Mario Zanchetti is a founding partner of Studio Legale Pulitanò-Zanchetti, with its main office in Milan. He practises extensively in business criminal law, criminal liability of corporations, banking and money-laundering law and regulations, environmental crimes and criminal liability for industrial accidents. 

Over the past 20 years Professor Zanchetti has represented the top managers of Italian and multinational corporations, and the corporations themselves, in several high-profile cases.

He graduated magna cum laude from the Catholic University of Milan in 1984 and was admitted to the Italian Bar in 1988. In 2001 he qualified to appear in front of the Supreme Court.

Between 1998 and 2000, he served as associate professor of criminal law at the University of Bari. Since 2000 he has been a full professor of criminal law at University Carlo Cattaneo in Castellanza. Professor Zanchetti was Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University Carlo Cattaneo in Castellanza from 2000 to 2012. 
He has been a member of the scientific committee of the pharmacology master’s degree at the University of Milan since 2003, and is president of the criminology master’s degree at University Carlo Cattaneo.

Professor Zanchetti is the author of more than 50 publications on criminal law.