Ricardo Tosto

Ricardo Tosto

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance, Litigation and Conflict Resolution, Strategic Litigation in Higher Courts, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Management of Crisis, Management of Legal and Arbitration Assets and Credit Rights, Corporate Crimes and Investigations, Restructuring of Debts and Credits, State Relations.


Phone number: +55 11 3847-3859


Ricardo Tosto is a partner and one of the founders of the firm. He works especially in the areas of credit recovery, banking contracts, bankruptcy, judicial recovery, review of acquisition, corporate restructuring, administrative, electoral, Civil and commercial law.

Previously, he worked as an advisor to the Legal Board and Human Resources of the Rede Group and as director of the Private Pension Network Foundation. He was president of the Committee for the Modernization of the Judiciary and the Judicial Reform Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association.


Análise Advocacia – One of the most admired lawyers in Brazil (2016, 2017 and 2020).

Benchmark Litigation – Litigation Star: Bankruptcy (2020 and 2021).

Best Lawyers Brazil – Corporate and M&A Law (2021 and 2022).

Best Lawyers Brazil – Corporate Criminal Law (2022).

Latin Lawyer 250 – Litigation (2014 to 2023).

Leaders League – Civil and Commercial Litigation (2016 to 2022)

The Legal 500 – Bankruptcy and restructuring (2015).

The Legal 500 – Dispute resolution: Arbitration (2012 to 2018).

The Legal 500 – Dispute resolution: Litigation (2012 to 2023).

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Commercial Litigation (2011 to 2017).

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Insolvency & Restructuring (2011 to 2014).

Educational Background

Graduated in Law from Universidade Mackenzie, with specialization in Business Management.

Other Activities

Member of the Superior Council of Legal Assets of FIESP.

He was president of the Committee for the Modernization of the Judiciary and the Judiciary Reform Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association, section São Paulo – OAB/SP.

He was a member of several institutions, such as:

International Bar Association – IBA;

Board of Directors of the Center for Studies of Law Firms – CESA;

Directors Committee of the IMD Alumni Association (Institute for Management Development – Lausanne, Switzerland) in Brazil;

Advisory Board of the Editora Revista dos Tribunals;

He is a founding member of the Brazilian Institute of Electoral and Political Parties Law Studies – IBEDEP.

He is a political and legal writer and lecturer, with several articles published in newspapers and specialized journals, as well as the co-author of the book O Processo de Tiradentes.



Portuguese and English.
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