Senior Partner at “A. Lopes Muniz Advogados Associados in São Paulo, Brazil, since 2004, with more than 40 years of experience working as a lawyer, both in-house and as a legal consultant.
Author of several articles on Life Sciences Regulatory, Business Ethics, and Intellectual Property, published in different media with copies maintained at www.marcoslevy.blogspot.com.br
Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs of MSD Brazil (Merck & Co, Inc.) from 1991 to 2002, Legal Director and Associate General Counsel of Pharmacia Brazil (Pfizer) from 2002 to 2003 and, Institutional Relations Director of Boehringer Ingelheim Brazil from 2003 to 2004. Vice President of the Ethics Committee of the now extinct Brazilian Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries from 2007 to 2008
Member of the Sanitary Law Committee of the São Paulo State Chapter of the Brazilian Bar Association and of the Compliance Studies Committee of the São Paulo Lawyers' Institute.
Former Vice-President from 2001 to 2003 and President from 2003 to 2005 of the Latin America Association of Business Ethics and Economics – ALENE.
Former professor of Legislation and Ethics at Instituto Racine in São Paulo, from 2007 to 2011, for the Post Graduation Course in Pharmaceutical Engineering.
Recognized as a legal leading practitioner in the area of Life Sciences by: (1) “Who is Who Legal”; (2) “Chambers & Partners” ; (3) "Global Health & Pharma", and (3) Best Lawyers in Brazil®. Graduated in Law from the University of São Paulo in 1977.
University extension courses in Human Resources Administration at Getúlio Vargas Foundation; Negotiation and Advanced Negotiation at Harvard Law School and; Finance for Non-Finance Executives at Columbia University.