McDermott’s Italian Practice Shortlisted by LegalCommunity for Finance Awards 2017


ROME (December 12, 2016) – McDermott Will & Emery’s Italian practice has been shortlisted in two categories for LegalCommunity Finance Awards. The prestigious Awards aim to recognize legal excellence and extraordinary achievements in the Italian banking and finance sector.

McDermott’s market leading team secured nominations for ‘Project Finance Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘Project Finance Lawyer of the Year’ for partner Marco Cerritelli.

The winners will be selected by a panel of independent, distinguished judges including general counsels and members of Italy’s business elite, and announced at the annual awards ceremony held on 2 March, 2017 in Milan.

“We are delighted to receive the nominations. They are a further confirmation of the rapid ascent of our practice in the Italian market”, said Massimo Trentino, partner in charge of the Firm’s Italian Practice.

“We are delighted with the nominations which are a testament to the hard work, dedication and first-class reputation of our lawyers. It is very gratifying to see that our extensive experience in advising clients on Project finance/PPP and Infrastructure related matters is being recognized by the market and wider business community”, added Marco Cerritelli, head of the Italian project and infrastructure practice.

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