Adriana Coelho is a Global Visa Associate Attorney in Berry Appleman & Leiden’s Rio de Janeiro office. Adriana has extensive experience advising on global immigration matters for multinational corporate clients in varying industries. She currently provides legal analysis, participates in case strategy, and manages Global Migration Advisors in the filing of assigned global casework.

Adriana has over than eighteen years’ experience as an immigration lawyer helping corporate clients define appropriate types of Brazilian visas, helping to analyze documents, and aid clients in navigating the Brazilian visa process for temporary and permanent applicants.

Adriana is proficient in Portuguese and English.

Education & Admissions

Cândido Mendes University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Bachelor of Law
Estácio De Sá University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Post-Graduation of Brazilian Civil Law
Gama Filho University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Post-Graduation of Brazilian Labor Law,
Admitted to: OAB-RJ - Brazilian Bar Association

Professional Accomplishments

Speaker: Worldwide ERC Master Series: Focus on Immigration in Latin America (November 2015)
Speaker, “Managing Compliance Risks for Business Visitors and Short Term Assignees (Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico)”, NOV HR Global Summit 2014, Westin Memorial City Hotel, Houston/TX, USA (November 2014)
Speaker, “Dual Careers and Work Permits for Expatriate Spouses and Partners,” Permits Foundation at Schlumberger LAM HQ Office, ION Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (April 2011)