Gian Luca Zampa is the partner heading the Italian Antitrust, Competition and Trade practice of Freshfields, specializing in the whole range of merger control and antitrust matters, including cartels & leniency, vertical arrangements, unfair trade practices, State aid, both before the EU Commission and the Italian Antitrust Authority (IAA). He is also highly active in antitrust litigation at national and EU level.
Before joining the firm, Gian Luca worked for three years at the Italian Antitrust Authority as an officer and case handler, dealing with broadcasting and transportation markets. He graduated in law (J.D., summa cum laude) from the University of Bologna (1992) and was admitted to the Italian Bar (1995, Supreme Court 2012) and to the New York Bar (2003). He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London (EC Competition Law) and he graduated from Columbia University Law School, New York, having completed a second LL.M., specializing in antitrust economics and law.