Lic. iur. Felix Rutschmann

Academic background and professional career

Felix Rutschmann specializes in business law. His core practice areas are corporate law, reorganization proceedings and debt enforcement and bankruptcy law. Before becoming a lawyer he trained in accounting and worked in the area of finance and administration for almost ten years, partly in management positions. In 1985, at the age of 30, he started studying law at the University of Zurich. Upon finishing his studies he became a law clerk at the District Court of Zurich, and in 1991 he was admitted to the bar. He then joined a large law firm in Zurich, which specialized in business law, and became a partner in 1995.

Felix Rutschmann is an experienced business lawyer and advises SMEs on matters of corporate law and insolvency law. He advises clients in corporate successions, in the evaluation of the possible outcome of legal proceedings, and in filing liability claims against directors and officers as well as claims for fraudulent conveyances and preferences.

Felix Rutschmann has been a lecturer at the University of Zurich since 1999 and teaches reorganization law. He also regularly holds mandates as turnaround manager and court-appointed administrator. He is a board member and holds management positions at various SMEs.

Preferred areas of practice

Consultation and litigation in civil law and commercial law; debt enforcement and bankruptcy law, reorganization law (composition proceedings / restructuring / rescue companies), property law, real estate law, employment law and tenancy law.


Zurich Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, SchKG-Vereinigung, Institut für zivilgerichtliches Verfahren