Antonio Benjamin has taught a course on Comparative Environmental Law and a seminar on Biodiversity Law at UT Law for the past ten years. As a senior Assistant Attorney General of the State of São Paulo in Brazil, Professor Benjamin is responsible for consumer and environmental litigation. Benjamin has lectured in a number of countries, including Belgium, Portugal, Argentina, Germany, Italy, Peru, Chile, Mexico, Canada, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Egypt. He is the founder of the Brazilian Consumer Law and Policy Institute and the Law for a Green Planet Institute. He was a member of the legal expert committee which drafted the Brazilian Consumer Protection Code, the Competition Act and the Crimes against the Environment Act. At present, Professor Benjamin is the special advisor for judicial affairs to the president of the Brazilian Senate and the editor-in-chief of the Brazilian Environmental Law Journal.