Thomas Meister

Thomas Meister


Walder Wyss AG

Recognized since 2010

Zürich, Switzerland

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Tax Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Tax Law
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Thomas Meister is a partner in the Tax Team. He 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.

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.

Thomas Meister speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and also admitted in New York.

Location

  • Seefeldstrasse 123
    Z├╝rich 8034
    Switzerland

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German

Bar Admissions

  • Switzerland

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Tax Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Tax Law, Zürich, Switzerland (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Switzerland 2023 for work in:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

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