Provided by Karla Lini Maeji
Compliance & Investigation, Defense and Aerospace, Government Sales, Technology & Innovation.
Karla Lini Maeji is a partner in the Compliance & Investigation practice at TozziniFreire with extensive experience acting as counsel for foreign listed companies doing business in Brazil, focusing her practice on internal investigations, and regulatory and criminal enforcement. She has conducted numerous cross-border investigations, especially into corruption, fraud, and procurement irregularities reporting to Audit Committees, interacting with external auditors, and having a keen eye for handling matters that may affect the company in different areas of law and jurisdictions. She has consistent experience strategically representing clients before multiple authorities, both in the context of leniency agreements and defense. Karla also regularly advises corporate clients on a broad range of compliance matters for having a deep understanding of her clients’ business and potential impacts on the company. One of her initiatives was the creation and coordination of TozziniFreire´s Government Sales practice group, which consolidates all the experience acquired in cases involving the issue to offer truly multidisciplinary assistance to clients. Karla is known by peer-reviewed publications as a "distinguished lawyer", with a "practical approach to problem-solving" and "a good business overview, besides having great technical knowledge of compliance". She holds an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law, USA, and took a secondment program at an international law firm in London.