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Daniele Favalli

Daniele Favalli


work Schützengasse 1 P.O. Box
8021 Zurich


Attorney at Law

  • Partner

Daniele Favalli is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Team of VISCHER. He represents Swiss domestic and international clients in commercial disputes before Swiss and international courts and arbitral tribunals (Swiss Rules, ICC, AAA, etc.); he also serves as arbitrator in arbitration proceedings. Moreover, he regularly represents insurance companies and its insured in general insurance matters, court proceedings, and on issues of coverage. Specifically, he advises insurance companies with respect to general procedural and organizational issues of legal proceedings abroad, in particular, with respect to proceedings in the U.S., Italy, and Latin America. Daniele has extensive experience of working with clients from the United States and Latin America, having worked as a practitioner in these regions. In addition to German and English, Daniele’s working languages are Italian, Spanish, and French. A founding member and a member of the Academic Council of the Swiss Arbitration Academy, Daniele has a teaching assignment as head coach of the VIS Moot Team of the University of Lucerne. He publishes and regularly lectures on arbitration, procedural law, and international private law.


  • Master of Laws at University of Texas at Austin, School of Law (LL.M., 2000)
  • University of St. Gallen (lic. iur. HSG, 1994, JD equivalent)


  • Daniele Favalli, P.A., Miami, Florida (2005 - 2006)
  • Of Counsel with Steel Hector & Davis LLP, Miami, Florida (2000 - 2005)
  • Associate with Pestalozzi Lachenal Patry, Zurich (1994 - 1999)

Memberships in Associations

  • Member of the Academic Council of the Swiss Arbitration Academy
  • Lecturer at the University of Lucerne
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA), Roster of Neutrals, Commercial Panel
  • International Centre for Dispute Resolution Panel (ICDR), International Panel
  • Chairman of the Annual ICDR Miami International Arbitration Conference (2003 - 2006)
  • Swiss Association for Cultural and Economic Relations with Italy (ASRI)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • German Arbitration Institution (DIS)
  • Inter-American Bar Association (IABA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • International Bar Association


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Practice areas

  • Arbitration
  • Attachment
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Communication Law
  • Debt Enforcement Law
  • Information Law
  • Insolvency Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Civil Litigation
  • International Mutual Judicial Assistance in Civil and Criminal Matters
  • Licence Agreements
  • Litigation
  • Private International Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Restructuring and Reorganisation
  • Unfair Competition

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