Elena Rodriguez is an associate in Niederer Kraft Frey’s Dispute Resolution team. Her practice focuses on domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings. She also advises clients on contract, company, employment and commercial law.


Recent matters in which Elena acted include:

  • Representing the world’s largest wealth management bank in highly complex cross-border proceedings relating to the repatriation of a fortune, involving sophisticated questions and solutions on mutual and judicial assistance

  • Representing Swiss entities involved in governmental investigations with regard to cross-border evidence collection and secrecy laws in Switzerland

  • Advising a client on public broadcasting and sponsorship rights in worldwide sports events

  • Advising a publicly listed technology company on a controversial and important maintenance agreement for custom development, framework agreements and the implications of an arbitration clause in an international context

  • Representing a Swiss manufacturer of jewelry and watches in a dispute with a large shareholder regarding the controversial calling of a general meeting, fiduciary duties of the Board of Directors and other critical company law matters

  • Zurich, Swiss and International Bar Associations (ZAV, SAV, IBA)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • International Chamber of Commerce's Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF)
  • Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA)