Bär & Karrer Ltd

Andreas D Länzlinger

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Andreas D. Länzlinger heads Bär & Karrer's Internal Investigations Practice Group and is one of the leading partners of the firm's Litigation/Arbitration Practice Group. He has extensive experience in handling complex banking/financing, commercial, corporate, contract and insurance litigations, both before Swiss courts and in cross-border proceedings. He and his team have conducted many large scale internal investigations at global enterprises in the financial, pharmaceutical and construction business. He has represented a number of Swiss clients in mass tort litigation cases in proceedings before US courts. During the last years, he has regularly advised and represented Swiss corporate clients regarding compliance questions and in investigations, including proceedings before US authorities (Department of Justice, SEC and FED), especially in matters under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.


Ad interim General Counsel, ABB Ltd. (2006), Partner of Bär & Karrer (since 2000), Partner of Henrici, Wicki & Guggisberg (1993-1999), Associate at Henrici, Wicki & Guggisberg (1984-1992), University of Zurich: Dr. iur. (1992), Associate, Kronish, Lieb, Weiner & Hellman, New York (1987-1988), Admitted to the Zurich Bar (1986), University of Zurich: lic. iur. (1983)

Professional Memberships

Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA), Zurich Bar Association (ZAV), International Bar Association (IBA)


Andreas Länzlinger speaks German, English and French.