“Lorena Nisiyama adds valuable insight into cartel investigations, antitrust, compliance and competition litigation relating to decisions by Brazil’s antitrust regulator, CADE.”
Latin Lawyer 250, 2024

Overview

Lorena Nisiyama (she/her) is a partner in the Antitrust practice of Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown in São Paulo's office.

She advises clients on all areas of competition law, with strong a focus on cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, negotiations of leniency and settlement agreements with the antitrust authority, antitrust litigation regarding CADE decisions and general consulting in the area, particularly in vertical agreements and distribution issues. Lorena is also very experienced in internal antitrust audits and antitrust compliance investigations and trainings.

She is recognized by directories and publications such as GCR, Who's Who Legal, Análise Advocacia 500, Leaders League and Legal 500 as a Rising Star in Antitrust in Brazil. She is also a voluntary professor of Antitrust Law at the Universidade de Brasília Law School.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

Experience

  • Represented clients from different industries before the competition and other government authorities, including the pharmaceutical, consumer goods, food, packaging, infrastructure, oil and gas, energy and telecommunications industries.

Education

Columbia University, LLM

King's College London, EU Competition Law

University of Brasília, Bachelor of Laws

Admissions

  • Brazil

Activities

  • Voluntary Professor of Antitrust Law, Universidade de Brasília Law School
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250 in Competition/Antitrust, 2023-2024
  • Listed by GCR 100 2023 in Competition/Antitrust
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 as Next Generation Partners in Competition/Antitrust, 2022-2023
  • “Lorena Nisiyama specializes in conduct investigations and litigation” – The Legal 500, 2023
  • Recognized by Análise Advocacia 2023 in the categories: Competition, Technology, Chemical and Petrochemical and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by Análise Mulher 2023 in the categories: Competition, Technology, Chemical and Petrochemical and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by Leaders League Brazil as Excellent in Competition/Antitrust (Investigations), 2020 – 2023
  • Recognized by Leaders League Brazil as Excellent in Competition/Antitrust (Merger Control), 2020 – 2023
  • Recognized by Análise Mulher 2022 in the categories: Competition, Technology and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by Análise Advocacia 2022 in the categories: Competition, Technology, Chemical and Petrochemical and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 as Rising Star in Antitrust, 2019 - 2021
  • Recognized by Análise Mulher 2021 in the categories: Competition, Oil and Gas and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by WWL National 2020 as Future Leader in Competition
  • Recognized by Análise Advocacia 2020 in the categories: Competition and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by Análise Advocacia 2019 in the categories: Competition, Automotive and Auto Parts, Oil and Gas and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by Análise Advocacia 2019 in the categories: Competition, Automotive and Auto Parts, Oil and Gas and location (Federal District)
  • Recognized by WWL National 2019 as Future Leader in Competition