José Ricardo de Bastos Martins

José Ricardo focuses his efforts on corporate law with an outstanding performance in mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and corporate counselling for business groups, investors, private equity and venture capital funds, as well as commercial contracts. He worked as a foreign consultant at Sidley Austin LLP and at Stairs, Dillenbeck, Finley & Rendon, both located in New York City. With sound experience in corporate strategy and multidisciplinary approach, José Ricardo also stands out in advising foreign clients wishing to stablish a presence in Brazil.

Member of the New York State Bar Association – NYSBA and the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce – NY, José Ricardo is also the founder and president of the Entrepreneurship Committee at the Brazilian Association of Digital Agents – ABRADi.


Academic Background:

  • Bachelor of Law by Universidade de São Paulo – USP
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Corporate Law by New York University, New York, USA



José Ricardo de Bastos Martins