In this year’s research, we recognise 17 lawyers for their exceptional work across the sports and entertainment sectors in a range of IP, financing, competition and data-related matters, including disputes.
Most Highly Regarded
Luigi Fumagalli of Studio Prof. Luigi Fumagalli receives glowing praise from peers who effuse that he is an “experienced CAS arbitrator, especially in anti-doping matters”.
Massimo Coccia at Coccia De Angelis Vecchio & Associati is a seasoned arbitrator praised for his “thorough analysis of complicated issues”, and widely renowned for his expertise in sports and entertainment issues.
At Tonucci & Partners, Quirino Mancini is highly sought after by clients for his sweeping knowledge of gaming and gambling law.
Luca Ferrari at WithersWorldwide has a stellar reputation in the market thanks to his first-class sports practice, and is a go-to adviser to sports marketing agencies, manufacturers and sponsors.
Mattia Grassani of Studio Legale Grassani e Associati draws praise as an exceptional litigator known for his expert handling of complex sport disputes.
Jacopo Tognon at Studio Legale Avvocati Tognon garners praise for his strong track record representing prominent clubs and athletes before domestic and global sports justice bodies.
Giorgio Mondini at Mondini Rusconi Law Firm is hailed as a specialist for his niche expertise in litigation concerning sports law trademarks.
Cristiano Novazio at DN Law wins effusive praise for his “precise and attentive approach” as well as his ability “to explain problems and potential solutions in a very understandable way”.
Mario Gallavotti of Gallavotti Bernardini & Partners is highlighted for his encyclopaedic knowledge of football law and the workings of its relevant institutions.
Stefano Sbordoni at Sbordoni & Partners is touted for his wealth of experience and high-profile work on matters including public tendering of the gaming sector and commercialisation of games.
Massimo Sterpi of Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners is a specialist in art law and is a highly sought-after adviser to institutions and collectors.
Giulio Coraggio at DLA Piper is very highly valued for his profound gaming experience and his commercially astute mindset.