Attorney Roberto PIROZZI » Ongur Partners

Attorney Roberto PIOZZI , International Partner of Council (Rome/Italy)

Prof. Roberto Pirozzi is a partner of 3D Legal law firm. He has gained substantial experience in commercial litigation, international arbitration, antitrust and regulatory matters. He has been practicing for several years in Italy and New York with leading law firms and international institutes, such as Legance (Rome’s office), the New York Supreme Court, Collier, Halpern, Newberg, Nolletti & Bock (New York) and the Pace Institute for International Commercial Law (New York). He specializes in all aspects of agency & distribution contracts (including IP, competition law, selective distribution, franchising, on-line sales and consumer law). Roberto Pirozzi is a member of the Rome bar (since 2008) and the New York bar (since 2011). As of September 2013, he is an adjunct Professor of International Business Law at the American University of Rome and he is also a Professor of International Commercial Law at LUMSA University, Rome.

Roberto graduated summa cum laude from the LUMSA University where he also obtained an LL.M. in Public Procurement in 2005. In 2010, Roberto obtained an LL.M. in Comparative Legal Studies with a special focus on International Commercial Law and Arbitration from Pace Law School, New York.

Amongst other projects, he assisted a New York investment corporation in a multi-million dispute against a third-party marketer based on allegations of breach of duty of loyalty and duty of good faith, and the board of directors of a major medical device manufacturer in a derivative suit brought by the minority shareholder.

He has been involved in several cases before the Italian Competition Authority and the Italian Communications Authority as well as administrative and civil courts.

He was a member of the project funded by the International Association for Contract and Commercial Management and the Pace Institute for International Commercial Law aimed at assessing and comparing the effectiveness of arbitration clauses in international commercial contracts.

English (fluent) / Italian (native)