Get to Know Fabio de Sa e Silva!


  • University of Oklahoma

Number of years as LSA member: 11
Number of LSA Meetings Attended: 9
LSA Committees and governance positions: International Activities Committee (2020)

Areas of Research:

  • Legal Profession
  • Law and Globalization
  • Law and Development

Additional Hobbies: Sports and Music
Major Award: CAPES/Fulbright fellowship (ranked 1st among all candidates in the social sciences)

Top 3 Articles or Books Published: 

Global Pro Bono: Causes, Organization, and Consequences (edited with Scott L. Cummings and Louise G. Trubek). Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2020

Legal Professionals and Development Strategies: Corporate Lawyers and the Construction of the Telecoms Sector in Brazil, 1980s–2010s (coauthored with David M Trubek). Law & Social Inquiry, 2018, available at:

Radicalism, Mythification, and Hard Issues in the Diffusion of “Public Interest Law” Across the Americas. The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 31(3):421, 2018


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