Valerio Di Mascio

Valerio Di Mascio is a Fellow of the Program on Corporate Governance. He is also a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. candidate at Bocconi University in Milan. His current research focuses on the regulation and legal qualification of crypto tokens under US and EU securities and corporate law, and on the use of blockchain technology in corporations. Prior to joining Harvard Law School, Valerio was an associate at Latham & Watkins (2017-2019) and White & Case (2015-2017) in Milan, where he advised US and EU clients – mainly corporations, banks, and private equity funds – in connection with M&A/Private Equity transactions and equity/debt capital markets deals. He holds a law degree (with highest honors) and a Master’s degree in Business Criminal Law from LUISS University (Rome) and an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School, where he also worked as a research assistant for Prof. Robert J. Jackson, Jr.; furthermore, he was a visiting researcher under Recognised Student status at the University of Oxford. Valerio is admitted to practice as an attorney in New York and in Italy.