Graduated magna cum laude in Law at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore), with a thesis in Criminology entitled “La gravità del crimine economico” [“The seriousness of economic crime], (supervisor Prof. Gabrio Forti), he initially carried out his professional practice at the law firm of Mr Federico Stella, lawyer and professor.
In 2003, he received his LLM (Master of Laws) degree from Columbia University’s Law School (New York).
In the summer of 2007, he was Visiting Scholar at the Law School of the University of Berkeley (California), under the supervision of Prof. Sanford H. Kadish, Emeritus of Criminal Law.
In January 2008 he obtained a PhD in Comparative Criminal Law from the University of Pavia, with a thesis entitled “Legalità e interpretazione nel diritto penale” [“Legality and Interpretation in Criminal Law] in the continental legal system and the North American common law system.
Founding partner of Stella Law Associates, he has been registered with the Milan Bar Association since 20.11.2003 and with the Special Register of Lawyers admitted to legal aid before the Supreme Court and other Superior Jurisdictions since 10.12.2015.
Luigi is also a member of the Supervisory Board of various companies belonging to industrial and financial groups.