Brazil: Life Sciences 2017

This year we identify 13 leading practitioners who have been highlighted for their expertise in the life sciences sector across a broad range of areas including transactional, regulatory, product liability defence and patent litigation matters.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Otto Licks Licks Attorneys, Rio de Janeiro
2. Angela Fan Chi Kung Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo
3. Beatriz Kestener Kestener Granja and Vieira Advogados, São Paulo

PINHEIRO NETO ADVOGADOS tops our research with three outstanding life sciences practitioners nominated this year.
Angela Fan Chi Kung heads up the firm’s life sciences practice and “is very well known in the business”. She focuses her first-rate practice on sector-related regulatory issues.
Camila Martino Parise is an accomplished life sciences practitioner who receives widespread acclaim for her “expert handling of contracts work”.
Sérgio Pinheiro Marçal is a distinguished practitioner who is highly regarded for his expert knowledge of product liability defence matters.

Beatriz Kestener at KESTENER GRANJA & VIEIRA ADVOGADOS is considered “a great life sciences practitioner” and is one of the best known litigators in Brazil for product liability cases.

Otto Licks at LICKS ATTORNEYS is an accomplished litigator who is “very prominent in the life sciences space”. He is widely respected among peers for his expert handling of IP and patent prosecutions.

Rodrigo Alberto Correia da Silva at boutique firm CORREIA DA SILVA ADVOGADOS is “very well known in the market” and draws praise from commentators for his expert representation of industry associations.

Elysangela De Oliveira Rabelo at TOZZINIFREIRE ADVOGADOS focuses her world-class practice on a broad range of life sciences matters involving companies in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food and medical devices sectors. One source praises her for “always working to a really high standard”.

Marcos Lobo de Freitas Levy at A LOPES MUNIZ ADVOGADOS ASSOCIADOS impresses commentators with his impeccable knowledge of regulatory and compliance matters. One source describes him as “the best guy in the field”.

Gustavo de Freitas Morais at DANNEMANN SIEMSEN ADVOGADOS is a patent litigation specialist who regularly represents international clients from a range of industries including the pharmaceutical, food and beverage and biotechnology sectors.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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