Michael Tagliavini is a trainee lawyer in the Rome office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Mr Tagliavini’s practice focuses on Italian and European competition law. Mr Tagliavini joined the firm in 2016. In 2018, he trained for a five-month period with the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, where he worked on complex merger cases in the telecommunications and media sectors and policy projects relating to mergers and acquisitions. He graduated with honors from the Università degli Studi in Bologna and holds an LLM from King’s College London.