Fabio Cozzi is a senior associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Milan office.
Mr. Cozzi focuses on domestic and cross boarder litigation and arbitration in civil and commercial matters. He has assisted and advised, both in Court and out of Court, leading Italian and multinational companies in connection with ordinary and urgent proceedings, as well as in ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings, developing substantial experience in managing multi-jurisdictional disputes. He has covered a broad range of matters, involving share purchase agreements, contract of works, energy supply agreements, financing agreements, product liability, bankruptcy claw-back actions, and—with regards to corporate matters—liability for direction and coordination activity of group of companies, challenges to shareholders’ meeting resolutions, and directors’ liability and proceedings under art. 2409 of the Italian Civil Code.
In 2014/2015, Mr. Cozzi was seconded to the Paul Hastings Washington, D.C. office for 12 months, where he dealt with international commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes, with a particular focus on the energy sector, management agreements, financing agreements, and political risk insurances.
In 2007 Mr. Cozzi was admitted to the Italian Bar. He is also member of the Young Arbitrators Forum of the ICC, the Young ICCA of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, the Young International Arbitration Group of the London Court of International Arbitration, and the Italian Arbitration Association (AIA).
He has authored and co-authored several articles on arbitration, investment protection, and corporate matters, published in Law360, Milano Finanza, Diritto 24/Il Sole24Ore, Global Arbitration Review, and New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer.
He is fluent in English in addition to his native Italian.
Mr. Cozzi graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Milan–Bicocca in 2004 and in 2008 he obtained a Ph.D. in Constitutional Law from the University of Milan–Bicocca, where, from 2004 to 2009, he was Research Assistant at the Institute of Constitutional Law.