American Desk

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GPD operates in the international marketplace in strategic alliance with Troutman Pepper LLP, an AmLAw 100 firm with 1,100 attorneys and 23 offices in the United States.

Troutman Pepper is an international leader in legal services, with a particular focus on business law (corporate and securities, financial services, real estate, tax and employment), pharmaceuticals, life sciences, construction, intellectual property, financial services and litigation.

The strategic alliance between GPD and Troutman Pepper is characterized by the establishment of a dedicated team of professionals specialized in providing legal assistance and advice to both Italian Clients with interests in foreign markets and American Clients with interests in Italy.

Troutman Pepper’s experience in the U.S. market allows the U.S. Desk to respond to the needs of Clients throughout the U.S. with a multidisciplinary and integrated approach to both U.S. and Italian law through a team with proven experience. The professionals of the desk assist mainly large and medium-sized companies, financial institutions and investment funds in the field of investment law, litigation, compliance (FCPA and SOX), tax law with cross-border implications, commercial and corporate law (with particular regard to M&A, joint ventures, extraordinary corporate transactions).

The desk assists clients with the following:


  • Access and growth to the Italian/US market
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Incorporation of companies and strategic planning
  • M&A and investments
  • Tax planning
  • Licensing, franchising and distribution
  • Real Estate
  • IP and transfer of technology
  • Governmental issues
  • Labour law
  • Restructuring
  • International arbitration
  • Tax rulings


  • Antitrust
  • Banking and finance
  • Consumer
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environment
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Insurance
  • Investment Managers
  • Oil & Gas
  • Private Equity and Financial Sponsors
  • Real Estate and Leisure
  • Sports
  • Telecoms
  • Tourism & Leisure