Jakob Widner heads the firm´s labor and employment law practice and has many years of experience in advising on the employment aspects of restructurings, corporate transactions, business and company sales and acquisitions, employee benefit arrangements and executive service contracts, including social plans and pension and stock option plans. He is also counseling on all issues concerning collective bargaining and labor relations and is representing clients before court in all employment-related matters. Jakob Widner also practices in the area of life sciences and advises on the structuring of distribution channels, restrictions on advertising and competition and regulatory issues.
Urs Brunner is the head of Prager Dreifuss’ management committee. He is advising domestic and foreign companies and individuals on commercial matters, especially in the field of employment law. Urs is also member of the practice group “Private Clients” and president or member of the board of a substantial number of charitable and family foundations in Switzerland, Germany and other countries. He has been chairing the Swiss Sports Coach Association for more than ten years and is a member of the Swiss Sports Law Association.