Debevoise Hosts Inaugural Meeting of the Brazil-US “40 and Under” White Collar Lawyers Initiative

30 August 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP will host the first meeting of the Brazil-US “40 and Under” White Collar Lawyers Initiative at the firm’s New York office, with a live video link to Debevoise’s Washington, D.C., office and Brazilian law firm Mattos Filho’s offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasília.

The event will feature a conversation with Debevoise partners David O’Neil and Lisa Zornberg about strategies for effective communications with U.S. prosecutors, and a talk by partner Andrew Levine on the future of anti-corruption enforcement in Brazil and the United States. Debevoise senior associate Daniel Aun is coordinating the initiative’s initial efforts.

Date: September 5, 2019
Time: 5:00 p.m. EST

Debevoise offices, New York, NY and Washington, D.C.

Mattos Filho, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasília

Debevoise partners Andrew Levine, David O’Neil and Lisa Zornberg and senior associate Daniel Aun are members of the firm’s award-winning White Collar and Regulatory Defense Group, which is chaired by Bruce Yannett and focuses on high-profile, complex representations for clients facing corporate crises, including Brazil. The group’s depth of experience and global reach allows for effective and strategic counsel with domestic and international clients, from defending against criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement actions, to conducting internal investigations, negotiating complex global settlements and facilitating cooperation with government regulators.

The pioneer Brazil-US “40 and Under” White Collar Lawyers Initiative, which consists of more than 100 lawyers in over 50 firms in various cities in the U.S. and Brazil, provides white collar lawyers ages 40 and under with opportunities to share legal news and developments in their field of specialty, gain insights and perspectives from leading white collar practitioners, and build relationships with their peers.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.