Luis Fernando Riskalla

Luis Fernando Riskalla

Practice Areas


Labor Law and Social Security Law.


Phone number: +55 11 3847 3623


He has over twelve years of experience in the legal area, eight of which solely dedicated to Labor area. He practices in Consulting and Judicial and Administrative Litigation and has considerable expertise in union negotiation and performance of audits (due diligence).

As a lawyer of Leite, Tosto e Barros, he has conducted a number of union negotiations throughout Brazil for companies of the most diverse segments (negotiation on collective bargaining agreements, profit sharing, mass dismissal, among others). He has negotiated a settlement with the Labor Department of Public Prosecution to end a domestic public civil action, thus really saving a sum over R$ 30 million for the party defendant. He has obtained a court declaration on the total dismissal of a public civil action, by which the Labor Department of Public Prosecution has requested that a big company refrain from using allegedly irregular working hours to make inestimable savings for it. He has managed to have appeals granted by means of oral arguments in extremely relevant class actions.

Educational Background

He has held his undergraduate degree in Law at FMU and specialized in Labor Law, Labor Procedural Law and Social Security Law thereat.

Other Activities

He is a lecturer and professor of Labor area courses. Also, he is an author of several articles published in newspapers, magazines and websites specialized in legal segment.


Portuguese and English.
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