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Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.
TEL AVIV 67891

Work Department

Corporate, Administrative and Class Action Litigation Department


Adv. Blaiberg is the Head of the Corporate, Administrative and Class Action Litigation Department, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Adv. Blaiberg possesses extensive experience regarding complex commercial disputes, and has unique expertise relating to corporate litigation and securities litigation, including shareholder disputes, as well as internet litigation, class actions and derivative actions.

Adv. Blaiberg represents clients in an array of complex litigation proceedings in all courts of law and tribunals, as well as in complex arbitration and mediation proceedings. She possesses extensive experience regarding shareholders, debenture-holders and creditor settlements in companies, and frequently represents clients in insolvency proceedings, liquidation and receivership proceedings.

Adv. Blaiberg is a renowned expert in internet law. She represents search-engines and large corporations which operate in the technology and internet fields, in litigation proceeding and various commercial disputes, and possesses great knowledge of the foreign legislation and rulings in the field, which Israeli courts address while deciding their verdicts.

Adv. Blaiberg possesses significant reputation regarding the representation of some of Israel’s leading corporations, shareholders and corporate executives, operating in various fields, in proceedings relating to derivative actions. She also represents Israeli and foreign corporations and corporate executives having class actions brought against them, regarding corporate and securities law, insurance law, consumer protection law, antitrust law, prohibition of discrimination and more.  Her many years of experience in the field serve her clients through filing requests for approval of the claim as a class action and when required, through the class action itself and the attempts to resolve the dispute and minimize the corporation’s exposure to financial and reputational damage.

Among Adv. Blaiberg’s clients are Israeli and international private and public companies which operate in the fields of banking, retail, insurance, internet, communications and telecommunications, technology, and more; and she also represents the directors, senior executives and shareholders of these companies.

Adv. Blaiberg possesses significant reputation as a mediator and arbitrator of complex business disputes which involve large scale capital. In the past, Adv. Blaiberg served as the Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the Israel Bar Association and as the Academic Coordinator of the Arbitration Institute of the Israel Bar Association. She currently serves as Co-Head of the Class Action and Derivative Action Committee of the Israel Bar Association.

Alongside her professional work, Adv. Blaiberg lectures at academic institutions and professional forums, and also serves as a lecturer on behalf of the Israel Bar Association in her fields of expertise, among them are class actions, derivative actions, civil procedure, contract law, commercial litigation, debt restructuring, arbitration, the enforcement of foreign verdicts, and more.


English and Hebrew.


Israel Bar Association, 1994.


LL.B., Tel Aviv University, 1993.

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Restructuring and insolvency

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. acts as receiver, liquidator and trustee in insolvency and debt settlement proceedings, and counts issuing companies, trustees of debenture holders and debenture holders, shareholders, investors, directors and executives among its roster of clients. Senior counsel David Hahn acts for clients in insolvency and corporate recovery proceedings, while Aaron Michaeli frequently represents senior officials in debt settlements and insolvency cases, particularly in related litigation proceedings. Other key contacts in the group include Aya Yoffe, and Hagit Blaiberg, who acts for domestic corporations and financial institutions as creditors in insolvency cases. Asher Engelman left the firm in September 2022 to become the Official Receiver of the Israel Justice Ministry.

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

(Leading individuals)

Hagit BlaibergGoldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.

The recent merger between Gross & Co and Goldfarb Seligman to create Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. gathers together a deep pool of lawyers with significant experience in class and derivative actions, particularly in the consumer protection, securities, financial services and antitrust spheres, among others. Key contacts in the combined team include Hagit Blaiberg, who handles class actions for some of the department’s key clients, including Shufersal and Harel Insurance. Aaron Michaeli specialises in class actions and derivative actions concerning securities, antitrust, administrative and criminal law. Yehuda Rosenthal frequently teams up with Michaeli to advise on complex cases; Michael Ginsburg recently handled a string of class actions for Gett; industry and regulation industry head Benjamin Rotenberg and Yori Nehushtan are also names to note.

Israel > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Hagit BlaibergGoldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.

The ‘efficient, dedicated and business-oriented’ group at Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. stands out for its strong relationships with many of Israel’s largest insurance companies, including Phoenix, Harel, Menorah and Hachshara. Striking an enviable balance between contentious and non-contentious work, the group is equipped to advise on the full range of matters, from regulatory and compliance issues, through to commercial transactions and complex litigation. It advises on all types of insurance from cyber-related insurances through to insurance tailored to construction, finance and marine sectors. Key contacts include Rami Sofer, who is a go-to name for corporate and regulatory work; Dafna Lotan Medvejer, who specialises in enterprise risk management; litigator Hagit Blaiberg, who is sought after for insurance-related class actions; and Ehud Alfassi, who focuses on insurance, pensions and saving funds.

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

(Leading individuals)

Hagit BlaibergGoldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.’s newly merged dispute resolution practice demonstrates particular strength in corporate litigation, with a notable emphasis on shareholder disputes. Among its other areas of activity, the team handled a steady stream of tax disputes, misrepresentation matters, IP litigation, and real estate disputes, among other issues. Recommended practitioners include firm vice-chair Zvi Bar-Nathan, who is highly regarded for arbitration and mediation proceedings, as well as litigation; Hagit Blaiberg, who handles complex arbitral and judicial disputes, including class actions; Aaron Michaeli, who specialises in corporate litigation, class actions and derivative suits; class actions specialist Yehuda Rosenthal; and the ‘insightful and knowledgeableMichael Ginsburg. Jeremy Benjamin and Yori Nehushtan are also noted.