Stefania Bologna. Born in Italy, Ms. Bologna received her U.S. and Florida Juris Doctor Degree in 1997 and a Master in Comparative Law (L.L.M.) in 1994 at the University of Miami School of Law, and her Italian Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1991.
Ms. Bologna has focused her law practice on International Commercial transactions presenting major Italian and other foreign Corporations and Individuals doing business throughout the United States, South America and the Caribbean. She practices in the areas of International Business and Contracts, Real Estate, Intellectual Property Rights, Immigration and Corporate Law, including Offshore Corporations. Ms. Bologna’s fluency in Italian is a valuable asset to her team, facilitating communication with inbound businesses seeking representation in the areas of Contracts, Corporations, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and immigration.
Clients are predominantly Italian industries including Shipping and Cruise Trade, Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Restaurants, Import/Export, Food and Wine, Transportation, Hotel and Condominium, Italian Brand Stores, Furniture and Entertainment.
Ms. Bologna has worked as an International Consultant with one of the largest worldwide Law Firms and with an Italian law firm in Rome, Italy. In addition, she handled the legal affairs for an Italian Construction Company in Rome, Italy, for more than ten years.
AREA OF FOCUS
Ms. Bologna handles Commercial and Residential Real Estate transactions, representing Buyers, Sellers and Developers throughout Florida and the United States. She has represented Clients in the purchase and sale of major Developments involving multimillion-dollar transactions. Ms. Bologna is a Member and Title Agent of Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund (the Fund) − now nationally Old Republic Title Insurance Company – as a Closing Agent, handling all Title and Real Estate Legal Matters for Domestic and Multinational Corporations.
Commercial Contracts & Agreements
Ms. Bologna advises International Clients on the entire range of Commercial Contracts and Agreements from import-Export arrangements to Production and Distribution Agreements. Practical and commerce minded, she focuses on delivering practical resolutions to business problems at a fair, reasonable fee for the value provided. In addition, she handles Mergers and Acquisitions.
Ms. Bologna manages Trademarks for many of the most famous Italian Brands in various industries.
Corporate Governance & Compliance
Ms. Bologna has experience handling all types of U.S. and Foreign Corporations doing business in Florida, including U.S. domestic For-Pofit Corporations, Not-for-Profit Corporations, IRS 501(c)(3) Charitable Organizations, Foundations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Foreign Corporations, Offshore Corporations and Trusts, Italian Corporations and other business entities. Ms. Bologna also handles incorporation and preparation of complex Shareholder Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Corporate Resolutions, Stock Transfer Agreements, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, and State Registration documents, and she acts as Registered Agent for hundreds of Corporations and Companies.
Art Law. Commercial Contracts & Agreements. Corporate Governance & Compliance. Immigration. Intellectual Property & Technology. Real Estate.
Florida Bar – Board Certified. U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. U.S. Court of Appeals, Southern District of Florida.
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
- Florida Bar Association
- Florida Bar, Supreme Court of the State of Florida
- International Law Section of the Florida Bar Association
- Business Law Section of the Florida Bar Association
- Real Estate Section, Real Property, Probate & Trust of the Florida Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- Title Agent & Member Old Republic Title Insurance Company
- National Italian American Bar Association
- Italy-America Chamber of Commerce
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1997. University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 1995. La Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy, J.D., 1991
Italian, Spanish, English