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.

News, Analysis & Press

Littler Global Guide - Italy - Q4 2022

Global Guide Quarterly

January 26, 2023

Books & Book Chapters

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

Speaking Engagements

New Workers and New Contracts in the Digital World

Labour 2030 – Rethinking the future of work, Porto, Portugal

July 13-14, 2017

Roundtable Discussion, Work through Digital Platforms and New Economies

Jobless Society Forum 2017, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Milan, Italy

May 30, 2017


  • 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


  • Italian
  • English
  • French

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