Karla Lini Maeji
Karla Lini Maeji is a partner in the compliance and 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, particularly on 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 defence. 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. In addition, she worked for a global law firm, in London, in a secondment programme. Karla holds the Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional certification granted by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics and is recommended by legal guides such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250 and Who’s Who Legal. In February 2020, she was recognised as an ‘Acritas Star’ by Acritas.