Mafe Coelho is a corporate associate and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Latin America Groups. 

Ms. Coelho joined Debevoise in 2022. Ms. Coelho received her LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2022, where she was the communications and public relations officer for the Brazilian Legal Society (BLS) and a Clinician in the International Transactions Clinic. She received her LL.B. from Universidade Federal Fluminense in 2014. 

From 2015 to 2016, she was an associate at Fraga Bekierman & Cristiano Advogados, where she advised companies in structuring cross border transactions involving infrastructure, tax and international trade issues.

Ms. Coelho is admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association and is admitted to practice in Brazil. She is fluent in Portuguese and English.


  • New York University School of Law, 2021, LL.M.
  • Universidade Federal, 2014, LL.B.

Bar Admissions

  • Brazil
  • New York