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Giulia La Scala


Giulia La Scala is an associate in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice.

She focuses on a variety of compensation-related matters, particularly in M&A transactions and capital markets.

She regularly advises both U.S. and non-U.S. companies on corporate governance matters, securities and tax law compliance and employment arrangements.


Representative matters

JetBlue Airways Corp. in its pending acquisition of Spirit Airlines for approximately $3.8 billion following JetBlue's hostile takeover bid for Spirit, including the "vote no" proxy campaign against Spirit's $2.9 billion merger with Frontier Group and JetBlue's all cash tender offer to acquire Spirit for $30 per share.

Paramount Global in its sale of Simon & Schuster to KKR.

Dycom Industries, Inc. in several acquisitions in the United States.

Worldwide Webb Acquisition Corp. in its merger with Aeries Technology.



Attorney-at-Law, New York


Fordham University School of Law J.D. cum laude

Universita di Bologna Laurea in Giurisprudenza (J.D. equivalent), cum laude

Fordham University School of Law J.D., cum laude


English, Italian, French

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.