Thaísa Toledo Longo
Thaísa Toledo Longo, a Brazilian-licensed attorney, joined Ropes & Gray’s litigation and enforcement practice group in 2019. Previously, Thaísa was an associate with a leading full-service Brazilian law firm for more than seven years, working in the compliance and investigation practice group, as well as the government projects and contracts practice group.
Thaísa’s work has focused on anti-corruption and international risk matters. She has counseled major Brazilian and multinational companies across sectors on compliance and anti-corruption matters. She has also coordinated large, complex, cross-border internal investigations (including high-profile cases related to the “Lava Jato” investigation in Brazil).
Additionally, Thaísa has extensive experience in implementing compliance programs, conducting third-party integrity due diligence and performing risk assessments related to sponsorships, charitable donations, political contributions, gifts, entertainment and hospitality. She has also performed anti-bribery and corruption due diligence in the context of M&A transactions, and has worked on several antitrust investigations, with a focus on cartel and bid-rigging cases.
Thaísa’s practice has also encompassed administrative law matters, including corporate social investment, public procurement and administrative contracts, and public service concessions and public-private partnerships (with a particular focus on transportation infrastructure projects).