Sara Rousselle-Ruffieux

Counsel, Co-Head of Employment
Attorney at Law, Certified Specialist SBA Labour Law

Sara Rousselle-Ruffieux is a Counsel at the Geneva office of Lenz & Staehelin, where she co-heads the Employment, Immigration and Pension group. As an accredited labour law expert (SBA certificate), she advises national and multinational companies as well as international organizations on employment, immigration and social security matters. Her expertise encompasses both individual employment relationships (contract, company regulation, participation or bonus plan, non-competition clause, termination agreement, secondment, etc.) and collective labour relations (hiring of services, mass-dismissals, social plans or business transfers, etc.). She also regularly assists clients in administrative and judicial matters and represents them before administrations and courts. Sara Rousselle-Ruffieux is also active in the field of data protection and cross-border issues (in particular the coordination of social security systems). She is the Vice-Chairman of the Association of accredited labor law experts of Western Switzerland.

Practice Area
Employment and Pensions, Immigration and Executives’ Transfers, Data Protection and Privacy, Commercial and Contracts, Litigation
French, English
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I have been working with [her] for more than 12 years and have uniformly been extremely satisfied with the technical quality of legal work done.
Legal 500, 2021
I am really glad she was on our side when dealing with the complex and demanding situation and cases we have had to handle.
Legal 500, 2021
A brilliant employment law specialist
Who's Who Legal, 2020
She excels at handling social plans, transfers and contracts.
Who's Who Legal, 2020