Milan, Italy (September 20, 2005) – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings) is pleased to announce today that Sergio Sambri has joined as Corporate Partner, resident in the Milan office. Mr. Sambri specializes in energy and infrastructure related projects. In addition, attorneys Giovanni Pozzi, Cataldo Picarreta and Maurizio Mengassini have recently joined the corporate department of the Milan office.
“Since its opening in May, the Milan office has become an integral part of the expansion of our global practice in Europe,” said Seth Zachary, Chairman of Paul Hastings. “Over the past several years, we have replicated our Asian growth strategy in Europe, opening offices in London, Paris, and Brussels. This strategic growth will allow us to more effectively serve the growing needs of our clients across the globe.”
“With the addition of Sergio Sambri as well as our other recent hires to our office in Milan, the financial center of Italy, we continue to enhance our ability to serve our clients in all the regions in which they operate,” said Roberto Cornetta, Co-Chair of Milan Office. “We will continue add top talent like Sergio to further expand our practice areas in Milan.”
Sergio has practiced in a variety of fields including environmental law, property law, public tenders, privatizations, urban planning, and construction. His area of expertise is in advising on projects in the infrastructure and energy sectors. His clients have included leading energy companies, public administrations, and financial institutions.
Maurizio Mengassini, administrative senior associate with a strong focus on energy and real estate administrative law aspects, Cataldo Picarreta, a senior associate with extensive experience both in banking and M&A, and Giovanni Pozzi, an associate who will be working in the corporate group.
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is an international law firm, representing Fortune 500 companies with more than 1,000 attorneys located in 17 offices: Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Diego, San Francisco, Shanghai, Stamford, Tokyo and Washington, DC.