Ornella Patané


Office: Milan Italian, English +39 02 721 441 sop@toffolettodeluca.it


  • Law Degree, University of Catania (1999);
  • Master in European and International Law, University of Trento (2000);
  • Admitted to the Milan Bar in 2003;
  • Rights of audience in the Italian Supreme Court since 2016.

Practice Areas

  • Employment law;
  • Industrial relations;
  • Commercial agency agreements;
  • Litigation;
  • Long-distance employee monitoring;
  • Employment contracts with high-level executives;
  • Automated contract creation platform.

Publications and lecturing

Ornella has spoken at several seminars for clients; she writes for various publications on issues relating to employment law and commercial agency agreements, by way of example:”PLC – Practical Law Employment and Employee Benefits in Italy”.


  • Member of the Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI, Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani, www.giuslavoristi.it);
  • Member of the EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association, www.eela.org);
  • Member of the IBA (International Bar Association, www.ibanet.org;).