Adv Giora Erdinast > Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co
TEL AVIV 6423806

Work Department

Commercial Litigation Department


Founding partner, Heads the Litigation Department


Giora Erdinast specializes in the field of commercial litigation.

Giora is widely regarded as one of the most prominent litigators in Israel. Many of the cases handled by Giora have become leading legal precedents in Israel in various areas of the law, including corporate law, contract law, commercial law, administrative law, and constitutional law. In 2017, TheMarker, Israel’s leading financial publication, selected Giora as one of the three most influential civil litigators in Israel.

Giora specializes in representing corporations and individuals in all aspects of commercial disputes concerning, inter alia, takeovers, proxy disputes, shareholder disputes, complex contract disputes, and tender related proceedings. Giora’s practice also includes managing complex class action suits, as well as representing corporations and other bodies before governmental authorities, mainly the competition Authority, the Israeli SEC and the Commissioner of Capital Markets, Insurance and Savings.

Giora is ranked as a leading civil litigator in all major guides, such as BDI Israel, Duns100, Chambers Global and Legal 500.


Hebrew and English


Bar Admissions – Israel, 1985


  • LL.M., Yale University, U.S.A. (Fulbright Scholarship recipient), 1986.
  • LL.B., Law and Philosophy (magna cum laude), Tel Aviv University, 1984.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Competition/antitrust

A deep roster of clients, notably from the automotive, healthcare, and food and retail sectors, regularly turn to Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co for its expertise in competition-related disputes, where the team is particularly active in handling domestic and cross-border cartel litigations and class actions. Practice co-head Michal Rothschild is the key contact for advice on mergers, restrictive arrangements, and joint ventures, while fellow co-head and experienced litigator Giora Erdinast focuses her capabilities on antitrust litigation, while also advising on abuse of dominant positions related to monopoly.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration

(Hall of Fame)

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The dispute resolution group at Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co is commended by sources for its ‘laser-sharp and uncompromising analysis of cases’. A popular choice to advise on high-stakes disputes, including multi-jurisdictional matters, the group’s industry expertise spans all of Israel’s key economic sectors. The sizeable department is co-led by Giora Erdinast, who is widely acclaimed as ‘one of the best litigators in Israel’; Tomer Weissman, who is dual-qualified in Israel and New York, which marks him as a key contender for cross-border matters; and Ran Sprinzak, who maintains a comprehensive litigation practice encompassing corporate disputes, class actions and administrative petitions, among other areas. Also recommended are Yuval NaimNaama Ehrlich, Efrat Rosner and Almog Gil-Or.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration

Housing ‘an outstanding team with brilliant lawyers’, Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co acts for domestic and international corporations in cross-border disputes, with experience in ICC, LCIA and ad-hoc arbitrations. Founding partner Giora Erdinast leads the team alongside Ran Sprinzak, who handles large-scale commercial arbitrations, Tomer Weissman, who acts as a key contact to the firm’s international client roster, and Yuval Naim, who is praised as ‘an exceptionally skilled, always on point and friendly professional’. Senior associate John Alkalak is another key contact in the group.

Israel > Dispute resolution > Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions)

(Leading individuals)

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Satisfied clients of Erdinast, Ben Nathan, Toledano & Co assert that it ‘excels at all types of litigation, at every level, and in any commercial field’. Equipped to handle large-scale class action cases across all industry segments, the team also stands out for its representation of plaintiffs as well as defendants. Head of the firm Giora Erdinast is a go-to litigator and continues to lead major cases, including representing Nesher – Israel Cement Enterprises in a motion to certify an antitrust class action. Other seasoned specialists include Ran Sprinzak, who possesses an enviable record in precedent-setting matters; Tomer Weissman, who is a popular choice for international corporations; and Hadas Bekel, who ‘fights vigorously for her clients’.