Giulio Zanolla, Esq.

Representative Matters

  • Mediated multiple contractual disputes concerning domestic and cross-border commercial transactions including allegations of breach of contract, breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing, breach of warranty and fraud. Cases have involved governing law and jurisdictional issues in connection to common law and civil law jurisdictions.
  • Mediated and co-mediated numerous shareholder disputes and securities class actions including the underlying litigation brought against the corporate Directors and Officers as well as the insurance coverage issues arising from allocation of covered and non-covered losses, multiple insurers, towers of insurance, exhaustion etc.
  • Mediated and co-mediated dozens of insurance coverage matters in connection with first-party and third-party claims involving D&O liability coverage, EPL, E&O, R&W, CGL and other commercial insurance policies.
  • Mediated dozens of labor and employment matters, including age, race, and gender discrimination actions, harassment claims, wrongful termination, noncompete and restrictive covenants, as well as wage and hour litigation (FISA, NYLL) brought as individual, collective and class actions.
  • Mediated a highly sensitive lawyer-client dispute relating to workplace sexual misconduct actions in the cable news industry.
  • Mediated multiple trademark infringement disputes involving the tech, entertainment and fashion industries.
  • Mediated a contractual dispute concerning a large web development project involving issues concerning proprietary technology for a financial services and insurance business.
  • Co-mediated a construction dispute concerning the installation of wind turbines in a $300 million wind farm project.
  • Part of the team that mediated claims brought by creditors of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP against its former chairman in the firm’s Chapter 11 proceedings.
  • Part of the team that mediated shareholders’ class actions and financial disputes arising out of the 2007/2008 financial crisis.
  • Part of the team that mediated U.S. litigation brought by Parmalat’s trustee appointed by the Italian Government to pursue claims relating to the company’s financial collapse and its founder’s 16 Billion Euros fraud.
  • Part of the team that mediated litigation matters arising from the Adelphia Communications Corporation bankruptcy.
  • Part of the team that mediated a complex patent dispute concerning the development of microchip technology involving the research institute of a preeminent university and a multinational computer manufacturer.