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Peers and clients say

"She is highly intelligent and analytic"
"She stays calm even in the most heated hearing"
"Stefanie is extremely knowledgeable about all arbitration topics"
"She responds quickly to situations in arbitration proceedings"
"She takes a very analytical, smart and thorough approach"

Biography

Stefanie Pfisterer is an associate at Homburger and a member of the firm's litigation and arbitration team.

Stefanie Pfisterer's practice focuses on international and domestic arbitration as well as litigation. She has been involved in more than 50 arbitration proceedings. Stefanie Pfisterer has acted as counsel in proceedings governed by the ICC Rules, the Swiss Rules, the LCIA Rules, the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, and in ad hoc and ICSID arbitration proceedings, and she has been appointed as arbitrator in proceedings under the ICC Rules, the Swiss Rules, and the LCIA Rules. Stefanie Pfisterer is experienced in disputes arising, inter alia, out of agency and distribution, joint ventures, M&A transactions, international sales contracts, and shareholder agreements. Stefanie Pfisterer also represents clients in complex state court litigations in a broad range of matters.

Before joining Homburger in 2014, Stefanie Pfisterer was a senior associate in the arbitration team of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in London. She earned her law degree from the University of Bern (MLaw, 2007, summa cum laude); she also holds a master’s degree from Harvard Law School (LLM, 2012) and a doctoral degree from the University of Zurich (Dr iur, 2012, summa cum laude). Stefanie Pfisterer has been admitted to practise law in Switzerland in 2009 and New York in 2013 (she is not practising in the latter).

Stefanie Pfisterer is the author of a number of publications in the field of dispute resolution, including commentaries on the Swiss Private International Law Act (PILA), the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure and the Swiss Rules. She is a regular speaker on arbitration-related issues.

Stefanie Pfisterer speaks German, English and French.

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