Contact Information

Practice Areas

  • International and Cross-Border Transactions
  • Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

Overview

Education

University of Miami, School of Law, U.S.A.,
LL.M. Master in Comparative Law in 2006;
Universita’ degli Studi di Ferrara, Facolta di Giurisprudenza (School of Law), Italy, 1996 – 2000.

Bar Admissions

New York, 2010

Professional Associations

Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, Southeast (Executive Director Treasurer 2010-2011) (Board of Directors 2009-2012)
New York State Bar Association
Alumni Collegio Don Bosco, Pordenone, Italy

Fogolar Furlan della Florida
Pordenonesi nel Mondo
EFASCE – Ente Friulano Assistenza Sociale Culturale Emigranti.

Languages

English
Italian
Spanish (Conversational)
Japanese (Elementary)

Biography

Massimiliano “Max” Teia is an international consultant with the Corporate and Financial Services group at ARHMF. Mr. Teia assists clients on a variety of operational aspects surrounding cross-border transactions in the United States for in-bound International clients. Mr. Teia works closely with the Firm’s attorneys to provide a holistic solution to the practical and operational aspects of inbound investments and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Teia was Executive Vice President for an International group listed in the Italian stock exchange assisting on a variety of international corporate and legal matters in the United States and in Japan.

At his previous companies, Mr. Teia was the primary point of contact for Government interaction and compliance activities related to Directorate of Defense Trade Control in his capacity as the ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) Empowered Officer. Mr. Teia successfully led the legal due diligence and sale process of his previous employer to a Fortune 500 company for a price exceeding USD$40 million dollars. Mr. Teia received his law degree in Italy from the Universita’ di Ferrara and concluded his “praticantato” at a prestigious international law firm in Milan before moving to the United States.

Awards & Recognition

  • Featured by Italian magazine “Il Popolo” on April 30, 2015 for his achievements in the United States and the support to the Italian community abroad;
  • Recognized as “Eccellenza Pordenonese” by EFASCE – Ente Friulano Assistenza Sociale Culturale Emigranti.

Speaking Engagements

  • Key Speaker at Italian workshop “Condurre Affari negli Stati Uniti: Aspetti Generali, Opzioni Migratorie e Cenni Normativi” held at Unindustria Pordenone, Italy, on May 05, 2015.Key Speaker at Italian workshop “Condurre Affari negli Stati Uniti: Aspetti Generali, Opzioni Migratorie e Cenni Normativi” held at Unindustria Pordenone, Italy, on May 05, 2015.

*Not a member of the Florida Bar