Mr. Ruiz joined Martin Kenney & Co. in 2011. Mr. Ruiz is a qualified Brazilian lawyer with strong experience in corporate and finance law, insolvency and international asset tracing, with particular focus on complex multi-jurisdictional cases and litigation. Mr. Ruiz acts as the most immediate member of the team to support Mr. Kenney’s leadership on all of the firm’s Brazilian bankruptcy fraud recovery matters.
Prior to joining Martin Kenney & Co., Mr. Ruiz worked as in-house lawyer for Banco Bradesco; a top private bank; and the multinational car manufacturers Renault and Nissan in Brazil. Mr. Ruiz was also the Head of the Brazilian Department at Max Gold Partnership Solicitors LLP, an international law firm in London. Mr. Ruiz is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association and he holds an LLM in Corporate Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica and an MBA in Finance from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Mr. Ruiz has practical experience with the common law, and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.