DLA Piper appoints Federico Sutti as managing director for Europe and Africa
DLA Piper has appointed former Italian country managing partner Federico Sutti as managing director for Europe and Africa. Sutti will work alongside Ulrich Jüngst in this role.
In addition, Ulrich has been appointed as senior partner for Germany and will work closely with country managing partner Jan Geert Meents to significantly increase the firm’s corporate and finance practices, with a key focus on lateral hiring.
To replace Jüngst’s previous role, Wolf Michael Kühne and Bruno Giuffre have been appointed as joint Italian country managing partners.
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