Mario Cigno

Mario Cigno

Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie


Mario is a counsel in Baker McKenzie's Italian office specializing in environmental, healthcare, energy, food, and regulatory matters.

He has been nominated by Legal500 EMEA for three consecutive years (since 2020 to 2022) as a Rising Star in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry, and has been commended for his work in public and administrative law. In 2022, he was shortlisted as Best Lawyer of the Year for his work in both the oil and gas sector and sustainability. He has extensively contributed to Baker McKenzie Italy's award for Best Law Firm of the Year for Sustainability in 2022.

Mario has spoken in many events, symposia and training organized for or by clients and/or private organizations. He is co-editor of the Italian monthly newsletter on Energy and Sustainability, and author of several publications on sustainability and healthcare matters.

Practice Focus

Mario advises on environmental, energy and healthcare law, to assess and manage environmental risk in complex projects, including remediation projects, circular economy initiatives and product life-cycle management.

He is active in sustainability and climate change initiatives as well as in ESG, CSR and forestry projects, and carbon credits transactions. He has consolidated experience in working on projects located in Africa, Asia and South America.

His practice also covers the regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, food, and a wide range of consumer and industrial products, acting for clients in connection with global projects, product manufacturing, marketing, supply and distribution, non-conformities, regulatory investigations and prosecutions.


  • Milan~Italy (2014)


  • Wolters Kluwer Italia Business School (IPSOA) (Qualifying Course on Sustainable and Renewable Energy) (2013)
  • Bocconi University of Milan (Law) (2011)


  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish