Team

PARTNERS

Ludovico Anselmi

Ludovico Anselmi graduated with a law degree from the Catholic University of Milan in 2004, with a dissertation titled “Binding force and renegotiation of long term contracts”. He then obtained a PhD in Intellectual Property law at the University of Pavia, with a dissertation titled ”The civil liability of internet service providers”. Ludovico served his traineeship at Vanzetti & Associati law firm and from 2008 to 2012 he worked at Latham & Watkins (Milan office), where he operated as the attorney in charge of all issues relating to intellectual property law. He joined Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati in 2012. He primarily focuses on industrial property and intellectual property, his practice including litigation and transactional support (at national and international level). Ludovico is a member of the editorial staff of the legal review “AIDA – Annali italiani del diritto d’autore, della cultura e dello spettacolo” and authored several publications relating to intellectual property law. In connection to these subjects, he also speaks at specialist symposia. Ludovico is a member of the Milan Bar and became partner of Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020. He speaks English.

Nicola Barra Caracciolo

Nicola Barra Caracciolo graduated with laude from the Genoa University in 1993. After some years with the firm of Prof. Ferrarini e Giudici in Genoa, he worked for the law firm Pavia e Ansaldo; in1999 NBC joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he became partner in 2004. As of 1 January 2013 Nicola joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. Nicola specialized in corporate, commercial and finance law, notably in domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, public M&A, dismissals of companies and IPOs. He represented several companies and financial institutions in significant corporate transactions, restructuring and reorganizations. Nicola was admitted to practice in 1996. He is fluent in English.

Federico Bonetti

Federico Bonetti graduated in law cum laude from the University of Pavia School of Law in 1998 and was awarded a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the New York University School of Law. He started his career at the Milan offices of Vita Samory, Fabbrini e Associati and has worked for a number of leading Italian and international law firms (most recently in the Milan office of Studio Lombardi Segni e Associati), primarily in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions (including listed companies) and Capital Markets. Federico has advised clients on a wide variety of corporate and M&A transactions, including cash or exchange tender offers and mergers of industrial and financial groups listed on the Italian Stock Exchange. Federico joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2018. He was admitted to practice in 2003. He speaks English fluently.

Paolo Canal

Paolo Canal graduated in law from the University of Modena in 1983. After two previous experiences in primary Italian law firms, he worked for the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 1999 to 2012. Paolo has developed a significant experience in the sector of acquisitions, corporate joint ventures and other corporate extraordinary transactions, as well as general commercial contracts, particularly in the field of private procurement contracts and commercial distribution, assisting Italian and foreign clients.  As of January 2013 Paolo joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. He was admitted to bar in Italy in 1988. He speaks English and French.

Edoardo Cazzato

Carlo Edoardo Cazzato graduated in law from the University of Bari “Aldo Moro” with top marks (J.D. 2005). He also gained a PhD in Commercial Law at the same University and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law and an LL.M. in International Business Law at King’s College London and De Montfort University of Leicester respectively. After his internship at the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM), he practised at Studio Legale Libertini – Scognamiglio, DLA Piper and Lipani Catricalà & Partners, where in 2017 he became the coordinator of the antitrust and regulatory practice. He joined Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati as a partner in 2021. Edoardo assists clients on a wide range of issues in the field of European and Italian antitrust, competition, merger control and consumer law. He acquired a broad experience in TLC and regulated sectors such as media, energy and pharmaceuticals, advising clients before the AGCM, the European Commission, the Italian Administrative and Civil Courts and the European Courts. Since 2019, Edoardo has been a Non-Governmental Advisor of the European Commission’s DG Competition. He is Adjunct Professor of Antitrust Law at the Mercatorum University and the author of several publications on competition law, including a handbook and a monographic work. He was admitted to practice in 2009 and, since 2021, he has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. Edoardo speaks English and has a basic knowledge of French.

Elenia Cerchi

Elenia Cerchi graduated in law cum laude from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome in 2003. She trained and qualified at Studio Legale Guarino, where she became a partner in 2010. Elenia has a long track record of assisting major telecommunications operators in their interactions with the national [and EU] regulatory authorities, in particular with the AGCM (the Italian Competition Authority) and the AGCom (the Italian Authority for Communications). Elenia assists clients in both contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters. She has been involved in a broad range of litigation related to consumer protection, regulatory matters and public procurement in the telecommunications sector. Elenia also has a strong background in the sector of works and services contracts, having assisted the main national commissioning body and significant construction companies in the various phases of assignment and execution of public contracts. In addition, Elenia has taught as a lecturer at the LUISS Guido Carlo University in Rome. She was admitted to practice in 2007 and, since 2016, she has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court.

Domenico Colella

Domenico Colella graduated with a law degree cum laude from Bari University and was then involved in civil law research by Professor Michele Costantino. He was in-house counsel at Banca Cattolica S.p.A. and afterwards associate at the Rome office of the international law firm Baker & McKenzie. In 2001 he co-founded the firm Portolano Colella Cavallo where he led the IP, Outsourcing and Technology practices of the firm for over ten years. In 2012 Domenico joined Orsingher Avvocati Associati. Domenico has an outstanding experience in assisting Italian and foreign clients on matters pertaining to information technology, especially in connection with outsourcing projects and M&A deals. In those fields, he is often called upon by his clients – market leaders – to handle the most complex projects in Italy. He was a lecturer of the Master on Business Law at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome and Luigi Bocconi University in Milan; he has authored various publications on Information Technology and outsourcing contract law, has co-authored the “Doing Business” report published by the World Bank. He is past Co-chair of the Privacy, E-Commerce and Data Security Committee of ABA (American Bar Association) International Law and Practice Section, a member of the Tax & Legal Committee of AIFI (Italian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association), former Local Representative for Italy and member of the Board of Directors of ITechLaw. He was admitted to practice in 1997 and, since 2011, he has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. He is fluent in English.

Marco Consonni

Marco Consonni graduated with a law degree at the University of Milan in 1988. He worked for Frere Cholmeley Bishoff and, from 1995 to 1998, for Andersen Legal, becoming a partner of the firm in 1996. He has been a co-founder of the Milan branch of the firm Galgano and head of the TMT practice up to 2007 when the firm merged with Dewey & LeBoeuf where he has been responsible of the Italian IP/IT practice. In 2011 Marco and his group joined Orsingher Avvocati Associati sharing the project of a firm focussed on the TMT industries. For many years Marco has been active in the intellectual property, technology and media sectors, advising its clients – which include major international players – in a broad range of IT and IP related transactional matters such as licensing agreements, distributorship, content agreements and clearance, Internet and e-commerce strategy, JV arrangements and corporate transactions, investments and start-up, commercial contracts in general. His work is also related to commercial litigations especially for technology and communication companies. He was admitted to practice in 1992 and, since 2015, he has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. Marco speaks English, French and Spanish. He is advisor of Ovidian Group LLP, a technology advisory boutique firm base in Berkeley, California. Professional Memberships: ItechLaw Association – Co-Chairman of the eCommerce group; IBA.

Alessandro De Palma

Alessandro De Palma graduated with honours in 2000 from the Università degli Studi di Milano, where he worked for several years with its Law School (Department of Labour Law). Alessandro started his practice at Toffoletto Law Firm, and, in 2008, he joined BonelliErede Law Firm. He advises clients on all aspects concerning employment and labour law. Alessandro joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in July 2015, where he deals with employment and labour law matters. He was admitted to practice in 2003, he is a partner AGI – Italian Association Labour Lawyer since 2006 and partner EELA – European Employment Lawyers Association. He speaks English and French.

Francesca Flego

Francesca Flego graduated from the University of Catania in 2004. She served her traineeship with Clifford Chance, was associated at Clifford Chance’s corporate department and starting from December 2010 worked in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. As of 1 January 2013 Francesca joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. She gained significant experience on in corporate, commercial and finance law, notably in domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, dismissals of companies and public takeovers. Francesca was admitted to practice in 2007 and became partner in 2020. She is fluent in English.

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani graduated magna cum laude from Milan State University Law School in 1992 and after having accrued a significant experience in the law firm Toffoletto & Associati, he joined Erede e Associati in 1996 (which in 1999 became Bonelli Erede Pappalardo), where, as a partner from 2001, took up the position as head of Corporate & Finance Department. In 2011 he founded Hi.Lex – Avvocati Associati and then joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in April 2016. In over 20 years of professional activity he has gained a significant experience in relation to M&A and other extraordinary transactions, both domestic and international, capital markets transactions (such as takeover bids, IPO’s and capital increases), as well as in relation to corporate advice, litigation and commercial contracts. He has been a board member (and member of various internal committees) and a statutory auditor in several companies. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Manfredi Leanza

Manfredi Leanza attended Scuola Militare Nunziatella in Naples and graduated with a law degree cum laude from Rome University “Tor Vergata” in 1998. Manfredi began his career at the Bruxelles offices of Chiomenti Studio Legale practising Italian and EU competition law. In 2001 he moved to the Milan offices of the firm and developed a significant expertise in banking and finance, working with top tier national and international players on a variety of corporate transactions. Manfredi represented primary credit institutions and companies in connection with both domestic and cross-border financing transactions, with a particular focus on acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and restructuring. In 2015 Manfredi joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati adding his finance expertise to the corporate practise of the Firm. Manfredi was admitted to practice in 2001. He is fluent in English.

Gerardo Marasco

Gerardo Marasco graduated magna cum laude from the Università degli Studi di Bologna, where he was also awarded a PhD in civil law. He began his career at the law firm of Professor Francesco Galgano and subsequently practised at  Dewey & Le Boeuf LLP and at Studio Grimaldi, where he became a partner in 2011 and headed up the litigation department until 2015. Gerardo has significant experience of complex and high value disputes (including arbitration proceedings) relating to civil and corporate matters in a broad range of areas, including banking and finance, energy and insolvency. Gerardo has advised leading corporates and financial institutions in both domestic and international disputes. He is the author of a number of texts on civil, commercial and corporate law. Gerardo previously taught at the Universities of Bologna and Urbino and is currently teaching at the University of Pavia. Gerardo joined Orsingher Ortu in January 2019. He was admitted to practice in 2004 and speaks English.

Valeria Mazzoletti

Valeria Mazzoletti graduated in law magna cum laude from the University of Milan (with her thesis recommended for publication) in 1984, and was for many years teaching assistant in Civil Procedure Law at the University, under the guidance of Prof. Giuseppe Tarzia. Valeria started her legal career at the law firm of Avv. Giuseppe Tristano in Milan, specialising in corporate law. From 2004 to 2012 she was a partner at the firm of Pedersoli e Associati and, subsequently, head of the litigation department of d’Urso, Gatti e Bianchi. In November 2014 Valeria became a partner of Giovanardi e Associati (later, Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati). She joined Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati in September 2020 , with Paolo Pototschnig and their team. Valeria assists clients in judicial proceedings involving civil, commercial, corporate, banking and bankruptcy issues, including in the pre-contentious phase, the commencement of proceedings and the negotiation of settlement agreements. She has specific experience in insolvency procedures and debt restructurings; and on various occasions has been appointed as a member of the Monitoring Committee of securities investment firms (SIM) and asset management companies (SGR) undergoing compulsory administrative liquidation. In addition, she has considerable experience in arbitration proceedings, both as legal counsel and as a sole arbitrator/ member of arbitration panels. She has authored numerous publications and regularly participates as a speaker on matters of civil procedure and bankruptcy law issues at conferences and seminars. Valeria was admitted to the Italian Bar in 1987 and has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court as from 2000. She is fluent in English and has a basic knowledge of French.

Stephen McCleery

Stephen McCleery graduated in law from Cambridge University in 1990. Following internships at Freehills in Sydney and at DG COMP of the European Commission in Brussels, Stephen trained as an articled clerk at Freshfields in London. Stephen began his career as an anti-trust lawyer with a broad-based experience of UK and EU competition law and practice including merger control, anti-competitive agreements and behaviour, and state aid matters. He subsequently switched to practising corporate and commercial law and, as a senior corporate lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Milan, has established a significant track record of advising Italian and international clients on mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and strategic projects, and cross-border commercial agreements. Stephen holds an MBA from the SDA Bocconi Business School and qualified as Solicitor of England and Wales in 1994. As of January 2013 Stephen joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. He speaks Italian and French.

Giovanni Nicchiniello

Giovanni Nicchiniello graduated with honors from the University of Genoa in 1998. He worked in private practice with a number of leading law firms, including CBA and BonelliErede, prior to becoming Head of M&A and Finance at Pirelli & C. Real Estate S.p.A. and, since 2004, Head of Legal Affairs at Pirelli & C. Real Estate SGR S.p.A. From 2005 to 2009 he was general counsel of the listed merchant bank Sopaf S.p.A. He returned to private practice in 2010, also working with Prof. Guido Rossi. In 2012 he became a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and, subsequently, in 2018, a partner at Hi.lex. On 1 July 2020 He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in July 2020. His practice is mainly in the corporate finance sector, assisting clients on domestic and international M&A transactions involving regulated companies (listed companies, banks, asset management companies, funds and financial intermediaries) with a particular focus on the private debt, real estate and restructuring sectors, as well as private equity. He speaks English fluently.

Matteo Orsingher

Matteo Orsingher graduated with a law degree cum laude from Bologna University in 1987 and served his traineeship in Padua and Milan with the law firm of Prof. Alberto Miele. He worked for the law firm Pavia e Ansaldo from 1990 to 1999, becoming a partner in 1996. From 1999 to 2007 he was the partner head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Italian Intellectual Property and Information Technology department. He was the co-founder of the firm in 2007. Matteo Orsingher has many years of experience in assisting Italian and foreign clients on a broad range of matters pertaining to intellectual and industrial property, information technology, unfair competition, advertising, Internet and e-commerce, both in the contentious and non-contentious spheres. He is often called upon by his clients – market leaders or important companies – to handle the IP aspects of complex corporate and financial transactions. He was admitted to practice in 1990 and, since 2015, he has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. Matteo speaks English and some German.

Mario Ortu

Mario Ortu graduated in law at the University of Padua, with the highest marks (J.D., 1985). After his traineeship at the law firm of Prof. Miele, Mario Ortu joined the law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, where he became partner in 1995. Between 1999 and 2012 he was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he led the Italian corporate department and, more recently, was appointed as member of the Firmwide Leadership Team of the FIG Sector Group. As of 1 January 2013 Mario and his group joined Orsingher Avvocati Associati, that became Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. He is specialised in corporate and commercial law and his wide range of experiences extends to (domestic and multi-jurisdictional) mergers and acquisitions, establishment of joint ventures, dismissals of companies, public takeover offers, restructurings and reorganisations. He has advised clients involved in the most relevant domestic and cross-border transactions in the last years and acts as recognised advisor of important (domestic and international) financial institutions, private equity funds and primary industrial groups. He was admitted to practice in 1989. He speaks a fluent English and has a basic knowledge of French.

Elisabetta Pistis

Elisabetta Pistis graduated from La Sapienza University in Rome in 2000 with a thesis in administrative law, where she also took a Masters Degree in the organisation and functioning of public administration, directed by Prof. Sabino Cassese. She completed her professional training and began practising as a qualified lawyer at the firm of Prof. Caravita di Toritto. In 2005 she joined the firm of Prof. Guarino and became a partner in 2010. The main focus of Elisabetta’s practice is administrative law in the areas of public contracts, public utilities, energy and transport, state companies, environment and commerce. She also has significant experience in contentious matters, particularly in administrative law disputes in relation to public procurement. Elisabetta is a board member of ATM S.p.A., and a statutory auditor of Ombrone S.p.A. and Berg. S.p.A (members of the ACEA Group) since 2017. Elisabetta joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020. She was admitted to practice in 2004 and, since 2016 has rights of appearance before the Supreme Court.

Paolo Pototschnig

Paolo Pototschnig graduated in law magna cum laude in 1985 from the University of Milan, and was subsequently a teaching assistant at the university in Civil Procedure Law for many years, under the guidance of Prof. Giuseppe Tarzia. Paolo was a partner of Negri Clementi e Soci and a co-founder, of NTCM in 2000.. From 2011 to 2017 he was partner of Legance and, subsequently, a partner of Giovanardi, Pototschnig & Associati. In September 2020 he joined Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati, together with avv. Valeria Mazzoletti and a team of seven professionals. He has significant experience in managing disputes (also in the pre-contentious phases) in a wide variety of areas, including: corporate, banking, mass torts, class actions, follow-on proceedings, and in the fields of commercial agreements, distribution and advertising contracts, procurements, energy sources and telecommunications. He has assisted large and medium-sized companies, banking institutions, asset management companies, financial intermediaries, open-ended and closed-ended investment funds and prominent insurance companies, as well as managers and individuals involved in disputes concerning their corporate roles. He has considerable experience in arbitration proceedings, both as legal counsel and as a sole arbitrator or member of arbitration panels. In addition, he advises clients regularly on disputes and deals with insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, including the corporate restructuring. He is the author of a number of publications on corporate law, civil procedure and bankruptcy law. Paolo was admitted to practice in 1991 and, since 2000, he has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. He speaks English.

Francesca Pulejo

Francesca Pulejo  graduated cum laude from the L.U.I.S.S. University Guido Carli of Rome. In 2001, after a period of practice at the firm of Prof. Avv. Floriano d’Alessandro, she joined Verusio e Cosmelli in Rome. As from January 2020, she joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. She has a significant experience in contentious matters, assisting primary Italian and multinational companies as well as foreign institutions in civil, commercial and labour disputes and arbitrations. She was admitted to the Bar in 2001. She speaks English fluently.

Fabrizio Sanna

Fabrizio Sanna attended Collegio Ghislieri and graduated with a law degree cum laude from Pavia University in 2000. He obtained MJur and MPhil master’s degrees from Oxford University in 2002 and 2004, respectively and a PhD in intellectual property and competition law from Pavia University in 2004. He served his traineeship with the law firm of Prof. Luigi Carlo Ubertazzi. He worked in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology department from 2004 to 2007. He was the co-founder of Orsingher Avvocati Associati firm in 2007. He gained significant experience on intellectual property, advertising, data protection (privacy) and e-commerce laws both in the contentious and non-contentious spheres. His practice includes transactional matters, mainly related to IT and IP rights, including all aspects of development, production and distribution of film and TV programmes. Fabrizio represents primary enterprises within the TMT sector. He lectured Intellectual Property Law at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice and is currently lecturer in Intellectual Property and New Media at University of Pavia. He has authored a book and various other publications on copyright and design laws and is a member of the editorial committee of AIDA (Italian Annals of Copyright). He has been the secretary of the Italia group of AIPPI (2004-2020) and has seated on the Programme Committee of AIPPI International (2013-2019). He was admitted to practice in 2003 and, since 2016, he has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. He speaks English and French.

OF COUNSEL

Giorgio Cosmelli

Giorgio Cosmelli began his practice at the Ardito law firm in Rome (one of the first law partnerships in Italy) and became partner of the firm in 1973, when he opened the Milan branch of the firm. He was subsequently a partner of Pavia Ansaldo e Verusio and, in 1997, established the firm Verusio e Cosmelli in Rome. In 2020, he joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. His practice covers a wide range of areas, including international law, commercial law, labour law, energy and natural sources, litigation and arbitration. He speaks regularly at seminars and conventions, in particular on international law. He speaks English fluently.

Giovanni Verusio

Giovanni Verusio graduated  cum laude from the University of Florence Law School and from Harvard Law School ( LL.M) in 1956. Following his graduation from Harvard he was an Intern with the Legal Department of the UN Secretariat in NYC and Visiting counsel with the law firm Groban & Rava in NYC in 1957. He was a Teaching Fellow with the Chair of Civil Law at the University of Florence in 1957-1963. He joined the law firm Studio Legale Ardito in 1960 and, after a period as a partner with Pavia, Ansaldo e Verusio of Milan, founded, together with Giorgio Cosmelli, Verusio e Cosmelli in Rome. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020. His practice covers a range of areas, including M&A, contract law, company law, insurance law and trusts. He speaks regularly at conventions on various areas of law, particularly on insurance law. He speaks English, French, German and Spanish and has a good understanding of Portuguese.

COUNSELS

Cesare De Falco

Cesare De Falco graduated in law in 2007 from Bocconi University in Milan. He attended a post-graduate course in employment law at Università Statale di Milano in 2010. Cesare was a member of the Employment department of BonelliErede in the Milan office from 2007 to 2015, and in 2011 he was seconded to Slaughter and May in London. Cesare joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in July 2015. He advises national and international clients on all aspects of employment and labour law, and he has gained significant experience of advising on management of relationship with top managers, corporate crises, including mass redundancies, corporate reorganisation for extraordinary transactions, drafting of employment and agency contracts, and litigation. He was admitted to the Italian bar in 2010 and he is fluent in English.

Pietro Masi

Pietro Masi graduated in law from the University of Rome Tre with a corporate law dissertation on “The recording of leasing contracts in financial statements”. Pietro practised for a number of years at the law firm of Professors Mario Bussoletti and Antonio Nuzzo, and subsequently at a number of other leading firms. Pietro’s practice is mainly in the area of corporate law, with a specific focus on mergers & acquisitions and joint venture transactions. He also has significant experience of contentious proceedings (both litigation and arbitration) in relation to disputes involving contracts, corporate law and bankruptcy. Pietro was admitted to practice in 2008 and to plead before Italian supreme court in 2020. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2018. He speaks English fluently and has a good working knowledge of Spanish.

Simone Masotto

Simone Masotto graduated with a law degree from the University of Bologna. He has several year experience at leading international firms where he was active on both domestic and cross-border transactions, with a particular focus on mergers, acquisitions, private equity and joint venture transactions, as well as general commercial contracts. In particular, he worked at Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener (Munich), Pavia e Ansaldo (Milan) and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Milan and Frankfurt). He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvovati Associati in June 2015. He was admitted to bar in 1996 and speaks Italian, English and German.

Giuseppe Mazzaglia

Giuseppe Mazzaglia attended Collegio Augustinianum and graduated with a law degree from the Catholic University of Milan in 2002. After some years with the law firms of prof. Gustavo Ghidini and prof. Fabio Franchini, he worked at leading international firms, among which Ashurst LLP and Grimaldi law firm. He assists clients in a wide range of Civil Law, Commercial, Corporate, Banking and Finance proceedings, for both routine as well as arbitration cases. He also has an extensive background in commercial contracts and specifically with distribution agreements (agency, commission, franchising, sales concession, and business procurement), freight agreements and tender contracts. Giuseppe joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2015. He was admitted to practice in 2005 and speaks english.

ASSOCIATES

Corinna Alberti

Corinna Alberti graduated with honours in Law from University of Trento in March 2020 with a dissertation on International Tax Law entitled “Company Income Tax competition in the European Union: future perspectives and Brexit”. During her University years Corinna took part in the Exchange programme at Maastricht University (the Netherlands). Before joining Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2021, she practiced at a legal firm where she dealt with Taxation matters. She mainly focuses on litigation in Civil, Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy matters. Corinna is fluent in English and has an intermediate knowledge of German.

Martina Badessi

Martina Badessi graduated with honours in law from the University of Bologna in 2012. Following her studies she worked for leading national and international law firms, dealing mainly with corporate and commercial matters, including M&A transactions, as well as litigation and arbitration matters. Martina was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2015 and joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in January 2020. Martina speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of French.

Matilde Bellinazzi

Matilde Bellinazzi graduated in law cum laude from Trento University in 2019 with a thesis in civil procedure. She was awarded an LL.M in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at Washington University of St. Louis. After graduation she collaborated with a commercial law firm based in London. Matilde passed the New York Uniform Bar Exam in 2020 and joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in the same year. She is currently  undertaking a secondment in the legal department of a major e-commerce operator. Matilde focuses mainly on Intellectual Property Law matters, and speaks  English fluently.

Marta Bianchi

Marta Bianchi si è laureata in giurisprudenza presso l’Università di Pisa nel 2017. Ha rappresentato la sua Università al National Model United Nations di New York e ha partecipato al programma Erasmus in Germania sia in qualità di studentessa che, successivamente, di tirocinante. Rientrata in Italia, ha svolto la pratica forense in uno studio boutique in materia di diritto civile e in seguito è stata tirocinante presso l’Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato. Ha inoltre conseguito un Master di secondo livello in diritto d’impresa presso l’Università LUISS Guido Carli con tesi dal titolo “Co-investimento e wholesale only: valutazioni e criticità degli artt. 76 e 80 del Codice Europeo della Comunicazioni Elettroniche”. Dopo un periodo di tirocinio presso il dipartimento legale di un importante operatore dell’e-commerce, dal 2020 è stata associate dello Studio Lipani Catricalà & Partners, dove si è occupata principalmente di diritto antitrust e della regolazione dei mercati. E’ entrata a far parte di Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati nel 2021. Abilitata nel 2020, è iscritta all’Albo degli Avvocati di Roma. Parla inglese e tedesco.

Giovanna Cannella

Giovanna Cannella graduated with honours in Law from the Bocconi University in Milan in October 2020 with a final thesis in the law of civil procedure law entitled “Civil trial models compared: private pre-trial proceedings in the Italian system as compared to pre-trial discovery in the US legal system“. During her university career Giovanna took part in the Exchange programme at the University Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo (Brazil). In April 2021, Giovanna joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati as a legal trainee, where she mainly focuses on litigation. , Giovanna has been a Teaching Assistant at Bocconi University since 2021. Giovanna is fluent in English and has an intermediate knowledge of Portuguese.

Melania Cantore

Melania Cantore graduated in law from Bocconi University in Milan in 2015 and was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2018. She began her career in the corporate department of an Italian law firm based in Milan, specialising in corporate law and transactions. During that time she was also seconded for a period to the corporate affairs department of the listed company Fiera Milano S.p.A. Melania joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in January 2019. Melania speaks English fluently.

Elisa Cappellini

Elisa Cappellini graduated cum laude in law from University of Milano-Bicocca in 2013. From 2013 through May 2016 Elisa worked for the law firm Hi.lex – Avvocati Associati, specializing in corporate law, general commercial contracts, extraordinary transactions, corporate advice, litigation and arbitration. Elisa joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in June 2016. She was admitted to the Italian Bar in January 2016. She speaks English and French.

Francesco Carrà

Francesco Carrà graduated in law from the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in 2020 with a dissertation  on the  unlawful nature of certain provisions of shareholders’ resolutions and bylaws of Italian companies. As part of his degree course, he attended the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio as an exchange student. Francesco joined the corporate practice of Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020. He speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of French.

Elisa Cazzani

Elisa Cazzani graduated cum laude from the University of Ferrara in 1997, where she also collaborated with the Chair of private law.  After a brief experience in the Corporate Affairs office of a major services company listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, in 2003 she joined the firm of Professor Valerio Tavormina. She joined collaborated with Gatti Pavesi Bianchi as from 2012 and, in 2014, she joined Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati. Elisa gained significant experience of commercial, corporate, banking and financial intermediation law, including insolvency matters, providing assistance and legal advice also in the pre-contentious phase, in mediation proceedings and in the implementation of settlement agreements. In addition, she has considerable experience in arbitration proceedings, both as attorney and a member of arbitration panels, including before the Milan Chamber of Arbitration at the Milan Chamber of Commerce. Elisa joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in September 2020. She was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2002 and, since 2015, has rights of appearance before the Italian Supreme Court. She speaks English.

Francesco Cesaroni

Francesco Cesaroni graduated in law from the Luigi Bocconi University of Milan in 2007, with a thesis on European Union law entitled “Freedom of establishment and freedom to provide services in the European insurance market”. He worked for a leading national law firm and spent several months at Pigott Stinson in Sydney. Francesco then also worked with McDermott Will & Emery first, and then Hi.lex, where he was mainly involved in commercial and corporate law matters, assisting clients in extraordinary transactions and insolvency proceedings, with a particular focus on private debt and restructuring, as well as private equity. From 2017 to 2018, Francesco provided his services on a secondment in the legal department of a major asset management company specialising in alternative investment funds. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020.  He has been registered with the Milan Bar Association since 2013. He is fluent in English and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of French.

Silvia Ciardiello

Silvia Ciardiello graduated with a law degree from the Catholic University of Milan in 2009 with a dissertation in private international law titled “The private international law of intellectual property”. From 2010 to 2012 she worked in the department of intellectual property law of Labruna Mazziotti Segni; in Milan, where she gained a good experience in assisting clients in the main fields of intellectual property law and IT, also in the context of corporate transactions. She is a scholar in Intellectual Property and EU law at the Catholic University of Milan. In 2012 she joined Orsingher Avvocati Associati. She is a member of AIPPI. She was admitted to practice in 2012. She speakes English and German.

Vera Collavo

Vera Collavo graduated in law from the Catholic University of Milan in 2011. Following graduation, she practiced at the Milan office of Rucellai & Raffaelli Law Firm, where she dealt primarily with contentious and non-contentious civil law and intellectual property law matters. During her time at Rucellai & Raffaelli she was also seconded to the litigation department of an international IT company. Subsequently, Vera studied at Fordham University School of Law in New York, where she was awarded an LL.M (magna cum laude) in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law . During that period she also collaborated, as an intern, with a U.S. law firm specialized in intellectual property and, after graduation, worked for a year in the IP&Copyright Department of a leading media company. Vera was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2014. She joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2018. She speaks English fluently.

Alberta Cosmelli

Alberta  Cosmelli  graduated in Law from the University of Rome 3 in 2012 and joined Verusio e Cosmelli in Rome. Alberta was admitted to the Bar in 2016 and advises Italian and foreign clients on contentious and non-contentious civil and labour law matters. Alberta joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020. She speaks English fluently.

Camilla Cristalli

Camilla Cristalli graduated with honors in law from the Alma Mater Studiorum of Bologna in 2019 with a dissertation on “Standard essential patents and FRAND licenses: seeking a balance between antitrust law and the law of intellectual property”. Camilla also gained an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and Information Law at King’s College, London in 2018. Camilla joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2019. She speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

Gianluca De Feo

Gianluca de Feo graduated in law (cum laude) from the University of Pisa in 2018, with a dissertation in civil law on “Blockchain: from practical applications to new legal paradigms”. He studied at the University of Derby (UK) in 2016/2017, where he developed his knowledge of information technology law and presented a dissertation on hostile takeovers. Before joining Orsingher Ortu in April 2019 he spent a year at a leading international law firm. He speaks English fluently.

Annachiara Ferrarini

Annachiara Ferrarini graduated in law with honours from the University of Trento in December 2017, with a dissertation on criminal law entitled “The structure of culpable offence: current influence of Hans Welzel’s theory of finalism”. Annachiara studied at the University of Trier for a year from 2014 to 2015. Before joining Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in September 2020, Annachiara practised at Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati, where she dealt with contentious and pre-contentious matters. Annachiara speaks English fluently and has a good knowledge of German and Spanish.

Tommaso Giavarini

Tommaso Giavarini graduated in law from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan in January 2018 with a thesis in banking law entitled “euro mortgage indexed to the Swiss Franc”. In 2016 he interned at an Italian firm specializing in financial markets law. He began his career as a consultant for Promontory Financial Group, focusing on anti-money laundering issues. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in January 2020, where he focuses mainly on corporate law. He speaks English fluently.

Riccardo Giojelli

Riccardo Giojelli graduated in law cum laude from the University of Milan in 2011. Following graduation he practised at Legance – Avvocati Associati, then moved in 2017 to Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati. Riccardo joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in September 2020. Ricccardo’s practice covers a broad range of litigation arising from civil, commercial, corporate and finance matters and commercial contracts. In the context of contentious and arbitration proceedings, he assists primary national and international corporates and financial institutions, as well as companies operating in tender, media, telecommunication and energy sectors. He also deals with insolvency and restructuring proceedings. He was admitted to the Italian bar in Milan in 2015 and speaks English fluently.

Giulia Giorgini

Giulia Giorgini graduated in law from the University of Roma Tre in 2017, with a dissertation on tax law entitled “The unlawful acquisition of financial information abroad: fiscal aspects”. After graduating she undertook an internship and a secondment in the legal department of a major e-commerce operator, and was also a member of  the intellectual property group of Chiomenti (a leading Italian firm). Giulia joined our intellectual property team in 2019, where her practice focuses on industrial and intellectual property matters. She speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of Spanish. She has been admitted to the Italian Bar in 2021.

Samuele Giuliani

Samuele Giuliani graduated in Law, cum laude, from the University of Milan in 2015 with a dissertation in civil law, for which he was awarded the 2015 Graduate Merit Award. Samuele began his career at Legance – Avvocati Associati and then collaborated with Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati law firm. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in September 2020. Samuele focuses on legal advice and litigation in civil, commercial, banking and financial law matters. He assists Italian and multinational companies, major banking and financial institutions in the context of judicial and arbitration proceedings, as well as in alternative dispute resolution. He was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2018 and speaks fluent English.

Emma Gracis

Emma Gracis graduated with honors in law from the Bocconi University of Milan in 2021 with a dissertation on “Competitive aspects of the new forms of advertising on social networks”. During her studies she attended the Exchange program at Sciences Po University in Paris. Following an internship, she joined Orsingher Ortu  – Avvocati Associati in February 2021. Emma  speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of French.

Davide Graziano

Davide Graziano graduated in law with honours in 2011 at University Insubria of Como, where later was a scholar in intellectual property law. He obtained a PhD in business and intellectual property law at University of Milan, with a dissertation regarding the European patent with unitary effect and the unified patent court. He worked from 2011 to 2016 for Bonelli Erede Pappalardo – BonelliErede Law Firm in the intellectual property department, and he gained experience both in the contentious and non–contentious spheres on matters concerning intellectual property, unfair competition, advertising, consumers, data protection, food and beverage, gambling and information technology. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2016. He contributes to IP specialized legal reviews. He has been admitted to the Italian Bar in 2015. He speaks English and has a basic knowledge of French.

Rossella Gullo

Rossella Gullo graduated in Law from Università degli Studi di Milano in 2008 with a final Dissertation in Civil Law on information requirements in the context o debt and capital market transactions. Rossella initially practised in the area of pharmaceutical and medical devices and, from 2013 onwards, expanded her practice with experience of a broad range of contentious matters, including in civil, commercial, corporate, banking and finance and trusts. Prior to joining the firm, Rossella practised at Studio Grimaldi and Studio Galgano. Rossella was admitted to practice in 2011. She speaks fluent English and has a good working knowledge of French.

Giulia Loi

Giulia Loi gradued cum laude in law in March 2017 at the Roma Tre University, with a dissertation on comparative legal systems titled “Intellectual property in Japan and the protection of trade secret”. She represented her university in the international arbitration competition “Willem C. Vis Moot”. Before joining Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2017, she worked for the Ernst&Young Law Firm. Giulia focuses mainly on Intellectual Property and Information Technology matters, both in the contentious and non-contentious area. She speaks English fluently and she has a basic understanding of Portuguese. She has been admitted to the Italian Bar in 2019.

Francesca Maso

Francesca Maso graduated in Law from the University of Padua. She started her professional experience in a law firm in Venice, gaining experience mainly in litigation in civil and banking law; she then collaborated with an associated firm in Milan, following a well-known company operating in the field of securitization transactions and management of performing and non performing credits. In 2018 she joined Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati (later Giovanardi Studio Legale), where she has been mainly involved in litigation in the field of civil, banking and bankruptcy law. Francesca has been working with Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati since March 2021. She has been a lawyer since 2016. She speaks English and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

Valentina Mauri

Valentina Mauri graduated cum laude with a law degree from the Catholic University of Milan in 2010. He served his traineeship at Studio Biglia, where she practiced intellectual property. From 2014 Valentina was a member of the Intellectual Property department of NCTM law firm. Valentina joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2016. Her practice mainly includes Intellectual property. She was admitted to the Italian bar in 2013 and she speaks English.

Chiara Miante

Chiara Miante graduated in law from the University of Ferrara with a dissertation in intellectual property law entitled “The protection of well-known trademarks in the European, American and Japanese frameworks”. During her studies, she attended the Exchange Program at Université Paris Descartes, and prior to joining Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati, she undertook an internship and a secondment in the legal department of a major e-commerce business. She focuses mainly on Intellectual Property Law matters. She speaks fluent English and has a basic working knowledge of French.

Marta Minonne

Marta Minonne graduated in law (with full marks) from the University of Milan in 2010 with a graduation dissertation on common law legal systems titled “The special relations in Common Law contracts”. She began her practice in the Intellectual Property and Information and Technology department of Dewey & LeBoeuf Milan and joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2012. She has significant experience of media and data protection (privacy) matters, in both contentious and non-contentious contexts, including corporate transactions. Marta has assisted a primary operator in the internet and communications sector on an ongoing basis since 2011, providing support on all data protection and information technology matters. Marta is the Italian referral contact for the AndCo Law Alliance, where she provides her assistance to local and international clients in the e-commerce, data protection, consumer protection and advertising areas. She was admitted to practice in 2013 and speaks English fluently.

Andrea Montanaro

Andrea Montanaro graduated in law from Bocconi University Luigi Bocconi in 2019 with a dissertation in banking law entitled “The prospects of a new deregulation: some insights from recent US experiences”. His course of studies has given specific focus to commercial and banking law. In 2020 he joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. Andrea speaks fluent English.

Giancarlo Moretti

Giancarlo Moretti graduated with honours from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan in 2010 with a dissertation in EU law on barriers to the free movement of goods. In 2014 he completed an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London, where he was subsequently admitted to the Ph.D programme and awarded the Herchel Smith Scholarship. He has gained experience at leading law firms advising clients across various industries on intellectual property and unfair competition matters. He joined Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati in 2021. He is the author of a number of articles on intellectual property law and has been invited to lecture on this area of law at various universities. He was admitted to practice in 2017. He speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of French.

Francesco Nisi

Francesco Nisi graduated from Bocconi University in 2012. Following his graduation he joined Orsingher Ortu, where he dealt primarily with contentious and non-contentious matters in the field of civil and Intellectual Property laws. In 2013, Francesco was also seconded to the legal department of an international Internet services provider. From 2017 to 2018, he studied at Queen Mary, University of London, where he was awarded an LL.M. (with distinction) in Intellectual Property Law with a dissertation on the protectability under copyright of works created by Artificial Intelligence. He then worked for one year in the Consumer and Marketing legal department of a leading media company based in London, where he gained further experience on advertising, data protection and e-commerce laws. Francesco was admitted to practice law in Italy in 2015 and fluently speaks English.

Andrea Palvarini

Andrea Palvarini attended the Collegio Augustinianum and graduated in law in 2012 from the Catholic University of Milan, with a dissertation in comparative corporate law. On completion of his legal training at a well-known boutique law firm specialising in corporate law, Andrea undertook an internship in the Corporate and Commercial Litigation departments of an international law firm in London. He joined Giovanardi e Associati (subseqently, Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati) in 2016, where he assisted major financial intermediaries and banking institutions, real estate investors and commercial companies, former members of corporate bodies and bankruptcy receivers in judicial proceedings involving civil, corporate, banking and bankruptcy law issues. Andrea also has experience of mergers and acquisition and the sale and purchase of assets and equity investments. Andrea was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2015 and joined Orsingher Ortu Avvocati Associati in September 2020. He speaks fluent English and has a basic knowledge of French.

Federica Paniz

Federica Paniz graduated in law from the Bocconi University of Milan in 2009. She was awarded an LL.M. in banking and financial law in 2010 at Boston University, where focused on the legal framework for financial services. During her time in Boston she worked for a non-profit organization, based in East Boston, assisting pro bono clients on the renegotiation of subprime loans. On her return to Italy, she practised for four years for Chiomenti law firm, in the banking and financial department of Milan, followed by a period based in Padova where she advised a number oflocal enterprises on corporate and regulatory issues. She joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in November 2017. Her main focus is on banking law and on domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and restructuring. Federica was admitted to practice in 2013. She is fluent in English.

Enrico Pernice

Enrico Pernice graduated with honors in law from the University of Turin in 2020, with a thesis on: “Contract formation in the age of new technologies: telematic, cybernetic and smart contracts”. In 2021, Enrico gained two Masters in Data Protection, including one from the LUISS Business School. Enrico joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2020. He speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of French.

Maria Rebecca Perugini

Maria Rebecca Perugini graduated with honours in law from the Università degli Studi di Perugia in 2018 with a dissertation on corporate governance, in particular the two-tier and one-tier corporate management and control models of joint-stock companies, and served an internship in the corporate affairs department of a London-based company. She joined the corporate department of an Italian firm based in Milan, dealing mainly with corporate advisory work. Rebecca joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in January 2020. Rebecca speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of French.

Andrea Piatti

Andrea Piatti graduated in law from the Catholic University of Milan in April 2018. A part of his studies was spent as a visiting student at the University of Chicago, where he undertook research for his dissertation on “Blockchain technology and post-trading infrastructures”. Andrea joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2018, where he focuses mainly on corporate law, general commercial contracts, extraordinary transactions and corporate advice. He was admitted to the Italian Bar in January 2021 and speaks English.

Fausto Pozzi

Fausto Pozzi graduated with honours in law from the University of Milan in March 2020, with a thesis in civil law on “Smart contracts: a study of the US and Italian legal positions”. For the purpose of his thesis, Fausto spent a period of study at the University of Chicago Law School in 2019. He joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in March 2021, where he mainly deals with litigation in civil, commercial, banking and bankruptcy matters. Fausto speaks English.

Francesca Riccio

Francesca Riccio graduated in Law from the Bocconi University in December 2016. During her studies, Francesca attended the Exchange Program at the University of Exeter in the UK. She began her career in 2017 career with the Italian law firm Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati, and joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in September 2020. Francesca’s practice covers a broad range of civil, commercial, corporate and finance litigation matters. In the context of contentious and arbitration proceedings, she assists primary national and international companies and financial institutions. She was admitted to practice in 2019 and speaks English.

Marina Sartor

Marina Sartor graduated in law from the Bocconi University in October 2016 with a dissertation in labour law entitled “Dismissal for business reasons: dismissal for objectively justified reasons and collective dismissal”. During her studies, Marina attended the Campus Abroad Program at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Exchange Program at University of Sussex in the UK. Marina joined the Labour Department of Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in February 2016, where she assist domestic and international clients on all aspects of employment and labour law, in both contentious and non-contentious contexts. Marina was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2019 and speaks English fluently.

Francesco Senesi

Francesco Senesi graduated from Bocconi University of Milan in 2016 with a dissertation in corporate law titled “Role and requirements of independent directors: a comparative analysis with the corporate law of the United States”. In 2013 he attended as an Exchange Student the University of California – Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco (California) where he focused his studies in the fundamentals of the common law. Following internships at two international law firms in Milan, in October 2016 he joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. He focuses mainly on banking and finance law. He was admitted to the Italian Bar in February 2019. He is fluent in English and has a basic knowledge of French.

Filippo Sicchiero

Filippo Sicchiero graduated cum laude in Law from University of Trento on July 2020, with a dissertation in commercial law entitled “Related Party Transactions under the Directive (EU) 2017/828 (Shareholder Rights Directive II)”. Filippo joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in October 2020, where he focuses on corporate law and capital markets. He is author of publications in commercial law, speaks fluent English and has a basic knowledge of French. 

Olga Sihtar

Olga Sihtar graduated cum laude with a law degree from the University “Alma Mater” of Bologna in 2017 with a dissertation in comparative private law titled “Record Deals: the circulation of the Common Law model”. She holds a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Intellectual Property Law at King’s College, London. During her university studies she was vice-chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) Law Students’ Committee. In April of 2017 she joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. Olga was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2020 and speaks English and Croatian fluently.

Mattia Sogaro

Mattia Sogaro graduated in law from the University of Milan in 2013 with a thesis focused on the new legal institution provided for by Section 161(6) of the Italian Bankruptcy Law (concordato in bianco). He previously practised at Simmons & Simmons, covering a broad range of both private equity and turnaround transactions. In 2016, he joined Studio Legale Sparano, focusing on debt restructuring and insolvency proceedings and gaining experience in various sectors (e.g. energy, fashion, automotive, real estate). Mattia advises Italian and international clients (including corporate groups and investment funds) on debt restructuring (both voluntary and court-mandated) and Italian and international investors on the purchase of assets in the context of insolvency proceedings. He was admitted to practice in 2013 and joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in September 2021. Mattia speaks English.

Enrico Spagnolello

Enrico Spagnolello si è laureato in giurisprudenza presso l’Università degli Studi di Catania nel 2015 con tesi in diritto dell’Unione europea dal titolo “Antitrust comunitario e concorrenza nell’attività sportiva”. Nel 2017 ha conseguito il master di secondo livello in Diritto della concorrenza e dell’innovazione presso l’università LUISS Guido Carli di Roma. Dopo un periodo di pratica forense all’Avvocatura di Roma Capitale, dal settembre 2016 ha collaborato con lo Studio Lipani Catricalà & Partners, per poi proseguire, dal settembre 2021, la propria esperienza professionale presso lo Studio Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. Enrico assiste imprese attive in diversi settori su questioni in materia di diritto della concorrenza e regolamentare, in ambito giudiziale, procedimentale e stragiudiziale. È autore di diverse pubblicazioni in materia di diritto della concorrenza e collabora con la Rivista di Diritto Sportivo del CONI. E’ avvocato dal 2020. Parla l’inglese e ha una conoscenza base del francese.

Yara Toriello

Yara Toriello graduated with a law degree from University of Milan in March 2015 with a dissertation titled “The phenomenon of forum shopping in the EU law concerning the private antitrust enforcement”. During 2013 she took part in an internship program in one of the largest South American law firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to join Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2015, she worked for Nascimbene&Partners. She was admitted to practice in 2017. She’s fluent in English and Portuguese, and has a good knowledge of French.

Riccardo Valgoi

Riccardo Valgoi graduated in law from the University of Milan in March 2018 with a banking law dissertation on the subject of “The Single Supervisory Mechanism: European banking supervision developments, between integration and subsidiarity”. He subsequently worked as an intern with the banking and finance department of a primary international law firm. In October 2018, he joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati, focusing mainly on banking and finance law. He speaks English fluently.

Alice Viganò

Alice Viganò graduated in law from the State University of Milan (Università Statale di Milano) in July 2016, with a dissertation in the field of labour law, focused on the reforms undertaken in the fields of the procedure for dismissals of employees and of fixed-term employment contracts in the period 2012-2016. Alice attended the Exchange Program at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK in 2012-2013. Before joining Orsingher Ortu, she practiced in the Labour Department of Studio Rizzoglio. She is fluent in English and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

Francesco Vittori Antisari

Francesco Vittori Antisari graduated in law in March 2018 from the University “Alma Mater” of Bologna with a dissertation on “Inventions by employees and researchers of Universities and Public Research Institutions”. Before joining Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in 2021, he practiced at Rucellai & Raffaelli. Francesco focuses mainly on Intellectual Property and Information Technology matters. He has been admitted to the Italian Bar in 2021 and speaks English fluently.

Dora Antonia Vuolo

Dora Antonia Vuolo graduated in law from the Bocconi University in July 2016 (working as an intern for the labour department of a leading law firm between 2015 and 2016). Dora attended a post-graduate course in employment law at the State University of Milan in 2017. She joined Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati in July 2016, where she advises national and international clients on all aspects of employment and labour law, in both contentious and non-contentious contexts. Dora speaks English fluently and has a basic knowledge of Spanish. Dora was admitted to the Italian bar in 2019.