Francesco De Prospero advises public and private companies, investors, private equity
firms, institutions and non-profits concerning a variety of transactions involving
corporate and intellectual property matters, including mergers and acquisitions,
technology transfers, collaborations, joint ventures, supply arrangements, data
privacy (under U.S. and European law) and data breaches, FCPA compliance
and shareholder activism.
In his pro bono practice, Mr. De Prospero has handled matters ranging from asylum
cases to the representation of numerous not-for-profit organizations supporting
the arts, social services and environment protection efforts.
While in law school, Mr. De Prospero was a judicial intern to Justice Jack Jacobs of the
Delaware Supreme Court and to Judge Michael Baylson of the Eastern District
of Pennsylvania. Before receiving his first law degree in Europe, he
was an infantry lieutenant in the Italian Army and received his basic training in
the Alpini, the Italian mountain troops.
Mr. De Prospero is a member of the Bar of Massachusetts. District of Columbia bar application is pending; supervised by principals of the firm.