Claudio N. Rechden

Adjunct Faculty, J.D. Program

LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
LL.B. (J.D. equivalent), Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul

Claudio Rechden is a Senior Counsel in the Legal Department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Washington, D.C. Since joining IFC in 2004 he has focused on distressed IFC loans and equity investments, first as a workout officer in IFC's Department of Special Operations and then as in-house counsel in IFC's Legal Department. Rechden’s experience spans various sectors and emerging markets in the regions of IFC operations.

Prior to joining IFC, Rechden was a litigation associate at Papaleo & Ribeiro Advogados in Brazil, where he represented telecommunication companies and financial institutions.

He was also a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School and since 2010 has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

Rechden holds a Masters of Laws (LL.M.), from Georgetown University Law Center and a Baccalaureate in Legal and Social Sciences (LL.B.) from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul.

He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English. At Miami Law he teaches “International Debt Workouts.”