Asset Recovery Americas
June 25 - 27 2024
The Dupont CircleWashington D.C.

Gabriela Ruiz
Partner at Ford O'Brien Landy (USA)


Gabriela Ruiz is the Managing Partner of the firm's Miami office and leads the firm's Latin America practice.

Gaby is a highly-regarded litigator and seasoned trial lawyer who represents individual and corporate clients in domestic and cross-border disputes. Her practice includes complex commercial litigation, international judgment enforcement, asset recovery, and defending against government investigations and enforcement actions.

Gaby is ranked in Chambers Corporate Crime & Investigations (International Firms) in Brazil, with Chambers noting that Gaby is "really smart, very motivated[,]" and "is held in high esteem by clients and peers alike for her notable work representing clients, both corporate and individual, in sophisticated disputes and investigations." In 2022, Latin American business publication Latinvex recognized Gaby among its "Latin America: Top 100 Female Lawyers." Also in 2022, the Legal 500 recognized Gaby as being "known for cross-border investigations, including cases involving dual proceedings in the U.S. and Latin America."

Gaby is trilingual, with fluency in Portuguese and Spanish.

Agenda Sessions

  • Digital dominos: insolvency in the crypto world