Daniel Daeniker (b. 1963) is the Managing Partner of Homburger AG, one of Switzerland's leading law firms based in Zurich. He studied English law in Cambridge without a degree; Swiss law at the Universities of Neuchâtel and Zurich, from which he graduated in 1987 and obtained a doctorate in 1992; and US law at The Law School of the University of Chicago (LL.M. 1996). He was admitted to the Zurich bar in 1990.
Daniel Daeniker has spent most of his professional career with Homburger AG, where he has been a partner since 2000. He was head of the Corporate | M&A team from 2009 to 2014 and has been Managing Partner since 2013. He also chairs the India focus group of Homburger. His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, and on corporate governance. Other areas of work include capital markets law, particulary equity offerings and IPOs, and financial services regulation.
Daniel Daeniker is a member of the board of directors of dormakaba Holding AG, where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee, of Rothschild & Co, where he is a member of the Risk Committee, and of Hilti AG, where he is a member of the Audit Committee. He is a lecturer in law at the University of Zurich, a member of the University of Chicago Law School Council, and a member of the editorial board of the legal periodical GesKR (Zeitschrift für Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht).