ANNE MEIER’s practice focuses on the fields of labour law, employment law, and social insurance law, including pensions. Her activity ranges from counsel to litigation. Combining her experience as a lawyer with her ongoing academic activities and her fluency in several languages, Anne Meier is able to provide her clients with personalized, professional and comprehensive solutions.
Thanks to her scientific activities (research, publications, speaker at national and international conferences), Anne Meier is able to tackle complex cases of international, european and cross-border matters. Anne Meier’s international network allows her to benefit from the expertise of international specialists and offer collaboration with lawyers in Europe, in the United States, in Asia, in Latin America, as well as with European law specialists. Anne Meier is also a member of the Labour Law Research Network (LLRN), an international network of leading researchers in labour law. In 2016, she helped founding the Swiss section of the Internaitonal Society for Labour and Social Security Law (ISLSSL), where she sits on the board. She teaches classes at the university. She is regularly invited to give conferences and teach in-house trainings at national and international firms in her specialty fields.
Anne Meier practices in French, German, and English.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
Collective bargaining agreements
Private insurance law
Social insurance law (disability insurance, unemployment insurance, old-age insurance, medical insurance, etc.)
Immigration law (work permits)
European law (bilateral agreements EU/Switzerland; coordination of social security systems)
Ph.D. in law (2012), Geneva, summa cum laude. Bellot Award 2013
Admitted to the Swiss bar in 2008
MLaw (2006), Geneva
Certificate of transnational law (2006), Geneva
WORK AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Founding partner of MSS Law (2017)
Independent lawyer (as of 2016)
Senior researcher, Research project Working under the conditions of social welfare, University of Basel, under the direction of Professor Kurt Pärli; the project is financed by the Swiss National Science Fund
Associate at SchneiderTroillet law firm, Geneva (2014-2016)
Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School (New York, NY, USA) (2012-2013). Swiss National Science Foundation scholarship
Research and teaching assistant for Professor Gabriel Aubert at the University of Geneva. Employment and labour law (2009-2012)
Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School (Cambridge, MA, USA) (2010)
Junior associate at Des Gouttes & Associés law firm, Geneva (2006-2008)