Sonnenschein Expands Los Angeles Office with Addition of Duccio Mortillaro

March 17, 2010 // // LOS ANGELES — Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP announced today that Duccio Mortillaro has joined the law firm as counsel in its Public Law & Policy Strategies practice. Mortillaro will reside in Sonnenschein's Los Angeles office.

"Duccio is an outstanding lawyer with an international client base who will have an immediate impact at Sonnenschein," said Darry Sragow, managing partner of the Los Angeles office. "His experience representing overseas investors and foreign multinational companies in the United States is a wonderful fit with our existing capabilities here in Los Angeles and throughout the firm."

Mortillaro's cross-border practice focuses on representing foreign investors, mainly from Italy and other European countries, in the United States and U.S. interests in Europe and Latin America in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, from entity formation to shareholders' agreements to joint ventures, licensing and acquisitions. By managing the legal issues associated with the U.S. operations of several European companies, he acts, in effect, as their general counsel.

"Sonnenschein has such a fantastic reputation in public policy, an area of growing interest for my international clients, and such broad-based transactional coverage that I knew this would be the perfect place to foster and expand my practice," said Mortillaro. "The breadth of expertise throughout the firm, its innovative approach to adding value to clients' businesses while solving their legal issues, and its focus on inter-office cooperation is something from which my clients will definitely benefit."

Mortillaro joins Sonnenschein from Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC, where he was of counsel. He earned a law degree from the University of Milan School of Law in Italy and a J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law. He also holds an LL.M. degree from UCLA School of Law.

With more than 700 lawyers and other professionals in 13 offices in the United States and Europe, and a global reach throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Sonnenschein serves the legal and public interest needs of many of the world's best-known and most admired businesses, nonprofits and individuals. Founded in 1906, Sonnenschein is a leader in innovative legal services, serving our clients through integrated, inter-office cooperation and teamwork among practice groups to provide efficient, effective and timely legal services and business counseling.



comments powered by Disqus

Franchise News Room »

News By Industry »

Featured Opportunities

AAMCO Transmissions and Total Car Care
AAMCO franchisees benefit from joining a brand that has been in business for over 50 years. Our iconic, Double A, Beep Beep, M-C-O mnemonic brings...
The Human Bean
Our commitment to developing the best drive-thru espresso led us to franchising. Unlike nearly all other franchises, we do not charge...
Elements Massage
When simplicity is the essence of your business model, clients and owners benefit. Clients want a predictably wonderful experience with every visit....
American Family Care
The demand for health care services increases every year. People want and need access to health care on their terms - which usually means immediately!
Oxi Fresh
OXI FRESH is a GREEN Carpet Cleaning Franchise and one of Entrepreneur's "101 Best Franchises to Run From Home." Excellent recurring...
Share This Page

Subscribe to Express

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media
P.O. Box 20547
San Jose, CA 95160
PH. (408) 402-5681
In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)

Copyright © 2001 - 2018.
All Rights Reserved.