Professional background

  • Private law firm in Lucerne, Switzerland since 2010.
    Elected as a public defender for the Canton of Lucerne
  • Director of the Forensic Department for an international auditing and consulting company, one of the "big four", 2008 – 2010
  • Prosecuting Attorney for the Canton of Zurich, white-collar crimes special department, 1999 – 2008
  • Prosecuting Attorney in Bülach, 1998
  • Legal clerk and court recorder for the Canton of Zurich, white-collar crimes special department, 1996 – 1998
  • Court and private law firm employment in Lucerne, 1994 – 1995


  • Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance Law, University of Zurich, 2012
  • Master of Advanced Studies (MAS), Economic Crime Investigation, Lucerne School of Business, 2005
  • Attorney-at-law, Canton of Lucerne, 1996
  • Master of Law, University of Zurich, 1992
  • Extracurricular activities: part-time lecturer for postgraduate studies "Combating white-collar crime" at the Lucerne School of Business


  • German
  • English


  • Swiss Bar Association, Lucerne Bar Association
  • On-call criminal defence
  • Swiss Association of Experts for Combating White-Collar Crimes
  • Swiss Criminology Society

Registered with the Attorney’s Register in the Canton of Lucerne

Arno Thürig
Attorney-at-Law, lic.iur., MAS, CAS

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