Mr Marco S. Meier > Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte

Work Department

New Technology, ICT and Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Litigation


Marco S. Meier is Counsel at Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte and specializes in information and communications technology (ICT) law. He represents and advises national and international clients in all areas of technology, data protection, cybersecurity, intellectual property, banking and financial markets law as well as in technology-related compliance matters. As a trained computer scientist and Certified International Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E), he has extensive experience in the implementation of data protection compliance projects, both under Swiss law and under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, in software and licensing matters as well as technology and outsourcing projects in a variety of industries.

The resolution of ICT disputes as well as advice in advertising law are further focus areas of his practice. He also regularly advises national and multinational companies on IT/IP M&A transactions.


Since 2023 Counsel, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte KLG, Zurich

2018 – 2022 Senior Associate/Associate, MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd., Zurich

2016 – 2016 Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd., Zurich

2014 – 2016 Junior Associate, Lustenberger Attorneys at law, Zurich

2010 – 2014 Associate Legal & Compliance, BHF-Bank Switzerland Ltd., Zurich


German, English, French, Italian


  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (iapp)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)


2021 Certified International Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), iapp

2017 Admission to the Bar

2014 University of Lucerne / UIC School of Law, Chicago, Master of Law (MLaw)

2011 Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Bachelor of Science in Business Law

2006 Swiss Federal Certificate of Proficiency (EFZ) as a computer scientist