Katalin Meier is “a very engaged arbitration practitioner” and praised by sources, one of whom says, “She is indeed a role model for our generation.”
Katalin Meier is a dual-qualified dispute resolution practitioner specialising in international arbitration (Switzerland and US: California). She represents clients before arbitral tribunals and state courts, and acts as arbitrator and mediator. Katalin has been involved in complex arbitration proceedings related to post-M&A, distribution, sales, government contracts, aviation, entertainment, sports and construction matters under the ICC, Swiss, Vienna, DIS and JAMS Rules, as well as in ad hoc and emergency arbitration proceedings. In addition, she has represented clients in civil and criminal proceedings before state courts for 10 years.
Katalin completed her legal studies in Basel, Budapest and Geneva, and was awarded a certificate in transnational law from the University of Geneva with focus on pharmaceutical and biotechnology law. She has an LLM degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also studied on the alternative dispute resolution programme at the Institute for US Law in Washington, DC. In addition, she worked at JAMS Mediation, Arbitration, ADR Services, and at a US Federal District Court.
Katalin is member of the board of directors of the California International Arbitration Council. She regularly publishes and speaks on international arbitration and mediation matters. She further figures on the pro bono counsel list of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Lausanne). Katalin advises and conducts arbitration proceedings in English, German, French and Hungarian.