Mr Daniele Favalli > VISCHER > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

8021 Zurich
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Work Department

International Commercial Arbitration, Domestic and International Commercial Litigation, International Insurance Litigation incl. Coverage Litigation. Practiced over 5 years in the U.S. with Steel Hector & Davis.


Partner, head Arbitration practice.


VISCHER Ltd, Zurich, Partner/Head Arbitration Practice (2010-today); University of Lucerne, Lecturer and Head Coach Vis Moot Team (2008-today); Senior Associate with VISCHER Ltd, Zurich (2006-2009); Daniele Favalli, P.A., Miami, Florida (2005-2006); Of Counsel with Steel Hector & Davis LLP, Miami, Florida (2000-2005); Associate with Pestalozzi Lachenal Patry, Zurich (1997-1999).


German, English, French, Italian, Spanish.


Member of the Academic Council and of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Arbitration Academy; Lecturer at the University of Lucerne; Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); American Arbitration Association (AAA), Roster of Neutrals, Commercial Panel; International Centre for Dispute Resolution Panel (ICDR), International Panel; Chairman of the Annual ICDR Miami International Arbitration Conference (2003-2006); Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); German Arbitration Institution (DIS); Inter-American Bar Association (IABA); American Bar Association (ABA).


Admitted in Zurich, Switzerland (1997); University of St. Gallen (lic. iur. HSG, 1994, JD equivalent); Master of Laws at University of Texas at Austin, School of Law (LL.M., 2000).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Insurance

VISCHER‘s client portfolio includes insurance companies, brokers and insured parties. The practice is adept at settling coverage issues and acting in disputes concerning financial line policies, crime, property, and D&O liability. Team head Daniele Favalli represents parties in coverage litigation matters and oversees all insurance-related regulatory and corporate issues. Senior associate Tina Jäger is another name of note in this area.

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: litigation

VISCHER‘s dispute resolution team is particularly active in the banking and insurance; IT and telecoms; and transport sectors. It is a popular choice for domestic as well as cross-border commercial litigation mandates. Practice heads Felix Meier-Dieterle and Thomas Weibel are based in Zurich and Basel, respectively; the former is well versed in debt enforcement and insolvency proceedings while the latter has special expertise in the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, and disputes related to white-collar crime. Daniele Favalli in Zurich is a key contact for insurers in contentious matters. Christian Oetiker splits his time between Zurich and Basel.

Switzerland > Dispute resolution: arbitration

The team at VISCHER is particularly well known for its experience in the enforcement of arbitral awards as well as asset freezing and practitioners frequently sit as arbitrators. Thomas Weibel and Christian Oetiker combine dispute resolution skills with knowledge in aviation law. Daniele Favalli is well versed in commercial disputes and Mladen Stojiljkovic joined as counsel from Homburger in November 2019.