Baker McKenzie Italy's shareholders' meeting elected new management for a three-year term. Paola Colarossi assumes the position of managing partner of the Milan and Rome offices, succeeding Francesco Pisciotta in the role. The management team will also include Partners Massimiliano Biolchini, who will be responsible for Talent Management, and Francesca Gaudino, who will be responsible for Business Development, Marketing & Communications.
Lawyer Paola Colarossi, who has been with Baker McKenzie since 1997, is a partner in the Corporate and M&A department and head of the Corporate Reorganization practice. She assists Italian and foreign multinational groups dealing with extraordinary transactions, corporate reorganizations and corporate governance.
Paola Colarossi commented:
I welcome this appointment with great enthusiasm and responsibility: Having grown professionally in Baker McKenzie, I am particularly honored and proud of the trust that the partners have placed in me and in the management team. Quality, technological innovation, sustainability and inclusiveness are the pillars on which we want to base the path of further growth of our activities in Italy, with the support of our partners and all our collaborators.
Baker McKenzie is one of the largest international law firms in Italy, with two offices in Milan and Rome and over 130 lawyers and chartered accountants. Worldwide, Baker McKenzie has over 70 offices and approximately 13,000 employees.
In 2022, Baker McKenzie was named the world's most recognized brand among law firms by Thomson Reuters Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index (formerly Acritas Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index) for the 12th consecutive year.