Orrick Adds White Collar Criminal Defense Partner in Italy


Italiano: Orrick rinforza il dipartimento di diritto penale dell'economia e dell'impresa con l’ingresso della partner Jean-Paule Castagno

Orrick announced today that Jean-Paule Castagno has joined the firm’s White Collar Defense team as a partner in Milan. She joins Orrick from Clifford Chance.

Jean-Paule advises Italian financial institutions and corporations, as well as international banks and companies doing business in Italy, in criminal enforcement proceedings related to anti-money laundering, corruption and bribery, as well financial, tax, intellectual property and data protection, privacy and cyber crimes. She also counsels on regulatory and compliance matters and internal investigations. Highly ranked for her work by Chambers Europe and Legal 500, Jean-Paule is a member and chairwoman of the surveillance committees of several Italian and international companies.

“We’re excited to add white collar capability to our team and to do so with a partner with Jean-Paule’s reputation and experience. She will be an asset to our clients, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to Orrick,” said Alessandro De Nicola, Senior Partner of Orrick’s Italian offices and a member of the firm’s Board.

“Orrick is a leading international firm in Italy with a roster of clients that includes virtually every Italian financial institution and many of the country’s leading global companies, making it an ideal platform for my practice. It also has a prominent trial team globally that’s particularly impressive,” added Jean-Paule. “I’m excited to join and contribute to the collaborative spirit of the Italian team, which is truly practicing at the top of the market.

Jean-Paule’s arrival complements the firm’s leading Italian compliance practice which is top-ranked by Chambers Europe and Legal 500.