Francesco Di Pietro

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Francesco Di Pietro is a business and litigation lawyer, with experience in commercial, contract, maritime and business tort cases from inception through trial and appeal. His practice focuses on international and domestic litigation and arbitration of commercial and corporate matters, including corporate derivative actions, piercing the corporate veil, complex contracts, financial arrangements, licensing and distribution, trademark infringement, multimodal transportation and logistics, maritime, and general business matters.  Francesco further concentrates his practice in enforcing and defending the enforcement of foreign judgments in the U.S.  Many of Francesco’s cases are litigated simultaneously in several jurisdictions including European and United States Courts.
 
Additionally, Francesco has extensive experience on negotiation and preparation of various business contracts, including licensing, agency, distribution, commercial leases, warehousing, and logistics.
 
Francesco also acts as outside general counsel to several domestic corporations and to foreign entities with interests in the United States.

Biography

Francesco Di Pietro is a business and litigation lawyer, with experience in commercial, contract, maritime and business tort cases from inception through trial and appeal. His practice focuses on international and domestic litigation and arbitration of commercial and corporate matters, including corporate derivative actions, piercing the corporate veil, complex contracts, financial arrangements, licensing and distribution, trademark infringement, multimodal transportation and logistics, maritime, and general business matters.  Francesco further concentrates his practice in enforcing and defending the enforcement of foreign judgments in the U.S.  Many of Francesco’s cases are litigated simultaneously in several jurisdictions including European and United States Courts.
 
Additionally, Francesco has extensive experience on negotiation and preparation of various business contracts, including licensing, agency, distribution, commercial leases, warehousing, and logistics.
 
Francesco also acts as outside general counsel to several domestic corporations and to foreign entities with interests in the United States.

Education
  • The George Washington School of Law (LL.M., 1997)
  • Universitá degli Studi di Bologna (J.D., 1994)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Foreign Languages
  • Italian
  • Spanish