Professor Gatti received his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Milan, his LL.M. from Harvard Law School and his S.J.D. in Corporate Law from the University of Brescia. He began his legal teaching career in the corporate and commercial law department at the University of Milan School of Law then, after receiving his LL.M., taught courses and seminars in securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance as an assistant professor at the University of Milan–Bicocca School of Law. Professor Gatti worked at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as an associate, first in Italy and later in New York. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty in 2012, he was in-house counsel at Scripps Networks.
Professor Gatti is the author of a book on tender offers published in Italy in 2004. His scholarly articles have been published in the Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance, the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law, as well as in European and Italian law journals, and have been quoted by the Italian SEC and Italian courts.