Dr Andrea Meier is a partner with the law firm Wartmann Merker in Zurich. She has acted as counsel, presiding arbitrator, party-appointed and sole arbitrator, and secretary in more than 60 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. Recent arbitrations have involved construction contracts, joint ventures, disputes in the mobility sector and telecommunications industry, energy and gas disputes, post-M&A disputes, sales and distribution agreements, and disputes in the financial industry. She also regularly represents parties before Swiss courts in commercial matters, including major Swiss banks.
Andrea Meier joined Wartmann Merker in 2010, after working as an associate in Schellenberg Wittmer's dispute resolution team as of 2003. Andrea Meier holds a law degree from the University of Zurich, a postgraduate degree from Harvard Law School, and a doctorate degree from the University of Zurich. She is a member of the board of ASA (Swiss Arbitration Association) and a member of ASA's executive committee; a former ASA below 40 co-chair; a member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution; and an arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Andrea Meier regularly publishes in the field of international arbitration and is also a regular speaker at international arbitration conferences. She recently spoke at a joint event of KCAB, SCAI and ASA in Seoul on settlement facilitation by arbitral tribunals, and co-organised the latest ASA annual arbitration conference in Geneva (1 February 2019, "Arbitration and Corruption").
With around 230 legal experts, Walder Wyss is one of the most successful and fastest growing Swiss commercial law firms, with offices in Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano. The firm specialises in corporate and commercial law, banking and finance, intellectual property and competition law, dispute resolution and tax law. Clients include national and international companies, publicly held corporations and family businesses as well as public law institutions and private clients.