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Antonia Verna


Antonia is a partner of the firm which joined in 2008.

Before that, she worked at Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners in London and Milan, assisting Italian and foreign clients mostly in mergers and acquisitions, private equity operations and joint venture agreements. She has more than 20 years of experience on those matters.

In recent years she also developed a strong expertise with respect to venture capital transactions and startups, mainly in the digital and IT sectors.

Antonia is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on mergers and acquisitions, joint-ventures, venture capital investments and startups. Antonia has authored various articles on the above subject matters, which have appeared in a number of newsletters and online magazines.

She is an instructor at the M&A and Private Equity clinics organized by the law school of the Università Bocconi in Milan.

She is an active member of the International Bar Association (IBA) being part of the organizing committee of IBA Startup Annual Conference.

She is also member of the Professional Women’s Association in Milan (PWA), where she acted as speaker meeting director for several years.

She is the treasurer of the European Women Lawyers Association (EWLA).

Antonia graduated cum laude from the LUISS Guido Carli School of Law in Rome in 1994, and in 1996 she completed a postgraduate specialization course in international business law at the LUISS Business School. She received a master of laws (LLM) from Temple University, Philadelphia in 2000.

Antonia is a member of the Milan Bar Association (2009002077).

Foreign languages: English (speaking proficiency).



Milano: +39 02 722341

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