David Flechner is a partner in the Capital Markets practice and is based in our São Paulo office.
His practice focuses on representing financial institutions and corporate issuers across a wide range of sectors, primarily in Latin America, in debt and equity securities offerings and liability management transactions, both on an SEC-registered and exempt basis. David also has extensive experience advising leading Latin American companies and sovereign governments on SEC reporting obligations, U.S. stock exchange rules and corporate governance matters, and he has acted for lenders, arrangers and borrowers in infrastructure financings, restructurings and M&A transactions.
David has represented financial institutions and corporate clients that include Barclays, Bradesco, BRF, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Petrobras, Santander and Vale, as well as multilateral lenders, including the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Invest).
**Experience prior to joining Shearman & Sterling
B.A., magna cum laude