Environmental, Litigation, Public Law OAB/SC 16.498 | OAB/DF 73.988 italo@mh.adv.br


Ítalo is an expert in public law, with a focus on complex issues involving government and political agents, government contracts, the environment, sanitation, healthcare, infrastructure, transportation, logistics, energy, and the third sector. With expertise in both consulting and litigation, he has extensive experience in dispute resolution in the courts, and serves as the coordinating partner of the public law practice at Mosimann-Horn. Recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of Santa Catarina’s top lawyers in Public and Administrative Law, Ítalo brings a calm and skillful approach to even the most unusual and challenging legal issues, a quality honed by his experience as an avid fisherman and diver.


  • Master in Law, Universidade de Alicante – Spain (2019);
  • Postgraduate degree in Real Estate Law, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí – UNIVALI (2006);
  • Postgraduate degree in Environmental Law, Universidade Federal de Pelotas – UFPEL (2003);
  • Bachelor of Law, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí – UNIVALI (2001).

Additional Activities

  • Judge, Regional Electoral Court of Santa Catarina – TRE/SC (2023-2025);
  • Author of “Segurança Jurídica e os Limites da Intervenção Judicial no Licenciamento Ambiental”, (Habitus, 2020);
  • Substitute Judge, Regional Electoral Court of Santa Catarina – TRE/SC (2017-2019);
  • Attorney General, Municipality Palhoça, Santa Catarina (2013-2016);
  • Member of the Legal Technical Chamber of the State Environmental Council of Santa Catarina – CONSEMA (2011-2012);
  • Effective member of the Institute of Lawyers of Santa Catarina – IASC.


English and Spanish.


Compliance; Environmental; Litigation and Arbitration; Cooperative Law.


Third Sector; Infrastructure, Transportation and Logistics.