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Gianni & Origoni

Gabriella Covino

Gabriella Covino

Partner

Expertise

  • Commercial
  • Corporate
  • Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Insolvency and Reorganisations

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Restructuring & Insolvency Group
Member
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member
Profile

Gabriella Covino specialises in private M&A, corporate and commercial law and joint ventures. She advises domestic and multinational companies in significant acquisition transactions with a focus on drafting and negotiating joint ventures agreements, shareholders’ agreements and commercial agreements.

She is the Co-Head of Restructuring Department of the Firm.

Gabriella graduated in Law maxima cum laude from the University LUISS “Guido Carli” of Rome. She also holds a Business Law Degree from U.C.L.A. and an M.J.C. from New York University School of Law. 

Gabriella joined the firm in 1995 and in 2004 was made partner; in addition she has worked as an international associate at a US firm in Paris after having worked for several years at the Rome office of a leading US law firm. She has also cooperated with IRI – Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale S.p.A. in connection with major privatizations.

She is a member of the Italian Bar as well as the New York State Bar.

She is Chair of the Corporate Governance Subcommittee of the M&A Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

In 2012 Gabriella received the award “Professional of the Year” at the Top Legal Awards “for having managed complex and multifaceted cases, of great strategic importance for the market”.

She speaks Italian and English.

Bar Admissions

  • ROME Bar (Italy)
  • NEW YORK Bar

Education

  • University LUISS "Guido Carli" of Rome
  • University of California "UCLA", Business Law Program
  • New York University, Master in "Comparative Jurisprudence"
Areas of Practice

Commercial | Corporate | Corporate. Mergers & Acquisitions | Insolvency and Reorganisations | Mergers & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

1998: International Associate, Sherman & Sterling, Paris.
Articles

New Emergency Measures Adopted after the “Sostegni Decree”
Gianni & Origoni, April 2021

Below is an update on the most relevant employment law measures adopted after the Decree of March 22, 2021, no. 41 (the so-called “Sostegni Decree”) within the framework of the COVID-19 emergency legislation and the on-going vaccination campaign...

COVID-19 - Legal Updates For Employment Law: The “Sostegni” Decree
Gianni & Origoni, March 2021

Following the extension of the state of emergency until April 30, 2021 and the issuance of further pieces of legislation in connection with the COVID-19 emergency, including the recent Decree of March 13, 2021, no. 30 (that introduced, among others, new parental leaves and baby-sitting vouchers), the so-called “Sostegni Decree” has been just issued (Decree of March 22, 2021, no. 41, in force from March 23, 2021) ...

Covid-19 Legal Updates for Employment Law: The Conversion into Law of the August Decree and the “Ristori” Decree
Gianni & Origoni, December 2020

By resolution adopted on October 7, 2020, the state of emergency has been extended until January 31, 2021...

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