Co-Founder of EMBARK.LAW AG
Attorney-at-law, admitted to practice in Switzerland and California
LL.M, UC Berkeley School of Law, California, USA
MLaw, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
German, English, French, Hungarian
Michel is a registered attorney in Switzerland and the USA (California). He started his career as a corporate lawyer in Bern, Switzerland.
In 2015, he moved to California to study U.S. law and work with Silicon Valley startups. After returning to Switzerland in 2016, he founded EMBARK.LAW to focus on helping startups master their legal challenges.
Before becoming a lawyer, Michel was a professional athlete, playing volleyball and beach volleyball at a national level. His background in elite sports is one of the reasons he feels at home in the startup community with its adventurous, challenge-driven spirit.
Michel is actively involved in the startup communities in Switzerland, California and New York. He regularly works as a legal expert with such organizations as ImpactHub Bern, Swissnex San Francisco and Switzerland Global Enterprise. He is a board member of the Swiss ICT Investor Club SICTIC and sits on the advisory board of the Boalt Global Corporate Law Society.