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Karla Lini Maeji

Karla Lini  Maeji

Practice Groups

Compliance &, Investigation, White Collar Crimes


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5121


Professional experience

Partner in White Collar and Compliance & Investigations, Karla has counseled and litigated in white collar and regulatory defense, especially corruption, fraud, cartel, bid-rigging, unfair competition and tax evasion. Conducted numerous complex and cross-border investigations. Advised companies on compliance matters, especially in internal policies and in trainings. Conducted due diligence focused on compliance and criminal matters for M&As, IPOs and JVs. Main clients from Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Chemical, Construction, Energy, Global Trade & Shipping and Heavy Equipment industries.




  • English


  • LL.M from the Law School of Columbia University School of Law, New York, NY, USA, in 2013.
  • Graduated from the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in 2008.

Additional activities:

  • Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional International - CCEPI.
  • Member of Brazilian Institute of Criminal Science (IBCCRIM).


  • Co-author of the Brazil Chapter from the book "The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review", Law Business Research Ltd., 2013.

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