News 07 Feb. 2023

Curtis Promotes Paolo Cocchini to Partner in Milan

Milan, Italy – February 6, 2023 – Curtis is pleased to announce the elevation of experienced corporate international lawyer Paolo Cocchini to partner in its Milan office. The appointment is effective January 1, 2023.

Mr. Paolo Cocchini is a dynamic corporate lawyer who is highly regarded in the Italian and other European markets for his domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition and private equity transactions. Mr. Cocchini regularly advises on joint ventures and general corporate matters, both in structuring and disputes. He has also represented clients in a range of complex acquisitions and projects, both in structuring and disputes, drawing on his experience in negotiating in major cross-border transactions. His advising experience covers significant multinational corporations in cross-border corporate and commercial transactions. He is particularly recognized for his constructive approach.

Mr. Cocchini has been a lecturer in a company law for several years at Business School24, the educational organization formerly owned by Il Sole 24 Ore, the most prominent Italian financial newspaper. Mr. Cocchini is admitted in Italy, holds a Bachelor in Law from Università Luiss Guido Carli and a Master of Laws Degree from Sole 24 Ore Business School.

Mr. Cocchini’s promotion as Partner in Milan reflects Curtis’ commitment to its thriving Italian practice.

Mr. Cocchini said, “I am honored to be promoted as a Partner at Curtis, a firm with a reputation for excellence. I look forward to continuing to work with my European colleagues and develop Curtis’ corporate practice globally.”

Alfonso de Marco, who heads the firm’s Italian practice, commented, “I congratulate Paolo Cocchini on his promotion to partner in Milan. He is a talented and valued colleague, and his skills and experience have been a valuable resource for our clients. His promotion is well deserved and he will help us maintain our leading position in the Italian market.”

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a leading international law firm. Headquartered in New York, Curtis has 19 offices and affiliates in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Curtis represents a wide range of clients, including governments and state-owned companies, multinational corporations and financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, money managers, privately held businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information about Curtis, please visit

In Italy, Curtis operates offices in Milan and Rome. The award-winning Italian team provides a full service across all domestic practice areas, including corporate, M&A, energy, banking and finance, real estate, employment and tax. It also advises international clients, including foreign states, on litigation and international arbitration. Curtis was honored as “Law Firm of the Year – Arbitration Energy” in Italy’s Legal Community Energy Awards in 2023.

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