José Augusto Rodrigues Jr, is the founding partner of Rodrigues Jr Advogados, a firm specialised in labour law and founded over 30 years ago.
He has a degree in law from PUC- Pontifícia Universidade Católica/SP and has worked exclusively in the labour area for more than 35 years. Because of his consistent and admired work for the judiciary, he has been awarded the honour of Great Officer of the Order of Merit Judiciary of the Tribunal Labour Court from the 2° region.
Mr Rodrigues Jr is a member of National Labour Law Academy – occupying the chair number 18, as well as a member of the Higher Council of Labour Relationships – from FIESP.
He is also currently the vice-president of the Special Commission of Public Ethics from the Brazilian Bar Association and counsellor of the association of labour lawyers of São Paulo. Mr Rodrigues Jr was also the winner of the client choice awards 2015, by the International Law office and Lexology in London in the category employment and benefits.
Because he is a leading figure in labour law, he has been annually elected one of the most admired professionals of Análise magazine as a specialised lawyer in the labour area.