The Firm

DN Legal provides legal defence and assistance both on a national and an international level and its particular field of action is criminal procedure.

More specifically, it focuses on corporate law, tax law, insolvency law, banking law, food law, communication law and mass media law. Moreover, it deals with professional misconduct and corporate administrative liability matters.

The firm also provides non-judicial assistance about the protection of personal data, occupational safety, anti-corruption matters and the setting-up and the implementation of organizational models and procedures, which are aimed to guarantee the most effective company compliance.

The firm’s approach to criminal proceedings is based on the close collaboration between professional teams as well as the use of contributions offered by studies in social sciences and communication.

For its activity, the firm makes use of internal professionals, external partners and of-counsel figures, who are able to work in different languages (Italian, English, French and German).

The Professionals

Paolo Della Noce

Lawyer Paolo Della Noce works in the judicial field since 2005 and was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2009.

He is qualified to legally assist his clients before the Italian Supreme Court and other Higher Jurisdictions.

He is the defence counsel of several Italian and foreign companies and societies and he advises Credit and Money Transfer Institutions, both in the field of legal assistance and of consultancy activities.

He collaborates with some of the main international law firms, practicing in the field of societies’ criminal matters.

Since 2006 he’s been providing training activities in Milan and Monza.

In 2018 he founded the law firm DN Legal.

He is a contributing writer for the prestigious journal “Diritto e Giustizia” and he collaborates in the publishing of rulings on one of the most important Italian judicial data banks.

He works in Italian and English.

Carlo Rumiati

Carlo Rumiati, attorney at law, graduated at the University of Trento with a thesis in Roman Criminal Law titled “studies on the subjective element with particular regard to lex Aquilia and lex Cornelia”.

He has been working in the judicial field since 2013 and, after carrying out his legal practice in an important law firm specialized in white-collar criminal law, he has gained expertise in corporate criminal law, bankruptcy criminal law and cyber security.

He has been working with DN Legal since its foundation, assisting in the defense of many judicial proceedings involving Italian and foreign enterprise groups and collaborating in the judicial and extra-judicial assistance in the field of corporate criminal liability (with respect to Legislative Decree 231/01).

He teaches in training courses organized by DN Legal.

He works in Italian, French and English.

Francesca Cusa

Francesca Cusa, attorney at law, graduated magna cum laude at the Faculty of Law of the University of Milano – Statale with a thesis in Criminal Procedure on “Procedural remedies for the breach of fundamental rights found by the ECHR”.

She earned, from the same University, a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies and European Institution.

She attended a Summer School in “Law and Bilateral Trade”, organized by the University of Milano – Statale and the University of Montréal, and she spent a semester in Australia studying at Erina High School.

She works in Italian, English and French.

The Team

Professor Guglielmo Gulotta

Of counsel

Guglielmo Gulotta was admitted to the Milan Bar in 1966 and he was already a tenured professor of social and juridical psychology at University of Cagliari and at the University of Turin.

As a defence counsel, he is involved in many proceedings with national coverage.

One of his strengths is the ability to look at the facts of the case and at the human story which led to them as an ensemble, thus developing a personal investigative technique that is used during the cross examination and the concluding statements.

Alberto Rodi

Of counsel

Alberto Rodi was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2003 and he has been a French lawyer since 2006 (initially he was barrister in Lyon and then, from 2012, in Paris).

He holds a specialization certificate in international and European Union law, issued by the French Conseil National des Barreaux. He mainly deals with litigation, arbitration and international contracts and agreements.

In his activity, he usually faces issues related to conflicts of jurisdiction and conflicts of law, which are managed and resolved through the application of international covenants, European Union rules and domestic law.

He works in Italian, French and English.


Boutique of Excellence of the Year in Corporate Criminal Law Rising Star

“For being an emerging law firm, able to provide legal assistance for criminal offences
both on a national and on an international level and, in particular, for the standards of specialization
and excellence that the law firm reached in corporate criminal law.
The law firm has been awarded for excelling in corporate criminal law”

Palazzo Mezzanotte – Le Fonti Awards 2018
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Tel.: +39 02 36 709 340
Fax: +39 02 36 709 347


The firm is located in downtown Milan,

close to the Sforzesco Castle, in Foro Buonaparte Street, n. 46.

Underground station:

M2 (green line) – Lanza (20 M.)

Tram stops:

  1. 2, 4, 12, 14 (10 M.)

Garages in the area:

Buonaparte Parking, 5 Giacomo Puccini Street (380 M.)

Garage Meravigli, 4 Manfredo Camperio Street (360 M.)