Licks Attorneys announces Alexandre Dalmasso as a new partner

December 6, 2018

Licks Attorneys announces Alexandre Dalmasso as a new partner

We are pleased to announce that Alexandre Dalmasso has joined Licks Attorneys as a Partner in our São Paulo office to lead the Compliance team and to collaborate with the other practices on legal issues impacting corporations in Brazil.

Alexandre Dalmasso has a solid experience in legal and compliance and over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Before joining Licks Attorneys, Dalmasso was the Head of the Legal and Compliance Departments in the Astellas affiliate in Brazil, focusing his efforts to enhance the brandnew Ethics and Compliance department (2017-2018). He first joined Astellas in 2009, as the head of the Legal Department, supported all discussions and legal initiatives to tackle a PDP between an Astellas’ competitor and a public lab. Later in 2013, he collaborated with the implementation of a solid culture of compliance to be developed by Astellas on global basis.

Dalmasso also lead the Compliance department in Biogen (2014-2017), leading a Compliance Handbook for Emerging Markets and collaborate with a new classification system of third parties. Back in 2005, he worked at the affiliate of Bristol-Myers Squibb heading the Compliance department. He collaborated with BMS to comply with all requirements, by consolidating a compliance culture through the implementation of a wide number of compliance tools under the supervision of an American judge.

He started in the life sciences in 1992 with GlaxoSmithKline, working two mergers (with Wellcome and with SmithKline Beecham), the sale of 21 products, several distribution agreements, negotiating with the Brazilian government the divestiture of the Farmanguinhos site, among several issues in different areas impacting the company.

Alexandre Dalmasso was elected as one of the most admired compliance officers in Brazil in 2018 according to a survey issued by LEC (Legal, Ethics & Compliance Community). He is currently an adjunct professor of Compliance and Legal Basis in Healthcare at ESPM in Sao Paulo-SP and of Compliance at IBS / FGV in Belo Horizonte-MG. He has lectured in over 50 CLE legal and pharmaceutical programs.

The arrival of Alexandre Dalmasso to our partnership reinforce Licks Attorneys’ commitment to maintain the most experienced team of attorneys with unique and diverse expertise.

Alexandre Dalmasso can be reached at:

+55 11 3033 3749 | +55 11 99223 4489 |