The Initiative features an 11-person Board comprising members of the broader Initiative and representative of its diverse spirit, including men and women, practitioners in both countries, practitioners in larger and boutique law firms, and practitioners with various areas of expertise.
The Board serves a two-year mandate and is responsible for spearheading the Initiative’s work by organizing meetings and sessions, maintaining its website, coordinating or otherwise promoting group publications, organizing social events, and exploring additional opportunities to further the Initiative’s mission.
The Initiative’s Board is listed below:
Ivona Josipovic (Board Member)description
Ivona Josipovic is a counsel in the Debevoise’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. Her practice focuses on white collar defense, internal investigations and sensitive investigations. Ms. Josipovic regularly conducts cross-border and large-scale investigations for clients in a wide range of industries. She has significant experience representing and advising corporate clients in matters involving compliance with corrupt practices legislation, including in multijurisdictional matters that resulted in coordinated global resolutions.
Daniel Zaclis (Board Member)description
Daniel Zaclis is a partner at CAZ Advogados and his practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense as well as internal corporate investigations. Daniel represents individuals and companies in criminal investigations involving state and federal crimes in Brazil, and deals with cases regarding cross-border matters. Daniel has a Masters Degree in Criminal Procedure at the University of São Paulo and is currently a PHD student in Criminal Procedure at the University of São Paulo.
Thiago Jabor Pinheiro
Thiago Jabor Pinheiro (Board Member)description
Thiago advises clients on wide range of anti-corruption matters, with a focus on internal investigations, government investigations and enforcement actions and corporate crisis management. His expertise includes coordinating internal investigations, advising boards and board committees in anti-corruption matters, representing clients before government enforcement agencies, conducting M&A/IPO due diligences and risk assessments, and assisting clients in designing and implementing anti-corruption/anti-money laundering policies and procedures. He worked as a foreign associate in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.
Rafaela Calcena (Board Member)description
Rafaela is an associate in the Special Matters and Investigations practice at King & Spalding, New York office. She represents corporate and individual clients on matters related to financial crimes, securities regulation, and anti-corruption laws. Rafaela’s practice includes both government investigations conducted by the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, as well as internal investigations. Prior to joining King & Spalding, she developed a broad experience as an attorney in Brazil, where she focused on antitrust and compliance matters. Rafaela obtained her law degree at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie of São Paulo and received her LL.M from the New York University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Brazil and New York.
Lívia Gândara (Board Member)description
Lívia is a senior associate at Veirano Advogados based in Rio de Janeiro. As a member of the firm’s Compliance and Investigations Group, she focuses her practice on internal investigations, compliance counseling, administrative/regulatory enforcement defense and settlement negotiation. Lívia has relevant experience in cross-border investigations into corruption, fraud, cartels, money laundering and corporate misconducts. She has worked in matters related to Car Wash Operation, Pension Funds' Congressional Investigations, Greenfield, Sépsis and other investigation conducted by Brazilian and Foreign Authorities. She advises clients on risk management and represents them on interactions with Government Agencies and Authorities, Multilateral Development Banks, independent auditors and compliance monitors. Lívia also assists clients on the improvement of their internal controls, compliance programs and in the conduction of due diligences. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from FGV Direito Rio and an LL.M degree from the University of Chicago. As a Global Visiting Lawyer at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C, she joined the firm’s Anti-corruption/FCPA Group. Lívia is also a member of the Compliance and Investigation Committee of IBRAC - the Brazilian Institute for Studies on Antitrust, Consumer and International Trade Laws.
Juliana Daniel (Board Member)description
Juliana is a partner in the White Collar, Compliance & Regulatory Investigations practice at Lefosse Advogados. She has extensive experience in domestic and international administrative and court proceedings. Her practice is focused on government enforcement actions, internal corporate investigations, due diligence reviews and compliance counseling. Ranked in Legal 500 (2021) and in Latin Lawyer (2016), Juliana received her Bachelor’s degree in law by the Law School of the University of São Paulo (USP), holds a Master (M2) by the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, France, a Master degree in Civil Procedure from University of São Paulo (USP), and attended the Competition Program at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Speaks Portuguese (native), English and French fluently. She is also a reviewer of Brazilian Journal of Competition Law, Newsletter Officer of the International Bar Association and is one of the board members of the Brazil-U.S. 40 and Under White Collar Lawyers.
Harry Morgan (Vice-Chair of Institutional Relations)description
Harry Morgan is a senior associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on internal investigations and white-collar criminal defense, with particular emphasis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-corruption investigations. Mr. Morgan has extensive experience conducting investigations in Brazil and helped represent Braskem in connection with its successful resolution of investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), which contributed to Paul Hastings being named “2017’s Most Impressive Investigations Practice of the Year” by Global Investigations Review. More recently, he was part of the team that represented Airbus in connection with its 2020 settlement with DOJ and the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Morgan also has significant experience counseling clients on issues that often flow from large government resolutions, such as negotiations with outside auditors and anti-corruption compliance monitorships. Mr. Morgan represented two Brazilian companies in connection with their successful completion of monitorships imposed as part of FCPA resolutions with U.S. authorities. Mr. Morgan was selected by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in White Collar Defense for 2017-2021. He is proficient in Portuguese and works professionally in that language on a regular basis. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of Institutional Relations for the Brazil-U.S. 40 and Under White Collar Lawyers Initiative.
Ella Alves Capone
Ella Alves Capone (Board Member)description
Ella is a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations and Anti-Money Laundering practice groups. Her practice focuses primarily in the areas of white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, regulatory enforcement defense, and compliance counseling. Ella regularly conducts internal investigations and advises multinational corporations and financial institutions, including major banks, virtual currency businesses, and casinos, on anti-corruption, Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering, and sanctions compliance. She has significant experience representing clients in white collar and securities matters involving DOJ, SEC, FinCEN, OCC, OFAC, and the Fed. Ella’s practice additionally includes advising clients on the effectiveness of their internal controls and compliance programs, as well as conducting and advising on compliance due diligence for corporate deals. She regularly works on international matters, with particular expertise in Latin America. She is fluent in Portuguese, and her representative matters include several anti-corruption and corporate compliance matters in Brazil.
Gerardo Gomez Galvis
Gerardo Gomez Galvis (Board Member)description
Gerardo has extensive experience in securities litigation, with a focus on white collar criminal defense, SEC and regulatory enforcement, and corporate internal investigations. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Gomez Galvis was an associate at a large international law firm in New York, where he represented financial institutions and other clients in complex commercial litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory proceedings, including actions based on alleged manipulation of LIBOR rates, deficient anti-money laundering controls, marketplace lending regulation, and federal securities law class actions and proceedings. Prior to this, Mr. Gomez Galvis served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York.
Mariana Tumbiolo (Chair of the Board)description
Mariana is a partner at Madruga BTW and the CEO of Zela Consulting. She is a dual-qualified attorney (Brazil and US – California). Mariana is a member of the Women’s White Collar Defence Association and of Concilium – Global Compliance, Investigation & Defense Network. She practices in the areas of business crimes and criminal litigation, with a focus on white-collar crimes and money laundering. Author of the Brazilian Chapter for the Latin Lawyer anticorruption reference guide, in 2019 and 2020. LLM from Northwestern University, in Chicago. She holds a master’s degree in criminal law from University of São Paulo (USP) and graduated in law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP).
Arthur Prado (Vice-Chair of Events)description
Arthur is a partner of Malheiros Filho, Meggiolaro e Prado Advogados, in São Paulo, Brazil. He is specialized in investigations and litigation, working in the many of the most complex criminal litigation cases in Brazil for the last 10 years. He holds a master of law and development degree from the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas. LL.B. from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. with degrees in Economic and European Criminal Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas, from the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences and from the Institute of Economic and European Criminal Law of the University of Coimbra.