Mr. Pezone received his Law degree cum laude at LUISS Guido Carli in Rome in 1999, while he achieved his Ph.D. degree in “Economics, politics and law of international financial institutions and markets” at La Sapienza University in Rome in 2005 and, in 2008, he earned a master’s degree (LL.M.) in Corporate Law at Columbia University in New York.
Attorney at law (Avvocato) from 2002, he was admitted at the New York Bar in 2008. Francesco worked in leading law firms in Italy and abroad. In particular he worked for long time at Grande Stevens Associazione Professionale in Turin and thereafter as Foreign Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York (U.S.A.).
As corporate lawyer, Mr. Pezone advises Italian and foreign clients in matters concerning corporate and commercial law and in particular in the renewable energy sector and in connection with strategic and legal advice to start up companies.
Mr. Pezone is lecturer at I.U.C. (International University College) in Turin, where he teaches a course named “Start Up Companies Law and Financing”, within the I.U.C. LL.M. program.
Mr. Pezone has published some papers on issues concerning energy law, civil law, corporate law and capital markets.