Thomas Rohner | Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

Thomas Rohner

Partner
Attorney at law, Dr. iur., LL.M.
Head Litigation & Arbitration

Feldeggstrasse 4
8008 Zurich
Switzerland
T +41 44 217 92 58
thomas.rohner@pestalozzilaw.com

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High personal and professional standards and magnificent background, with a business-oriented approach, practical and cooperative with customer needs.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Thomas Rohner’s work is outstanding in every way.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2022

Thomas Rohner is a mastermind in litigation who knows the law and understands his clients.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2021

Thomas Rohner is a top-notch litigator, praised for being down to earth and calm, while getting into the case quickly.

Who's Who Legal, 2020

He has extraordinary depth of legal expertise and entrepreneurial thinking which makes him a first-rate counsel and great strategist.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2021

Thomas Rohner is a brilliant financial disputes lawyer with a delightful demeanour.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2020

We experience Thomas as a tough negotiator and litigator who fights to secure the best outcome, however staying courteous and composed at all times.

The Legal 500 Client Feedback, 2021

Thomas Rohner makes a magnificent personal and professional impression.

GAR 100 Client Feedback, 2021

Thomas Rohner is a partner and represents clients in litigation before Swiss courts and in international arbitration proceedings. His practice focuses on all aspects of commercial and M&A disputes, judicial assistance, and asset tracing, often in a cross-border context and involving various industries (including banking, commodity trading, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, construction, and energy). He also acts as an arbitrator. Further, he specializes in estate and insolvency disputes.

Career

2020
  • Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, London: CEDR Accredited Mediator
2008
  • Partner at Pestalozzi
2004
  • Associate at Pestalozzi
2003
  • University of Chicago Law School: LL.M.
  • US international law firm in Washington, DC: international associate
2002
  • University of St Gallen: Dr. iur.
2001
  • District Court of Baden: Temporary Vice-President
2000
  • Bar admission: Switzerland
1998
  • University of St Gallen: lic. iur.
1997
  • District Court of Baden: Part-time Judge (1997-2005)

Languages

German, English, French

Membership

  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • INSOL
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • SchKG-Vereinigung
  • Verein Successio

Deals and Cases

Pestalozzi advises on the financial restructuring of Swissport

02.02.2021

Pestalozzi advises on the financial restructuring of Swissport

Publications

COVID-19: Federal Council implements additional measures and adjustments to insolvency legislation

By Thomas Rohner: Legal Update, Zurich 2020

COVID-19: Legal standstill is not extended beyond 19 April 2020

By Thomas Rohner: Legal Update, Zurich 2020

COVID-19: Additional governmental measures and adjustments to insolvency law to further ease the financial impact on companies

By Thomas Rohner, Alain Muster: Legal Update, Zurich 2020
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