Elena Rodriguez is an associate in Niederer Kraft Frey’s Dispute Resolution team. Her practice focuses on cross-border litigation, investigations and arbitration in complex commercial and financial disputes as well as white-collar investigations and defense. She also advises clients in connection with commercial contracts, company, employment and commercial law. Elena is fluent in German, English, Spanish and French.

Experience

The following is a selection of matters in which Elena Rodriguez acted:

  • Advising a global steel producer in a cross-border investigation regarding global sanctions compliance (Iran) triggered by a whistleblower

  • Defending a major financial institution in litigation regarding international investments

  • 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

  • Defending a leading European car manufacturer regarding investigations and court proceedings initiated by the Swiss Competition Commission regarding alleged prevention of parallel imports of vehicles to Switzerland (landmark case)

  • 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

  • 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)