Roberto Casati’s practice focuses on securities, corporate, banking, EU and international business law. 

He has extensive experience in Italian and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions as well as joint ventures, including several of the largest Italian M&A and joint venture deals. Roberto is also quite active in international arbitrations as counsel, arbitrator and expert. He has written and lectured extensively on EU and Italian law in the U.S., Europe, and the Far East.

Roberto joined the firm in 2004 as a partner. He previously was the Italian senior partner of Allen & Overy and one of three heads of that firm’s global corporate practice. From 1981 until 1998, he was co-founder and partner of Brosio, Casati e Associati (including a predecessor firm).


  • Member, Board of Directors, Fondazione San Patrignano
  • Member, The Council for the United States and Italy
  • Advisory Board Member, European Institute at Columbia University