I have admired you often, sir, from afar. They say you’re a fighter, Mr. Rumpole. They say you’re a terrier, sir, after the legal rabbit.
Morry Machin, Rumpole of the Bailey (John Mortimer)

Highlights

One of only the handful of U.S. attorneys-at-law ever admitted to the Brazilian Bar.

Has broad-ranging business and legal experience, including in the Corporate, M&A and Contracts, Oil & Gas, Energy, Mining, Sports Business, Rail Technology, International Litigation, Corporate Intelligence and White Collar Investigation areas, with various corporate, commercial and contractual matters.

Publishes extensively both internationally and in Brazil on numerous topics, including having published semi-technical articles on the ANP Brazil Rounds, Brazil’s Thermoelectric Priority Program, Brazilian Mining Law, Brazilian Aviation Law and FCPA Enforcement and Compliance in Brazil as well as a book on Exporting to the United States.

Description

David Andrew Taylor specializes in Corporate, M&A and Contracts, Compliance and Corporate Governance/White Collar Crime (Anti-bribery and Anti-corruption), Infrastructure and Project Finance (Energy, Mining, Oil & Gas) and Life Sciences.

Academic Background

Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature, Rutgers College, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.).

Master’s Degree in English Literature, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University (New York, New York, U.S.A.).

Juris Doctor Degree, Seton Hall University School of Law (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.).

Languages

English, Portuguese, Spanish.

Associations

  • Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro Section).

  • District of Columbia Bar (U.S.A.).

  • State of New Jersey Bar (U.S.A.).

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (U.S.A.).

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (Rutgers University Chapter).

  • Anti-corruption, Compliance and Social Control of Public Expenditure Special Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro Section).

  • Oil, Gas and Derivatives Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association (Rio de Janeiro Section).

Latest articles

Articles 21/Novembro/2019

BRAZIL’S GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS – “LGPD” (FEDERAL LAW NO. 13,709/2018)

Is your company prepared for august 2020? Adjusting to the LGPD is still possible. Introduction Brazil´s General Data Protection Regulations […]

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News 22/Novembro/2019

Petrobras investors face new difficulties in receiving indemnity payment stipulated by settlement agreement signed in the United States to conclude class action

On November 1st of this year a number of Petrobras investors covered under the settlement agreement of its class action […]

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Articles 21/Novembro/2019

Brazil’s General Data Protection Regulations – ”LGPD” (Federal Law No. 13,709/2018)

Brazil´s General Data Protection Regulations (“LGPD” or “Law”), sanctioned in August 2018, will come into force in August 2020. Thus, by August 2020 all companies located in Brazil should have methods and policies that ensure that data processing is LGPD compliant.

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