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Maria Medeiros Bofill

Maria Medeiros  Bofill

Practice Groups

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law & Foreign Investment, Technology & Innovation


Office: Porto Alegre
Phone: (55 51) 3025-2230


Professional experience

Partner at TozziniFreire, Maria has more than ten years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, private equity, foreign investment and complex agreements, leading some of the most important transactions conducted in Rio Grande do Sul state in the past decade. She advises on corporate and contractual matters, assisting clients in corporate governance and succession planning. She answers for strategic relations in the innovation ecosystem, operating as a bridge for venture capital funds and large companies focused on open innovation and corporate venture. Maria was a permanent associate in the M&A team at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Los Angeles, USA, having previously worked as a legal intern with a judge at the Superior Court of California.


Recommended by Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250  and Análise Advocacia 500. Maria is LACCA Approved: Latin America’s leading private practitioner for Corporate M&A.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • LLM from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2007.
  • Graduate of the Law School of PUCRS (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul), 2004.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the State Bar of California.
  • Mentor in the Women in Law Mentoring program.
  • Member of the AMCHAM-POA Digital Transformation Strategic Committee.
  • Member of the ICC-Brasil Digital Economy Commission.

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