Irene De Beni represents clients in significant antitrust matters in a variety of industries, including the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, chemical, retail, and financial services industries. Fluent in Italian, English, and French, she represents clients before the European Commission as well as national competition authorities of the European Union (EU) Member States. She has coordinated competition merger filings around the world involving the Brazilian, Chinese, South African, and Ukrainian authorities, among others.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Irene worked as a public policy adviser at an information and communications technology (ICT) association in Brussels, advocating the interests of the ICT industry. In that capacity, she focused on issues related to antitrust, intellectual property (IP), workforce development, and public procurement.
Università di Verona, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza (University of Verona, Faculty of Law), Italy, 2002, Law Degree, Cum Laude
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, 2005, LL.M.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Competition, Law360 (2017)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Antitrust Law, US News & World Report and Best Lawyers (2017)