Luiza joined Vieira de Almeida & Associados in April 2017. She is an international advisor at the Banking and Finance area of practice where she has been actively involved in several transactions. Before joining the firm, Luiza worked at Rosneft Oil Company in Moscow, Russia, as a project manager on transactions involving foreign assets in various jurisdictions. Prior to Rosneft, she worked at Allen & Overy LLP’s Moscow office advising issuers, underwriters, lead managers, corporate and financial institutions and selling shareholders on international capital markets and cross-boarder M&A transactions in various industry sectors, including banking, oil and gas, agriculture, retail and consumer sector. Before Allen & Overy, Luiza worked at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP’s Washington, DC and Moscow offices representing investment banks and financial institutions, public and private companies in a wide variety of international debt and equity capital markets, corporate finance, M&A and private equity transactions, as well as corporate governance and disclosure issues in mobile telecommunications, oil and gas, mining, financial, real estate and retail sectors. Luiza also worked as a legal intern at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance, and as a corporate paralegal at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP’s London office. Luiza is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 2009 and is a member of the New York Bar Association.