Patrizio Messina Honored as "Lawyer of the Year" by


Patrizio Messina, head of Orrick’s finance group in Italy, was honored as “Lawyer of the Year – Debt Capital Markets” by, one of the most influential Italian legal publications, at its annual Finance & Tax Awards ceremony in Milan on March 24, 2015.

In presenting Patrizio with his award, the publication noted, “Patrizio boasts the most relevant track record in the Italian legal market in the so-called ‘minibond.’ He’s been advisor of more than a third of the minibonds issued so far, with an aggregate value of approximately €400 million.”

The managing partner of Orrick’s Rome and Milan offices, Patrizio has broad experience advising primary Italian and international investment banks and major Italian and multinational corporations in general banking deals, leveraged finance, structured finance transactions and debt capital markets matters. He has been recognized for his work by many prominent industry publications, including Chambers Global, The Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR and TopLegal.