Carlos Roberto graduated from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), in 1972, Master of Law (LLM) from the University of Michigan, USA. Doctor of Public Law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).
Federal board member of the Brazilian Bar Association, member of the Brazilian Bar Association, member of the Brazilian Lawyers' Institute, member of the Brazilian Constitutional Law Institute, member of the Brazilian Association of Democratic Constitutionalists, member of the American Bar Association and member of the State of São Paulo Lawyers' Association.
Honorary lifetime member of the firm’s executive committee, Sub-Attorney General of the Republic, retired, Full Professor of Constitutional Law at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Full Professor of Constitutional Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/Rio), visiting professor at the Panthéon-Assas Paris II University Law School, France, former visiting professor at the University of Montpellier Law School, France, former visiting professor at the Harvard Law School, USA, former government and administration secretary for the State of Rio de Janeiro, former government secretary for the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, former head prosecutor for the Office of the Regional Attorney General of the State of Rio de Janeiro, former chairman of the Legal Committee for the American Chamber of Commerce in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro Chapter).
Author of the book Direito Constitucional e Regulatório – Ensaios e Pareceres [Constitutional and Regulatory Law - Essays and Reports] (Editora Renovar); A Constituição Aberta e os Direitos Fundamentais [The Open Constitution and Fundamental Rights] (Editora Forense); O Devido Processo Legal e os Princípios da Razoabilidade e da Proporcionalidade [Due Legal Process and the principles of Reasonableness and Proportionality] (Editora Forense); O Congresso e as Delegações Legislativas [The Congress and Legislative Bodies] (Editora Forense); O Princípio da Isonomia a Igualdade da Mulher no Direito Constitucional [The Equity Principle and Female Equality according to Constitutional Law] (Editora Forense); co-author of Ações Afirmativas: A questão das Cotas [Affirmative Action: the issue of quotas] (Editora Impetus) and author of several articles on law published in Brazil and abroad, in the field of constitutional, administrative, regulatory and commercial law.