Legal Committee

Activities, programs and publications cater to the interests and needs of companies doing business in both Switzerland and the USA. The Committee compiles and makes accessible to the Chamber’s members a wide range of information regarding legal aspects of Swiss-U.S. business relations and Swiss and U.S. laws and regulations.


portriat of Markus U. Diethelm


Markus U. Diethelm

General Counsel
Credit Suisse AG

portriat of Christoph  Schmid

Vice Chairman

Christoph Schmid

Wenger & Vieli Ltd.


Andrea Antonelli

General Counsel & Company Secretary
ABB Ltd.

Andreas Bohrer

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Lonza Group Ltd

Simone Bono

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Hans-Jakob Diem

Partner, Attorney at Law
Lenz & Staehelin

Andrew Etkind

Vice President & General Counsel
Garmin Switzerland GmbH

Dominique Fehlmann

Head of Legal, Corporate Affairs & Compliance
Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.

David P. Frick

SVP, Head Corporate Governance, Compliance + Corporate Services
Nestlé SA

Mathias Gärtner

Head Legal & Compliance
Holcim Ltd.

Hermann Geiger

Group Chief Legal Officer
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.

Clara-Ann Gordon

Niederer Kraft Frey AG

Claudia Götz Staehelin

Attorney at Law, LL.M., CIPP/E, Partner
Kellerhals Carrard Basel KIG

Dominique Graz

Jacobs Holding AG

Karen Lovette Hale

Chief Legal Officer
Novartis International AG

Martin P. Henrich

Special Counsel to the CEO
The Adecco Group AG

Philippe Huber

Vice President Group Legal & Compliance
SIG Group AG

Andreas Kellerhals


Laurent Killias

Attorney at Law / Partner
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd

Christoph Kurth

Attorney at Law
Baker & McKenzie

Andrew Law

Head of Legal & Integrity
Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Barbara Levi

Group General Counsel

Andreas L. Meier

Chief Legal Officer
Straumann Group

Nicolas Meyer

General Counsel & Leiter Stab

Reinhard Oertli

Partner, Attorney at Law
MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep AG

Martin Oesch

Group General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Barry Callebaut AG

David Oser

Partner, Attorney at Law
Homburger AG

Christian Reber

Legal Counsel
Spectrum Value Management Ltd.

Katja Roth Pellanda

Group General Counsel
Zurich Insurance Group AG

Francisca Scharpé

General Counsel Europe
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.

Xavier Schops

General Counsel & Company Secretary
medmix Group AG

Eric Stupp, LL.M.

Head Practice Team Financial Services
Bär & Karrer Ltd., Attorneys at Law

Michèle Stutz, LL.M.

Legal Partner
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance

Karim Tejani

Head of Legal Switzerland
Microsoft Schweiz GmbH

Oliver Triebold

Partner, Attorney at Law, M.C.J.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

Hans Rudolf Trüeb

Partner & Member of the Management Committee
Walder Wyss Ltd.

Patrick Verraes

Deputy General Counsel, Commercial
Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland) GmbH

Christoph K. Widmer

General Counsel
maxon international ag

Jan Widmer

Head of Public Policy
Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL, Luxembourg, Zweigniederlassung Zürich

Petra A. Winkler

Group General Counsel
Schindler Holding Ltd

Philippe Zimmermann

Ernst & Young Ltd.