Dr. Martin Burkhardt is a partner of Lenz & Staehelin. He is considered as a leading lawyer for commercial disputes. He advises and represents clients both before state courts and arbitral tribunals as well as in whatever ancillary or supplementary proceedings may be helpful for the clients to achieve their overall objectives, including interim measures, administrative or penal proceedings, as well as enforcement or asset recovery proceedings. His advice in defining and executing a legal strategy both in Switzerland and abroad is much sought after. He has extensive experience in financial services, investments and joint ventures, license, agency and distribution agreements, as well as corporate matters. His experience further includes pharma and medical, energy, media rights and disputes about complex family fortunes.
Martin Burkhardt completed his graduate and post-graduate studies in St.Gallen (lic. iur., 1988; Dr. iur., 1996) and in the U.S. (LL.M., University of California Berkeley Law School, 1991). He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1991 and to the Zurich Bar in 1992. Martin Burkhardt joined Lenz & Staehelin in 1994 and has been a Partner since 2000.