Luana Mendes is a staff attorney in the firm’s Corporate department, where she practices cross-border capital markets transactions, particularly American Depositary Receipt matters. Ms. Mendes advises companies in connection with the Securities Act and the Securities Exchange Act filings, compliance and corporate governance. She also works on merger and acquisition transactions and securities law representation of publicly and privately held companies. Additionally, Ms. Mendes assists Brazilian clients in general corporate matters in the U.S., including commercial contracts and cross-border transactions.

Prior to relocating to the U.S., Ms. Mendes practiced law in Brazil for over 5 years, working as an in-house counsel with privately and publicly held companies.


  • New York
  • Brazil


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish