PHILIPPE PRETI

Bar admission

1979 Geneva/1985 Illinois

Professional experience

/ Mentha, Geneva (since 2010)

/ Baker & McKenzie Geneva (1996-2009)

/ Private practice, Geneva (1991-1996)

/ Lalive (formerly Lalive & Budin), Geneva (1987-1989)

/ Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago (1982-1986)

Practice areas

Swiss and international litigation, international arbitration (counsel or arbitrator), commercial law, banking law, international trade

Education

/ Juris doctor degree, Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago-Kent Law School, Chicago, Illinois (1985)

/ Master of Comparative Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Law (1982)

/ Licence en droit (J.D. equivalent), University of Geneva, School of Law (1976)

Other activities

/ Cour d'appel du Pouvoir judiciaire, Deputy Judge (since 2011)

Languages

French, English, Italian

Memberships

/ American Bar Association (ABA),

/ International Bar Association (IBA),

/ Swiss Legal Society,

/ Geneva Bar Association,

/ Swiss Bar Association,

/ Swiss International Law Association,

/ ICC Swiss Commission on Arbitration,

/ Geneva Association of Business Law,

/ Swiss Arbitration Association,

/ various Chambers of Commerce.

Email
philippe.preti@mentha.ch

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