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Samila Dutra

Samila Dutra

Senior Analyst

Samila I. Dutra is a multilingual lawyer experienced in foreign and international litigation, due diligence, and compliance. She has worked for multilateral organizations, law firms, and the public and private sectors.

Ms. Dutra has previously led cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, and other international anti-bribery and corruption laws. She served as a legal support at a global financial institution and other multilateral organizations, providing litigation assistance, analyzing petitions, claims, and motions, preparing informative summaries, drafting remarks, and developing reports for use by dignitaries and government officials.

Prior to joining Guidepost, Ms. Dutra was an associate at a globally recognized non-profit organization based in the United States. There, she analyzed regulatory policies and was responsible for completing third party due diligence analysis and document review.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws, International Legal Studies, American University
  • Bachelor of Laws, Dom Helder Law School, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

AFFILIATIONS

  • Brazilian-Barred Attorney

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Portuguese (native)
  • Spanish

Samila I. Dutra is a multilingual lawyer experienced in foreign and international litigation, due diligence, and compliance. She has worked for multilateral organizations, law firms, and the public and private sectors.

Ms. Dutra has previously led cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, and other international anti-bribery and corruption laws. She served as a legal support at a global financial institution and other multilateral organizations, providing litigation assistance, analyzing petitions, claims, and motions, preparing informative summaries, drafting remarks, and developing reports for use by dignitaries and government officials.

Prior to joining Guidepost, Ms. Dutra was an associate at a globally recognized non-profit organization based in the United States. There, she analyzed regulatory policies and was responsible for completing third party due diligence analysis and document review.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws, International Legal Studies, American University
  • Bachelor of Laws, Dom Helder Law School, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

AFFILIATIONS

  • Brazilian-Barred Attorney

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Portuguese (native)
  • Spanish