Aldo Panunzio


+1 212 588-0022

Aldo Panunzio is a member of the firm’s Corporate, Real Estate, and International Trust and Estate Administration practices.

Aldo’s practice primarily focuses on cross-border transactions involving the acquisition of real estate assets by foreign investors (both private and institutional) through direct and indirect investment structures. Aldo’s real estate practice involves negotiating commercial lease agreements for retail stores and restaurants, access and license agreements, and real estate finance.

Aldo also advises foreign companies and their U.S. subsidiaries in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, corporate governance and compliance needs, and regulatory matters pertaining to subsidiaries’ employees such as pre-tax immigration issues, and corporate immigration and expat-status.

Aldo advises foreign private clients on international estate matters, including ancillary estate proceedings, estate planning and general trust and estate matters.

Aldo previously worked in the real estate departments of major international law firms in Europe and in the United States.

Most of Aldo’s clientele is composed of high-net worth private foreign individuals and foreign-based companies with United States subsidiaries.

Aldo is fluent in English, Italian, and Portuguese.


  • Represented an Italian multinational aerospace company in its acquisition of a U.S. metal finishing business.


  • Corporate Immigration and Pre-Immigration Tax Planning
  • Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Trust and Estates Administration


  • Aerospace
  • Automotive and Air-Compressor Machineries
  • Branding and Fashion
  • Food and Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Clients
  • Real Estate


LL.B University of Florence School of Law, 2004

LL.M. The Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law, 2006


New York, 2011