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Agnese Schinelli

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Agnese Schinelli is an associate of the firm’s Milan office, where she is a member of the Corporate and Transactional practice group and of the Energy, Infrastructure & Resources practice group.

Ms. Schinelli’s practice focuses mainly on corporate and commercial law and on legal compliance. She has developed a strong expertise in negotiating and drafting a wide range of domestic and international commercial contracts, as well as in advising clients in complex corporate governance, private equity and regulatory issues.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Schinelli has worked as associate for a US law firm and for the New York office of a primary international law firm assisting Italian and European clients in establishing their business activities in the United States, representing them in cross-border M&A, commercial and real estate transactions, as well as providing legal assistance in general corporate and corporate governance matters.

From 2008 until 2013 Ms. Schinelli has worked in the corporate and commercial department of few Italian boutique law firms in Milan, focusing her practice on M&A transactions and on domestic and international commercial contracts. Ms. Schinelli has assisted multinational companies and their Italian subsidiaries active in the field of medical devices and biotechnology in regulatory issues connected to European Union law, privacy law and labor law. During her legal training, she has also gained experience in business litigation in the field of manufacturer’s liability and insurance law.


  • Received the ‘Best Graduates of 2008�� Award from the University of Milan Law School Alumni Association (“Algiusmi”).
  • Received a merit scholarship award from Boston University School of Law.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Member of the Milan Bar Association
  • Member of the New York City and New York State Bar Association
  • Pro Bono activity at the Monday Night Law community service program offered by the New York City Bar Association

Additional Information

  • Ms. Schinelli has contributed to the translation of several legal academic texts from Italian into English.
  • She has a strong passion for endurance running and participates in the organization of charity races.
Ms. Schinelli has advised, inter alia:
  • Various Italian companies in the incorporation/formation, as well as in the day-to-day corporate governance, of their US subsidiaries.
  • A major Italian wine producer in the renegotiation of the distribution agreement with one of its main distributors in the US.
  • A leading Italian food company in drafting several commercial contracts with suppliers and other business counterparties in the context of the opening of a food hall in the State of Florida.
  • Various Italian clients in the purchase of restaurant assets in the State of New York.
  • Various Italian clients in the sale and purchase of residential and commercial real estate in the State of New York.
  • The oldest Italian bank in the corporate legal aspects of the sale of its Manhattan branch.
  • A US concrete supplier serving the New York Metropolitan area in the legal due diligence in the context of the sale of its assets to a US major construction materials and related services company.
  • The Italian subsidiary of one of the largest worldwide manufacturer of cardiac and cardiovascular medical devices in the legal compliance and regulatory issues connected to privacy law, labor law and European Union law.