Thomas Rohner

Thomas Rohner
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Thomas Rohner is a partner and a member of the litigation and arbitration, and private clients groups at Pestalozzi Zurich. He represents clients in litigation before Swiss courts and in international arbitration proceedings. His practice focuses on all aspects of commercial and M&A disputes, judicial assistance, and asset tracing, often in a cross-border context and involving various industries (including banking, commodity trading, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, construction, and energy). He also acts as an arbitrator. Further, he specializes in estate and insolvency disputes.

From 1997 until 2005, Thomas Rohner served as a part-time judge at a Swiss District Court, and he was a temporary vice president of the Court in 2001. He chaired a chamber and acted as sole judge and as member of a panel of judges, gaining significant experience in the administration and resolution of proceedings in various legal and industry contexts.

Thomas Rohner regularly publishes and is a frequent speaker in the fields of international arbitration, procedural law, insolvency and inheritance law.

Thomas Rohner is a graduate of the University of St. Gallen (lic iur, 1998; Dr iur, 2002, with a doctoral thesis on insolvency law). In 2003, he graduated from the University of Chicago Law School (LLM). Thomas Rohner served as a law clerk at a District Court. In 2000, he was admitted to the bar. Prior to joining Pestalozzi, Thomas Rohner worked as an international associate for a major law firm in Washington, DC. He became a partner in 2008.

WWL says: Thomas Rohner is a go-to name in Switzerland for matters arising from post-M&A disputes in the banking, life sciences and construction sectors.

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