Lawyer – expert in corporate law and international trade.
Attorney-at-law pleading before high judicial authorities
Member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of several companies


Partner of RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla
Partner of Studio L4C
Non Equity Partner of Studio Internazionale
Secondment: Shepherd+ Wedderburn LLP (UK)
Secondment: Jiranek & Harasti, LLC (USA)
PhD in Business Law with the Law Faculty of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”: The responsibility of non-executive directors in banks (in Italy and the United States);
Nonsalaried Honorary Fellow (Cultore della materia) with the Chair of Business Law of the Faculty of Law, University of Naples “Federico II” 
Visiting Scholar at Columbia University Law School, New York, NY


  • Business, corporate and bankruptcy law
  • Consulting to Italian and foreign companies on legal, strategic and corporate governance issues
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-offs, Joint Ventures and M&As
  • Contracts, including shareholder agreements, investment agreements, framework agreements for shopping centers, assistance to start-up and restructuring of international groups, legal assistance to listed companies
  • Litigation in Courts, Courts of Appeal and High Judicial Authorities


  • Corporate – M&A
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Real Estate
  • Publishing Industry
  • Freight & Logistic
  • No Profit Organizations

Membership in Service Line management groups within RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla:

  • Transaction Advisory - M&A - Evaluation
  • Legal (Commercial and Civil Law)
News articles

Marco Carlizzi presidente del Collegio Sindacale di Residenziale Immobiliare 2004

15 March 2021
Marco Carlizzi, partner e capo del dipartimento legale dello studio RSM Palea Lauri Gerla, è stato nominato presidente del Collegio Sindacale di Residenziale Immobiliare 2004 Spa. La società, appartenente al gruppo CDP e controllata al 100% da CDP Immobiliare S.r.l., è proprietaria nel comune di Roma di tre immobili: l’ex Istituto Poligrafico ...

RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla in the sale of business of Tozzi Electrical Equipment to G&W Electric Company

26 September 2019
The legal team of RSM Studio Palea Lauri Gerla - Rome, headed by partner Marco Carlizzi, assisted the American G&W Electric Company in the acquisition of the going concern of Tozzi Electrical Equipment (TEE), a company part of the Tozzi Holding group of Ravenna. G&W is a leading US group active for over a century in power distribution techn...

Intellectual property rights: planning, enhancement and protection

7 June 2021
WHAT IS AN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT? In the current socio-economic context, the concept of intellectual property includes the protection of new ideas (Patents), distinctive corporate elements (Trademarks) and artistic expressions (Copyrights). The range of action extends to the numerous and diversified manifestations of knowledge, experience ...

That Magic Number (Fifty/Fifty) that Leads to the Dissolution of the Company

6 February 2020
The solutions now recommended and the fair value of share participation In Italy, about 10% of the limited liability companies has a share capital equally divided between shareholders: an impressive number, if we consider that – from a technical point of view – there is no reason to take such choice; on the contrary, there are different reas...

Corporate Brochure

7 October 2015