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S. Friedman & Co. Advocates & Notaries

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Haifa, Herzliya, Tel Aviv

Adv Itamar Anaby

Work +972 4 8546699
S. Friedman & Co. Advocates & Notaries

Work Department

Head of Litigation


Senior partner Itamar Anaby heads the litigation department at S. Friedman & Co. With more than 30 years of professional experience, his practice covers a wide range of legal matters, including disputes relating to commercial transactions, disputes between partners or shareholders and complex class actions. In addition, Itamar has been representing clients in diversified commercial transactions.

Clients benefit from Itamar's wealth of knowledge in commercial matters and his depth of experience as an arbitrator and mediator. He was described by the leading international directories as "one of the best legal minds in Israel, which he couples with modesty," while Legal 500 praised his "knowledge of consumer class actions, sound judgment and great interpersonal skills."

He counts some of Israel's largest companies as his clients and represents foreign corporations in transactional and shareholders disputes in various courts and arbitrations. Widely considered a leader in litigation relating to higher education, he has represented, and continues to represent, leading universities in Israel in precedential cases. 

Itamar also has a unique understanding of agency and distribution agreements and related litigation and has subsequently played key roles in various forums examining and formulating legislative initiatives in this area.


Itamar worked as a lawyer at White & Case in New York. He taught Commercial Law for Business Administration (MBA) students at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion and led a number of professional courses for lawyers organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies of the Israel Bar. He is often invited as a speaker and chairman of professional conferences. 

In 2015, Itamar was appointed Deputy Head of the Israel Bar International Forums Committee.


Hebrew, English and Arabic


Israel Bar Association


Hebrew University, Jerusalem, LL.B

Israel: Dispute resolution

Class actions

Within: Class actions

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.

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Local litigation and arbitration

Within: Local litigation and arbitration

S. Friedman & Co. Advocates & Notaries is instructed by many of Israel’s leading corporates in a variety of headline-grabbing cases. Itamar Anaby represents the University of Haifa in a suit filed by the trustee of Madoff Securities concerning donations granted to that client.

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