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Cristina Carvalho Receives Washington Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award

Washington — Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho has been honored with the Washington Business Journal’s 2018 Women Who Mean Business award. Honorees are selected based on success in their field, commitment to community service, and strong leadership skills.

The WBJ reported Ms. Carvalho is “a preeminent attorney in the food and beverage industry” who “forged a path from an entry-level law clerk in Brazil’s patent and trademark agency to becoming one of Big Law’s first Latina managing partners in the US.”

Ms. Carvalho 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, she 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.

About Arent Fox
Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 400 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.