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Professor Alberto Santa Maria Recognized in Legal 500’s Inaugural Dispute Resolution ‘Powerlist’ for Italy

MILAN – July 20, 2023 – Alberto Santa Maria, a partner in the International Arbitration and Litigation Practice of global firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named to the inaugural Legal 500 “Powerlist” for dispute resolution in Italy.

According to the publication, the Private Practice Powerlist: Italy 2023 is a compilation of elite dispute resolution practitioners in the country. The publication relied on the expertise of its research team, as well as input from leading arbitrators, arbitral institutions, and general counsel active in the market, to develop the list.

Based in the firm’s Milan office, Professor Alberto Santa Maria often is entrusted with key roles and responsibilities by the Italian and foreign governments and frequently counsels leading Italian banks and companies. With more than 50 years of legal experience, he regularly advises the Italian government regarding privatizations, restructurings, and several aspects of European law and international trade law and has been involved in many major M&A deals, mainly in the banking, health care, chemical, and industrial fields.

He represents high-profile clients and institutions before Italian courts in leading cases on commercial and corporate law, and before the European Commission, European General Court, and European Court of Justice in proceedings concerning competition, antitrust, state aid, and international trade law. In addition, he often is appointed as arbitrator or chairman of the arbitration panel in national and foreign arbitration procedures.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 45 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy as a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web:

Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria is the result of the combination of Greenberg Traurig, LLP with its long-term ally, Santa Maria Studio Legale Associato - a renowned legal boutique, founded in 1970 by Alberto Santa Maria in Milan. Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria is the fifth GT office in Europe and the 40th office in the world and comprises more than 70 lawyers. Web: LinkedIn: