Juliana Krueger Pela earned her bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B.) from the University of São Paulo (USP) in 2001. In 2007, Ms. Pela earned her Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) in Commercial Law from University de São Paulo. Since 2008, Ms. Pela has been a Professor of Commercial Law at the University de São Paulo Law School. During three semesters, she has lectured Intellectual Property Law at University of São Paulo Law School. In addition, since 2002, Ms. Pela is a partner at the firm, and her legal practice is focused on commercial law, with emphasis on corporate law, contractual law and intellectual property law. Recently, Ms. Pela was appointed as one of the most admired lawyers in the country by members of educational institutions, in a research held by ‘Analise Advocacia 500’, a well-regarded Brazilian legal publication. She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association. Fluent in Portuguese and English.