Mariana Tavares de Araujo practises in the areas of antitrust, product liability and compliance. She also provides preventive counselling in these practice areas through the review of client business practices. Ms Araujo worked with the Brazilian federal administration for nine years with special focus on competition, product liability and regulation. Ms Araujo attended meetings of the OECD’s Committee on Competition and co-headed with the United States Department of Justice the cartels subgroup of the International Competition Network. Before working for the government, she was the general counsel of a biotech firm in Brazil. Ms Araujo provides counselling in competition-related matters to the World Bank. She currently co-chairs the International Bar Association Working Group on International Cartels and is a member of the American Bar Association International Cartel Task Force. Global Competition Review named her on its list of the ‘Top 100 Women in Antitrust’, Latin Lawyer included her among the ‘Inspiring Women in the Legal Profession’ and Global Investigation Review has included her on its list “Women in Investigations”. Chambers and Partners, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers listed her among the world’s leading competition lawyers and she has been nominated by the members of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) for inclusion in its lists ‘LACCA Approved’ 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Ms Araujo holds an LLM from the Georgetown University Law Center.