Firms To Watch: Employment

Sigal Pail & Co. is noted for handling collective employment disputes, collective bargaining negotiations and complex class actions for a wide range of clients, including local government and public bodies, higher education institutions and employee organisations.

Employment in Israel

Efrat Deutsch & Co

Employment law is a staple for Efrat Deutsch & Co of Tel Aviv, which takes on work for some of the largest employers in Israel, and unions and non-profit organisations as well. The firm has achieved victories in precedent-setting Supreme Court litigation, regularly handles major collective bargaining negotiations and also has expertise in crossover matters between employment and criminal law. The firm’s active client base spans such sectors as aviation, government, fashion, retail, education and tech. Highly experienced employment practitioner Efrat Deutsch, who is particularly recommended for representation in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, leads the team. Inbal Palmor Dori and Shimrit Noy, who appear alongside Deutsch in much of the firm’s key work, are also central to the practice.

Practice head(s):

Efrat Deutsch

Other key lawyers:

Inbal Palmor Dori; Shimrit Noy; Hilit Cohen-Resnizky


‘Deutsch & Co has consistently demonstrated a remarkable commitment to legal excellence and client satisfaction. What truly sets its apart is its unwavering dedication to personalised, client-centric service.’

‘Besides being professional, both Hilit Cohen Resnizky and Efrat Deutsch are always willing to assist and answer in a timely manner. They are kind, very responsible, pleasant and patient.’

‘Efrat Deutsch is a very experienced lawyer. Great advice, easy to work with, 24 hour availability.’

‘Very friendly, understanding and patient. Able to understand commercial circumstances and provide professional advice oriented to our needs.’

‘The team is knowledgeable and very responsive.’

‘I worked with Efrat Duetsch, who is exceptional.’

‘Their professionalism is above all the rest. Every issue in labour law that we have, they know how to give the answers, assess the risks and provide creative solutions.’

Key clients

Hadarom Container Terminal (Port)

Castro Model and its former CEO

Matash – The Tel Aviv Rehabilitative Employment Centers

El-Al Pilots Employee Union

Ten Petroleum Company Ltd.

The Wingate Institute


O.P.S.I. (International Forwarding) Ltd.

Kamada Ltd.

Mishan Senior Living (NGO)

John Bryce, part of the Matrix Group

The Tel Aviv Municipality – Habima – The National Theatre

Colmobil Ltd.

Nestlé – Osem

Phibro Animal Health Corporation – Israel

S.B. Shmira Ubitahon Guarding Group

Banking Clearing Center Ltd.

Shva – Automatic Banking Services Ltd.

Matrix IT Ltd.

McDonald’s Israel (Alonyal Ltd.)


Knesset TV

Palo Alto Networks Ltd.

Ness Technologies

Leiman Schlüssel

Tzomet Sfarim (BookNet)


Avgol Industries

Nespresso Israel

Nissan Nativ Acting Studio

Compugen Ltd.


Challenge Airlines IL (formerly CAL Cargo Airlines)

Gal El (a Raphael Defense Systems and Elta Systems partnership)

The Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir

Yuval Education (Tel Aviv Municipal Education Company)

Nirlat Paints

Bug Multisystem Ltd.

Carmit Candy Industries

Mey Eden

Tadiran Batteries

The Israel Women’s Network

One in 9 Organization – Breast Cancer Awareness and Support

Ilan Association

Work highlights

  • Acting for Hadarom Port since August 2022 in its negotiations of its first collective bargaining agreement, which were successfully concluded in February 2023.
  • Represented Castro Model and its former CEO in employment-related criminal proceedings instituted against them, and succeeded in having the National Labour Court overturn the former CEO’s conviction in December 2022.
  • Represented municipal-governmental organisation Matash in a successful appeal in November 2022 before the Supreme Court against a ruling of the National Labor Court that an individual integrated into employment through one of the Matash centers, was recognised to be an employee of Matash.

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co regularly assists with the employment aspects of major M&A deals, as well as a raft of other employment issues, including senior executive conduct investigations and trade union negotiations. The firm also excels in employment litigation work, handling complex class action disputes. The team is led by Miriam Kleinberger-Attar, a trade secrets and non-competition expert with experience in regulatory compliance matters. Further key names within the practice include ‘exceptional attorney’ Noa Bar-Shir, who works on a range of non-contentious employment issues, including bullying and harassment investigations and contractual renegotiations, and cross-border transactions specialist Eyal Birenberg.

Practice head(s):

Miriam Kleinberger-Attar

Other key lawyers:

Noa Bar-Shir; Eyal Birenberg


‘When dealing with a long-standing client, the firm is especially conscious of avoiding the pitfalls of complacency. The team is willing to innovate and reconsider while delivering a consistently high-quality service.’

‘Commercially-sound, principled and timely advice from partners and associates alike.’

‘Noa Bar Shir is an exceptional attorney in terms of professionalism, service, understanding, drafting skills and appearance in court.’

‘Noa Bar Shir has extensive knowledge of labour law in general and collective bargaining law in particular. She is very sharp, and professional, masters jurisprudence and also understands labour relations.’

‘Miriam is leading her team in a unique way that combines extraordinary knowledge and a helpful approach. They are wonderful partners and I trust them to always break the boundaries and think in a creative way.’

‘Miriam is a great strategic partner and provides excellent service.’

‘Very professional, very polite, very dedicated.’

Key clients

Psagot Group of Finances and Investments

Enlight Renewable Energy Ltd.

Sagi Yogev

D.S Raider Ltd.

AstraZeneca (Israel) Ltd.

Unilever Israel Group

Ben Gurion University

The Board of Public Academic Colleges

Softweave Ltd.

365Scores Ltd.

Direct-Insurance (I.D.I. Insurance Company Ltd.)

Wonder Jewel Ltd.


Israel Electric Corporate

Yelin Lapidot Mutual Funds Management Ltd.

Mey Eden Ltd.

Baha’i World Centre

Chemipal Ltd.

Keshet Prima Israel Ltd.

Griiip Ltd.

Verbit Software Ltd.

Howazit Ltd.

Supplant Ltd.

Blue White Robotics Ltd.

Mizrahi-Tefahot Bank

Gazit Globe Ltd. (G City)

Aviem Systems Ltd.

Waterfall Security Solution Ltd.

Shikun & Binui Ltd.

D.B.S. Satellite Services (1998) Ltd.

Abraham Hostels Ltd.

Israel Cattle Breeders Association

Galil Software and Technology Services Ltd.

Uvda I.D. Ltd.

Kaymera Technologies Ltd.

College of Management Studies

Afeka College of Engineering

Rubinstein Mansions


Alon Blue Square Ltd.

Blue Square Real Estate Ltd.

DataRails Ltd.

Anecdotes A.I Ltd.

Rotem Shani Entrepreneurship and Investments Ltd.

TLV Fashion Mall

The Company for Management of Square House -Hadar (2001) Ltd.

Ofer Bloch

Recolabs Ltd.

Moonee Publishing Ltd.

Cycode Ltd.

Cloudshare Ltd.

Eco-Nergy Renewable Energy Ltd.

Komodor Automation Ltd.

PFP Investments Ltd.

C2A-Sec Ltd.

Urogen Pharma Ltd.

The Union of Practical Engineers, Technicians and Engineers at the Israeli Airports Authority


Omri Adler & Golden Seeds

Datagen Technologies Ltd.

MED 1 I.C.-1 (1999) Ltd

Arbe Robotics Ltd.

Fortellix Ltd.

Uniphore Technologies Inc.

The Aguda

Million Lobby


Work highlights

  • Acted for Isracard Ltd. on the employment aspects of its acquisition by Harel Insurance Services and Financial Investments Ltd.
  • Represented the Board of Public Academic Colleges, which negotiates in the name of 23 Public Academic Colleges, in a case filed by the union representing the academic staff concerning the entitlement of thousands of junior lecturers to an annual leave.
  • Advised on the appeal by two former company employees against a decision to deny a motion to certify a class action against Direct Insurance (IDI Insurance Company Ltd.).


FISCHER (FBC & Co.) displays significant strengths in collective bargaining and trade union relations work, regularly assisting clients engaged in heavily unionised industries such as stevedoring and steel working. The firm also handles sensitive litigious employment matters, such as non-compete disputes. Jointly leading the team are strike actions and collective bargaining expert Shay Teken and experienced litigator Moran Friedman. Further key names include associate Amit Bechler, who leads the firm’s bespoke immigration practice, and who regularly advises multinational companies on relocating employees to Israel. The alternative dispute resolution specialist Hilla Sachs is another associate to note.

Practice head(s):

Shay Teken; Moran Friedman

Other key lawyers:

Amit Bechler; Hilla Sachs


‘The practice is very knowledgeable and up-to-date with legal developments in the employment sector. The team is always available and very collaborative.’

‘The team is proactive in providing advice and guidance, not only in response to client requests, but also on its own initiative with updates regarding relevant developments. The team is always available and willing to assist.’

‘From my point of view as a customer, the added value is the possibility of enjoying many worlds of knowledge in one place. For example, a challenge that requires knowledge of intellectual property, but also a familiar subject, such as employment contracts. Fischer can handle this.’

‘The lawyer responsible for managing our organisation’s case is Moran Friedman. Moran is an example of fast and intelligent service.’

Key clients

Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

Paz Oil Company Ltd.

Western Galilee College

Ormat Technologies, Inc

Mimun Yashir Ltd.

Cross River Bank (CRB)

British Airways

Air France

Israel Consumer Council

Shikun & Binui

Waxman-Govrin Engineering Ltd.

Tnuva Food Industries Ltd.

Excellence Investment House Ltd.

Tidhar Group

Delta Airlines

Nesher Israel Cement Enterprises Ltd.

Bright Dairy Israel Ltd.

Korian Air


Mul-T-Lock/Assa Abloy

Ecoppia Scientific Ltd.

Servotech Control Ltd.

Red Hat Israel Ltd.

Dao Shipping Ltd.

The Kibbutz Movement

Shaham – The Israeli Actors’ Organization


ITIM – The Jewish Life Advocacy Center

Talma Travel and Tours Group

Hadassah Medical Center

Marina Galilee Mushrooms Ltd.

Equinom Ltd.

G4S Israel PPP Ltd.


Act – the Israeli Association of Cinema and Television Professionals

Work highlights

  • Representing Negev Energy Ltd. regarding ongoing negotiations with the aim of finalising a comprehensive collective agreement that will regulate all company employee rights.
  • Represented Dao Shipping, in employment aspects of the sale of shares in Haifa Port Company and advised on how to approach a labour union, including which steps should be taken to reduce the employer’s costs while preventing the union from taking collective steps, such as work stoppage.
  • Representing Green Point Technology Services Israel, Ltd. in a non-compete litigation case regarding Depochem, a competitor of Green Point.

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Tel Aviv-based boutique Herzog Fox & Neeman is well-regarded for its employment law expertise, with the firm boasting a strong track record in the Israeli Labour Courts, and often being called upon to act in novel and potential precedent-setting cases. The firm is also notable for its strengths in industrial relations and trade union-related work, advising on collective bargaining and strike actions matters. The team is led by the highly experienced Orly Gerbi, an expert in employment-related litigation and dispute resolution who frequently represents Israeli and international companies before various courts and tribunals. Transactional-side employment specialist Liat Shaked-Katz and the public entities-focused Moria Tam-Harshoshanim are also key, as are arbitration and collective bargaining expert Chagai Vered and the ‘practical‘ and ‘creativeMaayan Hammer-Tzeelon.

Practice head(s):

Orly Gerbi

Other key lawyers:

Liat Shaked-Katz; Moria Tam-Harshoshanim; Haya Ehrman; Chagai Vered; Michal Haberfeld; Asaf Beker; Nir Gal; Yael Zilegman; Maayan Hammer-Tzeelon


‘Amazing people, service,  fast on response and very business-oriented.’

‘It is a highly professional team with an excellent service orientation. In addition, it is a firm that values diversity and most of the lawyers are women.’

‘They are very professional, creative and considerate of the client’s business. They are available at any time when needed. They create a very personal connection and care about the client. The connection remains even after they work together.’

‘True professionals.’

‘Maayan Hammer-Tzeelon is one of a kind. She is pragmatic, practical and offers creative solutions.’

We recommend Liat Shaked-Katz and Yael Zilegman.

Key clients

The Environmental Services Company Ltd.

Israel Railways

Tel Aviv University

Ashdod Port Company Ltd.

Israel Airport Authority

Israel Electric Corporation

Maccabi Health Services

Wolt Israel

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

General Electric Healthcare Israel



The Open University

The Academic Center for Law and Business

Johnson & Johnson Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Israel Railways Ltd. on the negotiation and signing of a collective bargaining agreement in February 2023, which will run until 2028.
  • Represented Maccabi Health Services in a case dealing with the Commissioner of Wages’ authority to supervise the engagements between the health insurance funds and independent doctors.
  • Secured victory for Fortinet Security Israel Ltd. in a complex NIS 557,411 lawsuit, in both the Regional and National Labour Court.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries has specialist expertise in employment work for the Israeli government, recently representing the state in a number of contentious matters in this field. The firm also acts for a broad range of private enterprises, with particular experience in advising on employment work specific to the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sectors, including cross-over cases between employment and medical negligence. Other matters covered by the firm include pension and salary disputes, class actions and senior executive terminations. The team is led by healthcare industry collective disputes specialist Tamar Golan. Further key names include the experienced Galit Golan-Rottem, public sector specialist Guy Golan and trade union law expert Or Levy.

Practice head(s):

Tamar Golan

Other key lawyers:

Galit Golan-Rottem; Guy Golan; Or Levy; Dana Cohen; Oshrit Marciano


‘We have been using Firon’s fabulous team, exclusively,  for well over a decade. Excellent.’

‘Tamar Golan, Galit Golan and Guy Golan are all top-class labour law specialists. Very effective.’

‘Providing professional service, high availability to the client, ongoing consultation on issues that arise in the company and quality treatment of legal problems.’

‘Tamar Golan and Oshrit Marciano – high availability and professionalism.’

Key clients

Clalit Health Services Organization

Dan Hotels

The College of Management Academic Studies


Deloitte Brightman Almagor Zohar & Co., CPA

Sanofi Israel NoShlomo Transporation (2007) Ltd.

EL-SRAD Industries LTD.

Shila Medical Services

Nazareth English Hospital I.M.S.

David Shield Group

Western Digital Israel Ltd.

Playtech Israel Ltd.

Mastercard Inc.

Superbus and Balilius Groups

Dun and Bradstreet (Israel) Ltd.

Tiv and Ta’im 2013 Food Supplier

Swissport Cargo Services

Tapuz Gaz Services

Rav Bariach Industries Ltd.

Idit food Logistics Ltd.

MGS Sport Trading

Machsaney Hashuk

Gefen Medical

Maya Tours

Codere Israel Marketing Support Services Ltd

Water Authority

The Israel Veterinary Inspection Authority


Work highlights

  • Representing the State of Israel in a lawsuit filed by senior government attorneys in respect of pension payments.
  • Represented the State of Israel in a lawsuit which was filed by 3 retired senior defence attorneys who were employed by the Public Defender’s Office arguing they are entitled to the same salary and pension terms as those granted to prosecutors.
  • Represented Machsaney Hashuk in the defence against a class action filed by a former employee.

N. Feinberg & Co.

Employment law boutique N. Feinberg & Co. offers a deep bench of dedicated employment specialists, with key names including pharmaceuticals and aviation industries specialist Orly Aviram, government companies expert Ami Shachar and experienced litigator Yakov Malishkevitch. Ohad Giladi, experienced in trade union law, is also integral. Class actions and collective negotiations, disputes and bargaining form the core of the firm’s work, with the team often handling a high number of such mandates for clients across several economic sectors. The firm also advises on the legal aspects of sexual harassment allegations within organisations via Orna Sher, who brings expertise to the area.

Practice head(s):

Nachum Feinberg; Orna Sher; Keren Shalit; Ami Shachar; Smadar Kaplan; Efrat Biran; Orly Aviram; Yakov Malishkevitch; Yaron Kramer; Michal Feinberg-Doron; Alon Noy; Ohad Giladi


‘Outstanding litigation skills and extremely talented lawyers.’

‘Ami Shachar is an outstanding litigator and legal advisor in the fields of labour law and pension law.’

‘The law firm is a highly professional and knowledgeable in the field of labour law and employment.’

Key clients

Bank Hapoalim

Yilmazlar Construction Group


Israel Electric Corporation (IEC)

The Brink’s Company


Yandex Israel ltd.

Bank of Israel

Bank Leumi

The First International Bank of Israel

Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot

Ericsson Israel Ltd

Froneri Israel

Lubinski Group

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd


Avis Car Rental

Arkia Israeli Airlines

Ayalon Highway

Egged Israel Transport


FedEx Corporation



Electra Group

Kyndryl Israel Ltd

Elbit Systems Ltd

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd

The State of Israel

The Port of Haifa

The Port of Ashdod




More Investment House

Strauss Group Ltd.

Osem Nestle


Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art

Israel Discount Bank


Reuveni Pridan


Reinhold Cohn Group



ICL Group

Work highlights

  • Represented Bank Hapoalim in collective negotiation and signing of a collective agreement regarding the years 2023-2027.
  • Representing call centre firm Tikshoov in a major class action regarding work and rest time and payments.
  • Representing Super-Pharm in a potentially precedent-setting collective dispute regarding the right of association in a franchise environment.

S. Horowitz & Co

A deep roster of major international and local corporations, pension funds and provident funds routinely turn to S. Horowitz & Co for its expertise in employment-related matters, where the team adeptly handles termination and retirement issues, collective bargaining agreements, discrimination and unfair labour practices. Further core workflows include representing clients in complex litigation proceedings before all instances of Israeli labour courts, arbitration tribunals and mediation boards. The team is jointly led by Asher Heled, who consistently assists with intricate arbitration and mediation proceedings, and labour law specialist Elisha Shor, recognised for his knowledge of pension funds and social security matters. With expertise in both non-contentious and contentious employment matters, Ofir Pozner further enhances the team’s capabilities and brings additional strength as a commercial litigator.

Practice head(s):

Asher Heled; Elisha Shor

Other key lawyers:

Ofir Pozner

Key clients

203 Super-Pharm Franchisees

Bezeq Group

Teachers and Kindergarten Teachers Provident Funds of the Teachers’ Association in Israel

Globrands Group

Amitim Pension Funds

The Hadassah Medical Organization

Haifa Port

National Insurance Institute of Israel

Yad Vashem – The World Holocaust Remembrance Center



Shikun & Binui

Adam Milo

HCL Technologies

Procter & Gamble Israel

British Embassy in Israel

The British Council Israel

Paz Group

Israel Consumers Counsel

Minrav Group

The Jewish Agency for Israel

Shaare Zedek Medical Center

Adama Group

Madanes Insurance Agency

Israel Cancer Association


Bank Leumi Le’Israel


Unitask Group



Helman Group

Karnit – Compensation Fund for RTA Victims

Robert Bosch Technologies Israel

Intellect M.R. 2014

Gilad Pension

Academic Staff Organization, The College of Management Academic Studies

Gefen – Dekel Technologies

Tripod Software

Iscar – Member of the IMC Group

Netzer Hasharon

Israel Basketball Super League

Wobi Insurance Agency

Israel Builders Association

Pepsi Group

Elbit Systems Workers Committee

Aliza Sharon, CPA

Aroma Israel

Rakefet Group

Group of Delek Rechev, Veridis and Israel Infrastructure Fund

Traklin Electricity

Elcon Recycling Center

Hadarom Container Terminal Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised and represented the Bezeq Group in a series of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Advised and represented Hadassah Medical Organisation in a series of complex litigations regarding pensions and retirement benefits.
  • Represented Haifa Port Ltd in a multi-million-dollar claim regarding Equal Opportunities Law for Persons with Disabilities.

Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm

Personal, responsive, creative and professional’, Agmon with Tulchinsky Law Firm‘s employment team assists with employee transfers following mergers as well as contentious matters, including a major case regarding interpretations of employment law specific to local government. The team is led by three partners – Menachem (Hemi) Lapidor, who specialises in advising public authorities and non-profits; Dganit Lapidor Singer, a heavy industry and hi-tech sector expert; and experienced litigator and sexual harassment investigations advisor Michal Markovitz-Blachar. At the associate level, Ariel Shanon, Nitzan Mendel and Noor Ibrahim, who supports on a high volume of the firm’s Labour Court cases, are the names to note.

Practice head(s):

Menachem (Hemi) Lapidor; Dganit Lapidor Singer; Michal Markovitz-Blachar

Other key lawyers:

Noor Ibrahim; Ariel Shanon; Nitzan Mendel


‘I get personal and quick service from Michal Markovitz-Blachar on any issue at any time. She makes the effort to understand my situation and tailor the solution.’

‘Personal, responsive, creative and professional.’

Key clients

Federation of Local Authorities in Israel

FC (Flying Cargo) International Transportation – DHL

Recreation and Entertainment (Holon) Ltd.

Amit Customs Clearers & Transporters Ltd.

Neuman Steel Industries Group Ltd.

Municipality of Jerusalem

R.H Electronics Ltd.

The Mehadrin Group

Atid Byisum HR Ltd.

Amir Marketing and Investments in Agriculture Ltd.

Kimmel Gilboa Ltd.

BarNir Managerial Services Ltd.

D. M. Benatav Ltd.

Gesher Israel Employment Rehabilitation Services

Breath of Life International Ltd.

Hof HaSharon Regional Council

Kiryat Ata Municipality

Jerusalem Religious Council

Bikurei Hasade Darom Agricultural Products Marketing (2002)

Doral Energy Group

Yad2 Ltd

NewMed Energy

Tadiran Batteries Ltd

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Orbotech Ltd.

The Caesarea Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild Foundation

Boehringer Ingelheim Israel Ltd.

Neuroderm Ltd.

MUSA – Eretz Israel Museum Tel Aviv

FinYX Ltd.

Advanced Vision Technology (A.V.T) Ltd.

Mantis Informatics IsraelLtd.

AON Reinsurance

Civan Advanced Technologies Ltd.


Battery Ventures Israel Ltd.

Mobius Solutions Ltd.

Tevel Aerobotics Technologies Ltd. investment




Work highlights

  • Advised Veridis on the employment aspects of the acquisition of Infinya, formerly known as Hadera Paper.
  • Representing the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel, a non-governmental body, and promoting their interests in the Knesset, government ministries and other bodies.
  • Acts for Orbotech across the full spectrum of labour and employment law, including the labour issues with respect to the acquisition of Orbotech’s subsidiary, OrboGraph, by RMS.

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy

Arnon, Tadmor-Levy handles a range of domestic and international employment law issues, including assisting major MNCs with redundancy programmes and dealing with wide-ranging unfair dismissal claims. The key names in the team include Tal Keret, a specialist in employment issues arising in connection with the process of liquidation and foreclosure, and HR and recruitment advisor Shira Lahat. Shira Cohen-Mazor, who handles both litigious and transactional side work, is also a name to note.

Other key lawyers:

Tal Keret; Shira Lahat; Ben Sandler; Shira Cohen-Mazor; Neta Goshen Brami


‘This is the best employment practice group in Israel. Business savvy. Top professional advice and guidance, provided in a quick, pleasant and professional manner.’

‘We have worked with many employment law attorneys during my 20 years of legal practice and none compare to this group.’

‘Very intelligent, experts in every aspect of employment law, business savvy, and able to provide clear, practical advice and provide it quickly and efficiently.’

They are not only the crème de la crème of Israel’s top professional employment lawyers, they are also very pleasant to work with.’

‘The level of smooth communication is very high.’

‘Shira Lahat is an amazing partner. She is professional, and always finds a creative ways to navigate complex cases. She is responsive and just a great person to work with.’

‘A very skilled and professional team, with high service culture. The work with the team is very pleasant and smooth. Billing is very reasonable to their level of quality and service.’

‘Tal Keret is there for you, 24/7, with any issue, concern or question.’

Key clients

Aleph Farms

Cardiac Implements




Tower Semiconductor

Forescout Technologies

Azami Global Ltd

Israel Shipyard Group

Assuta Medical Centers and Assuta Ashdod

Sonol Israel Ltd

Work highlights

  • Assisted in the global redundancies Google went through, including support for the preparation for the process and adjusting the global policy and decisions to the local Israeli labour laws.
  • Advising Assuta Medical Centers Ltd. and Assuta Ashdod Ltd. on a daily basis through arising employment issues and, if necessary, accompanying them through litigation proceedings in the Labour Courts.
  • Representing El Al, Israel’s national airline, in two separate lawsuits filed against it at the end of January by temporary employees who worked for the company and were then dismissed.

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. provides ongoing employment and HR support to a number of major multinational companies operating in Israel, including GAP and General Electric, as well as for domestic businesses in a plethora of sectors. Practice head Netta Bromberg is highly experienced in advising on matters such as recruitment, market entrance into Israel via M&A and the employment considerations involved in opening subsidiaries. Key support is provided by discrimination and harassment claims specialist Jacki Silbermann and Lior Girshevitz, who focuses on organisational restructuring.

Practice head(s):

Netta Bromberg

Other key lawyers:

Lior Girshevitz; Jacki Silbermann


‘Neta Bromberg, the head of the labour law department, is an expert and it’s a pleasure to work with her. She knows how to think outside the box.’

‘Very professional and very dedicated to their clients.’

‘Exceptional labour law practice. Highly responsive and very reasonable in their advice.’

‘We primarily work with Netta. She is smart, knowledgeable and has a practical approach to dealing with problems.’

‘Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. provide clear, concise and commercial advice and offer practical solutions to our client’s employment law concerns. They are commercial partners rather than simply providers of legal services.’

‘Netta Bromberg’s insight into local employment law is unparalleled. She is our go-to for any issues in the region and is consistently excellent.’

‘They are very attentive to the business, understand the challenge and find the best legal way to overcome it.’

‘Smart, business oriented, trusted advisors, especially the amazing Netta Bromberg.’

Key clients


General Electric

Azrieli Group Ltd.


Danel Group

Teva Naot

Clal Insurance

Palace Tel Aviv & Palace Ra’anana



Work highlights

  • Advises GAP on ongoing employment matters in Israel, such as employment work ensuing from its acquisition of CB4.
  • Advises Azrieli Group on its employment law matters on a retained basis, particularly with regard to its service contractors.
  • Acts as legal counsel to General Electric (GE) and its subsidiaries with regard to matters related to employment in Israel, including contract templates, overtime hours and temporary work permits for rest days.

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.

Acting for a huge array of clients in sectors ranging from sciences and education to investment funds and local government, Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. is well recommended for trade union work – acting for both unions and employers – as well as offering support with corporate immigration. Key to the team are post-transactional employment specialist Ofer Ravid, immigration expert Liam Schwartz and Assaf Berenson, who focuses on strike actions. Also central are Yael Dolev, who specialises in the medical and transport sectors, and Haim Berenson, who offers niche expertise on employment matters specific to the defence industry and government institutions.

Practice head(s):

Ofer Ravid; Assaf Berenson; Yael Dolev; Liam Schwartz; Haim Berenson


‘Super professional and provides very practical advice.’

‘We recommend Ofer Ravid, partner.’

Key clients

Dell-EMC, including EMC Israel Development Center Ltd.

The Arison Group

Cisco Systems Inc.

The Central Bottling Company (Coca-Cola Israel)

Baker McKenzie

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Egged Transportation Ltd.

The Board of Directors of Clalit

Qlik (formerly Attunity Ltd.)

Pagaya Technologies Ltd.

IMI Systems Ltd. (formerly Israel Military Industries Ltd.)

Bank Hapoalim B.M.

Isracard Group

VERA – Association of University Heads, Israel

The Eilat Port

The Israel Teachers Union (ITU)

Marker Advisors, LLC

Walden International

SolelAben EPC Ashalim Limited Partnership

Novo Nordisk

Kodak Israel

The Israel Postal Company Ltd.

AIG Israel

Magen David Adom

Hadassah University Medical Center

Thoma Bravo LLC

Thoma Bravo Advantage

ION Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd.

BDO Israel


New Lineo Cinema (2006) Ltd.

MyHeritage Ltd.

IHS Markit Ltd.

Wize Pharma, Inc.

Anchiano Therapeutics Ltd.

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

Fortinet, Inc.

Bayside Land Corporation Ltd.

Israel Canada Hotels Ltd.

Mashhour Brothers Building and Development


The Israeli Advanced Technology Industries (IATI)

Elad Ronen Holdings Ltd.

Radware Ltd.

Netivei Ayalon Ltd.

Cross Israel Highway Ltd.

Dori Media Group Ltd.


PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (Aeroflot)

Belavia-Belarusian Airlines

Tel Aviv University

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


University of Haifa

Bar-Ilan University

Weizmann Institute of Science

The Tantur Ecumenical Institute

University of Notre Dame

Dor Group

Ten Bis

The Sport Palaces of Tel Aviv Yafo Ltd.

Nawi Brothers Group Ltd.

Inbal Insurance Co. Ltd.

Amot Investments Ltd.

The Israel Association of Travel Agencies and Consultants

Israeli News Company Ltd. (Channel 12)

Israel Association of Community Centers Ltd. (IACC)

Herzliya Municipality

Petach Tikva Municipality

Ashkelon Municipality

Ramat Hasharon Municipality

Milper Ltd.

Kastina Communications Ltd.


Carolina Lemke Ltd.

Bluehawk CI

Negev Energy Ashalim Thermo-Solar Ltd.

TSK Group S.A.

Duro Djakovic Montaza Ltd


ServiceNow Inc.

Zerto Ltd.

Allot Communications Ltd.

Dor Alon Energy in Israel (1988) Ltd

Orgad Holdings Ltd.

Breath of Life International Ltd. (BOL Group).

Mitraltech Ltd.

Velox Ltd.

State Comptroller and Ombudsman of Israel

The Tel Aviv Cinematheque

The Batsheva Dance Company

DuCool Ltd.

Matrix IFS

Tangent Logic

Medisafe Inc.

Minovia Therapeutics Ltd.


Cardiovalve Ltd.

Tiger Global Management, LLC

Pharma Cosmetics Laboratories Ltd.

Cybint Solutions Ltd.

RadView Software Ltd., a subsidiary of Radware Ltd.


Orbit Communications Systems Ltd

Taranis Ltd.

ITV plc

GAP Solutions, Inc.

TigerConnect Inc.

Ruloy Energy Solutions S.L.

ROC Industrial

Aqua Security Software Ltd

HG Sports Turf (AU) Pty Ltd.

Gigantic Ltd

Miprom Energía S.L.

Rosenqvists Food Technologies AB

Sugimat S.L.

Robo-Team Holdings Ltd.

Castro Model Ltd

Crazy Line Ltd.

Hacarem Spirits Ltd

Sony Electronics

Papaya Global Ltd


Autodesk Inc.

Padagis Israel ltd (formerly Perrigo)


Boston Consulting Group Tel Aviv BCG Israel

Insight Partners

Deutsche Telekom

YL Ventures

Magenta Medical

DTCP Venture Fund

Jerusalem Municipality

Sol Gel Technologies Ltd


AST & Science Israel Ltd., Space Satellite Communications Equipment

Neto Melinda Ltd.

Medtronic Ltd.

Salt Security, Inc.


Shikum Acher

Skylo Technologies Inc.

Minerva Labs Ltd.

Ashtrom Group


Bluebird Aero Systems


Brainsway Ltd

Brightman Almagor Zohar & Co.

Deloitte Israel

GGV Capital


DLA Piper


Testim Inc.

Gett (formerly GetTaxi)

Clear Cut Aviation Ltd.

Electra-Afikim Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Representing the Israel Teachers Union, one of the largest worker unions in Israel, in a dispute with its rival organization, the Teachers Organization, in relation to which organization is the representative organization for middle school teachers.
  • Representing Terem Medical vis-à-vis the National Labor Federation in Eretz-Israel (the National Histadrut), as part of an initial attempt by the National Histadrut to organize the workers in Terem, successfully preventing the unionization of the employees.
  • Representing TAU, Hebrew University, BGU, Technion, University of Haifa, BIU and Weizmann Institute of Science in collective negotiations on salary agreements on a national scale with all senior and junior academic staff organizations, as well as administrative staff organizations.

Gornitzky & Co.

Gornitzky & Co. houses a team of specialised practitioners who routinely represent clients from the public transportation, financial and insurance, travel and tech industries in complex collective bargaining agreements and employment-related litigation, where practice head Michael Ayalon stands out for his expertise in labour law-related disputes and administrative matters. Also active is the team in handling transactional issues, negotiations with workers’ organisations and collective agreements, areas in which Sagi Padureanu is particularly well-versed. Collective labour law expert Roni Sharon Aviram and employment-related M&A transactions specialist Lee Alter Kizis are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Michael Ayalon

Other key lawyers:

Sagi Padureanu; Roni Sharon Aviram; Lee Alter Kizis


‘The Gornitzky team houses a group of professionals who are very attentive to our needs. They understand our business and give us the support we need to combine business needs with legal aspects and make the best of both.’

‘They always find the appropriate solution that can support our business needs and satisfy any request. Very practical, knowledgeable, fast, provides great service.’

‘The team is of the highest calibre. They are professional, responsive and available during EST, even outside local IL hours, when needed.’

‘The team provides guidance and support, and is experienced in various areas of the industry, from complex M&A or financing transactions to commercial litigation and current corporate law.’

‘Top professionals and very friendly. I always feel I can completely trust the people I work with.’

Key clients


Dan Public Transportation Ltd.

Dan Badarom Transportation (2016) Ltd.

Emilia Group

The Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Bittech Advance Technology Ltd.

Keystone Fund


Rassco Residences Ltd.

Dan Be’er Sheva (2016) Ltd.

Papaya Global


Java Boat Corporation B.V.

Migdal Insurance Company Ltd.

Israeli Hotels Association


Au10tix Ltd.

Profound investment house Ltd.


Fattal Hotel Group

Nitzba Group

Melisron Ltd.

Pictet Group

TIER Mobility SE

Vitania Ltd.

Catalyst Investment LP Ltd.

Venus Concept Ltd.



Perimeter 81 Ltd.

Priority Software Ltd.

Deutsche Bank


Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GMBH

Work highlights

  • Represented Shufersal, the largest retail chain in Israel, in a complex and well-publisised process of terminating the employment of the most senior executive.

Harari-Lifshits & Babish (HLB)

Alongside its expertise in the energy and telecoms sectors, Harari-Lifshits & Babish (HLB) is routinely sought out by an array of clients from the tech, construction, financial and healthcare industries, where it advises on employment agreements, protection of whistle-blowers, recruitment, termination and retirement processes. The team is jointly led by Rachel Harari-Lifshits, noted for her expertise in conducting sensitive investigations related to complaints of sexual harassment and abuse at the workplace, and labour disputes expert Naama Babish.

Practice head(s):

Rachel Harari-Lifshits; Na’ama Babish


‘I am very satisfied with the service provided by Naama Babish and her team. I highly recommend her for her rare combination of professional knowledge, humanity and experience.’

‘Naama Babish has a high professional competence in the field of labour law and in the preparation of collective agreements.’

‘Naama Babish stands by her principles and has a rhetorical skill in presenting reasons and arguments in a way that persuades other parties.’

Key clients

Tadiran Telecom

Gadot Group

Navitas Petroleum

Aeronautics Ltd.

Paz Ashdod Oil Refinery Ltd.

Fresh Market Ltd.

Nituv Gas Stations Ltd.

Infinya Group Ltd. (formerly Hadera Paper Group)

Infinya Recycling Ltd. (formerly Amnir)

Infinya Packaging (Formerly Carmel Frenkel)

Hadera Paper

Graffiti Ltd.

Ayalon Insurance Company Ltd.

Maccabi Healthcare Services Group

Israel Chamber Orchestra

Meitav Dash Investment House Ltd.

Union Motors Group and Match Retail Ltd. (H&M Israel)



AFI Europe


Dekel Israel Tours

Ishlav Insurance Agency

Leket Israel

Morphosis Real Estate Initiation Group Ltd.


Shapira Films Ltd.

Shilat Group Distribution and Delivery Ltd.

Tashluz Investments & Holdings Ltd.

TGI Real Estate Ltd.

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Til International




Elad Israel (Housing) Ltd.

Senior Staff Representative Body of the College of Management of Rishon LeZion


Manufacturers’ Association of Israel

Ayalon Neemanim Insurance Agency Ltd.

Israel Railways Ltd.

Hebrew Scouts Movement in Israel

Suny Communications Ltd. – Samsung Israel

Shikun & Binui Holdings Ltd.

Netiv Hahessed – Super Hessed Ltd.

Israeli Institute of Energy and the Environment


RGA Ecologies Ltd.

E. Spivak Engineering Firm Ltd.

Radion Engineering Company Ltd.

Jerusalem Limestone

The Shlomo Group


Effective Investment and Money Managers




Shefer Aluminum Industries Ltd.

Yanushevsky Engineering and Construction Ltd.

Unitask Group

Pelican Group A.Y. Ltd.

Scylla DB

Guy Group

Kan-Tor & Acco

Tradis Gat

Bolding Ltd.

Palram Industries Ltd.

Plaza Bavli Park Private Residences

The French Hospital Saint Vincent De Paul, Nazareth

A.M.T.S. Investment Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented in more than a dozen collective disputes and achieved collective bargaining agreements for the following clients: Tadiran Telecom, PazGaz Ltd. and Nituv Gas Stations of the Paz Group, two companies from the Infinya Group Ltd., Ayalon Insurance Company Ltd., Meitav Dash Investment House Ltd., Novolog, Rafa and The French Hospital Saint Vincent De Paul, Nazareth.
  • Represented Gadot Group, one of Israel’s largest global conglomerates, in a collective dispute and urgent injunction, in which the court upheld our position and ordered Gadot’s employees to cease their unilateral work stoppage and resume work immediately.

Meitar Law Offices

Meitar Law Offices, located in Ramat Gan, is well-recommended for ongoing internal HR assistance and transactional support work, advising a number of major multinational companies on their operations in Israel. Rami Landa, who is highly experienced in non-contentious employment matters and has particular familiarity with the employment dynamics of the tech industry, heads up the team. He is supported by employee benefits specialist Shira Schrieber and Lilach Shacham Kaneti, whose areas of focus include pension agreements and prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Practice head(s):

Rami Landa

Other key lawyers:

Shira Schrieber; Hila Silverstein; Hedvat Yanko Wollman; Lilach Shacham Kaneti; Ami Orkaby


‘Hila Silverstein is a super professional lawyer. She is committed to the client and has practical solutions for every single problem.’

‘Lilach Shacham Kanety and Rami Landa are the leading partners of the labour law department. Always accessible and attentive to client needs and requests. Service is always on time, and high-quality.’

‘Extremely knowledgeable and practical. Always available and very responsive and thorough.’

‘Rami Landa is the best professional. Extremely knowledgeable and practical. Always available and very responsive and thorough.’

‘The team at Meitar is super-knowledgable and available for us whenever needed. The team is always able to provide quick input and is good at balancing between the legal risks and business requirements.’

‘Lilach Shacham Kaneti is a true partner to us. She quickly understands what input we’re looking to receive and always gets back to us quickly with the necessary support and answers.’

Key clients



Unity (ironSource)

JFrog Ltd.

One Zero Bank Israel Ltd.

GFI Securities Limited

GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)


Bank Leumi

One Zero Bank



AI 21



Ever Compliant

Global E




Tenable Zynga


Orca Security


Bayer Israel

Ride with Via


Work highlights

  • Representing Meta regarding ongoing employment-related matters, including in a recent mass lay-off process which took place around the world, including Israel.
  • Advised Amdocs on the Israeli aspects of a transaction and coordinated labour-related due diligence worldwide.

Shibolet & Co.

Shibolet & Co. is recommended for its assistance regarding the employment aspects of M&A deals, as well as advising on unionisation within organisations and providing representation in collective bargaining negotiations. The team is led by Hadas Raccah-Dvir, an expert on non-contentious work, including recruiting processes and employee relocations. Keren Maimon-Sandler, who is experienced in collective bargaining and other union-related matters and who represents such major employers as Huawei and Domikar, is also integral, as is tech sector and startups specialist Roey Gutman, praised by clients for his ability to ‘navigate through very delicate situations‘. Associate Dorit Rachamim regularly assists on the firm’s key mandates.

Practice head(s):

Hadas Raccah-Dvir

Other key lawyers:

Keren Maimon-Sandler; Meyrav Oren; Roey Gutman; Dorit Rachamim


‘Great team, led by Roey Gutman, who was always available for our Company. ’

‘Roey Gutman is highly professional and was available at all times needed. Roey has an answer for every question and his legal guidance helped us navigate through very delicate situations. ’

Key clients

Siemens Group





BeyeOnics Surgical Ltd.

Top Gum Industries Ltd.

James Richardson Proprietary Limited and J.R. Heinemann Duty Free Limited Partnership

Rimonci Capital

International Flavours & Fragrances Ltd




Citybook Services

Hub Cyber Security

Galil Medical

Delta Israel Brands Ltd

Zohar Dalia

Chemipal Ltd.

Electra Infrastructure


Shapir Group



Ceragon Networks


Arad Group



Clalit Medical Services


DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd

Desktop Metal, Inc.

Domikar Ltd Budget

Alon-Group Ltd.

Ping Identity Corporation

Work highlights

  • Represented Desktop Metal on the employment aspects of its merger with Stratasys.
  • Represented DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd. in the employment aspects of its acquisition by Koninklijke Philips N.V.
  • Representing Jafora Tabori after its employees re-unionised, in negotiations to reach a new collective bargaining agreement.

Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary

Unparalleled advocate' Shani Ashkenasi helms the employment team at Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. Advocates and Notary. Ashkenasi, noted by clients for her dedication ‘to understanding our unique needs’, offers expertise on an extensive range of employment matters including crisis management, workforce reduction proceedings and sexual harassment inquiries for an innovative client base of hi-tech and biosciences start-ups. Also notable is associate Eran Buvilski, who has considerable employment litigation experience.

Practice head(s):

Shani Ashkenasi

Other key lawyers:

Eran Buvilski


‘Shani Ashkenasi was very approachable, kind and flexible. Her direct approach assisted in ending negotiations between a large multinational employer and a local employee. The negotiations were handled in good and amicable manner.’

‘The team possesses a remarkable ability to translate complex legal aspects into straightforward advice, ensuring that we make informed decisions at every junction. The team’s commitment to clients goes above and beyond.’

‘It is with utmost confidence and genuine appreciation that I recommend Shani Ashkenazi for any employment-related legal needs. In our association with her, she has proven to be more than just a lawyer – she has been a strategic partner, advisor and unparalleled advocate.’

‘What truly sets Shani apart is her deep understanding of the nuanced intricacies of employment law. She is dedicated to understanding our unique needs and tailoring her strategies accordingly. Her impeccable track record is a testament to her proficiency and dedication.’

‘Super professional.’

‘The team of APM is very professional! I love working with them. They always comply with deadlines and provide high-quality documents and legal advice.’

‘Shani Ashkenazi is an excellent lawyer, she has extensive experience in labour law, and there is no topic that she can’t cover. She represents not only employers, but employees also, which adds value to the legal product she produces. Also, Shani has soft skills on a very high level and knows how to find an approach to her client.’

‘A team of highly professional legal specialists who deliver tailor-made services designed to accommodate all aspects of employment with great care and strategic insight. ’

Key clients

Akeyless Security Ltd.

AllCloud BSD Ltd.

Allergan Ltd.

Amphenol Tel-Ad Ltd.

Apester Ltd.

Dotz Nano Ltd.

Ha’Poel Tel Aviv FC.

Illumigyn Ltd.

Nano-X Imaging Ltd.

Nayax Ltd.

Panaya Ltd.

Pango Pay and go Ltd.

Paycor Inc.

Redefine Meat Ltd.

SixAi Ltd.

The Nielsen Group

Yandex Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Allergan Israel Ltd. on labour law matters pertaining to the closure of its plant.
  • Advised Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., an Israeli football club, during the dismissal of its former CEO.
  • Represented US-based Paycor Inc. as its Israeli counsel in the labour law aspects of its deal to acquire the entire share capital of Talenya Ltd, including transfer of undertakings and new employment agreements.

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co

With significant strength in litigation, AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co is regularly engaged by clients for assistance in criminal labour law matters, while also advising on mitigation, contracts, collective bargaining negotiations and consultation of executive remuneration programs, employee benefits and incentives. Former Chief Justice of Israel’s National Labour Court Yigal Plitman is noted for his expertise in mediation, arbitration and conflict resolution, while Helit Simchoni’s broad practice spans the private and public sectors, including tech companies, workers’ committees and educational institutions. With focus on social security and workplace discrimination, Eli Beloshevsky is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Helit Simchoni

Other key lawyers:

Yigal Plitman; Eli Beloshevsky


‘We are highly satisfied with their knowledge, response times and service.’

‘We work with Helit Simchoni, head of labour law, and are very happy.’

‘Highly professional.’

‘We have a great working relationship with this team.’

‘The team of AYR layers are very professional, dig in into the problems and can always find solutions.’

‘Helit Simchoni is a professional, intelligent, high-level specialist in employment relations.’

We recommend Eli Beloshevsky for his employment expertise.’

Libi Shoud Eldar is intelligent, persistent and very professional.’

Key clients

Primekss Israel Ltd

Partner Communications Company Ltd.

Niv Raz Management and Investment Company (1995) Ltd.

Kavim Public Transportation Ltd

Sion Biotext Medical Ltd

Seach Medical Group

ITC – Israel Tech Challenge

Sagi Danan

Issta Group

Ackerstein Group

Gaon Holdings Group

Ono Academic College

Shenkar College

Mody Import and Marketing

Lemonade Tech

Sigma-Aldrich Israel

Agan Aroma & Fine Chemicals Ltd

Bartan Holdings and Investments Ltd

Dror Ortho Design Ltd.

Telecall Group Ltd.

Itai Rochman and Moshe Krieger of Reindir Energy Ltd.

Lighting Warehouse


Diamond Capital Management Services Ltd.

Micha Levy

Ortal Tourism & Recreation Ltd

Maccabi Haifa Football Club


Itzik the Great

Work highlights

  • Represented Ono Academic College in proceedings related to unionising of the college’s employees in a workers’ union, including an urgent filing for injunction to prevent the use of a video of the college’s president Professor Yaron Zelicha, in a way that implies that Professor Zelicha encourages joining the union.
  • Represented Micha Levy, the former CEO and senior shareholder of Shalom Hotels Ltd., in lawsuits relating to the termination of his employment.
  • Represented travel agency company Issta in a claim by employees who were sent on unpaid leave due to the Covid pandemic.

Dafna Shmuelevich & Co. law office

Dafna Shmuelevich & Co. law office advises on a range of collective labour law matters, including primary unionisation, collective bargaining and disputes. Alon Ezra is sought out by clients involved in complex negotiations with employee organisations, while Eran Shoham stands out for his expertise in class actions and individual proceedings. Further core workflows of the practice include prevention of – and investigations related to – sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace, where Gila Meron-Eldar is particularly active. The team also includes litigation expert Dafna Shmuelevich.

Practice head(s):

Dafna Shmuelevich; Alon Ezra; Eran Shoham; Gila Meron Eldar


‘The firm has a strong focus on labour law issues, including novel issues and test cases.’

‘Dafna Shmuelevich was very responsive, knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with.’

‘A boutique law firm specialising in labour law with all the latest developments in the field. Personal attitude. Very professional.’

Key clients

Amdocs Israel

Just Eat Takeaway, 10bis and Scoober Tel–Aviv

SodaStream Israel

Kimberly Clark Israel

IKEA Israel

Israel Bar Association

A.I.G Israel

Blades Technology LTD (Pratt & Whitney)



Migdal Group

Reichman University (formerly IDC)

Israel Electricity Power Company

Israel Railway Company

Bank of Israel

Israel Innovation Authority

The Open University

Atid colleges and high schools


SemiConductor Devices (SCD)

Caf and J-Net O&M

SolarEdge Technologies


Mivtach Simon

Tel Aviv University

L’Oreal Israel

ILAN CarGlass


Green Net


TechJet Aerofoils

Rolzur Tunneling

Horowitz Group


Taavura Holdings

Work highlights

  • Advised and litigated for Scoober Tel–Aviv (owned by Just Eat Takeaway) in multiple issues and cases.
  • Advised and represented Shufersal on a successful dismissal motion to certificate a class action filed by a foreign employee claiming nationality discrimination.
  • Accompanied and advised BTL Israel (Blade Technology Limited), during collective bargaining regarding massive redundancy process, due to the owners’ (Pratt and Whitney) decision to end compressor air foil manufacture activity in the company.

FWMK (Furth, Wilensky, Mizrachi, Knaani)

A deep roster of clients from the tech and life sciences sectors regularly turn to FWMK (Furth, Wilensky, Mizrachi, Knaani) for its team’s expertise in M&A transactions, negotiation of agreements, employment termination procedures and preparation of working visas for foreign employees. Elad Astro is noted by clients for his high level of professionalism in the practice area. A further core workflow of the practice draws on the area of contentious procedures, where practice head Yael Ben Naim is noted for representing both Israeli and international companies involved in complex labour disputes and insolvency cases.

Practice head(s):

Yael Ben-Naim

Other key lawyers:

Elad Astro


‘What is truly remarkable is FWMK’s ability to provide a comprehensive legal solution for every aspect we require.’

‘We are assisted by Elad Astro and Yael Ben Naim in the field of labour law, especially at the intersections where we encounter new and complex situations.’

‘Great team with the best industry knowledge and experience. Super responsive to any request at any time.’

‘Elad Astro is a superb professional and a great person. Elad provides market insights and fresh ideas on our ongoing matters within our sometime impatient deadlines.’

‘I recommend Yael Ben Naim. She provides great service, and is very knowledgeable in employment law.’

‘Elad Astro is always available and always willing to help and explain any issue.’

‘Yael Ben Naim is a highly professional lawyer who provides creative and practical solutions and advice.’

Key clients

Multi Retail Group Ltd.

AEYA Health Ltd.

Amram Avraham Building Company Ltd.

Asserson Law Offices Ltd

Biobeat Technologies Ltd.

Blockchain Development LTD

Compira Labs Ltd.

C Technologies Ltd.

Edmond de Rothschild Group

Effi Capital Nadlan Ltd.


Fire Arc Technologies Ltd.

Game Story Ltd.

Gil-Car Systems (98) Ltd.

Grapa Varieties Ltd.

HR Signal Technology Ltd.

Innovid Media Ltd.

IOD Cloud Research Technologies Ltd.

Joy Israel O.I. (2016) Ltd.

Kedma Capital

Lightico Ltd.

Boston Scientific

Magen – Construction Engineering Works Ltd.

Stedicopter Ltd.

Medica Excel Group

Modcon Systems Ltd.

Morphisec Information Security 2014 Ltd.

MSR-FSR Israel Ltd.

Nextage Ltd.

Notal Vision Ltd.

Ownbackup Ltd.

Pagaya Technologies Ltd. and Pagaya Investments Ltd.

Prometheus Financial Advisory Ltd.

RealFriend Ltd.

Redis Ltd.

4M Analytics Ltd.

Securing Sam Ltd.

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd.

Shupperz Ltd.

Sintec Media Ltd. (Operative)

Snappy Gifts Ltd.

S. Omoto Solutions Ltd.

Source Defense Ltd.

Sqream Technologies Ltd

Staircase Technologies Ltd.

Tandem Group Software Ltd.

Techsee Augmented Vision Ltd.

Upsolver Ltd.

Urban Place Shalom Tower- Limited Partnership

Vee Volunteers Ltd.

Virtual IT

White City Buildings Holdings Ltd.

Wizart-Online Ltd.

XP Advanced Software Solutions ltd.

Billups B.V. (Billups Group)

Target TGA Israel Ltd.

Y.A.Z Group (Y.A.Z. – Construction and Development Company Ltd. and Y.A.Z. Entrepreneurship and Construction and Urban Renewal Ltd.)

VFR Assets and Holdings Ltd.

Yozmot Atid

8200 Alumni Association (S.M.2)

Directeam Cloud Solutions Ltd.

Bravo Marketing Ltd.

Innovopro ltd.

Riskey technologies ltd.

Polaris Solutions Ltd.

BrainPop Israel Ltd.

Howden Insurance Agency (2002) Ltd.

United Studios Ltd.

Middle Out Ltd.

Soreq Winery Wine Making School Ltd

Barenboim Group

Precise Bio 3D Ltd.

Quantum Transistors Technology Ltd.

M. Amitai Ltd.

Levana Management and Real-estate Development Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Medica Excel Group in their ongoing expansion activities, which included the establishment of a privately-owned pathology laboratory and integration of labour regulations and representation in applicable proceedings before the Ministry of Labour.
  • Represented Boston Scientific, initiator of a project with the goal of establishing consistent employment conditions for all employees across its Israeli subsidiaries.

Lipa Meir & Co

Alongside its specialism in collective bargaining agreements, Lipa Meir & Co's team also displays significant expertise in handling high-profile union work and insolvency labour issues, an area in which Ayelet Ram is particularly active. With longstanding experience in disputes before labour courts and in arbitration and mediation procedures, team head Shabtai (Shabi) Michaeli’s broad practice covers preparations of collective agreements, negotiations and M&A, while newly promoted partner and labour union expert Tal Asulin Menahemov is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Shabtai (Shabi) Michaeli

Other key lawyers:

Ayelet Ram; Tal Asulin Menahemov


‘A quality and stable team. There is a variety of experience among the team members. They are well-versed in court rulings and know how to reflect the legal mindset in the country.’

‘Ayelet Ram and Shabi Michaeli know how to give our company accurate and relevant answers. They are professionals, and know how to provide a solution that reflects innovation and adaptation to the legal reality in the field of labour law.’

Key clients

ADM International S’arl

SGT- Green Technologies Inc.

Secure Push

BG Strategy (Black Cube)

Adnimation Ltd.

Enerpoint Ltd

Water Company Nazareth Mountains Ltd.

The Embassy of India in Israel

Focus Investigations

Mikdan Group

Hachsharat Hyeshuv Insurance Company

Massad Oz

Carasso Group

Israel Shipyards Ltd. and Israel Shipyards Port Ltd and Ciment

Shani Shenhav Group and Atmosphere Fund

TCS – Tata Consultancy Services, Israel

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd

Prashkovsky Investments and Construction Ltd.

Avery Dennison, Inc

Soltec of the Tavor Advanced Machinery Group

Raval ACS Ltd.

Clalit Health Services

Agriculture Insurance Company Ltd.

Bitan Wines Retail

Ginegar Plastics Limited

Shekel Scales (2008) Ltd.

Hazera (1939) Ltd.

Jumbo Stock Net

Astral Hotels

Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd.

The Carmel Winery

Mishkei Hakibbutzim

Globus International Packaging

Medtechnica Ortophone Ltd. (Amplyphone Group)

Mor Research Applications

Mileutis Limited

Getter Group

GLV International Ltd.

Kibbutz Dorot

A.P. Partners

Meshek Energy-Renewable Energies Ltd.

Ayalon Neemanim Insurance Agency

Kibbutz Dorot

Work highlights

  • Represented Clalit, an employer in the healthcare sector in Israel, on a raft of issues, including employment disputes, regulatory compliance, commercial agreements and tenders.
  • Advised the Israel Shipyards Port in its negotiations with Histadrut (the General Organisation of Workers in Israel) with regard to its special collective agreement.
  • Acted for TCS – Tata Consultancy Services, the Israeli branch of the Indian multinational IT services and consulting company, in all labour issues and employment relations.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co. notably advises employees on company’s recruitment and dismissal processes, while also handling preparation and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and labour-related disputes and class actions. The team is jointly led by Tommy Manor, who is routinely sought out by clients for his expertise in legal proceedings involving public tenders and regulations, and Pnina Broder Manor, who focuses on employment policy, investigations and disciplinary proceedings. Other key contacts include terminations and disciplinary actions specialist Michal Zohar-Neistein and Noa Feller Maman, who focuses on employee’s rights and labour agreements.

Practice head(s):

Tommy Manor; Pnina Broder Manor

Other key lawyers:

Michal Zohar-Neistein; Noa Feller Maman


‘The team is highly available and has wide knowledge in the labour laws and ruling, and it is always updated in its field of expertise.’

‘Noa Feller is an expert in her field of knowledge, always available to answer our questions with knowledgeable answers.’

‘Michal Zohar is an experienced, seasoned partner who provides practical legal advice with creative solutions, tailored to different types of situations.’

Key clients


Leumit Health Care

CBC Group


Tremor International

Littler Mendelson PC

FEMI Medical Service

Syqe Medic

Novolog Group

Consist Software Solutions


Taptica Ltd.


Derech Eretz Highways

TAT Technologies

Johnson Control

Essence Security International

Gilat Satellite Networks

Bet Shemesh Engines

Comtal Technology & Engineering

Migdal Insurance Company

Manpower Group

Ham-Let (Israel-Canada) Ltd

Simplivia Healthcare LTD.

PCB Technologies

SPL Software AG

Work highlights

  • Advised Tremor International, a NASDAQ-listed advertising technology company, on a wide range of employment law issues, including in connection with the recruitment of employees, termination of employment, employment agreements and regulation issues for an overseas-based audience.
  • Represented CBC Group, a global group of companies which includes: Coca Cola Israel, Neviot Mineral Water, Carlsberg Breweries, Tara Dairy and Gat Juices.
  • Provided advisory services to the local clients of Littler Mendelson PC, a US -based law firm that handles labour and employment litigation and global mobility and immigration issues.

Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

Regarded for its expertise in the industry, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz advises on a range of employment-related matters ranging from IP ownership and M&A to complex disputes related to claims of unfair dismissal, sexual harassment and discrimination. Practice head Kalia Klein is the go-to choice for tech-driven enterprises who seek her advice on intellectual property, collective agreements and litigation. Pninit Cohen has recently joined the firm, bringing in new expertise in complex litigation proceedings before labour courts and government authorities.

Practice head(s):

Kalia Klein

Other key lawyers:

Pninit Cohen


‘Kalia Klein is an excellent legal advisor for employment issues and is very responsive.’

‘High level of competence, reliability and seriousness.’

Key clients

Bazan Group

Lumenis Ltd (Boston Scientific)

Ormat Technologies Inc.

Deel Innovation Inc

Bubbles Intergroup Ltd

Hilti Israel Ltd

Maytronics LTD

Nuvei Corporation

Koskuski Semiconductors Inc

Duality Technologies, Inc

Babcom Centers Ltd

Fibicom Wireless Inc

DriveNets Ltd.

Kahr Medical Ltd

Marpai Inc

Reidman College Ltd

Semperis Ltd.

Singular Labs Ltd.

Sompo Digital Lab Israel Ltd

Stratasys Ltd.

Mer Group


Micro-Swiss Ltd.


Baba Entertainment Ltd.

Maccabi Health Services

Lsport Data LTD

Partner Communication Ltd

Hilton Tel Aviv Ltd.

Hotel Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

Work highlights

  • Provided legal advice to Bait Balev, a national housing network for retirees.
  • Represented Ormat Technologies in a settlement and separation negotiations and an agreement with a disabled employee who was employed at the company for more than 10 years.
  • Represented Halamish, a government public company jointly owned by the Ministry of Construction and Housing and the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo, in a claim brought against it by a former employee with over 20 years of service.

Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates

Chosen by an array of clients from the tourism, retail and tech sectors, Weksler, Bregman & Co., Advocates' team continues to provide comprehensive advice on employee rights, termination of employment and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Noted for handling significant cases related to collective labour law, litigation expert Limor Argov-Shenhav jointly leads the team with Igal Kolof, who focuses on the tourism industry.

Practice head(s):

Limor Argov-Shenhav; Igal-Kolof


‘Limor Argov and her team are helpful, professional and provided the knowledge needed to make the right decision.’

‘The team is exceptionally loyal and reliable.’

‘Excellent relationship.’

Key clients

Negev Ceramics Ltd. and its subsidiaries

Africa Israel Hotels ltd. – Crowne Plaza Israel

Gottex-Zara Israel Group

Denya Cebus Ltd.


Shira Tech LTD.

AFI Properties

Africa Israel Residential

Safra Bank Ltd.

Discount Group

Top Ramdor Systems and Computers (1990) Ltd


PM – Partner Manufacturing Ltd

Rapac and Intergamma Groups

Krause Industries

JICA – Japan-Israel Commercial Association

The Dance Lab of Excellence Ltd

The Revolution Orchestra

Health Direct Medical Services Ltd.

Rom Geves Ltd.

Certus Ltd.

YCD Atmosphere Ltd

Aminach Furniture & Mattresses Industries Ltd.

Delta Elkon

Auto Royal Ltd.

Cohen Construction and Investments Ltd.

Arrow Rapac

ADM Industries Centers Ltd.

Midsha Food Industries Ltd.

A.Y. Electronics Ltd.

Rinchem Company (Israel) Ltd.

Tamuz Group

Work highlights

  • Acted for Gottex-Zara Israel Group, a retail fashion group acting in Israel, in a negotiation for a second collective agreement which focuses on the welfare of the employees and the overall wage system in the company.
  • Advised Africa Israel Hotels Ltd. in the purchase of several additional hotels, for all their activities, while providing legal advice regarding hiring employees, transfer of provident funds and other social rights.
  • Represented Rinchem, an Israeli subsidiary of Rinchem Company LLC, based in the United States, in the renewal of the company’s special permit to employ employees during weekly rest days in accordance with the Hours of Work and Rest Law, issued by the Ministry of Labour.

Yair David Law Office & Notary

Yair David Law Office & Notary stands out for its representation of workers, trade unions and companies in class actions, collective disputes and bargaining, in addition to matters involving employee rights’ issues. With extensive experience in labour-related arbitration and mediation procedures, as well as in the drafting of employment agreements, the regulation of work permits and the employment of foreign experts, Yair David and Hilli Levitt-Meir are regularly engaged by an array of clients from the real estate, infrastructure, construction and human resources sectors. Certified mediator Hadara Bar-Mor is also of note.

Practice head(s):

Yair David; Hilli Levitt-Meir

Other key lawyers:

Hadara Bar-Mor


‘Yair David has extensive knowledge of labour law and is involved in many proceedings.’

‘Yair David has up-to-date knowledge, has a lot of experience and is very attentive to his clients’ needs. Furthermore, he is always a pleasure to work with.’

‘The team is very experienced and professional, with a relevant and comprehensive knowledge of labour law. Client-centred approach – priority to client needs, excellent communication skills and dedication to achieving the best results for clients.’

Key clients

Shikun & Binui Ltd

Solel Boneh Ltd

Minrav Holdings Ltd

Tidhar Group Ltd

Shapir Engineering & Industry Ltd

Mor Group

Yehuda Group Ltd

The Chamber of Commerce Union of Foreign Employment Corporations of the Construction Industry

Mobility & Employment of Foreign Experts to Israel

Israel Land Development Company – Rimonim Hotels, Resorts & SPA

Pecker Shefy – Steel Industries Ltd.

Aminach Ltd

Willi Food Ltd

Denya Sibbus Ltd (Denya Group)


Teva Post Ltd.

Evrot Ltd.

Lipsker Ltd.

Hahistadrut Haleumit (The National Workers’ Union in Israel)

Work highlights

  • Providing continued representation of Shapir Engineering and Industry Group Ltd in all aspects related to labour relations for almost two decades.
  • Represented Willi Food Ltd, a public company in the food market union, with comprehensive and varied legal services in the field of labour law.
  • Providing ongoing labour law consultation to shipping company DHL and representation in legal proceedings in the various courts and administrative tribunals.