Firm Profile > Davi Tangerino e Salo de Carvalho Advogados (DTSC) > São Paulo, Brazil

Davi Tangerino e Salo de Carvalho Advogados (DTSC)
Rua Pitu
72, conj. 41/47.

White-collar crime and investigations Tier 1

Davi Tangerino e Salo de Carvalho Advogados (DTSC) is highlighted for its 'clarity and ample knowledge, which are passed on to the client, generating tranquillity and security'. Despite only being established in 2018, the boutique firm has already risen to prominence, and is a popular choice of legal counsel for both household name companies and high-profile individuals. The firm has regular involvement in large-scale police operations on behalf of clients, with expertise spanning money laundering, bribery, tax fraud, data protection violations and environmental crimes, among other areas. Highly regarded name partners Davi Tangerino and Salo de Carvalho jointly lead the team, which also stands out for its pro bono programme; recent work has included providing advice to organisations fighting corruption and defending human rights. Other key practitioners at the firm include Lilian Christine Reolon, Felipe Colloca, André Filipe Kend Tanabe and associate Patrícia Dannebrock Águedo, and the team recently expanded further with several new hires at the associate level in 2020 and 2021.

Practice head(s):

Davi Tangerino; Salo de Carvalho


Despite dealing with very thorny issues, the team transmits calm and tranquility to customers, regardless of the degree of involvement of people with such issues, and it is rare to see this type of conduct in this line of business.’

Davi Tangerino, in spite of being the main partner, is absolutely accessible and participative, giving a lot of security in his assistance. Andre Tanabe is a lawyer with a particular education, and as a result he is a person with whom we are happy to be with and talk about any subject. Felipe Colloca stands out for the attention, zeal and care with which he deals with matters under his responsibility, even the least important ones.’

The office demonstrates exceptional competence in following up on issues entrusted to it, with precise guidance and efficient follow-up, with excellent communication.’

Davi Tangerino is a professional of the highest quality and technique, who manages to give tranquility to the client, making an accurate assessment of the risk involved.’

High expertise, with a business-oriented view rare to see from a criminal perspective. Clarity and ample knowledge which are passed on to the client, generating tranquility and security.’

Even in the pandemic scenario that we are experiencing, the firm insisted on reinventing itself, promoting courses and debates on the most varied topics, and this certainly provided a certain tranquility for its clients.’

Key clients




American Tower do Brasil

Procter & Gamble

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

NR Sports

Davi Tangerino e Salo de Carvalho Advogados (DTSC) is a white-collar crime Brazilian boutique which was founded in the beginning of 2018 by two of the most renowned criminal lawyers in Brazil. DTSC offers a unique blend of extensive practice with corporate related criminal matters (praxis) and theoretical depth acquired in a solid established academic career. The great value on legal services in criminal law stems from the capability of understanding how any serious, complex, corporate problem is actually entangled with several other practices of law; and offering creative, forthcoming alternatives in an area of practice rapidly changing and very prone to external pressure (as media coverage and political agendas). The firm’s founding partners are among the most renowned criminal and white-collar attorneys in Brazil. Their previous experiences includes working in some of the biggest Brazilian law firms and in Government. Both Davi Tangerino and Salo de Carvalho combine solid academic background with substantial legal experience, offering a unique service to their clients.

Main areas of practice
White-collar and criminal: DTSC advises companies as well as individuals facing potential criminal liability, relying on expertise from interaction with other areas to address criminal issues from a broader perspective. DTSC’s well-recognized white-collar crimes practice group owes its success to the technical knowledge, deep academic background, assertiveness, creativity, and agility of its professionals, who benefit from extensive experience in complex negotiations and litigation involving domestic and international companies from a wide variety of industries.

The DTSC’s white-collar practice defends clients on crimes committed within the corporate environment and involving, among others:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Brazil’s financial system and capital markets
  • Free competition and bid-rigging
  • Consumer relations
  • Frauds
  • Environment
  • Money laundering
  • Social Security
  • Corruption
  • Public health
  • Tax

Anti-corruption investigations and compliance: DTSC advises companies and individuals in preventive measures aiming at avoiding criminal liability arising from its clients’ businesses. DTSC’s team is experienced in structuring crisis management programs, focused on dawn raids, corruption, cartel, and money laundering.

International work: DTSC’s client basis includes various foreign clients. One of the firm’s main clients is headquartered in the US and DTSC’s team interacts with the client’s US attorneys in a daily basis in order to define client’s strategy and planning. Before founding DTSC, Tangerino was the head of the corporate criminal law practice at one of the largest Brazilian firms, which is associated with a renowned international law firm, and rendered services to client’s from various jurisdictions, managing their expectations and local practices vis-a-vis Brazil’s courts, laws and legal praxis.

Clients: DTSC’s client base includes a wide range of industries such as banking and finance, oil, chemicals and pharmaceutical, infrastructure, food and beverages, health care, insurance, real estate, fashion, media and technology, and also individuals.

Department Name Email Telephone
Criminal Law, White-Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations Davi Tangerino +55 (11) 98707-6187
Criminal Law, White-Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations Salo de Carvalho +55 (21) 3176-3410
Criminal Law, White-Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations André Filipe Tanabe +55 (11) 997987888
Criminal Law, White-Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations Lilian Reolon +55 (21) 3176-3410
Photo Name Position Profile
 Salo De Carvalho  photo Salo De Carvalho Managing Partner
 André Filipe Kend Tanabe  photo André Filipe Kend Tanabe Senior Partner
 Lilian Reolon  photo Lilian Reolon Senior Partner
 Davi Tangerino photo Davi Tangerino Managing Partner