Marco Aurélio Torronteguy

Areas of expertise: Government Sales, Agribusiness, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Pharmaceutical Industry
Languages: Spanish,English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5298

Partner in TozziniFreire´s Life Sciences and Healthcare practice group, Marco Aurélio has broad experience in regulatory matters and administrative health regulatory proceedings. He assists clients in several sectors of the industry, besides assisting health service providers. He also acts in regulatory consulting and administrative proceedings, especially before ANVISA (Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency) and MAPA (Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply), as well as in matters involving the licensing and registration of products subject to health surveillance, new technologies, the launch of new products in the Brazilian market and drug recall.

// Academic education

  • Doctor of Laws from USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 2010. 
  • Specialized degree in Health Law from USP, 2010. 
  • Master's degree from UFSM (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria), 2006. 
  • Graduate of the Law School of UFSM, 2003.

// Recognition

Recommended by legal guides Chambers Brazil, The Legal 500Análise Advocacia 500, and Who´s Who Legal. He is also recognized as a Rising Star by LMG Expert Guides.

// Additional Activities

  • Privacy and Data Protection course from Data Privacy Brasil, 2020. 
  • Former Vice-Chair of the Health Law Committee of OAB/SP (Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo section). 
  • Former Counselor at the CNS (National Health Council), 2nd Alternate, representing MOPEM (Multiple Sclerosis Movement).

// Publications

  • "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In The Life Sciences Law Review. London: Law Business Research, 2016. 
  • "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In Chambers Global Practice Guides - Life Sciences. London: Chambers & Partners Publishing, 2015. 
  • "Brazil" chapter (co-author). In Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences. London: Law Business Research, 2014. 
  • Several articles in national and international publications.

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