Michèle Stutz

Legal Partner, LL.M., Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law

Profile

Michèle Stutz (Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law) is an experienced litigator and has profound experience in employment law (including work permits). She advises companies as well as individuals and represents them in court and arbitration proceedings. She also acts as arbitrator in employment law cases.

Business activities

  • Employment Law
  • Immigration Law (particularly work permits)
  • Litigation
  • International Arbitration

Education

2010
CAS Social Security Law for business practice  
2009
Certified Specialist SBA Employment Law  
2003
Columbia University, New York (LL.M.) 
2000
Admitted to the Swiss Bar  
1997
University of Zurich and Geneva (lic. iur.) 

Teaching Assignments

CAS Compensation and Benefits Management (Executive Compensation)

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Practical Experience

Since 2009
Partner with MME
2007-2008
Attorney at law with MME
2001-2006
Associate in a large business law firm in Zurich and Geneva, in-between: LL.M. studies at Columbia University in New York
1998-2001
Judicial Clerkship at the District Court of Zurich

Memberships

  • Swiss Bar Assocation (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Assocation (ZAV)
  • Member of the Experts Committee for Certified Specialists SBA Employment Law
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Member of the legal committee of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Listings

The Legal 500 (www.Legal500.com)

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.

 

whoswholegal.com

Michèle Stutz is recognized as "thought leader" in the field of labour and employment and is regularly recommended as leading expert in the following areas:

  • Who’s who Legal Labour, Employment and Benefits
  • Who’s who Switzerland: Labour and Employment
  • Who’s who Switzerland: Corporate Immigration

"Peers do not hesitate to recommend MME Legal Tax Compliance’s Michèle Stutz as “an excellent employment lawyer” with strong experience in employment disputes” (April 2019).