Specializing in Tax Litigation, Daniel has been handling judicial and administrative litigation in matters of federal, state and municipal taxes, including advising on cases before the Federal Supreme Court, presenting oral arguments before the Full Session of the Court, the Superior Court of Justice, and the 1st and 2nd panels of the Court. He has also presented oral arguments before the Administrative Council of Tax Appeals (CARF) and before panels of the High Court of Tax Appeals. He is a professor of postgraduate courses in tax law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas and of Instituto Internacional de Ciências Sociais, and he has given classes in postgraduate courses in tax law at COGEAE – PUC/SP and the Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributários (IBET/SP).
Maya started his career in the tax area in 1993, when he joined Machado Associados. He graduated at Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU/SP) in 1998, completed his Postgraduate Studies in Tax Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP), 2001 and holds a LL.M. in tax law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP), 2007. He is a partner of the Tax Litigation area since 2005.
Daniel has been acknowledged and appointed as an outstanding lawyer in the Tax area in Brazil by Tax Controversy Leaders (from 2011 to 2017), The Legal 500 Latin America (2012, 2013 and 2014).