Ricardo Quass Duarte holds a Master’s Degree in Procedural Law from the University of São Paulo, and an LL.M. degree from Columbia University in New York. He has more than 20 years of experience in strategic and high complex civil litigation, acquired as a partner of an international law firm. Responsible for the coordination of civil and arbitration proceedings, involving several areas of law, with special focus on civil, commercial, and intellectual property law. Represents clients in several industries, such as infrastructure, technology, consumer goods and agribusiness. Ricardo has also a vast experience in supporting transactional areas, especially in M&A transactions, and in assisting clients with wealth management.