Giulia Checcacci’s practice is primarily focused on white-collar criminal defense and internal investigations, related to both individual and corporate liability. 

Before joining the firm, Giulia worked at a leading law firm in Florence, where she dealt with criminal defense in complex litigation. She was also an intern at the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (UN) in The Hague, and at the Office of the Prosecutor in Florence.

Giulia joined the firm in January 2016, and, from 2017 to 2018 she resided in the New York office. 

Selected Activities

Research scholar, University of California – Berkeley (2013)

Teaching Assistant, Criminal Law, University of Florence (2011-2015)

Erasmus student, Université de Strasbourg (France), 2008


Giulia has authored contributions on criminal law. A number of select publications include:

Recent Developments in Business and Human Rights Frameworks in Europe,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, January 12, 2021

The Reform of the Corporate Crisis Brings Criminal Law Specialists to the Scene,” Italia Oggi, February 24, 2020

The European Commission Proposes new Rules to Strengthen Whistleblower Protection,” Cleary Enforcement Watch Blog, May 3, 2018 

“The New Italian Law on Whistleblowing Procedures and Its Impact on Compliance Programs,” Cleary Enforcement Watch Blog, February 26, 2018

“The European Commission proposes a new set of rules for protecting all electronic communications,” New York University's Information Law Institute (ILI) blog, March 6, 2017