Ricardo Tosto is a prominent Brazilian legal strategist and leader. He holds the first law degree from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and a post-graduate degree in Business Administration from FAAB. Tosto commenced legal practice by opening a small law office and later joined a large and seasoned litigation law organization in the area. He later established his law firm, which became one of leading legal firms in Brazil.
He is the co-founder of the Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados and the founder member of the Brazilian Institute of Electoral and Party Law Research. Tosto is leading legal veteran and has been practicing in the area for an extended period. For more than 22 years, Ricardo Tosto has worked in various areas including business law, credit recovery, civil, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation, M&A, corporate restructuring, banking, electoral law, and international law.
Tosto is a member of the Law Firms and Partnerships Research Centre, the International Bar Association, and the Brazilian Bar Association. Ricardo Tosto has competently defended many companies, several public personalities, politicians, the Brazilian Government, and large Brazilian and multinational corporations.
In brief, Tosto has handled different types of lawsuits. He has pioneered and advocated for the implementation of various legal issues and mentored various legal personnel. Many law interns have passed through Tosto’s able hands. Some of the interns whom he supervised are now his current partners.
Throughout his career, Tosto has worked or led reputable law firms. He has pioneered several innovations and advocated for the implementation of modern management methodologies. Modern lawyering process demands forward-looking leaders, high level of efficiency and a good balance between work and life. Tosto combines all these attributes.
He has reviewed various published articles, published a couple of articles and co-authored a book titled O Processo de Tiradentes. Tosto usually takes the role of a speaker in legal conferences and participates in civic education regarding legal matters. The Who’s Who Legal agency has nominated Tosto to join a small group of the best Brazilian lawyers in commercial law. Besides, Brazilian legal publications Análise 500 and Legal 500 have also recognized his legal practice.