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Goldfarb Seligman & Co.
ELECTRA TOWER
98 YIGAL ALON STREET
TEL AVIV 67891
Israel

Capital markets Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s 'very knowledgeable team' handles the full spectrum of equity and debt offerings in Israel and overseas, with particularly strong credentials acting for underwriters on international listings and advising foreign corporates on IPOs in Israel. Recent work highlights include advising Isracard on its separation from Bank Hapoalim and assisting Israel Aerospace Industries with a planned $4bn public offering on the TASE. Dubi Zoltak has a wealth of experience advising corporations issuing on the TASE, Nasdaq and the LSE, with a particular focus on the real estate sector. Ashok Chandrasekhar predominantly advises issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders on Nasdaq offerings. Gur Nabel is often instructed by Israeli companies aiming to list on the TASE.

Practice head(s):

Dubi Zoltak; Ashok Chandrasekhar; Gur Nabel

Other key lawyers:

Adam Klein; Merav Kainan-Wagner; Aaron Lampert; Doron Segal

Testimonials

‘The team is highly professional, always providing useful, practical solutions, always on time and with a great interpersonal approach.’

‘Very strong and commercially oriented team’

‘Gur Nabel – super professional and knowledgeable, always strives to attain the optimal result for clients.’ 

‘Very strong international capital markets team with native English speakers who have been educated in the US and practiced in the US before moving to Israel.’

‘The partners I work with are Aaron Lampert, Adam Klein and Ashok Chandrasekhar. They are all very skilled, creative lawyers who look for solutions and execute transactions efficiently.’

Key clients

Isracard Ltd

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

Elco Ltd.

Electra Real Estate Ltd.

Big Shopping Centers Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

Supergas Energy Ltd.

Kardan Real Estate Enterprise & Development Ltd.

Kardan Yazamut (2011) Ltd. and Kardan Israel Ltd.

Goldman Sachs

HSBC

Morgan Stanley

Citigroup

Deutsche Bank

SIX Swiss Exchange AG

SIX Structured Products Exchange AG

S. Shlomo Holdings Ltd.

Elezra Holdings Ltd.

Albar Mimunit Services Ltd.

Eldan Transporta

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

With a diverse client roster, Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s 'very smart and experienced' team is active in major domestic and multinational M&A and other corporate transactions, including stock and asset purchases and statutory mergers. The firm's recent highlights include advising Baring Private Equity Asia PTE on its £1.2bn acquisition of Lumenis from Chinese PE fund XIO Group. Ashok Chandrasekhar is often instructed to advise clients (both investors and target companies) on private equity transactions and cross-border M&A. Dubi Zoltak has a wealth of experience in major real estate transactions. Rami Sofer often advises government entities and private companies on the financing of large-scale infrastructure projects.

Practice head(s):

Yudi Levy; Ashok Chandrasekhar; Dubi Zoltak; Rami Sofer; Sharon Gazit; Benjamin Rotenberg

Other key lawyers:

Adam Klein; Michael Heller; Aaron Lampert; Guy Gordon

Testimonials

‘Rami Sofer and his team are very business oriented and offer exceptionally high quality legal services.’ 

‘One of the larger M&A practices in the market with a number of excellent practitioners.’

‘Adam Klein is a great guy and nice to work with. Aaron Lampert and Ashok Chandresakhar also have great reputations.’ 

‘In terms of reputation, Goldarb is a leading firm in this market.’ 

‘Goldfarb’s Seligman’s lawyers are highly knowledgeable about their clients’ business interests and have a great attention to detail during M&A transactions.’

Key clients

Google

Intel Corporation

Warburg Pincus LLC

The Central Bottling Company

Baring Private Equity Asia Ltd.

Temasek Holdings Private Limited

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

NSK

Cisco Systems Inc.

Nestle,

Mondelēz International

International Beer Breweries Limited

Symantec Corporation

Northrop Grumman International Trading Inc.

Dell-EMC, including EMC Israel Development Center Ltd.

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

The Volvo Group

Mitsui Group

Axel Springer SE.

NICE Systems Ltd.

Competition/antitrust Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s team, which has particularly strong expertise in the banking and finance and insurance sectors, handles contentious and non-contentious competition law matters, including monopoly cases, restrictive pricing disputes and major M&A approvals. The firm also has a strong working knowledge of recent and evolving legislation in the field, including the Anti-Concentration law (2013) and the Economic Competition Law (2019). Boaz Golan, who previously served as Chief Legal Counsel of the Israeli Competition Authority, often acts for clients in administrative and criminal investigations by the ICA. Amir Vang and Benjamin Rotenberg jointly head the team alongside Golan. Nimrod Prawer is particularly strong in cross-border M&A approvals.

Practice head(s):

Boaz Golan; Benjamin Rotenberg; Amir Vang

Other key lawyers:

Nimrod Prawer

Testimonials

‘The individuals are very professional and offer a very efficient service. In addition, they display creative thinking and they know how to find good solutions to complex situations.’ 

Key clients

The Hot Group

Hot-Mobile Ltd.

P.H.I. Networks (2015) Limited Partnership

Coca Cola Israel

Keshet Broadcasting Ltd.

Amsalem Tours and Travel Ltd.

Carestream Health, Inc.

Altice France

Theramex HQ UK Limited

Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

Warburg Pincus LLC

Raytheon Technologies

Elco Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.

Schindler Nechushtan Elevators Ltd.

TEN – Petroleum Company Ltd.

Turk Tuborg Bira ve Malt Sanayii A.S.

AIG (American International Group, Inc.)

Magen David Adom

New Lineo Cinema (2006) Ltd.

Dor Alon Energy In Israel (1988) Ltd.

Dispute resolution: mediation and international arbitration Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. is one of the most active firms in Israel in the international arbitration sector; the firm assists both domestic and foreign companies in cross border disputes across a wide variety of sectors. A particular strength lies in claims involving public bodies, particularly regarding infrastructure or construction projects. A pre-eminent name across the dispute resolution sector, Zvi Bar-Nathan, not only represents clients in complex arbitration and mediation procedures but also frequently acts as sole arbitrator in international disputes involving Israeli law. Daphna Kapeliuk has a 'deep knowledge of arbitration law', which spans ICC, LCIA, ICDR and ICSID proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Zvi Bar-Nathan

Other key lawyers:

Hagit Blaiberg; Daphna Kapeliuk; Moshe Mazor

Testimonials

‘High commitment to service and quality.’

‘Zvi Bar Nathan is calm, collected and deserves his reputation as one of Israel’s top litigators.’

Daphna Kapeliuk is a creative thinker and deeply knowledgeable about international arbitration law and procedure.

‘Daphnah Kapeliuk has a deep knowledge of arbitration law and practice, both Israel-based arbitration and also international arbitration. She combines an academic background with significant professional experience, and this combination makes her a go-to person in the field. ’

‘Very experienced lawyers and great appearance in court!’

‘Zvi Bar Nathan is a great, experienced litigator.’

Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s comprehensive practice is equally skilled in regulatory and transactional work involving major life sciences clients, including pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, hospitals and doctors. The firm's dominant position in the market is illustrated by its central role in landmark cases. In a recent highlight, the firm advised Baring Private Equity Asia PTE on its $1.2bn acquisition of Lumenis. Sharon Gazit, who serves as co-chair of the healthcare and life sciences law committee of the IBA, has a strong reputation in the biomedical and life sciences fields. Judy Amidor is also a very active member of the firm's life sciences team.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Gazit; Ashok Chandrasekhar; Aaron Michaeli

Other key lawyers:

Judy Amidor

Testimonials

‘Very strong support from this firm on an international basis – business minded and understand how the technology is driving the economy.’’

‘Sharon Gazit is a truly reliable and pleasant person to work with. She has a corporate profile but is able to cover a larger range of matters including regulatory issues and innovation in the life sciences sector.’ 

Key clients

Baring Private Equity Asia PTE. Ltd.

BrainsGate Ltd.

EarlySense Ltd.

Novo Nordisk A/S

ReWalk Robotics Ltd.

Lilach – Live and Die with Dignity

The Israeli Medical Association

Magen David Adom In Israel

Maccabi Healthcare Services

Carestream Health, Inc.

Aquafit Intimate Ltd.

National Insurance Institute of Israel

Anchiano Therapeutics

Itamar Medical Ltd.

Bar-Ilan Research & Development Company Ltd.

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ltd.

Wize Pharma Ltd.

Breath of Life International Ltd. (BOL Group).

Cannbit Ltd.

Brainsway

Hi-tech and start-ups Tier 1

One of the most active firms in the technology space, Goldfarb Seligman & Co.  offers a complete service to an extensive range of clients, including large banks, global tech companies and local start-ups from a variety of sectors. Heavily involved in M&A transactions, Ashok Chandrasekhar advises numerous multinational companies on the purchase of Israeli business. Sharon Gazit acts for some of the world's most prestigious private equity funds in tenders, financings and acquisitions. The firm merged with Rotenberg & Co in 2020, strengthening the team's expertise in the regulatory elements of the technology sector.

Practice head(s):

Ashok Chandrasekhar; Sharon Gazit

Other key lawyers:

Danny Dilbary; Guy Gordon

Testimonials

Customer-centric leading expertise and relationship building.

Best firm hands down – they understand the most cutting-edge terms, tech and initiatives.

Guy Gordon is a good manager and keeps all his team and staff up to date, so things usually don’t fall between the seams. Guy is a very business-driven legal professional, whom I often use for his business acumen more than just as a legal expert.

Danny Dilbary is the best lawyer and, on top of that, business partner I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with.

Key clients

Cisco Systems Inc.

Symantec Corporation

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

Microsoft Corporation

Baring Private Equity Asia PTE. Ltd.

Temasek Holdings Private Limited

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

NICE Systems Ltd.

Dell-EMC, including EMC Israel Development Center Ltd.

Mondelēz International

Koch Disruptive Technologies

ServiceNow Inc.

Fortinet, Inc.

Red Hat Inc

General Catalyst Partners

HOYA Corporation

Marker LLC

Battery Ventures L.P

WRVI Global Capital Managers LLC

Scale Venture Partners

Kodak Israel

Infrastructure Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. utilises its significant bench strength to provide full-service advice to clients engaged in infrastructure projects, with notable strength in tender proceedings, regulatory matters and contractual arrangements. Recent highlights include advising Netivei Ayalon on several major highway projects currently under construction. Rami Sofer and Dubi Zoltak, who jointly lead the practice, specialise in corporate and commercial law. Ariel Rosenberg is a key name for domestic and cross-border finance.

Practice head(s):

Rami Sofer; Dubi Zoltak

Other key lawyers:

Ariel Rosenberg

Key clients

The Israel Electric Corporation

Netivei Ayalon Ltd. (Ayalon Highways)

Shikun & Binui – Solel Boneh – Infrastructure Ltd.

Danya Cebus Ltd.

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering Ltd.

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI)

NTA Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd.

Cross Israel Highway Ltd.

Canada Israel Group

Mekorot Development & Enterprise Ltd.

Lesico Ltd. (Lesico Group)

TEN – Petroleum Company Ltd.

Magen David Adom In Israel (MDA)

BST Group

Negev Natural Gas Ltd.

Darom Natural Gas Ltd.

Gabi Shoef Ltd.

TSK Group

Bayside Land Corporation Ltd.

The First International Bank of Israel

Insurance Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s 'very business oriented' team focuses primarily on commercial and corporate insurance law, enterprise risk management and class actions involving insurance companies. The team's standout work includes advising Hachshara Insurance Company on a novel agreement for the provision of operational services granted to the life and health insurance divisions of Harel Insurance Co for close to eight years. Rami Sofer predominantly advises insurance companies on M&A, investments and corporate governance. Hagit Blaiberg is often instructed by Israeli and foreign corporates to defend them in class actions. Dafna Lotan Medvejer is another key name and Sagi Kahalani was recently made up to partner.

Practice head(s):

Rami Sofer; Dafna Lotan; Hagit Blaiberg

Other key lawyers:

Sagi Kahalani

Testimonials

‘The people I work with from this firm are very professional, helpful, courteous and very pleasant to work with. I would especially like to mention Rami Sofer, who I greatly appreciate for his professionalism and courtesy.’

‘Rami Sofer and his team are very business oriented with an exceptionally high level of service.’

‘Rami Sofer is one of the best legal service providers I know.’

Key clients

AIG

The Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd.

Harel Insurance Co. Ltd.

Menorah Insurance Company Ltd.

Hachshara Insurance Company Ltd.

Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings Ltd.

I.D.I. Insurance Company Ltd.

S. Shlomo Insurance Company Ltd.

Inbal Insurance Co. Ltd.

Psagot Provident and Pension Funds Ltd.

Altshuler Shaham Ltd.

Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd.

Clal Insurance Company Ltd.

Markstone Capital Group Ltd.

Gama Golan Insurance Agency Ltd.

weSure insurance company Ltd.

Libra Insurance Company Ltd.

Howden Israel Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Shekel Insurance Agency (2008) Ltd.

Lev Hadekel & A.S.L

Ayalon Holdings Ltd.

Planning and zoning Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. recently merged with Rotenberg & Co, resulting in the expansion of its real estate and planning and zoning groups. The newly bolstered team advises a diverse roster of clients on all aspects of master zoning plans, licensing proceedings and administrative proceedings, predominantly related to urban renewal and residential projects. It is also well known for its leading expertise in land expropriation proceedings, betterment tax and municipal tax matters. Levy Amitay and Avi Arad are both highly active in advising clients on all stages of construction projects, including planning matters.

Practice head(s):

Levy Amitay; Avi Arad

Key clients

Bayside Land Corporation Ltd.

Neve Gad Ltd.

Gindi Friedman Real Estate Entrepreneurship Ltd.

Azorim Group

Property and Building Group

Canada Israel Group

Zemach Hammerman Ltd.

Minrav Holdings Ltd.

Ayalon Highway Company Ltd.

Cross Israel Highway Ltd., a g

Coca Cola Israel

The Elad Group

Amot Investments Ltd.

Menivim – The New REIT Ltd.

NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit System

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering Ltd.

Negev Natural Gas

Paz Ashdod Refinery Ltd.

Darom Natural Gas Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

Hogla-Kimberly

Unilever

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. recently expanded its team, acquiring Berkman Wechsler Bloom & Co. Advocates' entire real estate department. While the firm's experience in real estate projects is all-encompassing, it shows particular strength in urban renewal projects, land expropriation proceedings, large-scale transactions and betterment tax matters. On the transactional side, the team recently advised Israel Canada and Jordache Enterprises on their joint acquisition of Minrav Projects for ILS560m. Levy Amitay is involved in a high volume of major real estate transactions and financing agreements. Avi Arad has an excellent reputation in the field of urban renewal, having guided clients through numerous Tama 38 projects. Ari Wechsler has an excellent track record of handling major real estate transactions involving commercial, residential and mixed-use projects.

Practice head(s):

Levy Amitay; Avi Arad

Other key lawyers:

Ari Wechsler; Guy Shalev

Key clients

Property and Building Group

Canada Israel Group

Azrieli Group Ltd.

Neve Gad Ltd.

Bayside Land Corporation Ltd.

Azorim Investments in Development and Construction Company Ltd.

Electra Real Estate Ltd.

Google

Shufersal Ltd.

Shikun & Binui Real Estate

BIG Shopping Centers Ltd.

Zemach Hammerman Ltd.

Israeli Properties Rental Corporation Ltd.

Coca Cola Israel

PBEL Property Development (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Menivim – The New REIT Ltd.

Meshulam Levinstein Contracting and Engineering Group Ltd.

Amot Investments Ltd.

Abu Yehiel – Building Company Ltd.

Dan Public Transportation Co Ltd.

A.M.D. Real Estate Development & Investment Ltd.

The Elad Group

Tax Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s large and dedicated practice expanded its offering in 2020 with the establishment of a tax branch in Zurich. The firm's comprehensive range of services encompasses all areas of tax litigation, tax planning for corporations and high-net-worth individuals, tax structuring of corporate transactions and executive compensation. Tal Atsmon, who serves as tax counsel to the Israeli Forum of Chief Financial Officers, is highly experienced in transactional tax matters, trust structuring and executive compensation. Yaron Sever stands out for his equally strong reputation in contentious and non-contentious tax mandates, in which he acts for a varied roster of large corporates and high-net-worth individuals. Liat Faig-Neuwirth specialises in VAT and indirect tax.

Practice head(s):

Tal Atsmon; Yaron Sever

Other key lawyers:

Gill Nadel; Liat Faig-Neuwirth; Liat Graber; Liraz Tubul

Testimonials

‘We have found generally that the calibre of lawyers that we have worked with is first class.’

‘Yaron Sever is notable for his cross-border expertise and we have valued the clarity of his advice, based on a very deep understanding and practice of US and Israeli law.’

‘Gill Nadel’s expertise and relationship with the administration have been particularly invaluable.’

‘Tal Atsmon has gathered a very strong team and is always up to date with his client’s needs. He is able to identify where issues may arise and bring in specialists where needed.’

Key clients

AIG Inc.

UBS AG

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Credit Suisse

Yandex N.V.

Dell EMC Corporation

Symantec Corporation

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

SodaStream International Ltd.

Bank Hapoalim B.M.

Arison Group

Playtika

Adidas Israel Ltd.

Medtronic plc

A.L. Ten Bis Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

Menivim – The New REIT Ltd.

Property and Building Group

Isracard Ltd.

Synopsys Inc.

Alony Hetz Properties and Investments Ltd.

Matrix I.T. Software Services Ltd.

Telecoms and media Tier 1

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s merger with Rotenberg & Co. in 2019 has seen its media and telecoms offering expand significantly. The firm is now a major fixture in the sector and it advises domestic and multinational companies on matters ranging from regulatory and corporate issues to libel cases and other litigation proceedings. Amir Vang, who joined the firm as part of the merger alongside Benjamin Rotenberg, specialises in advising Israel's leading commercial broadcasters on competition matters. Ashok Chandrasekhar is active in cross-border M&A.

Practice head(s):

Boaz Golan; Ashok Chandrasekhar; Sharon Gazit; Zvi Bar-Nathan; Benjamin Rotenberg; Amir Vang; Dubi Zoltak

Other key lawyers:

Aaron Lampert; Hagit Blaiberg

Testimonials

‘Very big team at one of the largest, full service firms in the market’

‘Adam Klein is great and very nice to work with.’

Key clients

Cisco Systems Inc.

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

Keshet Broadcasting

Axel Springer SE.

The Hot Group

Hot-Mobile Ltd.

P.H.I. Networks (2015)

IBC Israel Broadband Company (2013) Ltd.

Altice Group

Cellcom Israel Ltd

Radio Kol-Barama Ltd

NMC United Entertainment Ltd.

Matrix IT Ltd.

Allot Communications Ltd.

New Lineo Cinema (2006) Ltd.

Yotpo, Inc.

Kastina Communications Ltd.

Celeno Communications (Israel) Ltd.

GG Zohar Ltd.

Banking and finance Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s practice expanded significantly in January 2020 as a result of the firm's merger with Rotenberg & Co, a firm that was known for its expertise across the corporate and commercial landscape. The team is particularly renowned for its strength in corporate and project finance, and the group is also experienced in banking regulations. Ariel Rosenberg specialises in financial services regulation, including digital payments services, cross-border transactions and derivatives. Rami Sofer is frequently sought after by clients including Isracard. Dubi Zoltak is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Ariel Rosenberg; Rami Sofer; Dubi Zoltak

Other key lawyers:

Doron Segal; Orit Kremer

Key clients

Isracard Group

Warburg Pincus LLC

Goldman Sachs

JP Morgan

Credit Suisse

Citigroup

HSBC

Bank Hapoalim B.M.

The Arison Group

Arison Investments Ltd.

Israel Electric Corporation

Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd.

Israel Discount Bank Ltd.

Discount Capital Ltd.

Dispute resolution: class actions (including derivative actions) Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. leverages its 'huge amount of experience and knowledge' in the class actions field to advise many of the world's largest companies, in addition to domestic corporations, on the defence of actions relating to a range of issues including product liability, improper payments and securities. The group is particularly active in the automotive industry, assisting multiple global car manufacturers in consumer claims. The practice was bolstered by the takeover of Rotenberg & Co in January 2020; new arrival Moti Arad represents Coca-Cola Israel in multiple antitrust actions. Aaron Michaeli, Hagit Blaiberg and Zvi Bar-Nathan are other key names.

Practice head(s):

Aaron Michaeli; Hagit Blaiberg; Zvi Bar-Nathan; Benjamin Rotenberg

Other key lawyers:

Moti Arad; Yehuda Rosenthal; Daphna Tsarfaty

Testimonials

‘Great team. Totally professional. Devoted. Most appreciated by all, counter parties and especially by judges and arbitrators ’

‘There are not many Israeli firms that offer class action expertise, so this sets them apart.’

‘Hagit Blaiberg was very impressive.’

‘The class and derivative actions practice can and does consult a diverse and extensive range of partners from other law areas. The leading partners have vast experience in these areas and have succeeded in defending complex claims.’

‘They highly understand the insurance field, eloquent and innovative in their arguments (both orally and in writing), know how to get the courts attention. very pleasant and attentive to client’s needs and business limitations and offer their advice accordingly.’

‘The team have a huge amount of experience and knowledge in this practice area. They are highly motivated and responsive and, critically, really want to win their cases (and often do). I have been impressed with them.’

‘We have had three partners working on our case, which initially I thought was excessive, but they bring together different valuable skill sets and make a great team. I would particularly recommend Aaron Michaeli and Hagit Blaiberg.’

Key clients

Coca Cola Israel (The Central Bottling Company)

Nestlé SA Odyssey SM Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd.

Mifal HaPayis

Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company (EAPC)

Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Ford Motor Company

Israel Railways Ltd.

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd

PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines

Israel Electric Corporation (IEC)

Unilever Overseas Holdings B.V

Keshet Broadcasting (“Keshet 12”)

U. Dori Group Ltd

New Lineo Cinema (2006) Ltd

Netivei Ayalon Ltd. (Ayalon Highways)

Neviot- Nature of Galilee Ltd

Super-Pharm (Israel) Ltd

Dispute resolution: local litigation and arbitration Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. has one of the largest litigation teams in the region, and is therefore able to act for multinational and domestic companies in a full range of contentious matters. Representing private individuals is an area of particular strength; the group has represented political figures, company directors and military officers in numerous commercial and criminal matters. Zvi Bar-Nathan leads the commercial and international litigation department, while Aaron Michaeli, Hagit Blaiberg and Moshe Mazor lead the firm's three other specialised litigation groups. The team was strengthened by the acquisition of Rotenberg & Co in 2020; former name partner Benjamin Rotenberg leads the industry and regulation department.

Practice head(s):

Zvi Bar-Nathan

Other key lawyers:

Aaron Michaeli; Hagit Blaiberg; Moshe Mazor; Benjamin Rotenberg

Testimonials

‘Zvi Bar Nathan in a great team, extremely reactive and provide actual answers to complex cross border tainted situations.’

‘Zvi Bar Nathan thinks quick and far making him an outstanding ally when structuring a multinational matter.’

‘They have a lot of experienced partners in various topics’

‘Zvi Bar-Natan – outstanding lawyer and a person. ’

Key clients

Google, including YouTube.

various companies of the Credit Suisse group

Israel Railways Ltd.

Nestlé S.A.

The Israel Electric Corporation

PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“Aeroflot”)

Shufersal Ltd

Applied Materials Ltd.

Dispute resolution: white-collar crime, investigation and fraud Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. represents companies and their senior officials from a number of industries regarding allegations of bribery, fraud, tax evasion and violations of securities law. In addition, the group handles criminal negligence investigations, often advising construction companies following fatal accidents in the workplace. Moshe Mazor leads the practice and uses his 'very good theoretical knowledge and practical skills' to advise on cross-border investigations. He recently assisted Shapir Group following accusations of the bribery of foreign public employees in Romania.

Practice head(s):

Moshe Mazor

Testimonials

‘They have extensive experience in the representation of clients in white-collar crime proceedings. They represent big companies from Israel in proceedings abroad, including in Romania. They can easily provide the support needed by clients, given their extensive knowledge of the international legislation and their practice.’

‘The individual that we have worked a lot with is Mr. Moshe Mazor, Partner, Head of the Administrative and White Collar Litigation Department. He is a very qualified individual, with very good theoretical knowledge and practical skills.’

Key clients

Dr. Gonen Segev

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering Ltd.

Former senior officials of Shikun & Binui,

Senior officials of Gindi Investments Ltd.

Dor Chemicals Ltd.

Aeronautics Ltd,

BST Group

Mr. Gadi Reichman

Employment Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. has a strong reputation for employment litigation, relocation and immigration matters, and transactions involving the transfer of employees. It is also well known for providing full-service employment advice to international corporations looking to enter the Israeli market. Ofer Ravid specialises in collective and private labour law, encompassing labour rights, hiring and termination practices, and M&A transactions. Orit Zilony-Klinman is regularly involved in employment litigation before all of Israel's courts, with a particular focus on advising companies in the hi-tech and transport sectors. Liam Schwartz is a noted expert in US corporate immigration law.

Practice head(s):

Ofer Ravid; Orit Zilony; Liam Schwartz

Other key lawyers:

Revital Shprung-Levy

Key clients

Dell-EMC

The Arison Group

Warburg Pincus LLC

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

TPG Growth

Symantec Corpo

Morgan Stanley (Israel) Ltd.

Attunity Ltd.

Lockheed Martin Israel

Marlin Equity Partners

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

IMI Systems Ltd.

Bank Hapoalim

Isracard GHroup

Decathlon Israel

Energy Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. is best known for advising on the financing aspects of energy infrastructure projects, including private power plants and natural gas distribution centres. Oren Reif has notable strength in transactions facilitating the development of natural gas plants, and additional expertise in tender processes. Rami Sofer and Dubi Zoltak are the practice heads.

Practice head(s):

Dubi Zoltak; Rami Sofer

Other key lawyers:

Oren Reif

Key clients

The Israel Electric Corporation

Shikun & Binui

Danya Cebus Ltd.

Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering Ltd.

Supergas Energy Ltd.

Alon Energy Centers Ltd.

TEN – Petroleum Company Ltd.

Negev Natural Gas Ltd.

Darom Natural Gas Ltd.

Ezom Ltd.

Gabi Shoef Ltd.

SolelAben EPC Ashalim Limited Partnership

TSK Group

Isa Khoury Metal Industry Ltd.

Kolbo Gas Ltd.

Dor Alon Gas Technologies Ltd.

Amisragas

OPC Energy Ltd.

Intellectual property: commercial/transactions Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s IP practice works with its top-tier technology group to advise multinational and domestic companies on the IP elements of M&A deals, large-scale licensing transactions and the structuring of commercial agreements. The head of the corporate and technology department is Sharon Gazit, who handles IP licensing for pharmaceutical companies, incubators and research centres. Sharon Aloni assists with the drafting of research and development, manufacturing and maintenance agreements. Benjamin Rotenberg and Amir Vang arrived in 2020 as part of the firm's merger with Rotenberg & Co.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Gazit

Other key lawyers:

Sharon Aloni; Benjamin Rotenberg; Amir Vang; Judy Amidor

Testimonials

‘The firm provides us with very professional services. They always have the professional expertise and the way to articulate the current status and the recommendations in Hebrew and in English. ’

‘I am very pleased with the team’s work. The team’s particular strengths are: high professionalism, thoroughness, courtesy, caring for the client’s needs and constant learning.’

‘I am extremely pleased with their work. They have been advising me for a long period, especially Amir. They are all very professional, intelligent, thorough and courteous. Amir is an expert in antitrust law, copyright law, regulatory matters, privacy protection law, consumer protection law. ’

‘fast response and availability, expertise’

‘Dedicated and expert individuals’

Key clients

EMC Israel Development Center Ltd.

ARM Ltd.,

Applied Materials Ltd.

Symantec Corporation

EarlySense Ltd.

Keshet Broadcasting

Tel Aviv – Yafo Municipality

ServiceNow Inc.

Celeno Communications (Israel) Ltd.

Attunity Ltd.

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation

Alonyal Ltd., McDonald’s Israel.

Radware Ltd.

Prospera Technologies Ltd.

Shufersal Ltd

NMC United Entertainment Ltd

The Arison Group

New Lineo Cinema (2006) Ltd.

Investment and venture capital funds Tier 2

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. is a go-to name for all hi-tech related matters, and the firm is experienced in advising venture capital firms targeting the sector on the formation of funds, as well as assisting start-ups in investment transactions. Beyond hi-tech work, the firm also represents real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy funds. Ashok Chandrasekhar has a broad hi-tech practice that includes advising funds on portfolio transactions. Oren Wolpin 'thinks a few steps ahead' in advising clients on the establishment of funds and capital raising from investors.

Practice head(s):

Ashok Chandrasekhar; Dubi Zoltak; Sharon Gazit

Other key lawyers:

Yaron Sever; Oren Wolpin

Testimonials

‘The team that handles our work is highly qualified when we compare it to international law firms that we are working with.’

‘Oren Wolphin is one of the most professional lawyers we have ever worked with. He provides legal services at the highest level we have experienced, and has an amazing ability to dive into complex matters, learn them and provide us with solutions that meet our needs.’

‘A very devoted and hardworking team that provides a personal service and has a high level of availability.’

‘Oren Wolpin is a highly devoted and intelligent lawyer.’

‘Timely responses. Willingness to help. Fair value for money. Thoroughness.

‘Oren Wolpin is a very thorough and thoughtful professional. Oren thinks a few steps ahead and always brings the broader picture to the discussion. He communicates in a patient and polite manner and his responses are timely and comprehensive. Oren is attentive to the client’s requests, though he stands up for his opinion when it is crucial – which is important and appreciated.

‘Professionalism, extensive experience and the ability to think outside the box and be very creative.

‘Oren Wolpin stands out for his humanity, caring and sincere desire to provide the client with the best legal service.’

Key clients

Profimex Ltd.

Menivim

Electra Real Estate Ltd. (ERE)

IBI Real Estate Partnerships Ltd.

Altshuler Shaham Properties, Altshuler Shaham Investment House real estate investment fund

iArgento

Halman Aldubi Urban Renewal Financing Fund

Walden International

I Squared Capital

Israel Secondary Fund

Agate Medical Investments L.P.

Thoma Bravo

Koch Disruptive Technologies

Balderton Capital (UK) LLP

K Fund

BayernLB Capital Partner

83North

TPG Growth

YL Ventures

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. took on certified public accountant Asher Engelman as a partner and chair of the corporate recovery and insolvency practice in 2019, enriching its comprehensive offering. The team’s range of work in this area includes advising clients during voluntary and involuntary liquidation and insolvency proceedings, bankruptcy proceedings and debt restructuring. Among his recent mandates, Engelman served as a court-appointed trustee for Ramat Rivon Parental Dormitories, achieving the sale of the company within 21 days of its filing for insolvency. Aaron Michaeli, Hagit Blaiberg and Zvi Bar-Nathan lead the team alongside Engelman.

Transport Tier 3

Goldfarb Seligman & Co.'s transport team is often sought out by international corporations in connection with large government tenders in Israel, including major railway projects across Tel Aviv. It is also highly regarded for its expertise in litigation involving vehicle manufacturers and its comprehensive advice on infrastructure projects. Rami Sofer frequently assists government entities and private companies with various infrastructure projects related to the transport sector, including BOT and PFI developments.

Practice head(s):

Rami Sofer

Key clients

Netivei Ayalon Ltd.

Israel Railways Ltd.

Cross Israel Highway Ltd.

PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd.

Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Ford Motor Company

United Technologies Corporation

Bird Rides, Inc.

Carasso Motors Ltd.

S. Shlomo Vehicle Ltd.

Eldan Transportation Ltd.

Albar Mimunit Services Ltd.

S. Shlomo Holdings Ltd.

David Lubinski Ltd.

Colmobil Group

Mayer’s Cars and Trucks Ltd.

Mediterranean Car Agency Ltd.

Delek Motors Ltd.

Max Trucks and Buses Ltd.

Avnir Car Company Ltd.

The Shlomo Group

The firm: Goldfarb Seligman & Co., one of Israel’s largest law firms, is among the elite group of firms that deliver top-tier legal services at international standards. The professional hallmark of the firm, which traces its history back over 80 years, is the unrelenting pursuit of the highest professional and ethical standards in the service of its clients. The firm’s attorneys provide clients with a wide spectrum of sophisticated legal services which are tailored to each client’s specific needs, together with the global connections that a large international law firm can offer.

The firm combines expertise in the Israeli legal system and business context with an extensive international background. In addition to professional training and experience in Israel, a number of partners and associates have foreign legal education and practice experience and others have had substantial exposure to the legal and commercial scene in the US, Asia, Western Europe, Australia and other countries. The firm recruits and employs the leading attorneys in each of its various practice areas. The calibre, breadth and depth of the outstanding professionals at Goldfarb Seligman help to make it the firm of choice for the most discerning clients, both in Israel and overseas. The firm serves domestic and foreign clients from all business sectors, including some of Israel’s largest corporations and some of the world’s leading international companies.

Goldfarb Seligman has consistently been ranked among the leading law firms in Israel in various practice areas by international and local ratings.

Areas of practice
Capital markets and public offerings, in Israel and abroad: Goldfarb Seligman has Israel’s leading capital markets and public offerings practice. The firm advises on public offerings in the Israeli and foreign capital markets, provides ongoing securities law advice to dozens of public companies and represents issuers and underwriters in Israel, the US, Europe, and Australia. The firm works closely with foreign underwriters and investment banks, and the firm’s attorneys have unparalleled expertise in complex financial transactions, and in the representation of clients before various securities authorities and stock exchanges. In addition, the firm’s vast experience with US securities law enables its attorneys to match Israeli law requirements to US law requirements, or to those of other foreign legal jurisdictions.

Corporate and commercial law: The firm handles the largest and most complex cross-border corporate transactions involving Israeli entities while maintaining continuous contact with governmental authorities and handling all regulatory aspects of the deals. The firm’s attorneys apply knowledge from various disciplines of commercial law, as well as multidisciplinary experience acquired while working and studying outside of Israel. The firm’s attorneys act as counsel to companies concerning proper approval of major interested party transactions and advise on executive compensation.

Mergers and acquisitions: Goldfarb Seligman possesses extensive experience in merger and acquisition transactions involving public and private companies. In recent years, the firm has had the lead role in numerous international transactions worth tens of billions of dollars. The firm represents leading Israeli companies in international transactions, as well as foreign clients in their Israeli acquisitions, while providing integrated advice in various legal fields.

Commercial and corporate litigation; dispute resolution: The firm handles the most complex commercial and corporate litigation. The firm’s litigation department partners are among the leading trial lawyers in Israel and represent Israeli and international companies, as well as key business people and senior officials from the public sector. The firm advises on a wide range of legal issues, including complex commercial litigation; corporate litigation in public companies; class actions; international litigation and arbitration; antitrust litigation; internet litigation; real estate litigation; and more. In addition, the firm’s senior partners serve as mediators and arbitrators in complex business and personal disputes. The firm also maintains a boutique law firm within the firm, which specializes in family law mediation.

Real estate, planning, and construction: The firm has one of Israel’s leading real estate departments and handles the most significant transactions in the Israeli real estate, planning and construction fields. It advises holding companies, leading real estate companies and developers on a broad variety of projects, including commercial, industrial, office, residential, hotel and planning and construction projects; and provides clients with comprehensive legal services in all stages of acquisition, bidding, planning, licensing, development, construction, and marketing, including handling required financing and tax issues.

Tax: Goldfarb Seligman’s Tax Department is one of Israel’s most prominent and experienced tax departments. The firm’s attorneys, based in our offices in Israel and our Zurich Branch, advise local and international clients on various tax matters, including the taxation of domestic and international transactions; mergers and acquisitions, real estate taxation; import, export and international trade law; VAT; and more. In addition, the firm specializes in all aspects of executive compensation, including handling all tax and securities issues and drafting sophisticated stock option and bonus plans.

Hi-tech, venture capital and technology agreements: The firm has unique expertise in the hi-tech field and is involved in dozens of domestic and international venture capital transactions every year, representing both investors and companies. The firm advises early-stage companies on financing and intellectual property; handles exits (IPOs, M&As); and advises venture capital funds with respect to capital issues and other related matters. In addition, the firm possesses extensive experience regarding agreements for commercializing technologies, in both the hi-tech and the life sciences fields.

Industry: The firm possesses extensive experience in advising and representing Industrial corporations from all segments of the market, and our expert attorneys are familiar with the business environment and complex legal challenges these companies face. Our legal teams provide clients a broad range of high-quality legal services, encompassing all aspects of the client’s activity in Israel and abroad, tailored to the unique challenges faced by Industrial corporations.

Project and infrastructure financing: The firm handles a significant portion of the infrastructure projects in the Israeli market, particularly in the transportation and energy fields. The firm advises governmental agencies and private sector entities from the formation stages, through statutory and legislative proceedings, to expropriations, tenders, and financing.

Antitrust and competition: The firm specializes in providing ongoing legal counsel to clients regarding complex antitrust and competition matters, including litigation proceedings and administrative, civil and criminal enforcement. The firm regularly provides complex legal opinions on various competition aspects in relation to a wide variety of matters, including monopolies, restrictive agreements and mergers. In addition, the firm builds internal compliance programs tailored to the unique needs of each client.

Environmental law and sustainability: The firm’s attorneys counsel clients on environmental law requirements and advise on licensing and enforcement before the governmental authorities; represent clients in administrative, criminal and civil proceedings; assist in the drafting and implementation of internal enforcement programs; conduct due diligence; represent financial institutions with respect to environmental risk management; and advise companies operating in the energy and water fields.

Regulation: The firm provides comprehensive legal-strategic counsel in the regulation field, advising various business groups and leading corporations operating in a wide variety of fields, including telecommunications and media, cyber security, infrastructure, healthcare, food, economic regulation and more. The firm provides both immediate counsel regarding isolated matters and advice on developing long-term regulatory strategies, based on the extensive knowledge and experience accumulated by the firm in this field.

Banking and finance: The firm handles various domestic and international financing transactions, and advises on ongoing banking activity and activities in all financial services fields, such as securities, custody and brokerage, credit cards and financial derivatives. In recent years, the firm has advised on some of the most complex bank financing transactions in the Israeli market.

Energy and natural resources: The firm is one of the pioneers in the Israeli energy and natural resources field. The firm provides comprehensive professional counsel integrating legal, professional and commercial aspects, from the early development stages of energy projects, throughout their construction and to financial closure and ongoing operation. In addition, the firm possesses extensive experience in complex tenders and providing professional counsel regarding financing models and agreements tailored to the needs of the energy market, including PPA, EPC and O&M agreements. The firm advises developers and corporations regarding the establishment of natural gas power plants, renewable energy projects, natural gas distribution and consumption, and more.

Telecommunication and communications: The firm provides ongoing counsel to various leading companies in the telecommunication, communications and broadcasting fields, with respect to regulations, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, transfers of corporate control, commercial disputes and complex litigation proceedings, including class actions.

Labor law and relocation: The firm provides strategic advice in order to resolve complex human resource management issues, and advises organizations and individuals during reorganization processes, including employee recruitment and termination; collective bargaining; mergers and acquisitions, due diligence; and more. The firm also represents clients before labor courts and governmental authorities, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. In addition, the firm provides comprehensive legal counsel regarding immigration, visa and relocation matters.

White-collar: The firm is one of the leaders in the white collar defense field. The firm’s attorneys represent senior members of the business and public sectors in criminal cases involving matters such as securities, antitrust, taxation and money laundering, and defense and national security offenses.

Insurance and risk management: The firm possesses professional experience and expertise in a wide variety of insurance maters, both locally and internationally, providing comprehensive counsel to Israel’s largest corporations. Our attorneys specialize in consulting in respect of comprehensive insurance plans, focusing on the quality and scope of insurance coverage, and tailoring innovative solutions for complex risks unique to each client. In addition, we advise insurance companies throughout establishment, acquisition and investment agreements, and more, as well as advise boards of directors and represent insurance companies in claims and class actions. Our firm also possesses significant expertise in the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) domain, providing counsel based on international best practices and methodologies for mapping the client’s exposures and the formation of infrastructure for monitoring, reporting and managing risks.

Libel: The firm has extensive expertise in this field. It represents media outlets and advertising agencies and provides ongoing pre-publication advice on investigative journalism pieces and advertising campaigns. The firm also handles public figures’ libel claims and the defense of media outlets in libel actions.

Intellectual property: The firm handles litigation and diverse commercial issues relating to intellectual property, and represents clients in court proceedings and before the Patent Office in matters concerning copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and more. The firm also provides evaluations, drafts licensing agreements, registers trademarks and advises on OEM license agreements, distribution agreements and VAR agreements. The firm maintains continuous contact with patent, copyright and trademark offices in Israel and abroad.

Class actions and derivative actions: The firm represents leading Israeli and multinational corporations in class actions regarding securities, antitrust, insurance and banking, and consumer protection issues. The firm’s expertise results from representing hundreds of corporate defendants in class actions. This experience enables it to utilize creative tools to prevent the certification of claims as class actions and to resolve disputes through alternative measures while reducing the clients’ exposure to both financial and reputational damage. The firm also has expertise in the representation of clients in derivative actions and represents companies, shareholders, directors and senior executives.

Administrative law: The firm has extensive expertise in this field and represents clients before governmental authorities, administrative law courts and the High Court of Justice, including in matters relating to tenders, communications, and education.

Corporate recovery and insolvency: The firm handles liquidations, receiverships, creditors’ arrangements and reorganizations under bankruptcy protection. The firm’s attorneys have served as or represented, reorganization trustees, receivers, and liquidators in some of the most complex proceedings in Israel. In addition, the firm provides ongoing counsel to corporations and individuals in corporate recovery and economic rehabilitation proceedings.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and aquisitions Ashok Chandrasekhar
Capital markets Amir Tzafrir
Corporate finance Yudi Levy
Corporate finance Amir Tzafrir
Corporate and commercial Sharon Gazit
Civil and commercial litigation Zvi Bar-Nathan
Civil and commercial litigation Hagit Blaiberg
Civil and commercial litigation Aaron Michaeli
Real estate, planning and construction Levy Amitay
Real estate, planning and construction Avi Arad
Technology, hi-tech and life sciences Ashok Chandrasekhar
Technology, hi-tech and life sciences Sharon Gazit
Venture capital and private equity Ashok Chandrasekhar
Venture capital and private equity Michael Heller
Taxation Tal Atsmon
Taxation Yaron Sever
Banking and finance Rami Sofer
Banking and finance Ariel Rosenberg
Energy, infrastructure and project finance Amir Tzafrir
White-collar litigation Moshe Mazor
Intellectual property Sharon Gazit
Intellectual property Sharon Aloni
Antitrust and competition Boaz Golan
Insurance Rami Sofer
Environment and sustainability Idit Reiter
Capital Markets Dubi Zoltak
Corporate and commercial Dubi Zoltak
Venture capital and private equity Dubi Zoltak
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Adv Danny Dilbary  photo Adv Danny Dilbary Adv. Dilbary is a partner in the International Corporate and Securities Department.…
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Adv Boaz Golan photo Adv Boaz Golan Adv. Golan is the Head of the Antitrust and Competition Department. Adv.…
Adv Ido Gonen  photo Adv Ido Gonen Adv. Gonen is the Deputy Department Head of the Corporate, Finance and…
Adv Michael Heller  photo Adv Michael Heller Adv. Heller is a partner and Deputy Department Head of the International…
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Adv Aaron M. Lampert  photo Adv Aaron M. Lampert Adv. Lampert is a partner in the International Corporate and Securities Department.…
Adv Yehuda (Yudi) Levy  photo Adv Yehuda (Yudi) Levy Adv. Yudi Levy is Co-Chairman of the firm, Managing Partner of the…
Adv Adam M. Klein  photo Adv Adam M. Klein Adv. Klein is a partner and Deputy Department Head of the International Corporate and…
Adv Moshe Mazor  photo Adv Moshe Mazor Adv. Mazor is the Head of the Administrative and White Collar Litigation…
Adv Dafna Lotan Medvejer photo Adv Dafna Lotan Medvejer Adv. Lotan Medvejer is a partner in the Corporate, Finance and Infrastructure…
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Adv Gill Nadel  photo Adv Gill Nadel Adv. Nadel is the Head of the firm’s Import, Export and International…
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Adv Marc Rabin  photo Adv Marc Rabin Adv. Rabin is a partner in the International Corporate and Securities Department,…
Adv Ofer Ravid  photo Adv Ofer Ravid Adv. Ravid is Co-Head of the Labor and Corporate Immigration Department. Adv.…
Adv Idit Reiter  photo Adv Idit Reiter Adv. Reiter is the Head of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Department…
Adv Ariel Rosenberg  photo Adv Ariel Rosenberg Adv. Rosenberg is the Head of the firm’s Banking and Finance Practice.…
Adv Benjamin Rotenberg  photo Adv Benjamin Rotenberg Adv. Rotenberg is the Head of the Industry and Regulation Department, and…
Adv Liam Schwartz photo Adv Liam Schwartz Adv. Liam Schwartz is Head of the firm’s Corporate Immigration Practice in…
Adv Yaron Sever  photo Adv Yaron Sever Adv. Sever is Co-Head of the Tax Department of the firm, and…
Adv Rami Sofer  photo Adv Rami Sofer Adv. Sofer is the Head of the Corporate, Finance and infrastructure Department,…
Adv Amir Tzafrir  photo Adv Amir Tzafrir Adv. Tzafrir is Co-Chairman of the firm and a member of its…
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Number of partners : 100+
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Pro Bono

Goldfarb Seligman places a strong emphasis on its pro bono work, viewing it as its social mission. We believe that providing legal services to organizations and individuals who cannot afford quality professional legal counsel while advocating just causes is our moral obligation, and view it as an integral part of the firm’s legacy and one of its guiding principles.

The pro bono work at our firm extends to various activities and legal fields, and is dedicated to improving our community and advancing important social issues. The pro bono services are provided to a diverse variety of populations and entities, and offer comprehensive solutions for an array of issues, while focusing on fundamental principles, such as human rights and social justice.

With thousands of pro bono work hours every year, our pro bono clients receive the highest quality service, identical to the one provided to the firm’s clients, which together with the professionalism and legal excellence of the firm’s attorneys, granted the firm its prestigious reputation.

As part of our pro bono work, the firm is in continuous contact with entities which specialize in human rights and social justice issues.

Community

The firm upholds a long-standing tradition of community service which is performed through monetary donations and volunteer work with economically disadvantaged populations. The firm’s legal teams – interns, attorneys and partners alike, reach out to the community, sharing their expertise with students of all ages and backgrounds, laying the groundwork for the growth of the next generation of extraordinary lawyers. Several classes benefit from this continuous educational activity every year, as part of the legal aid program of the ‘Movement against Poverty’ and ‘A Different Lesson’ (both Israeli nonprofit organizations). The pinnacle of these classes is a mock trial preformed before the students’ parents and teachers.

In addition, for the past several years the firm has taken part in the ‘Good Deeds Day’ in Israel, in which our entire staff – legal and administrative alike, participate in an array of volunteer activities benefiting the community.

Diversity

As an equal opportunity employer, our statement is clear: equality for all, regardless of gender, race, belief or tendency. The creation of a workplace free of discrimination and harassment is a cornerstone of our conduct, and many of the key positions within our firm are filled by highly capable women, as well as people of diverse backgrounds and outlooks. The unique ideas and perspectives each person brings to the firm, the different insights and experiences, are all part of what makes Goldfarb Seligman a top tier law firm.