Curriculum Vitae

Personal Profile

Professor Gruenewald is married and the mother of a daughter.

Academic Employment

since 2014 Assistant professor for financial market law at the Institute of Law of the University of Zurich within the framework of the  URPP Financial Market Regulation
2013 Postdoc and research associate at the Institute for Financial Services of the University of Liechtenstein (with Prof. Dirk Zetzsche)
2011 - 2012 Visiting Scholar, Program on International Financial Systems of the Harvard Law School
(with Prof. Hal Scott)
2010 - 2011 Visiting Researcher, Yale Law School
2009 Visiting Research Fellow, Columbia Law School
2008 - 2012 Ph.D. candidate, Institute of Law of the University of Zurich
2008 - 2010 Research Assistant, Interdisciplinary Research Priority Program 'Finance and Financial Markets' of the University of Zurich
(with Prof. Rolf H. Weber)



2012 Ph.D. in law (summa cum laude), Institute of Law of the University of Zurich
2008 Admission to the Swiss bar, Cantonal High Court of Bern (best bar exam of the term)
2006 Master of Law (magna cum laude), University of Bern (major: economic law)
2005 Bachelor of Law (magna cum laude), University of Bern
2002 Matura with majors in English and Latin, Freies Gymnasium Bern


Professional Experience

2012 Traineeship, Financial Law Division of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt a. M.
2011 Participant of the Fund Internship Program of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC
2008 Legal Internship, Regierungsstatthalteramt (juridical authority) Bern-Mittelland
2007 – 2008 Legal Internship, Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob Attorneys (formerly Bratschi Emch Rechtsanwälte)
2006 – 2007 Legal Internship, Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ)
2005 Legal Internship, Thouvenin Rechtsanwälte in Zurich
2004 Legal Internship, Schläppi & Partner in Bern


Fellowships, Grants and Awards

2012 Issekutz Prize of the Institute of Law of the University of Zurich for outstanding achievements in economic law, awarded for the doctoral dissertation
2011 - 2012 Swiss-American Society, grant for studies at the Harvard Law School
2010 - 2011 Swiss National Science Foundation, doctoral fellowship
2008 Cantonal High Court of Bern, prize for the best bar exam of the term