Michele Traversa | Milan | Hogan Lovells

Michele Traversa

Senior Associate Global Regulatory


Italian, English


Michele Traversa
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Michele Traversa is a senior associate in our Technology, Media & Telecommunication team with in-depth knowledge in Information Technology and Internet Law and works closely with many of the world’s leading Internet and technology companies. He advises clients on emerging and complex tech legal issues with respect to contentious and regulatory matters.

Michele focuses on Internet Service Provider liability, platforms, freedom of expression, data protection and online copyright. In particular, he has gained experience in litigation before courts and regulatory authorities in relation to Internet Service Provider's liability and data protection.

Michele graduated in Law from the University of Bari in 2014. He later received an LL.M. from University of Southern California – Gould School of Law with a Certificate in Entertainment Law. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Michele was a legal intern at Google.

Representative experience

Advising one of the world’s largest Internet company on all commercial and contentious aspects of its business in Italy, including litigation in court and before authorities.
Advising the most importants Internet Service Providers in the world in relation to contentious matters in Italy concerning hosting and caching provider liability.
Assisting one the world’s leading Internet companies in relation all regulatory aspects of driverless cars regulations in Italy.


  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2016
  • Diploma in Intellectual Property Law, Just Legal Services, 2015
  • Laurea Magistrale in giursprudenza (Master's Degree in Law), Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, 2014
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Italy
Court admissions
  • Milan