Mr Michael Waldner > VISCHER > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

8021 Zurich
Michael Waldner photo

Work Department

Health Care, Data & Privacy, Energy, Public Sector and Regulatory, Real Estate




Bar admission (Switzerland 1994); Court Clerk with cantonal and administrative courts of St. Gallen; joined VISCHER 2006; Partner since 2018


German, English


– Zurich Bar Association
– Swiss Bar Association
– INLA – International Nuclear Law Association
– AIPN Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
– Swiss Association for Environmental Law (VUR)
– International Bar Association


– Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Masters Degree in Natural Sciences (Dipl. Natw. ETH, 2001)
– University of St. Gallen, HSG (lic. iur. HSG, 2003)
– Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee/UK (LL.M., 2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Public law

(Next Generation Partners)

Michael WaldnerVISCHER

The public law department at VISCHER has a particular focus the healthcare and energy sectors with further clients coming from other regulated industries, including banks, postal services and lottery providers. Michael Waldner is the key contact when it comes to providing regulatory advice to hospitals, assisting them with transactional matters disputes with regulatory authorities at all levels of government. Practice head Stefan Rechsteiner acts for energy companies on transactions, contracts and concessions in addition to representing them in regulatory disputes.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

VISCHER has particular experience when it comes to M&A, capital markets and litigation matters as well as healthcare, TMT and transport matters. The team is further noted for its expertise in public law and competition matters with Michael Waldner and Klaus Neff  active here. Rolf Auf der Maur, Stefan Kohler and David Rosenthal have strengths in IP, IT, TMT and data. Benedict Christ, Stefan Rechsteiner, Christian Oetiker and Christian Wyss are other names to note.