Qualifications: LLB (Universitą di Pisa), LLM (NYU) and PhD (Sant'Anna School)
Biography: Filippo Fontanelli read Law at the University of Pisa (Law Degree and Advanced Law Degree, in 2004 and 2006) and at the Sant'Anna School (Diploma di Licenza, 2008), and worked in the Rome office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP, from 2007 to 2009. He is admitted to the bar in Italy (Rome).
Filippo joined the School of Law in February 2012, after receiving in January a PhD (summa cum laude from the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa.
In 2010, he completed an LLM at the New York University School of Law, where he served as Hauser Global LLM Fellow and was awarded the Jerome Lipper Prize for his achievements in the field of International Law. In September 2010, he embarked on a one-year clerkship as NYU university trainee at the International Court of Justice (The Hague), working for H.E. Judge Canēado Trindade and H.E. Keith.
Research Interests: Filippo's main area of interest coheres around Public International Law, International Economic Law (trade and investments) and European Union Law.