Maddalena Padovan graduated in law, with full marks, from the University of Milan with a dissertation on criminal law titled “I minori nel processo penale: in particolare le vittime degli abusi sessuali” (Minors in criminal proceedings. More specifically, the victims of sexual abuse), supervised by Prof. Mario Pisani.
She has been a member of the Milan Bar Association since 1991 and has had the right of audience to appear before the Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione) since 2003.
Following her legal traineeship and after initially working with a number of well-known law firms, Maddalena Padovan has been working with Carlo Baccaredda Boy since 1996, primarily dealing with the management of the firm while focusing in particular on IT processes, security and privacy.
Maddalena Padovan has gained professional experience in the field of economic and financial criminal law, with a special emphasis on tax law, corporate law, labour law and offences against the public administration. She also offers legal counsel in matters of criminal negligence and culpable and reckless conduct and has been involved in the Linate airport disaster trial. Furthermore, she also provides counsel on medical negligence.
In the course of her career, Maddalena Padovan has been committed to providing legal assistance to minors before the Juvenile Court of Milan as well as representing vulnerable individuals as a civil claimant before the trial court.