Paolo Bernasconi is a partner in the Milan office.

Mr. Bernasconi represents corporate clients, investment banks and private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in both equity and debt capital markets transactions, with an emphasis on issuances of high yield debt securities. He has represented issuers and underwriters in several industries, including the gaming, hotel, metals, construction, light mobility, insurance and banking industries.

 Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Bernasconi worked at other leading Italian and international law firms where his work focused primarily on capital markets transactions and financial regulatory matters.

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • Italy (Avvocato)


  • Law Degree, Bocconi University, Milan, 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English