Patricia Barboza

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Compliance and Corporate Ethics, ESG, Labor and Employment, Social Security

Founding partner of CGM, Patricia heads the labor and employment group of the office, working in both consulting and litigation, representing national and international companies from various economic sectors. Throughout her career, she has also represented clients before the Public Ministry of Labor and other Brazilian authorities, and in negotiations with unions across the country.

Additionally, she advises companies on cases involving diversity and equality, and as a member of the compliance team, conducts internal investigations with labor angles. She provides counsel on harassment, discrimination, fraud, and workplace privacy issues.

Patricia also works on managing labor projects spanning several countries in Latin America and is the Newsletter Editor for the “Industrial and Employment Relations Law Committee” of the International Bar Association – IBA.



  • Specialization in People and Business Management, São Paulo Business School (BSP).
  • Specialization in Corporate Labor and Employment Law, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV Law).
  • Bachelor of Laws, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, (PUC-SP).



  • Chambers Brazil (Labor & Employment | 2021-2024)
  • Chambers Latin America (Labor & Employment | 2017-2021)
  • The Legal 500 (Labor and Employment | 2018-2024)
  • LACCA Approved (Labor | 2014-2022)
  • Euromoney Women in Business Law Expert Guide (Labor and Employment | 2020-2022)
  • Best Lawyers (Labor | 2020-2022)
  • Análise Advocacia 500 (Labor | 2018-2021; Social Security | 2020-2021; Technology | 2019-2020; Chemical and Petrochemical | 2020; Pharmaceutical | 2021-2022)
  • Análise Advocacia Mulher (Labor | 2020-2024; Social Security | 2020-2024; Technology | 2020; Telecommunications | 2020-2023; Chemical and Petrochemical | 2020; Pharmaceutical | 2021-2023)



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