Orrick Adds Public Regulatory Adviser in Italy

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  • Mariangela Di Giandomenico joins us in Italy as partner and head of the Italian Administrative and Public Law department.
  • She focuses on public law regulatory and litigation matters, particularly advising in M&A transactions.
  • Mariangela brings extensive experience working with private and public Italian and foreign companies and agencies in all the areas of administrative law, especially in public contracts, urban planning and real estate, electronic communications, energy, aerospace and defense, life sciences, transportation and infrastructure and regulated services. She also litigates before Administrative Judges, Constitutional and European Courts.
  • She comes from a leading international law firm, where she headed their Italian administrative and public law department.

With an extensive background litigating before administrative law judges, Mariangela is a recognized leader in shaping public law policy in Italy. She has collaborated with the Italian Chamber of Deputies, the president of the Commission for Administrative Reform, overseeing the drafting of bills, parliamentary reports and regulatory proposals.  

She is also member of the Scientific Committee of the Italiadecide Association and oversee the Observatory on Public Contracts of the Association.

She teaches Master’s degree courses in administrative law as well as courses in public institutions. She obtained a PHD in administrative law and became a lawyer authorized to practice in the higher courts.

 “Mariangela is an exceptionally talented attorney who provides critical regulatory expertise in M&A and private equity transactions that is increasingly important due to recent shifts in public law in Italy,” said Guido Testa, co-head of Orrick’s Italian offices together with Attilio Mazzilli, who continues: “We’re excited to have her join our team and support our clients across our banking, venture capital, M&A and private equity practices.” 

“Orrick ’s focus on the tech and finance sectors in Italy and across Europe provides a great opportunity for my practice and to help clients address the challenging regulatory environment in public law,” Mariangela said. “There is a great deal of change taking place in the public sector and in the M&A transactions unfolding in Italy and this is an exciting time to be joining such a great team in Italy.”