- Mariana Tavares de Araujo
- Practice areas
- Antitrust and International Trade
- Corporate Governance and Compliance
Mariana Tavares de Araujo is a senior partner with Levy & Salomão Advogados, where she practices in the areas of Antitrust and International Trade, Corporate Governance and Compliance, and Product Liability. She counsels clients on all aspects of antitrust law, in particular those that arise in connection with complex mergers and acquisitions, government antitrust investigations, and antitrust litigation involving a wide range of industries. She also provides preventive counseling in these practice areas through the review of client business practices.
Prior to joining Levy & Salomão Advogados, Ms. Araujo worked with the Brazilian government for nine years, four of which she served as head of the government agency in charge of antitrust enforcement and consumer protection policy. Ms. Araujo worked with international antitrust authorities throughout the world and served in leadership positions in key international competition organizations, such as chairing with the United States Department of Justice the cartels sub-group of the International Competition Network – ICN. She also represented the Brazilian government in meetings of the OECD’s Committee on Competition and of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – Unctad. Before serving as a government official, she was the General Counsel at a biotech firm in Brazil.
Ms. Araujo provides counseling in competition-related matters for the World Bank and serves as a non-governmental advisor to the ICN and to CADE. She is a member of the International Bar Association – IBA and of the American Bar Association – ABA Section of Antitrust Law. She currently co-chairs the IBA Working Group on lnternational Cartels and is a member of the ABA lnternational Cartel Task Force. She is also a member of the International Board of Advisors of the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) of the George Mason University School of Law.
Global Investigations Review (GIR) named her on its list "Women in Investigations", Global Competition Review (GCR) named her on its list of the “Top 100 Women in Antitrust” and Latin Lawyer included her among the “Inspiring Women in the Legal Profession”. Who's Who Legal, Chambers Latin America and The Legal 500 listed her among the world's leading competition lawyers and she has been nominated by the members of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) for inclusion in its list “LACCA Approved".
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