Attorney-at-Law, lic. iur.
LL.M. Cornell University Law School
Admitted to the Zurich and New York Bars

Thomas Schmid is a recognized expert and your competent partner regarding national and international corporate mergers & acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures. He has extensive experience with all stages of an investment process and private equity transactions. Additional areas of practice include corporate, commercial and contract law. Apart from his engagement with BianchiSchwald Thomas Schmid acts as Member of the Board of Directors with various companies.

  • Zurich
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Zurich Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
Other activities | pro bono
  • Member of the Board of Directors with various companies
T +41 58 220 37 00
F +41 58 220 37 01

St. Annagasse 9
P.O. Box 1162
8021 Zurich, Switzerland


‘Very good negotiator’ Thomas Schmid, who ‘has in-depth understanding of Swiss corporate law and an entrepreneurial mind’.

Legal500 2019


Sources highlight the "very good negotiation skills" and "solution-oriented" approach of Thomas Schmid . He advises clients on leveraged buyouts, restructurings and divestments, with a particular focus on the private equity field.

Chambers Europe 2019


Thomas Schmid has "notable experience" assisting clients with joint ventures, acquisitions, and restructuring and refinancing matters. He also assists with the commercial aspects of agreements.

Chambers Europe 2018


He represents clients in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. A client says: “He has excellent communication skills and keeps his cool; he never loses control.” He also assists with corporate restructuring mandates and joint ventures.”

Chambers Europe 2017


He assists with domestic and cross-border M&A, joint ventures and restructurings. Interviewees are impressed that “he’s not a CFO himself but he knows how a CFO thinks.”

Chambers Europe & Global 2016