Italy: Litigation 2019

In the course of our research we have identified 21 practitioners noted for their exceptional work handling disputes across a wide range of industries, advising both domestic and international clients.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Giuseppe Lombardi BonelliErede, Milan
2. Francesca Rolla Hogan Lovells Studio Legale, Milan
3. Carlo Portatadino Tosetto Weigmann e Associati, Milan

BonelliErede demonstrates its exceptional strength in litigation with four lawyers recognised here. 
Giuseppe Lombardi stands out as one of the foremost litigators in Italy and is applauded for his considerable experience in litigating corporate, banking, and insolvency cases.
Lotario Dittrich is a civil litigation specialist who is held in high esteem for his excellent work representing clients in commercial, bankruptcy and environmental disputes.
Laura Salvaneschi “is one of the most renowned civil litigation professors in the country", effuse sources. She focuses her top-tier practice on commercial, corporate and banking litigation.
Laurence Shore draws high praise thanks to his wide-ranging international practice and frequently litigates a plethora of civil matters.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton sees two lawyers highlighted this year.
Carlo Santoro enjoys a broad practice of domestic and international litigation and arbitration. He specialises in complex and technical cases representing financial institutions and corporations.
C Ferdinando Emanuele is a highly experienced litigator and arbitrator with expertise in commercial and competition law. He has a track record of defending major corporations, from Italy and abroad, in complex litigation. 

Tosetto Weigmann e Associati receives two listings here.  
Carlo Portatadino is one of the leading litigators in the country who is credited by sources with a first-class practice that spans civil, commercial and insurance disputes.
Marco Weigmann has over 50 years’ experience as a litigator. His practice covers civil and commercial law with a focus on corporate, finance and bankruptcy matters.

Francesca Rolla at Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s leads the firm’s litigation team. She possesses vast experience of class action disputes, complex commercial proceedings and cross-border matters in cases ranging from mass torts and product liability to white-collar crime. 

At Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Enrico Castellani is well acquainted with complex banking and finance disputes and frequently represents major corporate and financial clients in domestic and cross-border litigation.

Angelo Anglani of Nctm Studio Legale is regularly instructed in complex cross-border litigation and is well known for his strong expertise in corporate law, contract law and product liability matters.

Guido Cravetto at Pedersoli Studio Legale impresses market sources with his profound ability when it comes to sophisticated civil and corporate law disputes in litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Valeria Mazzoletti of Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati is a litigator with experience across civil, corporate and commercial law. She is renowned for her work on bankruptcy, debt restructuring and asset management matters. 

Enrico Zattoni at Cavallini e Zattoni is recognised by his peers as a strong litigator with extensive experience in domestic and international dispute resolution across a range of practice areas.

Massimo Greco is head of litigation at Allen & Overy Studio Legale Associato. His practice includes financial, regulatory and white-collar dispute resolution where he represents an array of clients including banks and other financial institutions.

Carla Mambretti of Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners has a diverse practice ranging from corporate finance and M&A to infrastructure and energy disputes and is highly sought after by major national and international clients.

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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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