Firms in the Spotlight Naples: leading firms

Scognamiglio International Law Firm

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Scognamiglio International Law Firm was established in 1997 when its founder, having worked for three years in a law firm in New York, returned to Naples. The firm has grown continuously since and today it is composed of ten lawyers and staff. Since 2002, Scognamiglio International Law Firm has run a trainee programme, drawing on …

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Naples: leading firms in Italy

E.Morace & Co

E.Morace & Co traditionally operates in maritime, insurance and transport law, handling cross-jurisdictional litigation cases as well as providing advice relating to M&A operations and leasing agreements. Key names include managing partner Carlo Morace and Marco Morace, who is an expert in damage claims for Lloyds underwriters. The firm has cemented its reach in the Mediterranean by working internationally with leading law firms through the MedSea Chambers alliance.

Practice head(s):

Carlo Morace

Other key lawyers:

Marco Morace; Guido Greco; Alessandro Malangone


‘Excellent consulting and problem-solving skills. Sectoral expertise in insurance law and maritime law. Excellent ability of the team to work at the customer’s service, always obtaining an excellent result.’

‘Extremely high professionalism, loyalty and transparency in the management of each case. Transparent billing.’

‘Firm specializing in maritime law but with 360-degree skills in all branches of law.’

‘Carlo Morace has great negotiating skills even in rather complex situations.’

Alessandro Malangone is always available to find effective solutions in closing contracts.’

‘This firm has a good balance between technical capabilities and commercial skills that help while resolving matters.’

‘Carlo Morace is well experienced in public tenders, corporate, dry shipping and arbitrations. Marco Morace, of the insurance and reinsurance team, is an effective negotiator and has experience in adjusting complex insurance claims.’

Work highlights

  • Advised Delta Plus Group on the acquisition of two Italian companies in the personal protection industry, Boots Company and Italboots
  • Assisted Termotecnica Industriale with the acquisition from Pensotti of an industrial branch designing and manufacturing industrial boilers for thermal power stations
  • Advised Louis Dreyfus Company Brasil on a financial lease agreement.

Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo

Employment law boutique Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo's highly regarded Naples-based team is led by Raffaele De Luca Tamajo, who is known across Italy for his longstanding expertise in industrial relations and his involvement in developing employment legislation. Vincenzo Luciani is recognised in Naples and in Campagna for his articles and publications on employment law; the department also distinguishes itself through a specific focus on research and development. The research efforts of the group were intensified during the Covid-19-pandemic with the production of a white paper on hiring incentives, legal news and law maps.

Practice head(s):

Raffaele De Luca Tamajo

Other key lawyers:

Antonio Di Stasio; Vincenzo Luciani; Maria Teresa Salimbeni; Stefano de Luca Tamajo


Proactivity, focus on problem solving, timeliness.’

Key clients

FCA Italy (Fiat Chrysler)

Esso Italiana

Poste Italiane


Ferrovie dello Stato

Scognamiglio International Law Firm

Scognamiglio International Law Firm is notably active in cross-border projects for multinationals, foreign universities and hotel groups. Founding and managing partner Giovanni Scognamiglio is an expert litigator, but mainly focuses his efforts on avoiding disputes. Daniela Matino covers international contracts, corporate litigation and international arbitration. The group also advises on matters related to the education, food, energy and real estate sectors. In October 2020, the firm announced a strategic alliance with US firm Manning, Gross and Massenburg, LLP.

Practice head(s):

Giovanni Scognamiglio

Other key lawyers:

Daniela Matino

Key clients

Ambasciata Angola

Agenzia nazionale giovani

AM Trust Group

EM Group Finland

Mangia Inc USA


Loyola University Chicago

Marymount University Chicago

Tecnam costruzioni aeronautiche S.p.A.