Eric Neuenschwander

Partner, Attorney at law

Eric Neuenschwander worked for several years for various large commercial law firms in Zurich and in the technology sector and has in-depth knowledge in the areas of information, technology and data protection law. He has also been active for some time in the areas of blockchain, digital assets and FinTech and advises clients on all issues that may arise in the context of digitalisation.

Thanks to his own entrepreneurial experience as Deputy General Counsel in a blockchain start-up, he also advises start-ups and young entrepreneurs in particular on the implementation of innovative ideas.

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

Education

  • 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

  • IT law
  • Data Protection
  • Blockchain / Digital Assets
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • General contract law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Labour law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Start-up advice / corporate housekeeping

Publications

  • 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