Daniel Pulecio-Boek focuses his practice on cross-border litigation, investigations and arbitration, including white collar representations, internal investigations, complex commercial disputes, international law matters and international arbitrations. His representations have included matters involving more than two dozen jurisdictions, spanning Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
Daniel received his legal training in the United States, Europe, and Latin America, and is licensed to practice law in multiple U.S. jurisdictions and in Colombia. He is a native Spanish speaker, fluent in English, and proficient in Portuguese. Daniel’s international, multi-cultural, and multi-lingual training and experience allows him to navigate varying legal systems and positions him to serve foreign and domestic clients in cross-border matters involving multiple jurisdictions.
Daniel has represented Fortune 500 companies, large multinational companies and investment funds, foreign governments, high-net-worth individuals and families, government officials, and senior executives.
In white collar matters, he focuses on representing clients before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) in connection with cross-border criminal investigations, often involving parallel government investigations in multiple jurisdictions. He has represented clients in cases related to bribery (involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other anti-bribery regimes) money laundering, fraud, tax and securities violations, insider trading, OFAC sanctions, and international extraditions. He frequently advises corporate clients in internal investigations and audits involving bribery, fraud and other corporate misconduct, and in developing and implementing compliance programs.
In addition, Daniel represents governments, companies and individuals before international organizations such as the United Nations, including the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the Organization of American States, including the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
In international litigation matters, he focuses on commercial disputes, trademark litigations, bankruptcies and international fraud cases, usually involving foreign parties and evidence located in multiple jurisdictions. He has experience litigating in over a dozen U.S. federal and state courts, including in New York, Florida, Texas, the District of Columbia, California, Louisiana, Nevada, Massachusetts, Colorado, Illinois, Arizona and New Jersey. Daniel’s international litigation practice includes representing clients in proceedings to enforce (or defend against enforcement of) foreign judgments and arbitration awards.
Daniel also represents clients in U.S. proceedings to obtain discovery for use in foreign litigations and in international asset tracing investigations and related litigations, assisting companies, governments and individuals to identify, seize and enforce against assets located in the United States and abroad.
In the international arbitration space, Daniel focuses on representing sovereigns, companies and individuals in investment treaty arbitrations as well as in commercial arbitrations, including under ICDR, ICC and UNCITRAL rules.
Daniel is also a professor on cross-border litigations at Georgetown University, where he teaches Cross-Border Litigation. Daniel was previously a Criminal Procedure professor in Colombia, and has served as a lecturer and speaker at several international symposiums. He is also a published author with three books on litigation and white collar crime and several articles in domestic and international law journals.
Chambers and Partners named Daniel the only “Associate to watch” for Corporate Crime & Investigations in Latin America in its editions from 2016-2019. In the 2018 Chambers and Partners Latin America Guide, a client states, “Over the duration of our relationship he has always been someone who gets things done. His coordination and understanding of the case were superb.”