Vera Schmidt

Attorney at Law, LL.M.
+41 (0)44 213 63 63
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Vera Schmidt


Vera Schmidt’s practice focuses on Commercial Law, Contract Law, International Private Law and Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law. In addition to advising her clients she also acts forensically and represents clients in courts and in arbitration proceedings.


  • Since 2009: Partner with Umbricht Attorneys
  • 2002: LL.M. New York University School of Law
  • 1999-2009: Associate with Umbricht Attorneys
  • 1999: Admission to the Bar
  • 1996-1998: Chairman of the arbitration board for tenancy and lease matters at the District Court of Meilen
  • 1996-1998: Law Clerk at the District Court of Meilen
  • 1995-1996: Clerkship at the District Court of Meilen
  • 1995: lic. iur. (University of Zurich)

Preferred Areas of Work

Contract Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Civil Litigation, Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Law, Private International Law, International Arbitration


  • Member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV, ZAV)
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)


German, English