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November 11, 2014
Curtis Opens New Office in Rome

 

Rome, Italy, November 10, 2014 – Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP (“Curtis”) has announced the opening of the newest Curtis office in Rome, Italy. Rome becomes the 17th member of international law firm’s family.

Curtis’ chairman, George Kahale III, noted that “the needs of our clients in our growing Italian operations require that we have a strong presence in Rome in addition to Milan. We are pleased to meet that challenge with the addition of two distinguished Italian practitioners who will anchor the office and provide a base for additional growth.”

The new partners are Alfonso de Marco and Sergio Esposito Farber. They will soon be joined by other lawyers who will be assigned to Curtis Rome. 

Mr. de Marco and Mr. Esposito Farber bring to Curtis extensive experience in banking & finance and real estate. They have built a solid reputation by representing the interests of international investors and sovereign wealth funds in Italian markets, especially in banking and real estate.

Mr. de Marco represents leading Italian and international banks and financial institutions in complex banking and real estate transactions. He has been recognized in prominent legal directories such as Legal 500, PLC and IFLR.

Mr. Esposito Farber is also widely recognized as a leading real estate practitioner for his work in the acquisition, development and disposition of properties by national and multinational corporations, as well as large investment funds.

“We are honored to join Curtis with its strong history and capabilities, both in Italy and around the world,” said Mr. de Marco. “We are very excited about the move, both for ourselves and our clients, who will benefit from Curtis’ international network and integrated approach across its worldwide offices.”

“The firm is a leader in international practice and has already been recognized as such in Italy with its strong presence in Milan,” said Galileo Pozzoli, who will be managing partner of Curtis’ Italian offices. “The addition of the Rome office will solidify that reputation and enable Curtis to serve its clients more efficiently, including several state-owned entities and sovereign wealth funds, which are looking to capitalize on the current trend for acquiring banking and real estate assets in Italy.”

Rome becomes the second office Curtis has opened in 2014.  Curtis launched its Beijing office in March. 

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a leading international law firm providing a broad range of services to clients around the world. Curtis currently has 17 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Central and East Asia. The firm’s international orientation has been a hallmark of its practice for nearly two centuries. For more information about Curtis, please visit www.curtis.com.

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