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News Feb 26, 2016

Valerio Fontanesi Named a Rising Star Lawyer of the Year at Italy's Finance and Tax Awards 2016

Valerio Fontanesi, counsel in Shearman & Sterling's finance practice in Milan, was recognized as a Rising Star Lawyer of the Year at the 2016 Legalcommunity Finance Awards in Milan.

The nomination panel noted that Fontanesi is considered by the market as a rising talent in Italy.  According to clients, he “is a great professional, able to create a constructive relationship based on trust."

The Legalcommunity awards were decided by Legalcommunity journalists together with a panel of general counsel of leading Italian companies, and professionals from the world of finance, business and communications. 

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