Italy: Litigation 2018

In this chapter we recognise 20 standout litigators for their excellent work handling contentious matters for individuals, national entities and multinational corporations.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Giuseppe Lombardi Lombardi Segni e Associati, Milan
2. Enrico Castellani Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Milan
3. Guido Cravetto Pedersoli Studio Legale, Turin

Litigation and company law specialist Lombardi Segni e Associati sees three impressive names highlighted in this chapter.
Giuseppe Lombardi is the foremost litigator in the country in our research. He wins high praise from market sources who consider him “an absolute must for inclusion” and praise his “outstanding” work on contentious matters.
Lotario Dittrich is “an excellent litigator” according to respondents who commend his adept handling of corporate and insolvency-related disputes.
Carla Mambretti is a corporate finance specialist who comes highly recommended by sources, who praise her superb work in litigation proceedings.

Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer’s Enrico Castellani is widely recognised throughout the Italian market as a world-class litigator whose practice encompasses both Italian and cross-border proceedings.

Guido Cravetto at Pedersoli Studio Legale is one of the most highly respected litigators in the country. He receives widespread plaudits for his expertise handling both civil and corporate litigation.

At Hogan Lovells Studio Legale, Francesca Rolla stands out as an excellent practitioner and is recognised particularly for her first-rate work in relation to product liability litigation.

Valeria Mazzoletti at Giovanardi e Associati is commended by peers for her technical excellence as well as her “great understanding of complex matters” when it comes to commercial and corporate litigation proceedings.

At BonelliErede, Laura Salvaneschi focuses her impressive practice on corporate and commercial litigation, areas in which she is considered by sources to be a standout practitioner.
Laurence Shore is a disputes specialist who is respected by peers for his exceptional work in relation to both litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Carlo Santoro at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton regularly handles both domestic and international litigation and is highly sought after for his expertise in the corporate finance space.
Ferdinando Emanuele is frequently engaged by both Italian and foreign clients who commend his excellent work in relation to commercial litigation proceedings.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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