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Ludmila de Vasconcelos Leite Groch

Ludmila de Vasconcelos Leite Groch

Practice Groups

White-Collar Crimes, Technology & Innovation


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5568


Professional experience

Partner in TozziniFreire’s Investigations & White-Collar practice group, Ludmila has extensive experience in white-collar crime. She currently focuses her activities on corporate criminal law, with emphasis on police investigations, prosecutions and calculations of corporate fraud, working in several Brazilian Federal Police operations. She also has expertise in criminal matters in the environmental, competition, labor, commercial, tax and capital markets areas. Before joining TozziniFreire, she worked at Kobre & Kim in New York. Ludmila also authored articles in several publications.


Ludmila is recommended by Latin Lawyer 250 and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides.


  • English


  • Master’s degree in Criminal Law from the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2004.
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 1999.

Additional activities:

  • Visiting professor at UEL (Universidade Estadual de Londrina).
  • Ludmila was a Director of IDDD (Institute for Defense of the Right to Defense).


  • Chapter "A Prescrição dos Crimes que Podem Ser Objeto de Anistia" from the book Regime Especial de Regularização Cambial e Tributária (RERCT): Aspectos Práticos. São Paulo: Editora Noeses, 2016.
  • Chapter "O Descaminho como Crime Tributário: Consequências da Equiparação" from the book Crimes Financeiros e Correlatos. São Paulo: Editora Saraiva, 2011.
  • Chapter "Brazil" (co-author) from the publication Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2016. Londres: Law Business Research, 2017.

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