Adam Herzfeld

Senior Associate

Adam Herzfeld is a senior associate in our Private Clients practice group. He provides legal advice in the areas of wealth and estate planning and execution (wills, prenuptial agreements, inheritance contracts and company succession), as well as in the areas of child and adult protection law (living wills, advance care directives and guardianships).

In addition, he represents clients in Swiss and international disputes relating to inheritance and commercial law. Further areas of activity are labor law and general contract and commercial law.

Before returning to Switzerland in 2019, Adam Herzfeld practiced for several years as a lawyer in Israel, where he primarily worked in the areas of cross border inheritance law and international commercial litigation.

Practice Areas:

Private Clients
Litigation and Arbitration
Corporate and Commercial


Board member of the Jewish Community "Israelitische Gemeinde Basel" (2009-2012)


2022 Associate Wenger Plattner
2022 Bar admission Switzerland
2019 Junior Associate Wenger Plattner
2015 Associate Dr. Katy Elmaliah Attorneys & Notary, Tel Aviv
2015 Bar admission Israel
2014 Legal traineeship at a law firm in Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Assistant at the University of Basel (Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schwenzer)
2010 University of Basel (MLaw)
2009 Tutor in law of obligations at the University of Basel
2008 University of Basel (BLaw)

Selected publications:

The Pharma Legal Handbook
Market Access & Health Technology Assessment Switzerland, Pharma Board Room, London 2023

Pre-trial rights of information and inspection under Swiss law
Bi-Annual Newsletter of the AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers Litigation Commission, 1/2023.

The Pharma Legal Handbook
Regulatory, Pricing and Reimbursement Overview · Preclinical and Clinical Trial Requirements · Marketing, Manufacturing, Packaging and Labeling Advertising · Traditional Medicines and OTC Products · Product Liability · Patents and Trademarks · Regulatory Reforms · Cannabinoid Drugs, Medicinal Cannabis and Opioid Drugs · Orphan Drugs and Rare Diseases · Localization · Biosimilars and Biologics | Pharma Boardroom, 2021


Adam Herzfeld MLaw
Attorney at Law
Wenger Plattner
Attorneys at Law Tax Advisors Public Notaries
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Bar admission Switzerland (2022), Bar admission Israel (2015)


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