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".
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