Eric Neuenschwander

Partner, Attorney at law

Eric Neuenschwander has wide-ranging expertise in various areas of law and provides comprehensive support to both companies and private individuals with their legal concerns. Thanks to his many years of experience in leading commercial law firms and in industry, he has in-depth knowledge of general contract law, corporate and commercial law, labour law, technology and data protection law as well as construction and real estate law. In addition, he advises clients on issues that may arise in connection with innovative technologies such as blockchain, digital assets and FinTech.

Thanks to his own entrepreneurial experience as Deputy General Counsel in a start-up, Eric Neuenschwander has first-hand knowledge of the challenges faced by entrepreneurs. He therefore offers his clients holistic legal support without losing sight of the essentials. With his broad expertise and entrepreneurial understanding, he is able to provide comprehensive advice and support to companies and private individuals in all legal matters.

Practical work

  • Partner, Zürcher Rechtsanwälte AG, Zürich, since 2023
  • Blockchain Start-Up in Zug, Deputy General Counsel, from 2021 until 2023
  • large commercial law firm in Zurich, Associate, from 2020 until 2021
  • large commercial law firm in Zurich, Associate, until 2017 until 2019
  • medium-sized commercial law firm in Zurich, Attorney internship, from 2015 until 2016
  • IBM Schweiz AG, working student in the legal department, from 2013 to 2015
  • Large commercial law firm in Zurich, working student, from 2011 to 2013


  • LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), Columbia Law School, New York, 2020
  • Admission to the bar, 2017
  • Master of Law, University of Zurich, 2015
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Zurich 2013

Preferred areas of work

  • General contract law
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • labour law
  • IT law
  • Data protection law
  • Construction and property law
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Intellectual property law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Start-up advice / corporate housekeeping
  • Blockchain / Digital Asset


  • Data protection law – Swiss and European legal bases. Text edition with introduction, notes and subject index. Martin Eckert, Eric Neuenschwander.
  • Commentary on Art. 328b CO, in: Etter Boris/Facincani Nicolas/Sutter Reto (eds.), Employment Contract, Stämpflis Handkommentar SHK, Bern 2021
  • Cloud computing – A current consideration, in: Jusletter 1 June 2015
  • Cloud Computing – Eine rechtliche Gewitterwolke?, Master thesis, 2015, awarded the semester prize of the University of Zurich