Maria da Paz Tierno Lopez is the new lead partner of the Sao Paulo office of Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas, the firm announced today.
Tierno Lopez will now lead the Cuatrecasas team in Brazil after sharing that responsibility with Antoni Hernandez who left the firm in June.
Tierno Lopez graduated in law from Universidad Lusíada de Lisboa in Portugal and also hold and LLM in Banking, Finance and Corporate Law fronm Fordham University School of Law in New York.
She joined Cuatrecasas in 2003 from White & Case and became a partner in 2011. Her practice focuses on crossborder M&A.
Cuatrecasas set up shop in Sao Paulo 15 years ago and the office is the hub of their Latin American practice. In addition, the firm now has an office in Mexico City.