Giulia Franzoso is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department and Capital Markets Practice.

Ms. Franzoso advises on a wide range of capital markets and corporate finance matters, as well as general corporate and securities law matters. 

Ms. Franzoso represents issuers, investment banks, and private equity firms on a variety of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary equity offerings, investment grade and high-yield debt offerings, and leveraged buyouts. She also advises on securities and stock exchange rules, as well as on public company governance and reporting.

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Ms. Franzoso was a trainee solicitor in Latham’s New York and Milan offices. She also interned at a leading Chinese law firm and was a Delegate to the 49th Session of UNCITRAL Working Group IV.

While earning her LL.M. from Columbia Law School, Ms. Franzoso served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Columbia Society of International Law

Ms. Franzoso’s experience includes, among others, advising:

Initial Public Offerings and Other Initial Listings

  • Arhaus, Inc.
  • The Vita Coco Company, Inc.
  • First Watch Restaurant, Inc.
  • GoHealth, Inc.

Other Equity Offerings

  • Cara Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Bally's Corporation
  • Waitr Holdings, Inc.
  • Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

Debt Offerings

  •  The initial purchasers in connection with Constellium SE 3.125% Sustainability-Linked Senior Notes.
  • Maxar Technologies Inc. in connection with its 7.54% Senior Secured Notes.
  • The initial purchasers in connection with Urban One, Inc. 7.375% Senior Secured Notes.
  • The initial purchasers in connection with Bally’s Corporation Senior Notes Offerings.
  • The initial purchasers in connection with Fairstone Financial Inc.’s Senior Notes Offering.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • LLM, Columbia Law School, 2018
  • LLB, University of Milan Bicocca, 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian