An attorney in Felsberg Advogados’ Corporate Recovery and Restructuring Department, Joana has extensive experience in the capitals market and the area of contract finance, as well as in mergers and acquisitions operations. She has assisted companies and financial institutions on various public offers of equity and debt, as well as on different corporate-financial matters related to the regulation of public companies, corporate governance, compliance and commercial contracts. Between 2011 and 2012, Joana acted as International Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (New York, NY, USA).
• Graduate in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP – Largo de São Francisco) – January 2002 to December 2006; and
• Masters in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo (USP – Largo de São Francisco), under the orientation of Prof. Dr. José Alexandre Tavares Guerreiro, defending a dissertation entitled ‘Equity Kicker in the Brazilian Capitals Market – Effects and Regulation’ – January 2010 to May 2013.
• Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo branch (OAB/SP).