Andrea Taormina has been a criminal lawyer for the past 20 years. He has represented numerous executives of major financial institutions and large corporations in white-collar criminal investigations and other regulatory enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. His extensive experience includes major investigations against Swiss banks, as well as banking secrecy, corruption, criminal aspects in construction, insider trading and criminal antitrust allegations.
Andrea co-founded AMT Rechtsanwälte in 2006, after working in the corporate law department of Homburger in Zurich and in the US law group of Allen & Overy in London. Prior to his work as a lawyer, Andrea was a visiting scholar at the University of Heidelberg.
Andrea is a regular panelist at public events and roundtables relating to criminal law matters and teaches courses on criminal law aspects of construction law at the University of Fribourg. He has written numerous articles on criminal procedure and corruption law matters, and he is the author of several treatises on criminal law. He serves as a member of the Commission on Legal Fees of the Zurich Bar Association and he is a member of various criminal law associations in Switzerland.
Andrea Taormina graduated from the law school of the University of Fribourg in 1997 (JD equivalent) and received his doctor's degree from this law school in 2002. In addition, Andrea graduated as an LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2002. Andrea is widely recognized as a leading white-collar criminal lawyer, including being selected in the Bilanz/Le Temps ranking of Swiss law firms in the categories white-collar crime and criminal law for the last 4 years.