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Ana Cândida Sammarco

Ana Cândida Sammarco

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Leading our Life Sciences & Healthcare practice, Ana works with various Brazilian government agencies, notably the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) and the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS). She counsels and litigates on behalf of domestic and foreign clients on regulatory, transactional and contractual matters. Ana previously practiced at the New York office of Linklaters LLP, and is part of the São Paulo Bar Association’s (OAB-SP) Special Committee on Health Law and Special Committee on Medical and Health Law.


Bachelor of Laws – Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie;

Master of Laws (LL.M.) – University of Miami;

Extension course in Business Negotiaion – Harvard Law School, Cambridge;

Extension course in Business Law – Escola de Formação da Sociedade Brasileira de Direito Público (SBDP).


Chambers Brazil – Life Sciences (2021 – 2023) and Healthcare: Regulatory (2021 – 2023);

The Legal 500 – Life Sciences: Next Generation Partners (2022 – 2024);

Análise Advocacia – Regulatory (2019 – 2024), Chemical & Petrochemical (2019 – 2021), Pharmaceutical (2023 – 2024) and São Paulo (2019 – 2024);

Análise Advocacia Mulher – Regulatory (2021 – 2024), Chemical & Petrochemical (2021 – 2022, 2024), Pharmaceutical (2023 – 2024) and São Paulo (2021 – 2022);

Who’s Who Legal Brazil: Life Sciences (2021 – 2023);

Who’s Who Legal Global: Healthcare (2020 – 2021), Life Sciences: Regulatory (2021 – 2023) and Thought Leaders Global Elite: Life Sciences (2023).

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