Helcio Honda was born in Sao Paulo, on May 12th, 1963. He is the founding partner of Honda, Teixeira, Araujo, Rocha Advogados; He graduated as a lawyer from PUC-SP with emphasis in Business Law, completed the university extension course at USP “Direito Tributário Atual” (Current Tax Law) in 1987, and is also a specialist in Corporate Law (Mackenzie University – 1989). He was elected Judge of the Taxes Court of the State of São Paulo (2004 to 2008); appointed Full Director of the Legal Department of FIESP since 2004 and Full Director of the Legal Department of CIESP.
Helcio is Vice President of the Superior Council for Legal and Legislative Affairs (Conjur) of Fiesp and appointed member of the Superior Council of the Mediation and Arbitration Conciliation Chamber of Fiesp / Ciesp since 2011; Effective advisor to the Superior Law Council of Fecomércio SP; Vice-President of InCEC; appointed President of the Special Tax Law Commission of OAB-SP in 2016; recognized for the services rendered to the Brazilian Air Force with the “Santos Dumont Merit” medal (Ordinance 798 / SCGC of 31.5.17); awarded “Laurea De Reconhecimento” for the services provided to advocacy in 2018 by OAB-SP.
About foreign experiences, he concluded the seminar and winter course at the University of Paris I Pantehon – Sorbonne (2011); course “executive seminar in global advocacy and international lobbyng” at George Washington University (2018); and course “Washington and the World: leadership lessons from Washington” at Georgetown University (2019).
Honda, Teixeira, Araujo, Rocha Advogados was founded in 1988 to offer services in the main areas of business law.
Due to the increase of operations in Industry Federations, Unions, Associations and
Class Entities, and the provision of services to groups and companies of the most varied segments,
the firm substantially expanded its qualification and structure, therefore gaining recognition.
The firm offers services in the main areas of business law, consulting and legal solutions for the clients’ needs. Due to the increase of investments in Brazil that occurred in the last decade, Honda, Teixeira, Araujo, Rocha Advogados became a reference in Tax Law and started to act more intensely in areas that involved matters of Corporate, Civil, Labor and Trade Union and Foreign Trade Law.
To ensure that all demands are specially addressed with a legal and business vision, the firm promotes personalized and strategic services and invests in innovation.
The office was considered, for the eighth time, in 2019, one of the most admired offices of Brazil in the latest edition of the yearbook Análise Advocacia 500.