Homburger appoints two new counsel in the field of dispute resolution
The partners of Homburger have appointed Melissa Magliana and Roger Zuber as counsel effective January 1, 2012. Both new counsel are members of Homburger’s Litigation / Arbitration team. While Melissa Magliana primarily acts as party counsel in international arbitration and cross-border cases involving the U.S., Roger Zuber specializes in state court litigation and employment law matters.Melissa Magliana obtained a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Princeton University in 1999 and a law degree (Juris Doctor) from the Columbia University School of Law in 2004. After her studies, she clerked for The Hon. Carol Bagley Amon at the District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She was admitted to the bar of New York in 2005.Melissa Magliana’s practice focuses above all on international arbitration proceedings and cross-border disputes involving the United States. She has acted as party counsel under various rules of arbitration (e.g. ICC, Swiss, NIA) and has experience inter alia in the construction, transportation and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in shareholder and post-M&A disputes. Melissa Magliana is an active member of international arbitration associations and professional groups including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), American Bar Association, and the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). Roger Zuber graduated from the Universities of Berne (lic. iur. 1998 / Dr. iur. 2004) and Oxford (MJur 2005). After he was admitted to the bar in 2000, he worked as an associate at a law firm in Berne. He joined Homburger in 2005.Roger Zuber’s practice focuses on domestic and international litigation and arbitration. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in rendering advice on employment law and he frequently represents clients in related court proceedings. Roger Zuber publishes regularly in the fields of employment and civil procedural law.