A Partner at Lenz & Staehelin’s Zurich office, Stephan Erni regularly advises clients on domestic and international transactions and on corporate and commercial matters. He specializes in real estate transactions, domestic and international M&A transactions, including public tender offers. One of the main focuses of his practice is advising private equity firms in auction processes, both buy-side and sell-side. During his practice for one of the major law firms in New York (2005/2006), he gained experience in the relevant areas in the U.S. too.
Stephan Erni graduated from the Universities of Zurich and Fribourg, where he studied law (1999). He was admitted to the Zurich Bar (2002) and studied Law at the University of Virginia School of Law (2005). Stephan joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2002 and became a Partner in 2012.