Claudio graduated from the University of Bologna, admitted to bar and qualified before the higher courts. He obtained a Master of Laws – LLM in American Law and International Legal Practice with Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Claudio has many years of experience in civil and commercial, domestic and international law, with a practice gained at Italian and American law firms. He chairs ILMA, an association of international law that gathers together scholars and practitioners of the subject matter and organizes conferences on international law. Customers include Italian and foreign companies, mainly in the energy, mechanical engineering, fashion, copyrights, health and new technologies sectors. Mr. Pezzi represents in Europe US universities dealing with public procurements and private agreements. He is founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Pezzi & Associati. Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow.