Streiff von Kaenel


Prof. Dr. iur. Roger Rudolph

Roger Rudolph is a long-term partner with Streiff von Kaenel Ltd. and has been connected to the law firm as consultant since he was appointed at the University of Zurich. Roger Rudolph holds the Chair in labour and private law at the University of Zurich. He regularly publishes, notably in the area of employment law, is co-author of the legal commentary Streiff/von Kaenel/Rudolph and holds lectures at Swiss and international universities and conferences. “Chambers Europe” lists Roger Rudolph as “Eminent Practitioner”.


  • since 2021: Chair of Labour and Private Law at the University of Zurich
  • 2018-2021 Assistant professor of Labour Law including Private Law, University of Zurich
  • 2015-2018 Associate lecturer, University of Zurich
  • since 1997 Attorney with Streiff Pellegrini & von Kaenel, since 2014 with Streiff von Kaenel Ltd. (since 2004 as partner, since February 1, 2018 as consultant)
  • 1996-1997 District Court of Zurich


  • 2011 Certified Specialist SBA in Employment Law
  • 2001 Law firm Sholar & Associates, Shepherdsville/Kentucky (USA)
  • 1999 Admission to the Bar of the Canton of Zurich
  • 1997 Doctorate, University of Zurich
  • 1994 Master’s Degree, University of Zurich


German, English, French


  • Various publications on employment and civil law
  • Lecturer at various educational institutions
  • Member of the expert commission Employment Law Specialist SBA


Zurich and Swiss Bar Association