Cristina Fussi graduated in Law with top marks at Milan State University in 1985.
She started her professional practice in the same year at Milan international law firm Pavia e Ansaldo.
In 1990, she became in-house counsel for the US multinational group Waste Mangement -then worldwide leader in the environmental industry- where she was directly involved in the acquisitions of a large number of Italian companies, with related antitrust aspects.
Upon the exit of the US group from Italy, in 1998, she went back to private practice, joining first the Milan international law firm Chiomenti e Associati, where she continued to follow M&A and competition matters, then this Firm, where she was made a partner in 2001.
The activity of Cristina Fussi, and her team of associates, is mainly concentrated on corporate matters and international transactions, competition and regulatory matters.
She regularly assists, inter alia, both international groups that entered the italian market in several industry sectors, in particular in the aviation and rail transport, environment and water treatment and semiconductor industries, as well as Italian clients that intend to internationalize their activities.
She has been working for several years with US, French, Swiss and Japanese groups and more recently she has assisted leading Chinese and Turkish manufacturing companies in their expansion strategy in Italy on the occasion of specific investments.