste, and is a guest professor on many postgraduate courses and courses specializing in the environment, licensing and infrastructure. Fabricio is recognized by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Leaders League, Who’s Who Legal and Análise Advocacia.

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Brazilian Union of Environmental Attorneys (UBAA)
  • Member of the Brazilian Association of Environmental Law Professors (Aprodab)
  • Former Board Member of the Upper Council on the Environment (Cosema) of The Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP)
  • Former President of the Energy Law Commission of the São Paulo branch of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP)
  • Admitted to the São Paulo branch of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/SP)


  • LL.M. in Environmental Law, PUC-SP – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo
  • Executive MBA in Infrastructure, FGV – Fundação Getulio Vargas
  • Postgraduate degree in Environmental Management and Energy Sector Business, USP – Universidade de São Paulo
  • Specialization in Environmental Management, USP – Universidade de São Paulo
  • LL.B., Universitário de Araraquara


  • SOLER, Fabricio; BERTOCCELLI, Rodrigo.  Compliance ambiental nas pautas do Legislativo e do Judiciário. Migalhas, 14.02.2020
  • SOLER, Fabricio Dorado; SILVA FILHO, Carlos Roberto. Gestão de Resíduos Sólidos, o que diz a lei, 4ª edição  São Paulo: Editora Trevisan, 2019
  • SOLER, Fabricio Dorado; CIPRIANO, Tasso Alexandre Richetti Pires, Código dos resíduos, São Paulo, Instituto PNRS, 2016
  • SOLER, Fabricio Dorado. Os acordos setoriais previstos na Lei Federal n. 12.305/2010 (Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos – PNRS): Desafios jurídicos para a implementação da logística reversa no Brasil. 2014. Dissertation (LL.M.) – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), 2014
  • SOLER, Fabricio Dorado; LEMOS, Patrícia Faga Iglecias; MACHADO FILHO, José Valverde. Acordos setoriais, regulamentos e termos de compromisso. In: JARDIM, Arnaldo; VALVERDE, José; YOSHIDA, Consuelo. Política Nacional, gestão e gerenciamento de resíduos sólidos. São Paulo: Manole, 2012


Fabricio’s recent experience includes advising:

  • A national association of electronics manufacturers in the negotiation process and drafting of a sectorial agreement for the structuring, implementation and making operational of a reverse logistics system for household electronics products;
  • Associations of pharmaceutical companies in the negotiation process of the reverse logistics system of household medicines discarded by consumers, corresponding to medication for human use, industrialized and manipulated, and their packaging; and
  • Dozens of companies and representative entities in the signing of Sectoral Agreements and Terms of Commitment aimed at the implementation and making operational of reverse logistics systems for the most diverse products – tyres; batteries; lubricating oils; electronic equipment and its components (white, brown, blue and green lines); chemicals, including paints; mattresses; and packaging from products from various sectors of the economy, including personal hygiene, perfumes and cosmetics, electronics and their components, cleaning and related products, pet products, paints, food, and other economic sectors involving glass, paper and cardboard packaging, steel, plastic etc.

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