BACKGROUND & ACTIVITIES

EDUCATION AND PRACTICE BACKGROUND

Partner with Swiss law firm Pestalozzi (originally Pestalozzi & Gmuer), active in the areas of corporate law,
private banking, litigation and arbitration (1976 to 2009, with six years as managing partner);
associate with Pillsbury (formerly Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts) in New York (1972/1973);
University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 1970); law clerk at the District Court of Meilen (1968).

 

ADDITIONAL PAST AND PRESENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Chairman of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce Legal Committee, member of the Zurich Bar Association
Disciplinary Panel, founding director of Lex Mundi, directorships and chairmanships on several boards
of directors of public and private companies, pro bono directorships with welfare foundations and various associations.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Zurich, Swiss and New York Bar Association
ABA, IBA, ASA and others