AEM Carnelutti is the New York office of the Carnelutti law firm, a leading Italian law firm with a strong international focus. We represent mid-sized to large European-based companies that require guidance in navigating U.S. laws and markets. All our attorneys are multilingual and licensed to practice in various countries and jurisdictions around the world.

Our attorneys assist companies in addressing the complexities of the U.S. market using their vast experience as well as their understanding of European norms and practices. Our clients trust us to manage the intricacies of their transactions and commercial operations as we combine the legal expertise and local commercial knowledge needed for time and cost effective results.

AEM Carnelutti provides the ideal combination of the responsiveness and attentiveness of a boutique law firm with the skills, experience, and resources of larger law firms. This is how we continue to meet our clients’ needs and high expectations.

In addition to our European offices, we closely work with a network of corresponding law firms in the United States and around the world to help our clients meet their local and global objectives.

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

U.S. and European corporations regularly call upon AEM Carnelutti’s experienced corporate team in connection with their most critical matters. These engagements range from mergers and acquisitions, governance issues, risk management, or other compliance matters, to guiding companies through new business formations and strategic alliances.


We have substantial commercial litigation experience in state- and federal courts as well as arbitration proceedings. Our litigation team represents clients across industries and international borders.

Real Estate

Our experience allows us to provide effective counsel to real property owners, lessees, investors and lenders. Over the years we have gained an in-depth understanding of the needs and objectives of foreign clients acquiring or selling U.S. real estate interests.

Employment and Labor Law

Our firm regularly provides employment law counsel on all types of state and federal labor law issues, including wage and overtime matters, labor management, employee benefits and a broad array of employment related  agreements.


Our firm has broad experience in M&A transactions, with a particular focus on the middle market and foreign companies. Our experience ranges from domestic and transnational assets and stock acquisitions to mergers from both the buyer or seller-side.

Outside General Counsel

AEM Carnelutti provides Outside General Counsel services to a variety of companies covering the legal matters that arise in the normal course of business operations of medium-sized companies.