I am committed to using my skills to advance racial equity and bring about social and economic change through socially and environmentally responsible entrepreneurship and democratic co-ownership & governance.
Since 2017, Jacqueline has advocated on behalf of individuals of low- and moderate-income, women, people of color and other minority groups, neighborhood-based groups, to promote local sustainability, the solidarity economy, and community development strategies that seek lasting, transformational benefits to the local communities. Jacqueline collaborates with coop incubators, community-based organizations, and instigate conversations about community land trusts, cooperatives, and other shared equity ownership models.
A Brazilian attorney since 2009, Jacqueline studied and practice law in a variety of places, advised US publicly traded companies in Brazil, nonprofits in France, with detours thru Geneva, New York City, and Austin-Texas.
Outside of the office, Jacqueline enjoys yoga, bike rides, playing pickle ball, and volunteering for community projects.
- Shared and employee ownership
- Multi-stakeholder ownership models
- Affordable housing
- Cooperative Ownership Design
- Coop, Multi-stakeholder entities, Employee Ownership
- Non-profit corporation
- Entity choice and analysis
- Operating Agreement
- Independent Contractor Agreement
- Corporate Governance
- Contract review
- Memoranda of Understanding
- Services Agreements
- Real estate acquisition, sale, lease agreements
- General Outside Counsel
- Cooperative Development
- Custom Transactional Support
LL.M. in US Law, with a focus on business law, from the University of Texas School of Law at Austin
Master’s Degree in Fundamental Public Law and Political Sciences, from the University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne
Master’s Degree in Sociology of Religion & Societies, from the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes de la Sorbonne
LLB, Faculdade de Direito de Sao Bernardo do Campo
- Fellow with the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC)