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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 of TozziniFreire’s White Collar Crimes and Compliance practice groups, Karla has conducted numerous complex and cross-border investigations, especially on corporate fraud and corruption, and participated in several cartel investigations. She has wide international experience, not only assisting foreign companies in compliance and white collar crime matters, particularly in the development of trainings and internal policies, but also conducting due diligence for several clients from different industry sectors. As for the litigation area, Karla regularly represents and defends clients in regulatory and criminal cases, especially matters regarding corruption, corporate fraud, cartel, bid rigging, unfair competition and tax crimes.




  • 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).
  • Visiting professor for the Masters Compliance Program of the Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-RJ).


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

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