A detail-oriented attorney, experienced in employment law matters and in business and corporate transactions and disputes. Michael advises domestic, foreign and international businesses and entities on all facets of employment law and industrial relations. His commercial and corporate work involves advising domestic, foreign and multinational entities in business transactions, including corporate and property acquisitions, copyright and trademark, and unfair competition matters.

Fully bilingual (Italian- English), Michael acts as a bridge to foreign and international players aiming to establish or consolidate their presence on the Italian market, advising on the relevant Italian legislative and regulatory framework in a clear and concise manner.

m.stiefel@slss.it  |  +39.0664520925

Main Practice areas

Labor Law & Human Resources

Commercial & Corporate Law

 Mergers & Acquisitions

Education and Bar Admission

  • J.D. Degree, cum laude, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 1998.
  • Advanced training course in Employment, Labour Relations and Social Security Law, final assessment of excellent, Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani AGI, 2017-2019

  • Specialization Course Mergers and Acquisitions, Meliusform, 2017

  • Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Russian, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, Bates College (Maine, USA), 1988.

  • Member of the Rome Bar


Italian – English – Russian