Lucantonio N. Salvi is the co-Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office and a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He is also the Co-Chair of the International Practice Committee and the Aerospace & Defense M&A Task Force, and the past head of the Private Equity Team at the Firm.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Salvi practices in the areas of corporate law, corporate finance, securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Salvi represents companies, investment banks, and private equity firms in corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings and financings. He has developed extensive expertise in acquisition and financing transactions on behalf of private equity firms and other leveraged buy-out sponsors, as well as firms in aerospace, defense, healthcare, communications, luxury goods, candy and retail industries. Mr. Salvi has represented both public and private sector clients in the United States and abroad, with a practice specialization that includes cross-border transactions (particularly involving Italian and other European companies). He divides his time between Europe and the U.S. which enables him to manage and execute overseas transactions and complex matters involving U.S. components. He also works with local counsel across Europe on behalf of firm clients.
Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Salvi spent seven years with Latham & Watkins LLP in London, Milan and Washington, DC and three years with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York. Mr. Salvi has lived and worked in the United States, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Poland and Italy and speaks fluent Italian.
Legal 500 US (2011), Chambers USA (2011-2013) and Chambers Global (2013-2014) identify Mr. Salvi as a leading lawyer for mergers and acquisitions.
•Top Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Lawyers, Chambers Global, 2013-2014
•Top Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Lawyers, Chambers USA, 2011-2014
•Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal 500, 2011
Italian (Also at Washington, D.C. Office)