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Joseph DiMaggio
Current Address:
Permanent Address:
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
Rue de la Loi, 23
1040 Brussels, Belgium
Tel. +32-2-2345678
Fax +32-2-4352617
Via Pasubio 31
00195 Rome (I)
Tel. +39-24-8765432
College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium).
Masters of Advanced European Legal Studies (LLM.) with an average of 15. 7/20 (Top 5%).
Main courses and seminars: Antitrust Law, European Economic Law, European Legal System,
State Aids, and Corporations.
Universita degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”
“Laurea in Giurisprudenza”(J.D.) with the final mark of 110/110 cum laude (Top 1%).
Thesis in Comparative Private Law on “Pre-contractual liability under French Law”. From
October 1995 until March 1996, I participated in the law school exchange program organized by
the E.U. (ERASMUS) at Universite Pantheon-Assas Paris II. I passed 4 exams with an average of
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (3/01-3/02 Rome; 3/02-9/02 Brussels)
Worked on cases concerning mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cartels, and abuses of
dominant position, and other fields of E.C. (i.e., free movement of goods, public procurement)
and Italian law (Antitrust Law, Civil Law, and Corporate Law), including participation in
proceedings before the E.C. Commission (i.e., notifications, responses to statements of objection,
oral hearings and complaints), the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance, as
well as the drafting of advice on the above mentioned matters.
European Commission - DG I.G.1 (Brussels)
Training period with Directorate General I “External Relations: Commercial Policy” in the Unit
dealing with “Multilateral commercial policies and WTO and OECD questions” Legal and policy
analysis in the context of the WTO Dispute Settlement mechanism.
Studio Legale Pappalardo & Associati (Brussels)
Worked on cases concerning mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cartels and abuses of
dominant position, as well as in other fields of E.C. and Italian Law. Submission of antidumping
complaints to the E.C. Commission and of observations before the antidumping authorities of third
countries (Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa).
Freshilelds (Brussels)
Participation in the preparation of analysis documents on several E.C. Law issues and other
research activities.
Member of the Rome Bar since September 2001
ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS Playing football (soccer), classical music, cooking and science fiction novels