Franco Tofacchi
Senior Partner

Via Lorenzo Mascheroni, 31
20145 Milan

Ph. +39 02 4819 3249

Franco Tofacchi has been a Partner in Studio Legale Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati since 2008, two years after joining our Firm. He came to us from Studio Legale Bonelli, Erede Pappalardo where he held the position of Senior Lawyer of the Labour Law Department.

Prior to this, Franco had worked with Studio Associato Spagnuolo Vigorita from 1991 to their merging into Studio Legale Tributario – associated in turn with Ernst & Young – and beyond, as he became Associate of the latter in 2001. After two years he was named Partner and Head of the Labour Law Department of their Milan Office.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications: Barrister since 1995, admitted to practice before Italy’s Highest Court in 2009.

Professional Affiliations: Member of AGI, Associazione Giuslavoristi Italiani (i.e. the Italian Employment Lawyers Association) since it was established, in 2002.

Chairman of several Conventions held by Industry Associations of and action on business and legal matters, as well as speaker in various seminars.

Free-Lance class lecturer and HR management training session leader.

Scholar at Università degli Studi di Milano, Labour Law Institute, from 1991 to 2003.

Publications: author of various essays and articles about labour law as well as issues concerning trade unions, such as disciplinary cases, trade union rights, personnel’s exposure to toxic substances, such as asbestos, employer’s civil liability, in “Rivista italiana di diritto del lavoro”, “Massimario della giurisprudenza del lavoro”, “Guida alle paghe”, “Diritto e Pratica del lavoro”, and other law reviews and digests.

Legal Education: Università degli Studi di Milano (J.D. awarded with First Class Honours in 1991).

Native Italian speaker, fluent in English.