Brazil: Business Crime Defence & Investigations 2017

We identify 15 leading practitioners in this chapter who stand out for their expertise in business crime law, as well as in the conduct of internal and regulatory investigations. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Antenor Madruga FeldensMadruga, Brasilia
2. Leopoldo Pagotto Freitas Leite Advogados, São Paulo

Leopoldo Pagotto at FREITAS LEITE ADVOGADOS is a standout name in the Brazilian market. He receives widespread recognition from international sources one of whom effuses: “He is an excellent white-collar crime expert especially when it comes to anti-corruption matters.”

At TRENCH ROSSI E WATANABE – ADVOGADOS, Esther Flesch also widely respected for her first-rate practice and is renowned for her particular expertise in compliance matters.

At FELDENSMADRUGA, founding partner Antenor Madruga enjoys a great reputation as one of the leading specialists in business law in Brazil. His world-class practice encompasses white-collar crime and related litigation and compliance matters.

URQUIZA PIMENTEL E FONTI’s Sylvia Urquiza Fernandes focuses her practice on white-collar crime and is commended for her excellent defence and compliance work.

Eduardo Reale Ferrari at REALE E MOREIRA PORTO ADVOGADOS ASSOCIADOS is highly sought after by clients for his strong expertise in corporate financial crime.

At CAMPOS & ANTONIOLI ADVOGADOS ASSOCIADOS, founding partner Philip   Antonioli continues to impress clients who praise his “technical excellence” and “solutions-oriented approach”.

Renato Tastardi Portella at MATTOS FILHO VEIGA FILHO MARREY JR E QUIROGA ADVOGADOS is a fantastic practitioner renowned for his work handling government enforcement actions, anti-corruption investigations and internal corporate investigations.

The “terrific” Shin Jae Kim at TOZZINIFREIRE ADVOGADOS boasts a first-rate investigations practice. He is well versed in handling business crime-related compliance and regulatory matters as well as investigations.

At SIQUEIRA CASTRO ADVOGADOS, João Daniel Rassi is highly recommended for his strong work in corporate criminal law and also excels when it comes to related dispute resolution.

Antônio Sérgio Altieri de Moraes Pitombo at MORAES PITOMBO ADVOGADOS is a widely recognised figure in the Brazilian business crime market. He is noted for his exceptional work representing both corporate entities and individuals in state and federal proceedings. 

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