Paine Schwartz hires general counsel and chief compliance officer

Prior to joining Paine Schwartz, Malavazzi was a partner in the private equity team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York.

San Mateo, California-based Paine Schwartz Partners, a private equity firm focused on sustainable food chain investing, has named Renata Malavazzi as general counsel and chief compliance officer.

Prior to joining Paine Schwartz, Malavazzi was a partner in the private equity team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York. Malvazzi worked at Kirkland & Ellis from 2011 to 2020. Before that, she was an associate at Brazilian law firm Cescon Barrieu.

Malavazzi holds a J.D. from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo and an LL.M from University of Chicago’s law school.