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Gabriella Covino

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Gianni & Origoni

Rome, Italy
    Local Time: Friday 08:10

Practice Expertise

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

Areas of Practice

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

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