Perspectiva General

Silvia Locantore advises Italian and international clients on employment and labor law matters, in court and out-of-court.

In particular, she focuses on all aspects related to the establishment, management, and termination of the employment relationships, including disciplinary procedures, dismissals, negotiation, and drafting of settlements.

Her practice includes the following:

  • Drafting employment contracts (as well as restrictive covenants), independent contractors’ agreements and agency contracts
  • Counseling employers on remuneration and incentive plans
  • Assistance in individual and collective dismissal procedure
  • Management of the labor aspects of restructuring deals (transfer of undertakings; mergers and acquisitions; trade unions relationships management)
  • Ongoing legal support related to privacy in the workplace
  • Legal advice on health and safety, compliance, and whistleblowing matters
  • Drafting and review of handbooks and policies

Before joining Littler, Silvia worked in the employment practice group of an international law firm and in a leading Italian boutique firm that focused on employment law and industrial relations.

Silvia participated in the “Labour 2030 – Rethinking the future of work” conference held in Porto (Portugal), July 13-14, 2017, where she presented the paper, New Workers and New Contracts in the Digital World, which she co-authored.

She also participated in the event “Jobless Society Forum 2017,” at the Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli in Milan, May 30, 2017, where she spoke at a roundtable discussion concerning work through digital platforms and new economies.

Libros & Capítulos

  • Codice del Lavoro – Disciplina del rapporto di lavoro subordinato privato, Franco Toffoletto and Paola Pucci, Il Sole 24Ore, 2016, 2017, 2018 editions


  • Master’s Degree in Law, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 2014summa cum laude
  • Second Level University Master’s Degree in Law, Roma Tre University, 2021


  • Italiano
  • Inglés
  • Francés

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