Practice areas

Corporate/M&A, co-head of corporate social investment.

Professional memberships

Member: executive board of Women Business Leaders Group. Member of the board of directors of AMCHAM.


Partner since 2000. Member of TozziniFreire’s executive and management committees. Maria Elisa has a long-valued multidisciplinary approach to legal practice. She has distinguished herself as a valuable adviser to clients on contractual and corporate matters, using her breadth of knowledge to perform her leading work in contracts, the acquisitions and sales of companies, and in the overall management of clients’ legal affairs.


LLM in civil law, USP. Specialised in commercial law, FGV-RJ. LLB, UFES.


Maria Elisa is recognised for her superior work by international legal guides such as Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, IFLR1000 and Análise Advocacia 500. Maria Elisa is LACCA Approved.


Shopping Centers – Aspectos Jurídicos e suas Origens (Malls – Legal Aspects and their Origins) (Belo Horizonte: Del Rey, 1996).

Languages: English.

Office: São Paulo
Tel: +55 11 5086 5167 5162

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