Thomas Müller is a partner in Homburger's litigation and arbitration practice team which comprises more than 25 lawyers. He regularly acts as party counsel and as arbitrator in a variety of large and medium-sized international arbitrations. A particular focus of his professional activity is representing clients before the Swiss courts in commercial, employment and company law matters as well as in attachment, enforcement of judgment and legal assistance proceedings. Thomas is also very active in the asset tracing/white-collar field. In addition, Thomas Müller regularly advises clients in connection with devising litigation strategies in an international and cross-border context.
After graduating from the University of Zurich in 1974 and earning a doctorate in 1982, Thomas served as a clerk with the Zurich District Court and the High Court of the Canton of Zurich. He also acted for several years as substitute judge for the Zurich District Court. Before joining Homburger in 1983, he received an LLM degree from the University of California Los Angeles Law School. In 1987 and 1988 Thomas worked as a foreign associate in a large international law firm based in Chicago.
Thomas Müller is a member of the Zurich and Swiss Bar Association, IBA, Swiss Arbitration Association, Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit and various other professional organisations.
He has published articles and contributed to publications in the field of procedural and arbitration law. He is also a co-editor of the commentary on the Federal Statute on Jursidiction, Gerichtsstandsgesetz and a co-author of a commentary to the Lugano Convention.
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