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New Partner: Leo Rusterholz

News 4. July 2024

We are delighted to announce that Leo Rusterholz has joined valfor's partnership as of July 1, 2024.

Leo Rusterholz advises clients in all industries in connection with domestic and international transactions and (cross-border) implementation and transformation projects, with a particular focus on data protection, insurance, technology, media and telecommunications as well as corporate and regulatory law. 

He is regularly involved in data privacy, compliance and cyber security matters, insurance activities subject to authorization, data breach investigations as well as technology and outsourcing transactions and also has significant experience in the areas of transitional services, licensing, distribution and e-commerce matters. 

Leo Rusterholz is recognized as a Rising Star in the field of Data Privacy and Data Protection in the Legal 500 EMEA 2024 Rankings. 

He regularly publishes in his fields of practice and worked for a leading US law firm in its New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto offices in the area of technology transactions. 

Within the Military Judiciary, Leo Rusterholz also leads investigations into criminal matters as an investigative judge. 

Prior to joining valfor, Leo Rusterholz worked for a major business law firm in Zurich (from 2013 to 2014 as a trainee and later following his bar admission as of 2015 as an associate) with the same practice area focus. 

Leo Rusterholz holds BLaw and MLaw degrees from the University of Zurich (2011 and 2013), an LL.M. in Globalization and Law – Specialization Corporate and Commercial Law from Maastricht University (2013) and a CAS in Forensics from the University of Lucerne (2021), as well as a BA in Classical Music and a MA in Music Performance from the Zurich University of the Arts (2008 and 2011). 

He is fluent in German, English and Japanese.

See his full profile here
 

We are now valfor

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the merger of BianchiSchwald, GHR Rechtsanwälte and PYTHON.

From July 1, 2024, we will operate as valfor. valfor stands for our continued commitment and our joint endeavor to offer our clients real added value – value beyond legal advice.

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