Marco Rizzo

Marco is a partner and a litigator with significant experience in the areas of banking and capital markets law. Marco assists a number of major banks acting as issuers or distributors of banking and financial products and services on the Italian market. His practice is mainly focused on liabilities arising from financial instruments or banking and insurance products, as well as labor and agency disputes in the banking industry.

Marco has also been involved in the negotiation of highly complex financing agreements and has advised financial intermediaries and credit institutions with respect to various commercial and regulatory matters, as well as to debt restructuring. He has recently provided assistance to primary Italian and foreign banking institutions, also operating on line, in transactions regarding the assignment of receivables, securitizations and distribution of social lending (peer-to-peer loan) on the Italian market. He is active as speaker at conferences on banking law and litigation.

In 2024 Marco has been named as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer.

In 2018, 2019 and 2020 Marco has been nominated as "stand out talent lawyer" by General Counsels interviewd by Acritas Stars.

Marco was admitted to the Italian bar in 2003, after he graduated from the law school of the Catholic University of Milan in 1998 and he is authorized to plead at the Court of Cassation and higher courts. Marco attended military (navy) high school “F. Morosini” in Venice, Italy and he is a member of the related Alumni Association.

Marco speaks Italian and English.

The clients say abut him:

"For the management of the legal risk in civil litigation, especially for the results he brings to the outcome of the litigation, also in terms of litigation success rate. So, management of preventive transactions against legal risk, while the opposition is at risk.";

"He is a very professional, qualified, high-standing, and versatile lawyer; not only for litigation, but also corporate matters."

"His knowledge of the market, experience in consumer credit, and flexibility in working with us. He knows very well the needs of our company, and he is a very trusted lawyer by us."





(2010) “Real Estate Lease Litigation” issued by GIUFFRÈ.

(2009) “MIFID In Italia” issued by ITA.

(2007) “MIFID – nuove regole sui mercati, servizi e strumenti finanziari” issued by ITA.


Avv. Marco Rizzo, list of publications



Client Alert 9/2022 - November 16, 2022, United Sections of the Supreme Court of Cassation’s judgment no. 33719


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Marco Rizzo ospite della puntata: Doppio Binario - La gestione della liquidità negli studi legali, trasmessa da Le Fonti TV


Gitti and Partners with Santander Consumer Bank for the partnership with Piaggio Group