ALEXANDRA LUIZ

ALEXANDRA LUIZ

Sao Paulo, Brazil

aluiz@wsclegal.com

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Education

  • Universidad Facultad Metropolitana Unidas, Facultad de Derecho
    (São Pablo, Brasil) (Law Degree, 1999)
  • Fundação Getúlio Vargas
    (São Paulo, Brazil, 2004) (MBA in Business Law)
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica
    (São Paulo, Brazil) (Posgraduate Degree in International Law, 2012)

Bar Association

Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, São Paulo

Biographical information

Alexandra Luiz has spent over 13 years working as in-house counsel with multinational companies operating in the Brazilian pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

At 27 years old Alexandra was named Legal Manager of Bayer Healthcare in Brazil. In this position, she created the legal department to support the Pharmaceutical, Consumer, Diagnostics and Animal Health divisions of the company. She spent the next six years building the partnership between the legal and business divisions. Her work focused on contract management, intellectual property and anti-piracy, procurement, advice on advertising materials and corporate compliance.

Alexandra oversaw several major M&A transactions, including the acquisition of the Schering and Roche Consumer Care Division and the sale of the Diagnostic division to Siemens.

Alexandra joined WSC in September 2012 to head the firm’s Brazilian practice. She counsels Brazilian clients doing business in Argentina and clients from around the world on their investments and activities in Brazil.

Languages

Spanish, English and Portuguese.