Rafael Breves de Toledo is a corporate associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Rafael's practice focuses on structuring international and domestic project finance, energy and infrastructure projects, particularly in the United States and Latin America.

Before joining Kirkland, Rafael worked at a top-tier United States law firm, advising United States companies and financial institutions on domestic and cross-border acquisition and debt financing transactions, including project finance and M&A transactions in the infrastructure sector. Rafael also worked for six years at a top-tier Brazilian law firm, assisting on corporate and financial transactions, including project and corporate finance and M&A.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2022New York
  • Brazil


  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English


  • Columbia Law SchoolLL.M.2019
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de CapitaisExecutive M.B.A., Finance2016
  • Universidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroLaw2012