Marcel C. Steinegger, LL.M.
Marcel C. Steinegger, LL.M.

Marcel C. Steinegger, LL.M.

Partner, Zurich

Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
Schiffbaustrasse 2 | Postfach | CH-8031 Zurich | Switzerland
T +41 58 552 08 00
marcel.steinegger@mll-legal.com

Profile

Marcel Steinegger has over 20 years of litigation and trial experience in a variety of mainly international but also domestic commercial and corporate cases including representing individuals and companies in regulatory enforcement proceedings.

His practice also includes representing clients in criminal matters, mainly white-collar crime cases. He has in-depth experiences in cross-border litigation and international judicial assistance issues in civil and criminal matters, particularly in asset recovery, repatriation of assets and being expert in foreign proceedings.

Many of Marcel Steinegger’s clients have required his assistance regarding compliance, particularly anti-corruption and anti-money laundering issues, and other corporate, commercial, M&A or regulatory concerns. Long-term mandates as a board member including one of a bank provide him with the practical experiences on strategical and entrepreneurial topics.

As a former law clerk at the District Court of Zurich and as a trial lawyer Marcel Steinegger gained a thorough knowledge in any kind of employment law matters, an additional area of expertise and specialisation. He further assists HR managers and HR departments and gives lectures in employment law and HR matters.

Marcel Steinegger has been a partner since 2001.




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Rankings & Awards

Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2022Leaders League MLL Legal Switzerland 2022Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2021
  • “Marcel Steinegger and his team in Zurich are fantastic to work with. Marcel’s expertise and advice stand out for clarity, efficiency, excellent communication and pace. Marcel has advised us for over 8 years and we worked multiple cases together, where he understands challenges from other jurisdictions and is happy to face them and provide concise and professional advice” – Legal 500 EMEA, Litigation, 2022
  • Marcel Steinegger is recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA, Arbitration, 2022
  • Marcel Steinegger is ranked by Leaders League in Banking & Finance Litigation and Commercial Litigation, Switzerland 2022

Deals & Cases

  • Currently representing one of the biggest US banks, being damaged in a fraud scheme by one of its employees
  • Successfully represented one of the biggest Swiss scaffolding company in various criminal and civil litigations due to accidents caused by craftsmen on the scaffolds
  • Currently advising a Swiss based technology company that leverages big data in multimillion claims of former employees
  • Assisted US monitors appointed by the US department of justice regarding the group audit and the audit of the Swiss subsidiaries
  • Currently representing a former asset manager against civil and criminal claims of former customers and his former employer, a Geneva based Swiss bank

Education & Admission

  • Admitted to the Bar (1992)
  • University of San Diego, LL.M.
  • University of Zurich, lic.iur.

Memberships and public offices

  • Swiss Bar Association
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Languages

  • German
  • English

Assistant

“Marcel Steinegger and his team in Zurich are fantastic to work with. Marcel’s expertise and advice stand out for clarity, efficiency, excellent communication and pace. Marcel has advised us for over 8 years and we worked multiple cases together, where he understands challenges from other jurisdictions and is happy to face them and provide concise and professional advice”

Legal 500 EMEA, Litigation, 2022
More by Marcel C. Steinegger

Publications

Switzerland sharpens historic Russia sanctions

The FCPA Blog, News and commentary about white-collar crime, enforcement, and compliance, 21 March 2022
  • EN

Switzerland adopts historic sanctions against Russian individuals and entities

The FCPA Blog, News and commentary about white-collar crime, enforcement, and compliance, 4 March 2022
  • EN

Whistleblowing: Wie müssen Arbeitgeber mit diesem Phänomen umgehen?

WEKA, Schweizer Arbeitsrecht, 14. Dezember 2021
  • DE

Die Lohnträgerschaft – ein Zukunftsmodell für selbständiges Arbeiten, SKO Ratgeber, February 2021

  • DE