Portolano Cavallo announces the hiring of Martina Lucenti and Clemente Perrone Da Zara, from October 1st, respectively as counsel and of counsel. With their experience in commercial and corporate litigation, Martina and Clemente strengthen Portolano Cavallo in a strategically important area.
Martina has been since 2006 a member of the national and international Litigation and Arbitration Department of BonelliErede, lately as Senior Counsel. Previously, Martina worked with De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani. In addition to being admitted in Italy, Martina also qualified as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (non-practising) since 2008.
Clemente, before joining Portolano Cavallo was a partner with other Italian business law firms. From 2004 to 2006 he was Deputy General Counsel – Litigation for the Parmalat Administration, under the guidance of Dr. Enrico Bondi; in 2007 he was in-house counsel with Impregilo for all the legal aspects concerning the winding-upof the bad company Imprepar S.p.A. Before these in-house experiences, Clemente practiced at BonelliErede and with Professor Alberto Santa Maria.
Micael Montinari, head of the dispute resolution group of Portolano Cavallo, commented “We have been dealing for some time with complex and sophisticated cases in Digital, Media, IP and, recently, Life Sciences. Today, thanks to the high profile and experience of Martina and Clemente, we are confident that we can replicate the same results also in the areas of corporate, commercial litigation”.