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Brazilian native Cristina A. Carvalho will become Managing Partner of Arent Fox in January. "Latin America presents good opportunities for American businesses looking to do business abroad." (Photo: Arent Fox)
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Arent Fox Plans More Latin America Focus


Brazilian heads up US law firm, joins select ranks of Latin Americans.

 

BY JOACHIM BAMRUD

 

Brazilian native Cristina A. Carvalho, who will become Managing Partner of Arent Fox in January, plans to boost the firm’s focus on Latin America.


“Arent Fox is already very active in Latin America, but I will certainly work to continue to increase the work we do in the region,” she tells Latinvex in an interview.

 

Carvalho is the first woman to hold the position at Arent Fox and will succeed Managing Partner Matt Clark.

 

She is also one of the few Latin Americans that have reached the top in US law firms and corporations. Others include Baker & McKenzie Chairman Eduardo Leite, a native of Brazil as well. Meanwhile, ...

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