Name: David Rechulski
Firm Name: David Rechulski, Advogados
Jurisdiction: Brasil
Practice Area: Criminal Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses David Rechulski as our exclusively recommended Criminal Law expert in Brasil. If you wish to get in touch with David please use the contact information provided above.

Founder and full partner of the firm, David Rechulski has more than 30 years of professional experience and is one of the most admired and respected lawyers in the country in the corporate criminal and criminal compliance areas.

Its rigorous ethics in the practice of law and its legal and strategic quality, in addition to its full availability in serving its clients, have given it important mentions in national and international legal publications, such as Best Lawyers, Global Law Experts, Leaders in Law, Corporate INTL and Leaders League.

Rechulski has been ranked for more than 15 consecutive years by the Brazilian publication Analysis Advocacia as one of the most admired lawyers in specialized Criminal Law and is one of the only 35 lawyers in the country to be mentioned in all its editions, in addition to appearing in first place since the creation of the Ranking of Lawyers.

Firm Description:

DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS is a recognized law firm specializing in corporate criminal law, criminal compliance and crisis management, awarded nationally and internationally for legal quality in serving its clients. Founded nearly two decades ago, the firm is headquartered in São Paulo and has an experienced team of more than 20 lawyers with national coverage, including lawyers located in Belo Horizonte and Brasília, under the leadership of the titular partner David Rechulski, recognized for his career of more than 30 years of success, always guided by a highly strategic, technical and ethical bias, being thus repeatedly appointed as one of the most admired lawyers in the country, with continuous recognition by the largest national and international specialized publications.

Leader for years in his areas of specialty in Brazil, DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS has a prominent position in providing strategic and preventive consultancy to national and foreign people and companies in relevant legal and criminal matters and has sponsored the defense with remarkable success criminal prosecution of clients in the context of police investigations and prosecutions against them.

The DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS office has extensive experience in the areas of corporate fraud (prevention, investigation and repression), environmental crimes, crimes against the tax order (tax evasion), crimes against the national financial system (fraudulent and reckless management of financial institution, foreign exchange evasion), crimes against the capital market (insider trading), crimes against the public administration (bidding fraud and public contracts), economic crimes, electronic crimes, crimes resulting from work accidents (accidents and fatalities), among others.

The full partner David Rechulski still has remarkable expertise in the strategic management of corporate crises, advising his clients on crisis management in the most relevant events with potential criminal consequences and risks of media compromise of the image and reputation of the company and its executives. The DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS firm also works in partnership with media companies in advising their clients, as well as with respected international law firms in providing consultancy in Brazilian criminal law in the context of international procedures, including arbitrations, and with law firms Communication.


The firm DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS has integrity as one of the most important cornerstones of its work and constantly strives to ensure that ethics and transparency are inexorable commitments in its relations with clients, public administration and the interpersonal relationships of its professionals. Our office always adds up-to-date compliance and ethical management standards to the usual good governance and integrity practices.

In this context, in addition to the constant increase in anti-corruption practices, internal control mechanisms, transparency policies and personal data protection, we also have guidelines on interaction with the media in general, including on the use of social media by its professionals, in order to preserve due respect for clients, the law and society. Furthermore, the DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS law firm established an ideal of female Compliance, privileging and guaranteeing gender equality in its team, made up of many women, who even hold leadership roles.

We also emphasize that the integrity ideals adopted by our firm go beyond the limits of the legal activities performed, achieving the social responsibility and solidarity necessary to vivify a healthy and developed society, so that we encourage employees of DAVID RECHULSKI, ADVOGADOS to participate in collaborative projects with Third Sector entities, as well as constantly investing in publications, programs and events related to compliance, integrity and governance practices, actively contributing to the propagation and consolidation of ethical concerns and public policies in the segments that need mobilization and the assistance of civil society.