log in
Print | Back

Walder Wyss Ltd.

Michael Feit

Michael Feit

Partner

Expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Financial Services

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

WSG Leadership

Arbitration
Co-Chair
Corporate Crime & Investigations
Co-Chair
Energy & Infrastructure
Co-Chair
Financial Services
Co-Chair
Industry & Commerce
Co-Chair
Litigation
Co-Chair
Trade & Distribution
Co-Chair
Profile
Michael Feit is a partner in the Litigation & Arbitration Team. He has extensive experience in representing parties in complex arbitration disputes under all major arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA and Swiss Rules) and in ad hoc proceedings. He also sits as an arbitrator, both in commercial and investment arbitrations (ICC, ICSID, Swiss Rules). He has worked on several high-value arbitrations, with amounts at stake in the three digit million Euro range up to of several multi-billion Euros. His practice encompasses a broad range of industries, such as distribution agreements, construction, aviation, telecommunication, renewable energy, and post M&A disputes. Michael Feit has published numerous articles on commercial and investment arbitration, including about 100 reports on arbitration decisions of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court. Michael Feit is regularly invited to speak at arbitration conferences.

Michael Feit has been ranked as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' in Swiss arbitration in the 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018 edition of Legal 500, praising him as an 'excellent attorney with outstanding understanding of the relevant matters', 'very knowledgeable in both Swiss and international arbitration rules and law', 'extremely diligent and provides first class legal services to his clients', 'stand-out practitioner' who is 'recommended for his investment arbitration expertise' and as an 'excellent team player and inventive thinker'. In an earlier edition, Legal 500 recommended him for arbitration, and described him as 'extremely responsive and always on time, and adapt(s) to the needs of the client and the expectations of the court and easily manage(s) to understand complex technical facts'. Michael Feit has been selected as a 'Global Leader' in arbitration in 2020 recommending him as 'a sharp thinker' and 'a future heavyweight in the arbitration community'. Before, he was elected as a 'future leader' in arbitration three years in a row, from the inaugural edition of 2017 to 2019, referring to him as 'a very quick thinker, a real professional and an excellent lawyer who we have always found to be very supportive, always on time and responsive', underlining his 'strong expertise in international disputes' and recommending him as 'one to watch in the investment and commercial arbitration space', and praising him that he 'stands out as a highly intelligent arbitration lawyer, a true strategic thinker and a very effective advocate' and that 'he is a brilliant attorney who has great understanding and knowledge not only of Swiss law but also various parallel relevant laws'.

Michael Feit was educated at Zurich University (lic. iur. 1999, Dr. iur. 2007) and New York University (LL.M. 2009, Dean"s Graduate Award Scholar). He worked as a law clerk, as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Zurich and as a senior associate in the international arbitration practice group of a major law firm in London.

Michael Feit practices in German and English and also speaks French and Hebrew. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.
Areas of Practice

Arbitration | Corporate Crime & Investigations | Energy & Infrastructure | Financial Services | Industry & Commerce | Litigation | Trade & Distribution

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments


Record number of arbitration practitioners of Walder Wyss featured in Who’s Who Legal 2020

«Who’s Who Legal» bezeichnet drei Experten aus dem Walder Wyss Team für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit als die kommenden grossen Namen im Schiedsverfahrensrecht

Beförderungen bei Walder Wyss

«Future Leaders» im Schiedsbereich gewählt

Who's Who Legal benennt drei junge Anwälte des Prozessführungsteams von Walder Wyss als künftig führende Praktiker im Bereich internationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit

Who's Who Legal benennt drei junge Anwälte des Prozessführungsteams von Walder Wyss als künftig führende Praktiker im Bereich internationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit

Erfolg vor Bundesgericht – Walder Wyss wehrt eine Schiedsbeschwerde in einem USD 35 Millionen ICC-Schiedsverfahren ab

Walder Wyss ernennt neuen Konsulenten und neuen Mandatsleiter


Articles


Doing Business in Switzerland – A Practical Guide
Time to Act for EU Investors – EU States Cancel Intra-EU BITs
Voraussetzungen für ein "opting out" in der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit: Urteil des Bundesgerichts vom 7. Mai 2019; 4A_540/2018
Schweizerisches Bundesgericht ermittelt das schwächste Glied
Kommentar zu Art. 181 IPRG
Attraktivität der Schweiz als Sitz des Schiedsverfahrens weiter gestiegen
Die Schweiz ist weiterhin führender Schiedsplatz für internationale Schiedsverfahren
Die Schweiz behält ihre führende Position im Bereich der internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit bei
Achmea-Earthquake - Time to Consider a Swiss Solution
Bundesgericht bestätigt Unabhängigkeit des TAS gegenüber der FIFA
Bindung vor Vertragsunterzeichnung
SCHWEIZ: Umgang mit Schiedsklausel in nicht unterzeichnetem Vertrag
Das Bundesgericht äussert sich zum zulässigen Aufgabenbereich eines Schiedsgerichtssekretärs und eines Schiedsgerichtskonsulenten nach der lex arbitri: Ein Kommentar zu BGer 4A_709/2014 vom 21. Mai 2015
ICSID Arbitration in the Spotlight
Kommentar zu Artikel 3 und 78 CISG
Emergency Arbitration and State Courts Interim Measures
Book Review of Piercing the Veil of State Enterprises in International Arbitration/by Albert Badia
Commentary to Art. 5 to 8 of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration
Conduct of Counsel in International Arbitration
Kommentar zu Art. 181 IPRG
Parallelverfahren und Lis Pendens
Übungsbuch Obligationenrecht Allgemeiner Teil
Zurechnung und die Umbrella Clause – Gibt es einen Ausweg aus der Sackgasse?
Autor im grössten Wirtschaftsrecht-Blog der Schweiz für internationale und nationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit. Hat über 50 Berichte zu Entscheiden des Schweizerischen Bundesgerichts zur nationalen und internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit sowie zu
Schweizer Auslandsinvestitionen in Libyen sind nur schwer zu schützen
Haftung des Staates nach internationalem Recht für Vertragsbrüche staatlich beherrschter Gesellschaften
Die Haftung des Anwalts gegenüber Dritten für eine Third Party Legal Opinion: Gegenstand der Arbeit und wichtigste Thesen
Die Haftung des Anwalts gegenüber dritten für eine Third Party Legal Opinion


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

HOME | SITE MAP | GLANCE | PRIVACY POLICY | DISCLAIMER |  © World Services Group, 2021