expert profile

Dr. Suzanne Wettenschwiler

Self-employed Lawyer | Partner

Languages: German, English, French, Italian

Dr. Suzanne Wettenschwiler, as a business lawyer and partner in international business law firms in Zurich and Zug, has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of corporate law, foundations, private clients and banking and is a member of the board of directors of major companies and foundations.


  • Corporate law
  • International commercial and contract law
  • Foundations and foundation structures
  • Trusts and succession planning
  • Family Office

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2013: Independent partner at Kaiser Odermatt & Partner
  • 1996-2013: Partner at Stadlin Advokatur Notariat
  • 1990-1995: Founding partner at Pestalozzi Hägi & Wettenschwiler (today: Vischer AG)
  • 1985-1990: Baer & Karrer
  • 1984: Admitted to the bar
  • 1982-1984: Internships at the district court in Meilen and at international law firms in Zurich and New York
  • 1982: Dr. iur., University of Zurich
  • 1979-1982: Assistant to the Chair of Prof. Forstmoser (Commercial and Corporate Law)
  • 1978: Diplôme d’études supérieures, University of Geneva
  • 1977: Licenciée en droit, University of Geneva
  • 1974: Matura, Zurich
  • 1973: Graduation Sylvania Highschool, Ohio (AFS exchange student)


  • SAV (Swiss Bar Association)
  • Member of the Zug Bar Association, Zurich Bar Association
  • SRO VQF for quality assurance in the field of financial services