Sergio Spagnolo graduated from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He started his professional activity in the law firm of Professor Federico Stella, in Milan, where he has been working for several years.
In 2001 he co-founded the associated law firm “Studio Legale Brusa Spagnolo Tosoni & Partners”.
During the course of his professional activity, he specialized in criminal law in the field of financial and Corporate crimes (including laundering crimes, fiscal criminal law, bankruptcy), Public Administration crimes, intellectual property crimes and in general, in culpable crimes related to professional negligence (i.e. medical liability), and environmental legislation.
In particular, he hold defense counsel position in the main criminal court cases of the past years such as: the court case for bankruptcy and market rigging by Parmalat, the court case for banking crimes by Banca Popular di Lodi, the so-called “Telecom affair” case, the court case for bankruptcy against the Chiefs of Capitalia, and many trials related to environmental law and health legislation violations (in particular about asbestos exposition).
He co-operates with several Italian and international law firms (USA, UK, Switzerland and France) and he provides assistance and criminal counseling – as well as in relation to the above matters – also in relation to proceedings brought by CONSOB and Bankitalia.
He is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy and member of IBA (International Bar Association).
He regularly holds conferences on corporate administrative liability (ex D.Lgs. 231/01) and on public administration cases. He has been the supervisor president (ex D.Lgs. 231/01) of an international food/non food company, and continues providing legal opinions on 231 law and in general 231 crimes.
He speaks English and French fluently.