Dr. Urs Laeuchli
San Francisco, CA 94105
F: (415) 293-8001
Arbitration and consulting on complex commercial matters. Specialization in multifaceted disputes that cross legal, geographic, political and industry boundaries. Full spectrum of business issues: venture capital, banking, employment, finance, healthcare, marketing, intellectual property, securities, taxation, white collar crime, and bankruptcy.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA), and the Center for International Legal Studies. Member of the National Academy of Distinguished
Neutrals; and Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage (ASA; Swiss Arbitration Association).
SELECTED ARBITRATION PANEL MEMBERSHIPS:
ICC International Court of Arbitration
(Swiss National Committee)
Beijing Arbitration Commission
Hong Kong International Arbitration Ctr.
Kigali International Arbitration Center
Chinese Arbitration Association (Taipei)
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
Available for ad-hoc tribunals as well.
Switzerland, California, New York, and US Supreme Court
Arbitration strategy: arbitration clauses, forum and arbitral body selection, and managing the arbitral process. Also extensive experience coaching business leaders in Fortune 100 companies in leadership,
communication, dispute resolution, management, and ethics.
On arbitration matters in Asia, Europe and the United States. Has taught at law schools in Switzerland and the US.
International Chapters, in CCA Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration, 3rd Ed. (Juris 2014), and other publications on arbitration.
German (native), English (fluent), French (proficient); some Italian and Chinese
Education / Licenses
Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC
University of Zurich, Law School, Switzerland
Extensive professional ADR training (>300 hour)