Tobias Stirnberg


Tobias Stirnberg is a founding partner of Milbank’s São Paulo office. He has represented Brazilian and international companies, sponsors and lenders in their cross-border work involving Brazil for more than 15 years.

Primary Focus & Experience

Mr. Stirnberg has extensive experience in finance, M&A and restructuring matters, across a broad range of industries, including energy, infrastructure, transportation, financial services, metals and mining and industrials.

Among his recent representations:

  • Gol, Embraer, CSN, CCR, B3, Braskem, JSL and Klabin in corporate finance, M&A and corporate governance matters
  • EIG, Goldman Sachs, Patria and Golar Power on a variety of energy and infrastructure projects and bank and capital markets financings
  • Avianca Holdings (Colombia), Andrade Gutierrez, Oi, QGOG and Embraport on financial restructuring matters

Recognition & Accomplishments

He holds a PhD from the University of Friedrich Schiller in Jena, Germany and a post-graduate degree from the University of Chicago School of Law (LL.M). He isconsistently ranked for his capital markets work in Brazil by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and as a leading lawyer in IFLR Energy and Infrastructure: Latin America. He speaks English, Portuguese and German.