Ricardo Tosto

In Brazil, Ricardo Tosto is well known in all circles of influence, be it government, business, or otherwise. When top politicians and leading businessmen need a professional advocate, Tosto is the one they increasingly turn to. He does not judge his clients, whatever their particular philosophies or ideologies. And, many a Non-Government Org (NGO) has benefited from Tosto’s generous pro bono service to give back to the community. Of course, many government agencies have also benefited in their use of his services.

When Ricardo Tosto undertakes litigation for a client, he goes all in. At Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados Associados, obviously he is a Partner in the law firm, he has developed a concept he calls: good combat. He works for the power elite of Brazil, applying his masterful business and capital building advice. His business strategies are becoming legendary. He has come so very far from his early days at university while at the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation.

After many years of performing business litigation for many client companies, Tosto became known as a celebrated expert attorney who many top politicians and business leaders rely upon. Some Brazilians have claimed that Ricardo Tosto’s contributions to the practice of business law in Brazil has resulted in a better economy for all. Brazil does boast of having the 5th-biggest economy in the world.

Ricardo Tosto became a partner at Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados Associados in 1991. He personally oversees all the most-important cases. As well as becoming a major leader in Brazil’s complex business world, he has led many organizations. Just of few of his community and institutional involvements include: the International Bar Association (IBA), Brazilian Institute for Studies in Electoral and Party Law (IBEDEP), and the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB).