Elaine Angel (OAB/SP – 130.664) was born on August 8, 1970 in the city of São Paulo. She has a law degree from the Law School of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (1993), and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Law from the Law School of the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (2007). In 2002, she was student supervisor at the continuing education program of Economic Criminal Law of Fundação Getúlio Vargas, FGV-SP/GVpec. She was director of the Institute for the Defense of the Right to Defense – IDDD (2003-2006). Co-author of Código de Defesa do Consumidor Interpretado, São Paulo (Manole, 2013).