• "Very knowledgeable about the Swiss litigation environment and the needs of multinational companies."

     

    Chambers Global 2015

  • "An expert in the field, a good communicator, and pragmatic."

     

    Legal 500 2014

  • "A truly standout practitioner."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "He is able to put himself in our position and anticipate what's going to happen."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2013

  • "Has been busy representing clients in front of the US authorities over the past few years."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "A leader in Zürich - a thoughtful man and extremely competent."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "Gives professional, quick and prudent advice."

     

    Legal 500 2013

  • "He's experienced, smart and organises large mandates extremely well."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2016

  • "An outstanding lawyer."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2015

  • "Sought-after litigator with noted strength in banking and white-collar crime disputes."

     

    Chambers Global 2017

  • "A go-to lawyer for insurance litigation in the field."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2014

  • "One of the country's top banking litigator."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "Incredible."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Described as one of the foremost banking litigators in Switzerland."

     

    Chambers Europe 2013

  • "Quick grasp of complex issues."

     

    Client in Who's Who Legal 2015

  • "He is clearly one of the Swiss experts in investigations and cross-border work."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2014

  • "He has few equals in this field - he has amazing knowledge."

     

    Client in Chambers Global 2014

  • "Sophisticated, exact and creative."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2013

  • "He has a very quick mind, and writes extremely well."

     

    Client in Chambers Europe 2014

  • "Praised for his out-of-the-box thinking."

     

    Legal 500 2016

  • "Has a forensic approach and puts his clients at ease."

     

    Who's Who Legal 2016

  • "Very experienced in cross-border disputes."

     

    Legal 500 2016

 

 

 

Dr. Andreas D. Länzlinger

Partner

Andreas D. Länzlinger heads Bär & Karrer’s internal investigation and cross-border proceedings practice. He has extensive experience in handling complex banking, commercial, corporate and insurance litigations, both domestic and cross-border. He has represented Swiss clients in a number of mass tort litigation cases before US courts. During the last years, he has also regularly advised and represented Swiss corporate clients in compliance matters, even before US authorities such as the US Department of Justice, the SEC, and the FED.

Languages

French, English, German

Curriculum

  • Ad interim General Counsel, ABB Ltd. (2006)
  • Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2000)
  • Partner of Henrici, Wicki & Guggisberg (1993-1999)
  • Associate at Henrici, Wicki & Guggisberg (1984-1992)
  • University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1992)
  • Associate, Kronish, Lieb, Weiner & Hellman, New York (1987-1988)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1986)
  • University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1983)

Memberships and Public Offices

  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Contact Details

Dr. Andreas D. Länzlinger
Bär & Karrer AG
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8027 Zurich
Switzerland

T: +41 58 261 50 00
F: +41 58 261 50 01
andreas.laenzlinger@baerkarrer.ch

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Publications

Finanzkriminalität - Wie intern sind interne Untersuchungsberichte?, in: Handelszeitung, Nr. 16, 20. April 2017 … Download »
Private sector bribery, IFLR Magazine July / August 2016
Attorney Client Privilege Arising out of Internal Investigations: Milestone Decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court, Bär & Karrer Briefing October 2016 … Download »
Laenzlinger Andreas D. - more publications