Gina M. Piazza

Partner

P 212.216.1129   F 212.216.8001
1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 
P 212.216.1129   F 212.216.8001   gpiazza@tarterkrinsky.com

Gina M. Piazza is a partner at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP in the International, Retail, Corporate and Securities and Real Estate practices, and she is co-chair of the firm's Italian Desk. She assists both domestic and foreign companies in navigating the intricacies of conducting business in the United States. She serves as outside general counsel to a myriad of organizations, guiding them through all phases of their business operations. Her clients include start-ups, established businesses and multinational companies first entering the U.S. market. She represents prominent brands, including those in the industries of fashion, e-commerce, luxury goods, architecture and design, craft beverages and hospitality.

Representative Matters:

  • Assisted the U.S. subsidiary of an Italian manufacturer of award-winning designer kitchenware and accessories in negotiating a lease agreement for one of their New York Stores.
  • Drafted and negotiated the employment agreement for the CEO of the U.S. subsidiary of an Italian manufacturer of customized cosmetic products and promotional items for hotels.
  • Represented an Italian furniture designer and manufacturer of sofas, armchairs and accessories in renegotiating its lease agreement for its flagship store in a prime Manhattan location.
  • Assisted an Italian window systems company in drafting a manufacturing agreement regulating the production of aluminum profiles in the U.S.
  • Created the sales representation and distribution agreements for the U.S. sales network of an Italian manufacturer of high-end luxury furniture.
  • Assisted a top Italian olive oil producer in the organization of its U.S. subsidiary for the distribution of products in the U.S
  • Part of a team of lawyers that represented Soros Fund Management and Dune Capital Management in their acquisition of the DreamWorks live-action film library from Viacom Inc.

 

Education
  • New York Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005
  • St. Francis College, B.S., Business Management, cum laude, 2002
Admissions
  • New York
Languages
  • English
  • Italian

Favorite NY landmark:
The Brooklyn Bridge

  • apple seeds LLC

    apple seeds LLC is a growing organization that provides indoor playground facilities, classes, birthday parties and other activities. As an emerging and growing business, apple seeds needed a business-minded legal partner who understood the challenges of being a middle market business. They needed help building the company from the ground floor up, and providing a solid foundation for future growth.  

Education
  • New York Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005
  • St. Francis College, B.S., Business Management, cum laude, 2002
Admissions
  • New York
Languages
  • English
  • Italian