Professor Queiroz was educated in the United States, Portugal, and Germany, where she went on to study law at the University of Bonn and the University of Heidelberg. During her LLM studies at University College London, she specialized in intellectual proprerty and media law. She also holds a postgraduate degree in business law from the University of Hamburg. After her First State Exam and before entering into practical legal training, Professor Queiroz worked at the University of Heidelberg as a full-time researcher at the Institute for Foreign and International Private Law. She also taught intellectual property law as a lecturer at the University of Hamburg. She qualified with the English Law Society as a Solicitor for the Supreme Court of England and Wales and with the German Bar Association (Hamburg).
Professor Queiroz worked as an attorney and Legal Counsel for the German media companies Bertelsmann AG and the newspaper publishing company, the Axel-Springer Publishing AG, in Hamburg and Berlin, where she advised on issues in the areas of media law, intellectual property law, and information technology law. From 2003 through 2008, she was European Legal Counsel for Yahoo! Europe Limited at the company's European headquarters in London. There, she advised the various business united on German, English, and international legal matters, and her main focus was on the legal compliance of emerging internet products, intellectual property law, and international e-commerce transactions.
In addition to regularly teaching Intellectual Property and Internet Law at Tulane Law School during the fall and spring semesters, Professor Queiroz also teaches those courses in Tulane Law School's summer school in New Orleans, as well as E-Commerce at the A.B. Freeman School of Business. In 2011, Professor Queiroz was the recipient of the Monte M. Lemann Distinguished Teaching Award, conferred by the 2011 graduating class.
Fall 2012 - Intellectual Property
Spring 2013 - Internet Law