lic iur Stefano Codoni > Walder Wyss Ltd. > Lugano, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Walder Wyss Ltd.
PO BOX 5162

Work Department

Lugano office (head)





Stefano Codoni is a partner at Walder Wyss and his practice focuses mainly on intellectual property, life science and technology related transactions (including private equity, venture capital and M&A ) and litigation. Other areas of work are corporate and commercial law. Stefano Codoni also regularly acts as counsel in international commercial arbitration disputes and has experience as sole arbitrator and member of arbitration panels.

Prior to his joining Walder Wyss in 2013, he held positions as a District Court law clerk, as Foreign Associate in a leading London law firm and as Associate and, during 12 years, as Partner in Zurich and Lugano law firms.


He is fluent in Italian, German, English and French.


Stefano Codoni was born in 1967 and was educated at the University of Zurich (lic. iur. 1991) and at the University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College (LL.M. 1995). He was admitted to the Zurich bar in 1994.

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland

Walder Wyss Ltd.’s Lugano office, which is jointly headed by Davide Jermini and Stefano Codoni, offers a ‘full 360-degree service in all legal aspects’ and is recognised for its activities in corporate, commercial and M&A matters as well as real estate and litigation. Codoni is ‘the go-to lawyer for technology related transactions, litigations and intellectual property’ and Jermini is ‘excellent’ in corporate, commercial and M&A matters, in particular real estate transactions. Recently promoted Stefano Fornara is a ‘great partner’ with a specialisation in international arbitration and litigation proceedings, especially regarding employment law issues.