Dr. Claudia Anna Goetz Staehelin
Claudia is a partner at Kellerhals Carrard and has extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, as well as 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, particular in pharma/life sciences. Claudia combines litigation expertise with extensive 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. Before joining Novartis, Claudia was Partner at the Zürich law firm of Nater Dallafior. Prior to this, Claudia worked as a senior associate in the litigation and arbitration team of the law firm of VISCHER. Claudia is a Swiss qualified lawyer, was admitted to the Basel bar in 2001 and received her doctorate of law from the University of Basel. A Certified International Privacy Professional, she has an LLM degree from New York University as a Vanderbilt Scholar, specialised in US litigation. Claudia regularly lectures on investigation and international dispute resolution topics.