Dr Gilad Wekselman > Herzog Fox & Neeman > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Herzog Fox & Neeman
Herzog Tower
6 Yitzhak Sadeh St.
Tel Aviv 6777506
Israel

Work Department

Intellectual Property
Litigation

Position

Partner, Co-Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Career

Dr. Gilad Wekselman is co-head of Herzog’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution department.

 

Dr. Wekselman has been practicing law for more than 25 years, and he is one of the leading litigators in Israel. Dr. Wekselman began his professional career as an intern in the firm, and he is one of the firm’s most senior lawyers.

 

Dr. Wekselman has extensive experience in handling a wide variety of civil and commercial disputes, including: civil disputes, commercial disputes, international and administrative procedures, disputes involving corporate and securities law, derivative claims, shareholders disputes, commercial claims for breach of contracts, class action suits, tender laws, intellectual property and copyright, trusts and estates, real estate, family law disputes, tax disputes, environmental law disputes and contractors disputes.

In recent years, Dr. Wekselman argued dozens of cases before the Israeli Supreme Court, on various fields of law. In addition, Dr. Wekselman specializes in representing proceedings in administrative courts and in the High Court of Justice.

 

Dr. Wekselman represents leading international companies as well as some of the largest Israeli entities. His clients include, among others: GE, Smiths Detection, Global Data, Mega Or Holdings Ltd., HP, Rani Zim Hasharon Properties and Entrepreneurship Ltd., Neopharm Ltd, Bank of Jerusalem.

 

Dr. Wekselman also heads a unique program in the firm, designed to enrich the professional of the firm’s attorneys through a series of lectures by the best experts and lecturers in the various fields of law.

 

Dr. Wekselman is also a member of the Civil Procedure Committee, headed by the Minister of Justice, and serves as a judge of the National Disciplinary Court of the Israel Bar Association. Moreover, Dr. Wekselman serves as a mediator and an arbitrator in complex disputes in the various fields of law.

Languages

Hebrew, English

Memberships

Israel, 1997

Education

Tel Aviv University, Israel, Ph.D. (Direct Track) (cum laude), 2008; Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.B (cum laude), 1996

Lawyer Rankings

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

A ‘local champion in Israel with a global outreach’, Herzog Fox & Neeman finds favour for its international reputation, which marks it as a key partner to multinational clients, particularly in the tech sector. The team also enjoys close relationships with high-profile domestic names, including banks, corporations and individual shareholders. Joseph Ashkenazi, noted as an ‘outstanding and to-the-point litigator’, co-heads the group together with Gilad Wekselman, whose practice spans civil and commercial disputes. Also recommended are David Zailer, Roni Libster, Shai Kagan and next-generation partner Yotam Blaushild. In 2023, the department was reinforced by the arrival of an eight-partner litigation team from Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co, including Guy Nee’man and Lilach Keynan — both of whom have extensive expertise in corporate and economic litigation.

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes

With a strong focus on trademark enforcement and litigation, Herzog Fox & Neeman‘s IP team is fully equipped to advise clients from a range of sectors, including retail, hospitality and e-commerce, on all IP-related litigation proceedings. Practice head Karen Elburg regularly handles complex IP disputes, working closely with IP litigation specialist Gilad Wekselman on behalf of both domestic and international Fortune 500 companies. Other key names include Adar Bengom, who advises on both contentious and non-contentious IP issues, and IP litigation and trademark prosecution specialist Edward Levdansky.