Birgit Sambeth Glasner is a Partner at Altenburger and Co-Head of the Dispute Resolution Team. As a former substitute Judge and judicial Conciliator, acting as Mediator and as Arbitrator, she is acknowledged as a forward thinking, holistic and strategic dispute resolution specialist, and is regularly appointed as Neutral to prevent and resolve complex, international and domestic disputes in commercial, construction, employment and family / inheritance matters, often with a cross cultural component.
Listed among the Thought Leaders Mediation by Who's Who Legal since 2018, Birgit has been recognized as "N° 1 most highly regarded mediator in Switzerland" and she has been awarded the distinction of "Mediation Lawyer of the year in 2020 as well as in 2021".
She is accredited by a number of national and international organizations, in particular: Swiss Bar Association (FSA-SAV), Swiss Chamber of Commercial Mediation (SCCM), IMI International Mediation Institute, CEDR London, CPR New York, VIAC Vienna, CMAP Paris, CAM Milano, CML Russia, SCIA Shenzhen Court of Arbitration (South China), ICC, SCAI, TAS-CAS and WIPO. She is also acting as Insolvency / Reorganization Mediator recognized by INSOL.
In addition to her activity as Neutral, Birgit is also frequently involved in company restructuring and insolvency proceedings, acting as Creditor representative or as Liquidator and Trustee in the context of domestic and international bankruptcy and composition proceedings.