Christoph G. Lang is chair of Pestalozzi and heads Pestalozzi’s Corporate / M&A Group in Zurich. His preferred practice areas are corporate law with a particular focus on corporate governance, M&A, Swiss and European antitrust law and insurance law. He represents major Swiss and multinational corporations in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures, and frequently advises clients on policy and governance issues.
Christoph G. Lang studied law at the University of Berne (Dr.iur., summa cum laude, 1999) and Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2000). He was admitted to the bar in 1997. Before joining Pestalozzi in 2000, he was a teaching and research assistant for two years in the University of Berne’s Corporate and Commercial Law Department. Christoph G. Lang regularly publishes in his fields of expertise. He is a member of the Zurich, Swiss and International Bar Associations, as well as the ‘‘Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht’’ and Winner of the ILO Client Choice Award 2013 for M&A in Switzerland.
- Partner at Pestalozzi
- Associate at Pestalozzi
- Columbia University, New York City: LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
- University of Berne: Dr. iur. (summa cum laude)
- Teaching & Research Assistant at the University of Berne, Corporate and Commercial Law Department
- Bar Admission: Switzerland