Michael Hess
Zurich

Michael Hess, LL.M.

Counsel, Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law

+41 44 215 9317

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Michael Hess is a Counsel in Schellenberg Wittmer's Corporate and Commercial Group as well as its Litigation Practice Group. He focuses on employment law and on international and domestic commercial litigation.

Experience

  • Advises domestic and foreign clients in all employment law matters (draft and review employment agreements, employee handbooks, termination agreements, individual and collective dismissals, business transfers, international employee transfers, remuneration and bonus schemes, non-compete covenants)
  • Represents parties in disputes and court proceedings involving a broad range of matters, including employment law, derivatives (ISDA Master Agreement), (re)insurance, mergers and acquisitions, unfair competition, white collar crime as well as public procurement

Career

Professional Experience
2010
Senior Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
2005
Associate in a St. Gallen law firm
2002
Trainee Clerk with a district court in the Canton of St.Gallen
Education and Admission
2017
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Labor and Employment Law, University of Zurich
2010
LL.M. in International Business Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
2005
Bar Admission in Switzerland
2002
lic. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen
 

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