LAURENCE BURGER

COUNSEL

Laurence BURGER joined the firm in 2020 as Counsel. Her legal practice focuses mainly on international dispute resolution in commercial and sports arbitration, as well as transnational litigation. Laurence represents multinational corporations in complex arbitral and litigation proceedings.  She advises a wide variety of clients in various economic fields such as pharmaceuticals, banking and finance, oil and gas, defense, information technology, sports, telecoms, construction, shipping and the food and beverage industry. She has also considerable experience acting as sole arbitrator, president or as a member of an arbitral tribunal.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Laurence Burger Law Offices, Geneva – December 2018 to December 2019
  • Landolt & Koch, Geneva – October 2014 to December 2018
  • Perréard de Boccard, Geneva – August 2013 to October 2014
  • Winston & Strawn, Geneva – January 2011 to July 2013
  • Tavernier Tschanz, Geneva – September 2007 to December 2010
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris – May 2005 to August 2007
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed, New York – June 2002 to February 2005
  • Debevoise & Plimpton, New York – September 1999 to June 2000
  • Bar admissions: Geneva (1998), New York (2000)
  • Columbia University School of Law, New York, New York – JD (2002)
  • University Paris II, Pantheon-Assas, Paris, France – DESS (1998)
  • University of Fribourg School of Law, Fribourg, Switzerland – (LLB 2005)

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Sports Arbitration
  • Investment Arbitration
  • Domestic and International Litigation
  • Swiss contract law

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Geneva Bar Association/ Swiss Bar Association
  • Swiss Arbitration Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • ArbitralWomen (board member)

LANGUAGES

  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish