Alexandra Geiger

Legal Partner, Fachanwältin SAV Erbrecht

Profil

Alexandra Geiger-Steiner berät und vertritt inländische und ausländische Klienten in den Bereichen des Ehegüter- und Erbrechts, der Nachlassplanung und -abwicklung, der Unternehmensnachfolge sowie Stiftungen und Trusts. Daneben verfügt sie über langjährige Erfahrung im Arbeitsrecht. Sie ist beratend und prozessierend für Privatpersonen und Unternehmen tätig.

Tätigkeitsgebiete

  • Erbrecht, Nachlassplanung und Unternehmensnachfolge
  • Stiftungsrecht
  • Arbeitsrecht
  • Prozessführung

Ausbildung

2019
Fachanwältin SAV Erbrecht  
2010
Zulassung als Rechtsanwältin  
2006
Universität Zürich/Tours (F) (lic. iur.)

Sprachen

  • Deutsch
  • Englisch
  • Französisch

Berufserfahrung 

Seit 2019

Legal Partner bei MME

2016-2019

Senior Legal Associate bei MME

2010-2015

Legal Associate bei MME

2008-2009

Praktikum in einer mittelgrossen Wirtschaftskanzlei in Zürich

2007-2008

Praktikum bei einem amerikanischen Management Consulting Unternehmen in Los Angeles

Akademische Tätigkeiten

  • Redakteurin bei iusnet Erbrecht

Weitere Mandate

2020
Stiftungsrätin der Stiftung GFZ (Gemeinnützige Frauen Zürich)

Mitgliedschaften

  • Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV)
  • Zürcher Anwaltsverband (ZAV)
  • Verein Successio

Listings

The Legal 500 (www.Legal500.com)

Recommended Lawyer 2020 for Employment

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance stands out for its 'longstanding experience' in the space and its 'solution-oriented' outlook. Michèle Stutz leads a team that is 'indisputably strong in its field'. Recent highlights include handling contentious wrongful dismissal and bonus claims, a cross-border matter concerning deferred compensation, and advising on employment contracts and work permits across Europe. Senior associate Martina Aepli is 'a fast thinker', who stands out for her 'strong ability' in litigation alongside 'excellent legal knowledge'. Alexandra Geiger-Steiner, who made partner in November 2019, is recognised alongside Raphael Brunner and associate Raffael Blattmann for providing 'first-class legal support'.

‘Michèle Stutz, one of the employment partners at MME, is a great lawyer with significant strengths. I have always been impressed by the client-oriented basis on her approach to any single problem and legal issue. Worthy of special mention is also her pragmatic approach for highly complex matters. Michèle is also particularly well-versed on compensation and benefits matters, particularly for the financial services industry where she is one the leaders in the local market and is extremely well regarded in international lawyers’ associations, such as the IBA. I have also worked with Martina Wirz, and with Alexandra Geiger. They both provide as well outstanding legal services and have been very helpful for our clients when we have worked together.‘

Alexandra Geiger, Michèle Stutz, Raffael Blattmann, Raphael Brunner have all proven their high competence and engagement in providing first-class legal support.‘

‘Knowledgeable partners, who are always friendly and respectful. We work together for some years now and Ms Alexandra Geiger and Ms Michele Stutz know our company, so they very quickly understand the circumstances.‘

 

Recommended Lawyer 2020 for Private Client

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance has its areas of activity in its name; the team is instructed by HNWIs and families to assist them in particular with inheritance and real estate matters. Practice head Balz Hösly has longstanding experience in the field and also advises on estate planning and in corporate succession. Christoph Nater is well versed in the property area. Alexandra Geiger-Steiner is another name to note.

‘Christoph Nater and Alexandra Geiger are a well-rehearsed team with a lot of experience in inheritance law. They advise very effectively in complex cases.‘

 

Recommended Lawyer 2019 for Employment

The 'highly accurate and reliable team' at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance has 'a practical approach' and 'is on top of matters and always advises with a competent approach, clear explanations and kindness'. It handles everything from contracts, M&A support and bonus schemes to termination of employment agreements, data protection, secondments and representation of employees in internal investigations. Clients recommend 'widely knowledgeable' practice lead Michèle Stutz, 'internal investigations expert' Raphael Brunner, 'internationally experienced' senior associate Martina Aepli and 'exceptionally committed' senior associate Alexandra Geiger.

 

Recommended Lawyer 2019 for Private Clients

The 'excellent and highly efficient private client practice' at MME – Legal | Tax | Compliance 'chooses its teams well, maintains a good internal communication and works hand-in-hand with each other'. It is best known for acting for clients in international inheritance, financial matrimony matters, company succession and tax matters. The team is led by 'profoundly knowledgeable, experienced and pragmatic estate law specialist' Balz Hoesly and also includes the 'excellent' Martina Aepli. Senior associate and inheritance law specialist Alexandra Geiger is another name to note.

 

Recommended Lawyer 2018 for Private Clients

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance ‘has profound expertise and know-how in private client matters and offers an excellent level of competence in business succession law’ as well as ‘a high service level and an outstanding work quality’; inheritance law and the financial aspects of matrimonial law are equally important core areas for the team. ‘Insightful and trustworthy strategic thinker’ Balz Hösly is ‘very experienced and hands-on in succession planning for small and medium-sized companies’ and senior associate Alexandra Geiger is also recommended for her inheritance and estate planning expertise.