Giovanni Comandè (LLM Harvard Law School USA, Ph.D. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) is Full Professor of Private comparative law at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna where he also studied as ordinary student.
Since 1995 he has been lawyer, included in the special roll for university teachers in Pisa and Attorney at law (New York Bar) since 1997. moreover he is mediator at Organismo Conciliazione Pisa and mediation trainer. He has taught in and visited numerous universities in the world (Washington and Lee School of Law, USA; Université Laval, Canada; Fordham School of Law, USA; Université Panthéon Assas Paris II, Faculté de Droit ; Hebrew Univeristy, Jérusalem; Wake Forrest University School of Law, USA ; University of South Carolina School of Law, USA).
He has been elected as member of the American Law Institute (ALI www.ali.org) where he is an advice member for various projects such as that concerning Information Privacy Principles. Moreover he is member of the ello European Law Institute (ELI www.europeanlawinstitute.eu) of the the European Group on Tort Law www.egtl.org and of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law, Vienna (www.ectil.org).
He has written 4 monographs and numerous articles and comments, has organised 14 edited volumes. He works in Italian, English, Spanish and French.
His areas of competence include: civil law in general, tort law, personal injury, European private law, health law, private law of public administration, law and technology, privacy, producer’s liability, A.D.R. (Alternative Dispute Resolution), American law, insurance law, technology regulation.
Giovanni Comandè is founder member and President of Smartlex s.r.l. (www.smartlex.eu) an advice and services firm that offers various competences at the service of the needs of citizens and to support complex organizations (both business enterprises and public administrations) it combines training, research and advice, developing innovative and personalised services.