“… particularly adept in handling complex multinational litigation and arbitration.”
Chambers and Partners
Meitar has one of the largest, most experienced and highly reputable litigation practices in Israel. The firm is involved in many of the largest, most complex and high profile litigation matters in Israel. The litigation department has extensive expertise in representing leading multinational companies in complex corporate, commercial, mass torts, administrative and white collar litigation in Israel, as well as in major local and international arbitration. Our litigation group comprises of 30 partners, 70 associates and over 20 legal interns.
Our firm’s extensive international experience, and familiarity with foreign legal systems and environments, allow us to communicate effectively with foreign clients about the intricacies of Israeli litigation. Our litigation group is very experienced in working closely and coordinating local litigation with major foreign companies and law firms in the US, Europe and Asia. We represent a wide variety of clients including multinational and local companies in such diverse fields as financial services, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, telecommunications, electronics, software, oil and gas, food, consumer goods, irrigation and water treatment, hi-tech, weapons, textile, cellular operators, cable TV, medical devices as well as governmental institutions and large municipalities.
Six Meitar litigation partners have received personal recommendations by the leading international legal directories, more than any other firm in Israel. According to Chambers, Dr. Israel (Reli) Leshem, is praised by clients as “a thoughtful and powerful lawyer with useful contacts and a fantastic reputation in corporate litigation.” Dr. Leshem is one of Israel’s best-known litigators, and is also one of the leading local experts in civil procedure, class-actions and corporate disputes. Eyal Rosovsky is recognized as one of Israel’s best regarded and sought after litigators. Nadav Weisman, who handles complex commercial and white-collar matters, as well as arbitration is described as “a young yet experienced lawyer who is extremely impressive in court”, applauded by clients for “thinking about issues broadly while focusing on the details”. Ron Peleg, who works on highly complex matters involving foreign clients is described as someone who “goes the extra mile and fully investigates every case to gain maximum understanding.” Other commentators describe him as “a brilliant young lawyer with great analytical skills and plenty of energy”. Amos Goren has been recognized as one of Israel’s premier litigators specializing in environmental and real estate matters. Yuval Sasson was selected by ‘Who’s Who Legal’ as one of the world’s leading investigation lawyers.