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Cristina Carvalho Named One of Washington’s Most Powerful Women

The Washingtonian magazine has once again selected Arent Fox Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho to its list of the “Most Powerful Women in Washington.”

The biennial ranking recognizes 150 of the DC-area’s most influential women in business, law, government, education, media, nonprofits, and the arts, who "define the agenda and determine the course of action in their enterprises." A link to the article is here.

Ms. Carvalho, a native of Brazil and the only Latina at the helm of one of the nation’s 200 largest firms, is a go-to attorney in the US for major Latin American corporations, in addition to counseling and managing the intellectual property portfolios of top global brands.

Throughout her career, Ms. Carvalho has used her knowledge and experience in the United States and Brazil to counsel clients on strategies for navigating different legal systems and cultures to realize opportunities in both mature and emerging markets. She is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

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