Luca CM Melchionna, Esq., Principal

Luca CM Melchionna has over 20 years of experience in both private practice and academia, in Italy and in the United States. He currently represents and assists multinational companies and institutional entities in a variety of corporate, commercial and tax law matters. He represents buyers and investors in the formation and/or acquisition of U.S. companies, local assets and in international business transactions. He also assists and represent clients before numerous federal and/or state authorities and institutions. He is a member of the New York City Bar, the New York State Bar and the American Bar Association. Mr. Luca CM Melchionna is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and before the following courts: US District Court of Southern District of New York; US District Court of the Eastern District of New York; US District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan.

He graduated at the University of Rome, School of Law with a Juris Doctor. He earned an LLM degree in International Business Law at the University of Rome, Business School; a second LLM degree in International Tax Planning (with honors). In 2003, he graduated with a third LLM degree at Boston University School of Law. In 2011-2012 he was a visiting scholar at the Italian Academy, Columbia University.

Premtaj Carlose, Esq. Of Counsel

Premthaj Carlose is of counsel of Mechionna PLLC. He practices Estate Planning, Immigration and Real Estate Transactions. He has worked extensively in matters involving Wills and Trust and Immigration. He started collaborating with the firm in 2013 in matters involving cross border transactions, international investment and trade, company formation, licensing and corporate immigration. Mr. Carlose is a member of the American Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and his admission to practice in the State of Georgia is pending. In addition, he is qualified to practice in India since 1997 where he was a practicing Criminal Defense Attorney.

He earned an LLM in 2009 from St. John’s University School of Law; a LL.B. in 1996 from University of Kerala, India; a M.B.A., in 1997 from IGNOU, India; a B.A in Economics and B.A in Philosophy in 1985 from Mysore University, India; and a Divinity Degree in 1990 from the Pontifical Urban University, Rome.

Dott.ssa Giuliana Franceschini, Associate

Giuliana Franceschini began collaborating with the firm in 2016. Since then, she involved in matters involving corporation and business law with specific regard to international trade law, U.S. import-exports regulations and controls. After law school, Ms Franceschini moved to New York .

She graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from “Università degli Studi Roma Tre” in Rome, Italy in 2015. Ms Franceschini is fluent in Italian and English”.

Dott. Elio Gallarati, Of Counsel

Elio Gallarati advises companies on domestic and international tax matters and corporate tax law issues on reorganizations, M&A, sales of stock and/or assets. On cross-border transactions, Mr. Gallarati provides advice on foreign financial statements, applicable accounting principles, and corporate taxation. In this context, he has also acquired relevant experience on corporate governance issues. He holds numerous corporate positions.

He graduated with a degree in Business and Finance at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. He is an admitted chartered accountant in Italy (CPA equivalent).