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Alessandra Boffa’s practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors, venture capitalists and companies in a variety of complex large and mid-market transactions, often involving multiple jurisdictions. The deals she handles span from mergers and joint ventures to leveraged buy-outs and asset deals in a wide range of industries including pharma, consumer credit, hospitality, chemical, and health care.


  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Pharmaceutical, medical device & health care
  • Financial services
  • Consumer credit



  • Assisted a Luxembourg investment fund in the acquisition of a regulated financial intermediary operating in the consumer credit sector in Italy. 
  • Assisted an Italian-based international chemical player in the sale of the multi-jurisdiction group companies to a US private equity fund and subsequent reinvestment by the seller.
  • Assisted a leading Italian based pharmaceutical company in the acquisition of the entire share capital of a UK company operating in the diagnostic field.°
  • Assisted a London-based investment fund in the acquisition from an Italian bank of the majority stake in an Italian financial intermediary operating in consumer finance.°
  • Represented a leading Italian pharmaceutical player in the sale of its pharma business to another Italian pharmaceutical company.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Boffa prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Teaching Fellow, Private Law, Catholic University of Milan, 2014-present
  • Professor of Comparative Commercial Law at the First Degree Master, Il Russo per le Imprese Internazionali del Made in Italy, at the Catholic University of Milan, 2019-2022

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, Best Lawyers in Italy, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
  • Listed, EMEA Legal 500, Corporate and M&A, 2022-2023
  • Member, Milan Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Associazione Donne Giuriste Italiane


  • J.D., summa cum laude, L. Bocconi University of Milan, 2008
  • LL.B., summa cum laude, L. Bocconi University of Milan, 2006
  • International Baccalaureate (IB), International School of Turin, 2003
  • Italy
  • Italian
  • English
  • French