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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

Admitted to practice Law in Brazil and Califórnia (USA), Maria has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, private equity, foreign investment and complex agreements. Over the past decade, she has represented parties for some of the most relevant transactions in Southern Brazil. Maria 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 worked as an associate for 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


  • LL.M. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2007.
  • Graduate of the Law School of PUC-RS (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul), 2004.

Additional activities:

  • Mentor in the Women in Law Mentoring Brazil program.
  • Member of the IBGC Startup Commission.
  • Member of the AMCHAM-POA Digital Transformation Strategic Committee.
  • Member of the ICC-Brasil Digital Economy Commission.

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