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Dr. Markus Rüssli

Dr. Markus Rüssli

Attorney at Law, LL.M.

+41 (0)44 213 63 63


Dr. Markus Rüssli has many years of experience as a lawyer and expert in Federal and State Public Law, in particular in Public Law of the Canton of Zurich. He is the author of numerous publications.


  • Since 2004: Partner with Umbricht Attorneys
  • Since 2010: Member of the Bar Examination Commission of the Canton of Zurich
  • 2006: Substitute Judge at the Swiss Federal Appeals Commission for State Liability
  • 2002: LL.M., University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, USA
  • 1998: Admission to the Bar
  • 1997: Associate with Umbricht Attorneys
  • 1996: Dr. iur. (University of Zurich)
  • 1993: lic. iur. (University of Zurich)

Preferred Areas of Work

Federal and Cantonal Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public Procedural Law, Political Rights, Public Property Law, Privatisation, Contribution Law, Expropriations, State Liability, Construction and Planning Law, Education Law, Municipal Law


  • Member of the editorial team of the Suisse Journal of Constitutional and Administrative Law (Zentralblatt für Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht)
  • Member of the Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations (SAV, ZAV)
  • Member of the Swiss and Zurich Jurists' Associations


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