ROME (24 November 2009) – McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato is delighted to announce that Carlo Maria Paolella, head of the Firm's Italian tax practice, has been awarded joint first place in the Tax Professional of the Year category at this year's TopLegal Awards in Milan.
The Firm also received recognition in the following categories:
International Law Firm of the Year
Antitrust Firm of the Year
Antitrust Professional of the Year – Veronica Pinotti
Intellectual Property Professional of the Year – Francesco Mattina
The TopLegal Awards are the pre-eminent Awards in Italy and this is a significant achievement for the Firm, the Italian tax practice and the team that Carlo Maria Paolella has built.
Commenting on the results, Rome and Milan office head, Massimo Trentino said "We were very pleased to have received so many nominations at this year’s TopLegal Awards. For Carlo to have be placed joint first, and for so many of our other groups and professionals to have been ranked in these highly regarded awards is testament to the high quality professionals and work that we do from Milan and Rome - we congratulate each team and individual on this fantastic achievement."
TopLegal is Italy’s only specialist legal magazine, with a readership of 20,000 lawyers and directors at major national and international law firms, as well as in-house counsel at leading corporations in Italy.
McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato
Established in 2005 with offices in Rome and Milan, The Italian practice of McDermott Will & Emery comprises ten partners and over 30 fee earners. The main areas of expertise of the practice focuses on advising Italian and international clients on all aspects of corporate, M&A, EU Competition and regulatory, Intellectual Property and Tax.
McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery is an international law firm (amongst the top 20 both in the United States and globally) with more than 1,000 lawyers who practice from the Firm's offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Huston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Rome, San Diego, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., and a strategic alliance in Shanghai with MWE China Law Offices.