Claudia Götz Staehelin
, a partner, specialises in litigation and domestic and international commercial arbitration, as well as internal investigations across various industries. She advises her clients in compliance, internal investigations, cross-border proceedings, international mutual legal assistance and data privacy, and supports her clients in dispute resolution crisis management. Claudia also acts as an arbitrator, in particular in pharma/life sciences. Claudia combines litigation expertise with business experience. Before joining the firm, Claudia was head litigation at Novartis, where she led large multi-jurisdictional disputes and investigations and advised senior management on company litigation risks as well as on financial and reputational impact. She is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Swiss Arbitration Association. She is a participating member of the investigation committee for Working Group 6 of The Sedona Conference. A Certified International Privacy Professional, she has an LLM degree from New York University as a Vanderbilt Scholar, specialised in US litigation.