Thomas M. Rinderknecht

Dr. iur., Attorney at Law



Education and Experience

  • Law Schools of Zurich and Munich (lic. iur. 1979; Dr. iur. 1982, Dissertation “Leasing von Mobilien”)
  • Admitted to the bar (1983)
  • Foreign Associate in the leading Arizona law firm (1984-1985)
  • Partner in Zurich and Zug international business law firm (1985-2008)
  • Active participation in various pharmaceutical and biotech companies
  • Member and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Marquard Media AG (since 1998)
  • Partner at Badertscher Attorneys at Law (2009-2020)
  • Consultant at Badertscher Attorneys at Law (since 2021)
  • Member of the board of directors in various art foundations 

Practice areas

  • Corporate law and general contract law
  • Business consulting and company succession
  • M&A, private equity and financings
  • Structuring for private and publicly-owned companies
  • Private clients (inheritance law and family office)
  • Pharmaceutical, medical and health-care law


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Zug Bar Association


  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish