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Lina Pimentel Garcia


Lina’s practice focuses on a wide range of environmental matters including contaminated sites, licensing, solid waste and ecosystem services. She also specializes in the practice of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance), being a pioneer in the Brazilian legal market. Her expertise includes counseling leading companies in the Life Sciences industry on matters related to biodiversity, management of contaminated sites, water resources, climate change and environmental licenses, as well as legal assistance on administrative and court proceedings discussing environmental matters. She held a management position with Companhia Ambiental do Estado de São Paulo – CETESB. She is currently Co-chair of the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee of the International Bar Association and a Coordinator of the Environmental Law Committee of the Study Center for Brazilian Law Firms (CESA) and is a Member of the Permanent Environmental Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association of São Paulo (OAB-SP).


Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Paulista

Specialization degree in Environmental Law, Escola Superior de Direito Constitucional

Specialization degree in Sustainability, Fundação Dom Cabral


Análise Advocacia 500 – Environment (2011-2020); Banking (2017); Electric energy (2019); Chemical and Petrochemical (2014;2019-2020); Consumer goods (2020); Machines and equipments (2014;2016); Pharmaceutical (2015); Real Estate (2014-2015); Regulatory (2020); Steel and mining (2014); São Paulo (2014-2020)

Chambers Brazil (formerly Chambers Latin America) – Environment (2013 – 2021)

Euromoney Expert Guides: Women in Business Law – Environment (2017; 2020)

Latin Lawyer 250 – Environment (2020 – 2021)

The Legal 500 – Environment (2014 – 2022)

Who's Who Legal Global – Environment (2017 – 2021); Environment - Climate Change (2021)

Who's Who Legal Thought Leaders – Global Elite Environment (2020-2021); Thought Leaders Brazil (2020 - 2021)

Who's Who Legal Brazil – Environment (2018 – 2020)

Currículo em PDF Resume in PDF

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