Antonia Verna

Since 2012 Antonia is a partner of the firm which joined in 2008.

Before that, she worked in London and Milan at a leading Italian firm, assisting Italian and foreign clients mostly in Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Venture Capital operations. 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 the legal aspects of M&A and Venture Capital operations. Antonia has authored various articles on the above subject matters, which have appeared in a number of newsletters and online magazines.

She has been selected as a mentor for startups from several programs such as Endeavour, Unicredit StartLab, Boost Heroes, Z-Cube.

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

She is member of the Professional Women’s Association in Milan (PWA). 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.

Foreign languages: English (speaking proficiency).

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

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