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Dorothee Schramm

Geneva, Switzerland Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide

Band 5

Dorothee Schramm is central to the firm's Swiss arbitration practice and acts on predominantly Swiss-seated commercial arbitration or sports law cases. "She can be very precise when it comes to the evaluation of risk," notes one interviewee, explaining: "She can be specific when we need, which is helpful for me as in-house counsel in order to show to internal stakeholders who are not lawyers and like figures and calculations."
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Band 4

Dorothee Schramm handles commercial arbitration cases and enforcement proceedings. Sources highlight her "huge experience" and add that "she is very hard-working."
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Dr. Dorothee Schramm is a top-rated European arbitration lawyer with deep experience in technology, engineering and life sciences. She is also a member of Sidley’s Global Life Sciences Leadership Council. Praised by clients as “impressive” and “most proactive and responsive,” her advocacy skills have prevailed in claims in excess of US$1.9 billion over the last few years. She is also regularly appointed as an arbitrator to decide high-value international disputes involving a broad range of transactions, including supply and distribution chains, IP, R&D, collaboration, commercialization, as well as large infrastructure and energy projects. A trusted and pragmatic adviser, Dorothee partners with her clients to efficiently develop robust strategies to achieve their business goals and avoid adverse exposure. Beyond her analytical and legal skills, Dorothee has also developed several innovative arbitration tools, including:

- an interactive tool that helps clients build the best dispute resolution clause for any given contract tailored to the client’s preferences and policies;

- an algorithm that helps clients assess the likelihood of different litigation outcomes and determines a net claim value that estimates the client’s overall risk; and

- a self-calculating tool that helps companies calculate damages for complex claims with multiple elements in dispute.

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