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Considered one of the leading class action firms in Israel, Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co.’s ‘many years of experience is clearly reflected in its representations’. Zvi Agmon handles antitrust and securities class actions for energy groups such as Delek. Uri Sorek has experience in follow-on antitrust claims and is representing LG Electronics in a case regarding the international CRT cartel.

Acting for domestic and multinational defendants, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co has a wide-ranging practice handling class action and derivative suits. Gil Orion and Orit Malka have been active in securities class actions and derivative claims regarding corporate governance. The team also represents ABB in a high-value antitrust case.

Herzog Fox & Neeman provides ‘precision and clarity’ to its enviable client base, comprising many of the world’s largest corporates. The firm handles class action suits for Yahoo!, Alibaba and Samsung, and has recently appeared in the Supreme Court for Facebook and IEC. David Zailer, Yaacov Sharvit and Joseph Ashkenazi are highly recommended.

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal Law Offices is noted for representing international technology and pharmaceutical companies, and Israel Leshem and Ron Peleg have acted for GSK, Merck and Bayer in consumer class actions. The team welcomed several new partners through internal and external growth and clients have noted the ease with which the firm interacts with international clients in particular.

S. Horowitz & Co has expertise in class actions concerning financial services, banking and securities, follow-on antitrust claims, tort and consumer protection, environmental issues and insurance. Hagai Doron represented Sharp Corporation in a follow-on claim in the Supreme Court regarding the global LCD panel cartel. Alex Hertman and Asaf Rentsler are other names to note.

Yigal Arnon & Co has been active in class actions for over two decades and is among the leading Israeli firms for class action defence. The ‘tacticalBarak Tal represents such clients as Google, Unilever and El Al, as well as numerous banks and insurance companies. Ruth Loven is also recommended and Lior Gelbard made partner in 2017.

Quick and efficient’, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co brings to bear its ‘expertise and decisiveness’ in class action proceedings, irrespective of industry sector. In 2017, the team handled class action suits for Sonol Israel, PwC Israel, yes and Bezeq. The practice is jointly led by Giora Erdinast, Nir Amodai and Ran Sprinzak.

Filled with ‘excellent strategists’, Goldfarb Seligman & Co. handles derivative claims and class action suits for large domestic and international corporates. Hagit Blaiberg represents seven major insurance companies in a consolidated class action alleging exploitative pricing of mortgage life insurance policies. Aaron Michaeli is highly recommended.

Gornitzky & Co. has a strong reputation for acting for major Israeli corporates in securities and consumer class actions. Pinhas Rubin and Harel Shaham advised four of Israel’s largest insurance companies regarding the collection of expenses from certain insured members. Noam Ronen is another contact.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries is among the most active class action defence firms in Israel. Led by Zvi Firon, the team handles consumer, securities, environmental and antitrust claims. Mazor Matzkevich represents Toshiba Corporation in three follow-on global cartel claims. Danny Kabir is also recommended.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s disputes team is involved in banking and securities, antitrust and consumer class action cases. Sharon Lubezky represents Bank Leumi, Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot and The Union Bank of Israel in a claim regarding commission charges for converting foreign currencies. Additional contacts include Orli Naschitz and Tamar Arad-Kareth.

Tadmor & Co. Yuval Levy & Co.’s ‘highly professional and cooperative’ litigation team has particular expertise in credit card class actions, and is also involved in significant antitrust claims. Yechiel Kasher and Ittai Paldor appear in antitrust class actions for clients such as Daimler Trucks and Nespresso Israel. Nir Kehat is also recommended.

The ‘exceptional’ team at AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co has ‘vast experience in defending corporates in consumer class actions’. Practice head Yaron Reiter is noted for his ‘creativity’ and has handled environmental and antitrust claims.

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary acts for plaintiffs and defendants and has niche expertise in environmental class actions. Indeed, Arie Neiger defends Hadera Paper in the first environmental class action based on return of profits from operation. Doron Levy heads the team.

Berkman Wechsler Bloom & Co Law Office represents prominent domestic and international clients in consumer, environmental and securities class actions and also handles derivative claims. Ron Berkman is the primary contact and clients include Pelephone, Ikea and Meitav Dash.

The ‘dedicated and creative’ team at Lipa Meir & Co has a strong reputation in class action defence. Alon Pomeranc has handled a huge variety of consumer claims for Clalit Medical Service, and has represented clients such as Ituran in antitrust class actions.

Nir Cohen, Leshem & Co is renowned for its formidable class action defence practice, which covers complex banking and securities cases as well as consumer and antitrust claims. Nir Cohen is the leading figure in the department.

According to some clients, Ronen Adini & Co’s handling of large class actions and complex derivative suits is ‘beyond perfect’. Ronen Adini is involved in a multibillion-shekel derivative claim regarding the Bezeq-yes transaction and is also acting for the lead claimant in a class action suit against El Al.

S. Friedman & Co. Advocates & Notaries acts for major domestic clients in high-profile consumer class action cases. Itamar Anaby acts for the University of Haifa in a matter regarding the employment status of research assistants. The team made two new partners in 2017.

Shibolet & Co. with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. defends domestic and international corporates in consumer class actions. Hillel Ish-Shalom represents Migdal Insurance Company in a number of class actions, and is acting for Ceragon Networks in a securities claim. The legacy Shibolet firm merged with Raved, Magriso, Benkel & Co. in 2017, which brought Joseph Benkel and Shmuel Galinka to the team.

Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates is especially strong in securities class actions and derivative suits. The ‘calm and strategicYael Moshkovich represents Israel Discount Bank in a variety of cases. Doron Dan is another key contact.

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