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Juliana Ramalho

Juliana Ramalho


Juliana has been working with foundations and associations for over 20 years, applying her extensive experience in corporate, administrative, contractual, tax and social security consulting to areas such as education, health, culture and social welfare. She also supports families and companies seeking to consolidate their private social investments.


Juliana works in Mattos Filho’s ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) practice area – a pioneer in the Brazilian legal market – with a particular focus on social and governance matters.


Juliana is a member of the Global Compact’s Corporate Governance Committee, the Brazilian Association of Publicly-Held Companies’ (Abrasca) ESG Committee, Laboratório de Inovação Financeira’s ESG Risk Management and Transparency Working Group, and the Instituto Ethos’ Human Rights and Companies group. She previously practiced as an international attorney at the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.


Bachelor of Laws – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP);

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – Columbia Law School, Nova York, USA;

Specialization in Private Social Investment – Instituto para o Desenvolvimento do Investimento Social (IDIS);

Specialization in Tax Law – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP);

Extension Course in Foreign Non-Profit Organizations – Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU);

Extension Course in Sustainable Finance and ESG Investment – Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU);

Extension course in Environmental Law – Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV);

ESG Course: How to Rethink and Innovate Business in a Changing World (Como Repensar e Inovar os Negócios em um Mundo em Transformação) – Instituto Brasileiro de Governança Corporativa (IBGC);

Short Course in ESG: Theory and Practice – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).


Who’s Who Legal – Healthcare (2020 e 2021);

Chambers Brazil – ESG (2022 – 2023);

Chambers Global – ESG (2023 – 2024).

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Latin Lawyer

Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

To build a successful ESG practice it is necessary for firms to have a healthy balance between paid legal services and pro bono. Latin Lawyer speaks to leading pro bono and ESG practitioners about the intersection of the two practices and how growth in one can benefit the other.

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