Strategic Research Sponsor of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Michael Feit

Michael Feit
Seefeldstrasse 123
+41 58 658 55 08


Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Non-partners

Michael Feit is a managing associate at Walder Wyss and is specialised in international commercial and investment arbitration. He represents parties in international arbitrations under all major arbitration rules and in ad hoc proceedings, and also sits as an arbitrator. His practice encompasses a broad range of industries, including healthcare, construction, aviation, telecommunication, and commodity trading. Michael Feit has published numerous articles on commercial and investment arbitration, including over 50 reports on decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court on international and domestic arbitration. He also acts as a peer reviewer for the ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal.

Michael Feit studied at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1999, magna cum laude; Dr. iur. 2007; summa cum laude; award for excellent achievements in business law) and New York University (LL.M. 2009, Dean's Graduate Award Scholar). He worked as a law clerk at a district court, as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich and as a senior associate in the international arbitration practice group of a major law firm in London.

Michael Feit practises in English and German, and also speaks French and Hebrew. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practise in all Switzerland.

With more than 160 lawyers, Walder Wyss is one of the largest Swiss law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. It offers a full range of services for the business community in Switzerland, as well as public, private and international clients. Its practice teams handle business transactions, banking and finance matters, taxes, arbitration and litigation as well as IP/IT and competition matters.

WWL says: Michael Feit is "a very quick thinker, a real professional and an excellent lawyer who we have always found to be very supportive, always on time and responsive".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas


Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100


News & Features

Special Reports



About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2017 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. |

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910 |

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK