Stefano Sciolla

  • Partner
  • Corso Matteotti, 22
  • 20121 Milan
  • Italy
  • T +39.02.3046.2000


Stefano Sciolla is a partner in the Milan office of Latham & Watkins. He is the local Corporate Department Chair, Vice Chair of the firm’s Retail & Consumer Products Industry Group, and a member of the firm's Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Industry Group core team.

He primarily handles corporate law matters, and he has considerable experience advising clients on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and private equity deals
  • Divestitures
  • Strategic commercial contracts
  • Corporate governance and public company representation
  • Capital markets transactions

He regularly advises Italian and international clients in cross-border corporate transactions. He also has considerable experience in the aerospace and defense business, as well as in the energy sector.

Prior to joining Latham in 2010, Mr. Sciolla worked at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

Thought Leadership

  • Italy Issues New Rules on Hostile Foreign Takeovers and Golden Powers  -  October 26, 2017
  • Outbound Chinese Investment into the EU: What You Need to Know about Regulatory Roadblocks -  March 23, 2017
  • Private Equity in Italy: Market and Regulatory Overview -  May 31, 2016
  • Gaining Appropriate Control in Italian Minority Investments -  October 05, 2015
  • Private equity in Italy: market and regulatory overview -  July 01, 2015

“Stefano is a superb professional with outstanding legal knowledge and exceptional standing in negotiations. His attention to service and quality are outstanding and his responsiveness is amazing.”
“He is extremely reliable, very available and detail-oriented.”

Chambers Europe 2017
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Italy (Avvocato di Cassazione)
  • Italy (Avvocato)
  • LL.M., University College London, 1997
  • Law Degree, University of Turin, Italy, 1992
  • Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public Company Representation
  • Private Equity