Sara Citterio

General Counsel at Trussardi SpA
Ranked in Fashion
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Sara Citterio's Profile

Sara Citterio joined the Trussardi Group in 2001 and currently heads its legal, compliance and corporate affairs department. Her main responsibilities are corporate and legal affairs, corporate governance, intellectual property, dispute resolution, compliance and sustainability, and legal support to all subsidiaries and branches worldwide.
Before joining Trussardi, she spent several years at Istituto Auxologico Italiano, a private non-profit organisation operating in the health sector, where she served as legal counsel and assistant general counsel focusing on healthcare law.
Ms Citterio is a graduate of the Catholic University of Milan, where she read in international law. She is a qualified Italian lawyer with substantial in-house experience, mainly in IP, privacy, compliance and corporate matters, litigation and strategic commercial deals. She is also a member of the sustainability committee.
Ms Citterio is a regular panellist at legal and public seminars, and she teaches fashion law and intellectual property protection in several master courses and lecture series. She is a visiting lecturer at the fashion law master’s degree course at the Luiss University in Rome and at the Catholic University in Milan. She was included in the 2018 and 2022 editions of The Legal 500 GC Powerlist, and in 2019 she was recognised as In-House Counsel of the Year in the fashion, luxury and design category.

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