Brazil is home to many lawyers and among them is Ricardo Tosto De Oliveira Carvalho. Mr. Tosto is one of most renowned commercial litigators in Brazil who has worked in the industry for almost 22 years now. He represents clients and provides consultancy services in areas of corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, business restructuring, acquisition review, banking contracts and reorganization. Besides commercial law, Ricardo is skilled in civil law, electoral law and administrative law. Mr. Tosto represents and advises a huge range of clientele including big businesses, multinational organizations, entrepreneurs and all those who need the best legal help.
In 1991, Mr. Tosto and Zanon de Paula Barros established Leite, Tosto, and Barros Advogados, one of the best law firm in Brazil. The firm started small but has now grown to accommodate some of Brazil’s prominent litigators. The law firm specializes in commercial law and provides legal advice to companies in various sectors.
Ricardo Tosto holds a law degree from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and another one in business administration from FAAP. He started his career at Rede Energia, one of the largest Brazilian companies that produce electricity energy. He later served as the director of Redeprev Social Security Network Foundation, after which he co-founded the law firm.
Besides representing and advising his clients, Mr. Tosto has different tasks in the legal community. He is a member of the Law Firms and Partnerships Research Centre and the International Bar Association. Ricardo once served as the president of the Judicial Reform Committee at the Brazilian Bar Association – Sao Paulo Section and also the Judicial Modernization Committee. He has also played a vital role in establishing the Brazilian Institute for Electoral and Party Law Research.
Ricardo Tosto is also an author who has written numerous articles and reviews that have been published in various journals. Mr. Tosto and Paulo Guilherme Mendonça Lopes, who is also a lawyer at Leite, Tosto, and Barros Advogados, wrote the acclaimed book O Processo de Tiradentes.