Thomas Meister - Walder Wyss Ltd.

Thomas Meister

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Thomas Meister is head of the Tax Team.

Born in 1963, Thomas Meister was educated at the Universities of Lausanne and St. Gall (lic. iur. 1989, Dr. iur. 1995), New York University (LL.M. 1998), and graduated as certified tax expert (1996). For his doctoral thesis he received the 1995 Blumenstein Award. He has working experience as trainee in a Zurich law firm and District Court clerk, general secretary at the Zurich Revenue Service, tax associate in Zurich, Geneva and Washington D.C. law firms and tax partner in a Zurich law firm. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and also admitted in New York.


Thomas Meister is working in the fields of domestic and international corporate tax, including tax optimization, corporate and real estate finance, structured finance, corporate reorganizations, transaction structuring and M&A. Since 2004 he is an adjunct professor for tax law at the University of St. Gall.

Office Location

Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box 1236
Zürich, 8034

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Zürich Metro Area
Thomas Meister has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law
Tax Law

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