Manuel Liatowitsch is the secretary of the NOMIS Foundation and has been a partner in the Zurich office of Schellenberg Wittmer, one of Switzerland’s leading business law firms, since 2008.
Liatowitsch graduated summa cum laude from the University of Basel in 1997, receiving a master of law. In 2001 he earned a doctor of law (summa cum laude) from the University of Basel. Prior to joining Schellenberg Wittmer as an associate in 2003, he served as a legal officer at the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland, was a visiting fellow with Yale University’s International Security Studies, and worked as a foreign associate with a leading law firm in New York. Manuel has authored numerous articles on international law and litigation and is currently a lecturer at the University of Zurich.
Liatowitsch represents clients in commercial disputes in Swiss courts and international arbitrations and also acts as an arbitrator. He further specializes in complex estate disputes and provides counsel on governance and succession in family businesses, estate planning and philanthropy. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.