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TEL AVIV 6492103

Work Department

Litigation; Class Actions & Derivative Suits; Arbitration & Mediation; East Asia Desk


FBC – Dr. Gil Orion

Dr. Orion, co-head of FBC’s Litigation Department and the head of the Class Actions & Derivative Suits practice, is recognized by international and domestic indices as one of Israel’s most highly-regarded litigators and one of the leading practitioners in the area of class actions and derivative suits.

His practice spans the field of complex commercial litigation, securities law matters, and international and domestic arbitrations, and he is a well-known speaker and author on a range of topics related to commercial litigation and class action defense.

Dr. Orion received his doctorate in 1996 from Harvard Law School in the fields of corporate law and securities regulation. He has also served as an assistant lecturer for contract law and held the position of editor and member of the editorial board of the Tel Aviv University Law Review.

Dr. Orion serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Israel Bar Association’s Class Actions Committee.


Hebrew, English


Israel Bar Association, 1990


Harvard University (S.J.D.), 1996; Harvard University, Massachusetts, LL.M., 1993; Tel Aviv University (LL.B., Cum Laude), 1989

Lawyer Rankings

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

FISCHER (FBC & Co.) has a strong track record in high-stakes mediation proceedings, with notable experience in acting for domestic and international clients in commercial arbitration cases. Commended as ‘a talented litigator and effective mediator’, Reuven Behar ‘stands out for his experience’ and regularly acts for foreign corporations and Israeli companies. Behar jointly leads the team alongside Gil Orion, while ‘thorough, smart and innovativeTamar Turjeman-Kedem is another key contact in the group.

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

(Hall of Fame)

Gil Orion – FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

A popular choice to represent major multinational corporations in Israeli class actions, FISCHER (FBC & Co.) is currently handling cases on behalf of Meta Platforms, Google and Intel, among others — it also acts for leading domestic names. Among its practice strong suits, the team is widely recognised for its strength in privacy and data protection issues, as well as product liability, consumer law, financial services and competition. A go-to specialist in class actions, Gil Orion demonstrates ‘excellent verbal and performance skills’; he co-heads the department alongside Orit Malka. The group also draws on international specialist Ronald Lehmann; increasingly active class action partner Tal Wiesengrun; IP litigator Yael Riemer; and capable associate Jana Rabinovich.

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

(Leading individuals)

Gil Orion – FISCHER (FBC & Co.)

A popular choice for multinational corporations, FISCHER (FBC & Co.)understands international law and cross-cultural differences’. Significantly, it continues to grow its portfolio of international clients and added major names in the technology and energy spheres over the past year. The group also enjoys strong links with leading Israeli companies, financial institutions, and public-sector entities. Widely recognised as a ‘great litigator’, Gil Orion combines strength in commercial litigation, securities law matters and arbitrations; he co-heads the department alongside seasoned expert Reuven Behar. The group also draws on antitrust partner Tamar Turjeman-Kedem; IP co-head Yael Riemer; Tal Wiesengrun, who is a ‘focused and strategic litigator’; and corporate and securities litigation specialists Meital Ben-Basat and Oded Revivo. Senior associate Chen Cohen is also recommended.