Angelo Zambelli is a partner, member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and head of the Employment and Industrial Relations Department of the Firm.
Mr Zambelli amassed an outstanding reputation in employment and labour law, industrial relations and issues relating to agency contracts and labour law disputes acquiring in-depth knowledge of the planning and implementation of extraordinary finance operations and restructuring plans, including the reorganization and downsizing of subsidiaries of Italian and international groups.
Mr Zambelli works side by side with clients advising them on handling complicated industrial relations matters and often represents companies during negotiations.
After earning his JD magna cum laude at the Università degli Studi of Milan in 1987, Angelo Zambelli became a member of the Milan Bar Association in 1992. Since 2004, Mr Zambelli is qualified to plead before the higher courts as well as the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione).
He is also a member of AGI, of AIDP, member of EELA and representative for Italy for ELA, as well as member of ABA and IBA.
He is an established lecturer at many conferences organized by Il Sole 24 Ore, Synergia, AIDP (Associazione Italiana per la Direzione del Personale), AGI (Associazione Giuslavoristi Italiani), EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association), IBA (International Bar Association), ELA (Employment Law Alliance) and ABA (American Bar Association).
Prior to joining Grimaldi Studio Legale, Angelo Zambelli was a founding member and managing partner of LabLaw Studio Legale. He was also partner at the law firms of McDermott Will & Emery/Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato and Toffoletto e Soci.
Mr Zambelli is ranked among the top 30 leaders Lawyers in Italy, developed by Legalcommunity and GQ – magazine published by Condé Nast – which has listed professionals who stand out for managerial skills, strategic vision and media impact.
He won the Labour Award for Best Lawyer of the Year at the Legalcommunity’s 2017, 2015 and 2014 editions, as well as the Award for Best Lawyer of the Year for Industrial and Trade Unions (2012 and 2013 editions).
According to a Survey made by Legalcommunity, it has resulted that since the last three years Mr Zambelli is one of the five employment lawyers to have been classified as a “Star” in the Labour market in Italy, being one of the lawyers who has obtained the highest number of positive comments and referrals from important stakeholders in the market, including competitors.