Born in Bologna in June 1960, she graduated in Law magna cum laude from the University of Bologna in February 1984. She also studied at the University of Münster and Hannover, and was admitted to the bar in 1986.
She has been involved in research and lecturing in the department of Constitutional Law at the University of Bologna and at the departments of Administrative Law of the Universities of Milan and Pavia, publishing various essays and contributing entries to legal encyclopedias.
Throughout the course of her practice - both judicial (mainly before the Regional Administrative Tribunals and the Council of State) and extrajudicial (stipulating agreements with Public Administrations and providing counsel in the administrative areas of M&A and joint ventures) - she gained expertise in the sectors of public procurement (also concerning the German legal system), environment, telecommunications, healthcare compliance and regulatory, and town-planning. She also has extensive experience as a member of Arbitration Panels.
Since 2017, she has published “The Energy Regulation and Markets Review” and “The Environment and Climate Change Law Review” for the Italy-related section of “TheLawReviews.co.uk”.
She is involved in the professional network of the online Administrative Law review “GiustAmm.it” and of the group “GiustiziaCivile”.
Chambers Europe and Legal 500 place her among the most prominent Italian lawyers in the field of public law.

Foreign languages: German, English.