Brazil Gateway Webinar Series: The value of an LL.M in the United States

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 , 5 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. BRT

Location: CarmenZoom

Contact: Jane Aparecido

Tags: Brazil Gateway Global Gateways Webinar Series

Join the Brazil Gateway, the Moritz College of Law and EducationUSA to understand how to apply to an LL.M program. Helen Toledo Moreira de Almeida, a Moritz College of Law alumna, will discuss life as an LL.M student in the United States, opportunities for professional growth, the importance of networking and the value of having an LL.M degree for your career.

Speaker: Helen Toledo Moreira de Almeida is a Brazilian attorney with over 10 years of experience in the labor and corporate areas. In 2020, Toledo Moreira de Almeida obtained her Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Moritz College of Law with a concentration in business and corporate law. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Vale do Paraíba in São Paulo, Brazil, and has two postgraduate degrees: 'Labor Law, Labor Process and Social Security Law' and 'Sports Law.'

Before moving to the United States, Toledo Moreira de Almeida managed her own legal practice and was a corporate lawyer for a European multinational in Brazil. While pursuing her master's degree, she served as a legal intern at the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association, where she deepened her understanding of U.S. labor laws. Toledo Moreira de Almeida volunteered with The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, helping veterans and unemployed people seek legal assistance.

After graduating, she worked as a legal intern at the New Visions Group, expanding her knowledge of the legislative process and political lobbying. Currently, Toledo Moreira de Almeida serves as a senior international counsel at a multinational company, alongside the legal team, advising clients in the United States, United Kingdom and Latin America.

Register here.

Please note that this event will be in English. 

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Jane Aparecido at Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.