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Michele Tagliatesta advises domestic and international clients on real estate transactions. He focuses on real estate transactions (both investment and development side) for different types of properties such as residential use, commercial use, office use, and hotel & leisure use, advising primary investors and high-net-worth individuals (both domestic and foreign).

He also has experience in civil litigation, particularly in private procurement and issues related to guarantee policies, expropriations, subcontracting and environmental.


  • Real estate hotel and resort
  • Real estate funds
  • Procurements contracts and subcontracting
  • Leasing



Acted for:

  • Kryalos Assistance in favor of one of the main Italian asset management companies in a share deal for the acquisition of V Palace Offices San Donato (ENI Group S.p.A.). Preparation of the related security package (borrower side);
  • Antirion Assistance in favor of one of the main Italian asset management companies in the lease to Amazon Italy of its Italian Headquarter building located in Milan, Viale Monte Grappa, owned by one of its real estate funds;
  • Serenissima SGR Preparation of framework agreements for the construction of three properties to be used as RSA. Drafting of the related lease contracts and management of the relevant permissions;
  • Assistance in favor of an Italian developer in the development of a new boutique hotel in Venice and reliance on management to a primary hotel operator through international hotel management contract;
  • Italiana Costruzioni Assistance in favor of a primary real estate development in the management of the agreements for the construction and its subsequent lease of a marina harbor in Tuscany;
  • Impregilo Assistance in favor of a primary developer in the administrative procedure for the participation of the tender for the construction and management of line 4 of the Milan Metro.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Tagliatesta prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Senior Associate, International law firm, 2019-2020
  • Lawyer – Associate, leading Italian law firms, 2013-2019
  • Trainee, leading Italian law firms, 2010-2013

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Bar Association of Milan (Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano)


  • J.D., Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano
  • Italy
  • Italian, Native
  • English, Fluent