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Antonio Distefano

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Litigation & Trial Department

Position

Antonio Distefano is a counsel in the Litigation & Trial Department of the Milan office and a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. He advises Italian and international clients on contentious and pre-contentious matters related to civil and corporate law.

Career

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins in 2011, Mr. Distefano was a partner at an Italian boutique law firm and an associate at leading Italian law firms (Bonelli Erede Pappalardo and Lombardi Molinari e Associati), dealing with complex litigation matters for more than 15 years.

Languages

Italian, English.

Education

Law degree, L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University, 2000


Italy

Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Latham & Watkins LLP acts for lenders and borrowers on restructuring mandates, including distressed lending, out-of-court debt restructuring and in-court proceedings. Andrea Novarese and Maria Cristina Storchi advised Sardinia-based Italian airline Alisarda on its debt rescheduling; Novarese also assisted Morfini, an Italian shipping company, with a restructuring agreement with several banks. Other key team members are local banking and finance chair Marcello Bragliani and counsels Mauro Saccani and Antonio Distefano.

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