Machado Meyer announces new technology and digital law partner

Posted Monday, October 18th 2021
Machado Meyer announces new technology and digital law partner

In mid-September, full-service powerhouse Machado Meyer Advogados announced the arrival of a new digital and data protection partner, distinguished attorney Juliana Abrusio, in a move that strengthens the firm’s technology and data protection departments.


With two decades of experience in the legal market, Ms. Abrusio was previously a partner at pioneering digital law firm Opice Blum, Bruno, Abrusio e Vainzof Advogados Associados, where she practiced law for over 18 years. In addition to her new role at Machado Meyer, Ms. Abrusio teaches Law and Information Technology at Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and Digital Law at Insper, as well as being a member of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association and of NEXTI – Executive ICT Women Organization, amongst other roles. 


Academically, Ms. Abrusio holds a Bachelor of Laws and a postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, an LL.M. from Università di Roma Tor Vergata (Italy) and a Master’s degree from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and a PhD degree in Philosophy from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). 


"I am honored to join the team of experts at Machado Meyer Advogados. Technology moves the world and is increasingly present in the professional daily life of corporations, so digital law is extremely important. Our challenge is to expand the Technology and Data Protection department whilst also strengthening the collaboration between the firm's departments to offer the best legal service to our clients", she stated. 


According to Machado Meyer managing partner, Tito Andrade, Ms. Abrusio's arrival will broaden the firm's prospects of digital law projects. 


"We always seek talents that make a difference for our clients, and the arrival of Juliana will strengthen our practice in technology and create new fronts to expand our participation in this sector," stated Mr. Andrade.