Gianluca Faella is a counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. His practice focuses on EU and Italian competition law, State aid and economic regulation (including electronic communications and media regulation). He advises leading companies in proceedings before competition and regulatory authorities and EU, administrative and civil courts concerning abuses of dominance, restrictive agreements, mergers, state aid and regulatory issues.
He is professor of comparative law at the Link Campus University of Rome, and adjunct professor of competition and high-tech markets and law and economics at the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome. In December 2013 he obtained the national scientific qualification as an associate professor in economics, financial and agri-food markets law and regulation. He is a senior research fellow at the Law and Economics LAB (Rome) and lectures regularly on antitrust law issues in several LLM courses at various universities. He was also an adjunct professor at the University of Siena, the University of Bologna and the University of Naples Federico II, a research fellow at LUISS Guido Carli University (2008–2012) and a research scholar at the New York Law School (2005).