Vice President of Business Development
Dr. Maria-Vittoria “Giugi” Carminati, Esq. is LexShares’ Vice President of Business Development, responsible for developing strategic relationships with law firms, in-house legal departments, and their clients.
Prior to joining LexShares, Dr. Carminati, an experienced attorney licensed in New York, Texas, California, Colorado, and Washington D.C., practiced complex commercial litigation at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. She also litigated qui tam matters at Berg & Androphy, and practiced both commercial and constitutional law at NDH, LLC. In addition, Dr. Carminati founded and managed Carminati Law PLLC, where she litigated commercial disputes while also practicing family law, representing victims of domestic abuse and gender-based violence. Dr. Carminati has worked with clients in the real estate, oil & gas, financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications sectors.
Dr. Carminati holds a Doctor of the Science of the Laws in Space Law and a Master of Laws in Space, Cyber & Telecommunications Law from the University of Nebraska Law School. She earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center, graduating Magna Cum Laude, as well as two Bachelor’s degrees in History and Political Science from the University of Houston, graduating Summa Cum Laude along with Honors in Major. Dr. Carminati speaks French, Italian, and Spanish.