Dr iur Thomas Eichenberger > Kellerhals Carrard > Berne, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Kellerhals Carrard
3001 BERNE

Work Department

  • Drug and Food Law
  • Health Law
  • Tort and Product Liability Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Competition Law and Administrative Law
  • Commercial and Contract Law


Dr. iur., Attorney at Law, Partner


since 1999: Partner of Kellerhals Carrard Bern


  • German
  • English
  • French


  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Bernese Bar Association (BAV)


  • 1995: Dr. iur. (magna cum laude) University of Bern
  • 1989: Bar exam, Canton of Berne

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Healthcare and life sciences

(Leading individuals)

Thomas EichenbergerKellerhals Carrard

Kellerhals Carrard‘s team is ‘characterised by its excellent cooperation with each other and with clients‘, which makes cross-departmental collaboration run smoothly. A particular area of expertise is dispute resolution, where the group represents national and foreign companies as well as doctors and hospitals in litigation and arbitration proceedings. The team’s offering also includes regulatory advice and compliance matters, as well as financing and M&A transactions. Thomas Eichenberger in Bern leads the team and is also well versed in tort and product liability law. Basel-based Claudia Götz Staehelin is noted as a ‘highly experienced litigator and a superb advocate with excellent strategic skills‘. Nicolas Mosimann, Christoph Zimmerli and Jean-Luc Chenaux are key contacts in Basel, Bern and Lausanne, respectively. Oliver Brupbacher from Novartis joined the Basel office in August 2020.

Switzerland > Insurance

Kellerhals Carrard has a strong reputation for the resolution of insurance law disputes, acting for domestic and international insurers, policyholders and brokers on all issues regarding liability and coverage, often achieving ‘outstanding results in litigation’. The team, consisting of a number of partners and lawyers focusing primarily on insurance and re- insurance law, further advises on the design of insurance products as well as regulatory and supervisory matters. Christoph Frey, Pascal Grolimund, Thomas Eichenberger, Nicolas Gillard and Ivan Paparelli head the Zurich, Basel, Berne, Lausanne and Lugano offices respectively.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Kellerhals Carrard is noted for its broad offering, in terms of practice areas and cities covered. The key practitioners are Beat BrechbuehlChristoph JägerDaniel Emch and Thomas Eichenberger in the Bern office as well as Claudia Götz Staehelin in Basel and Cornelia Stengel in Zurich; they cover, M&A, litigation, investigations, sports, and capital markets matters, among other matters.