Luigi Santa Maria

Foreign Counsel

Luigi Santa Maria is the founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Santa Maria. He is experienced in Corporate Law, Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Competition and Antitrust Law.

His practice ranges from corporate governance and restructuring matters, both Italian and U.S., to cross-border and domestic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs, divestitures, leveraged buyouts and going private transactions. He has been involved in a number of major M&A deals, mainly in the banking, energy, financial, health care, chemical, and manufacturing sectors.


Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Milan Bar Association


  • LL.M., Fordham University School of Law, 1993
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Milan, 1991
  • Italy
Registered Foreign Counsel in New York; Admitted in Italy.
  • Italian, Native
  • English, Fluent