ROME (4 July 2007) — McDermott Will & Emery – Studio Legale Associato announce the appointment of Veronica Pinotti on 4 July 2007 as a partner in the European Competition group of the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery. She will lead the competition group in Italy, offering specialist assistance to Italian and international firms, and working closely with our established European competition team. Veronica represents many multinational clients in the insurance and finance industries on a wide range of legal issues relating to competition before the Italian Competition and Market Commission and the European Commission. One of the team’s most recent exploits was to assist two multinationals operating in the sector of medical devices in filing opposition with the European Commission to the merger between Boston Scientific, Guidant and Abbot.
Massimo Trentino, partner-in-charge of the Rome office said, “The appointment of Veronica Pinotti is an important step forward in growing our Italian practice and we are delighted to have her on board."