Credentials

November 2nd, 2017

World Tax 2018 ranks Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm once again.

March 23rd, 2017

Gornitzky & Co. leads in the Dun's 100 ranking for 2017
Once again, this year Gornitzky & Co. is ranked among the leading firms in Dun's 100 ranking by Globes, in 20 different practice areas; the highest ranking in the following fields: Banking and Finance; Capital Market; Commercial Litigation; International Commercial Law; M&A; Private Clients; Tax; Project Finance; Energy and Infrastructure; Real Estate (ranked in the most prestigious category – Dun's Star); Administrative Law; Class Actions; Communication; Insolvency and Hotels.

October 26th, 2016

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2017 named Gornitzky & Co. as a leading law firm

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2017, has once again named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A and Project Finance law firm, and has recommended Gornitzky as a leading law firm in Banking and Finance.


 

Additionally, the guide has recommended the firm's partners Pinhas Rubin, Itay Geffen, Chaim Friedland, Elite Elkon, Eli Elya and Dubi Gross as leading lawyers in the various practice areas on a global scale.


April 17th, 2016

The Acquisition International Announce Gornitzky & Co. as the best Energy & Natural Resources Law Firm in Israel

The Acquisition International Announce Gornitzky & Co. as the best Energy & Natural Resources Law Firm in Israel

December 1st, 2015

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2016 named Gornitzky & Co. as a leading law firm

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2016 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A and Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in Banking and Finance. 

In addition, the guide recommended the firm's partners Pinhas RubinChaim FriedlandItay Geffen,

Dubi Gross,  Eli Elya and Elite Elkonas leading lawyers in the various practice areas.

October 9th, 2015

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from Dun & Bradstreet's 2014 Dun's 100, which named Gornitzky & Co. one of Israel's leading law firms in 19 different practice areas

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from Dun & Bradstreet's 2015 Dun's 100, which named Gornitzky & Co. one of Israel's leading law firms in 19 different practice areas.

 

Twelve of the firm's practices were awarded Top Tier rankings – Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Commercial Litigation; International Commercial Law; M&A; Private Clients, and Trusts; Tax; Project Finance, Energy and Infrastructure; Real Estate; Administrative Law; Class Actions and Telecommunications. 

 

Additional recommended practices include Antitrust and Competition, Environment, High-tech, Investment Funds, Labor Law, White Collar Crime and Zoning and Construction.

 

Duns100 2015 Mark of Excellence

March 12th, 2015

Chambers Global 2015 identified Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's top ranked law firms in seven different practice areas, while recommending 13 of its partners as leading lawyers in the various practices.

Chambers Global 2015 recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's top law firms in seven different practice areas - Banking & Finance ("They did a very good job negotiating, were accessible to our legal team and provided 24/7 service."), Capital Markets ("They did a very good job - they had the expertise and worked well as a team."), Corporate/M&A ("They are very strong and have vast knowledge in various fields."), Dispute Resolution ("Very well managed and a nice firm to work with."), Projects & Energy ("Very good in-depth knowledge in the energy space."), Real Estate ("They pull in all the necessary resources and get things done.") and Tax ("An excellent firm - really professional and well managed.").

 

In addition, the guide recommended 13 of the firm's partners as leading lawyers in the various practice areas.

November 16th, 2014

The Lawyers World Law Awards 2014 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading professional firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of: Securities & Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year - Israel.

The Lawyers World Law Awards 2014 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading professional firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of: Securities & Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year - Israel.

October 20th, 2014

LegalComprehensive 2014 Golden Global Awards recognized Gornitzky & Co. as Israel's Private Equity & Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year.

LegalComprehensive 2014 Golden Global Awards recognized Gornitzky & Co. as Israel's Private Equity & Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year.

July 2nd, 2014

Best Lawyers International 2014 recognized seven of Gornitzky & Co.'s partners as Israel's top lawyers in ten different practice areas.

Best Lawyers International 2014 recognized seven of Gornitzky & Co.'s partners as Israel's top lawyers in ten different practice areas: Arbitration and Mediation (Pinhas Rubin), Banking Law (Pinhas Rubin, Moriel Matalon, Zvi Ephrat), Capital Markets Law (Chaim Friedland), Corporate Law (Pinhas Rubin, Moriel Matalon, Chaim Friedland), Finance Law (Pinhas Rubin, Moriel Matalon), Litigation (Pinhas Rubin), Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Pinhas Rubin, Moriel Matalon, Chaim Friedland), Project Finance and Development Practice (Itay Geffen), Tax Law (Pinhas Rubin, Daniel Paserman) and Trusts and Estates (Daniel Paserman).

June 9th, 2014

Global Law Experts magazine named Gornitzky & Co. "Corporate Finance Law Firm of the Year."

Global Law Experts magazine named Gornitzky & Co. the winner of the "Corporate Finance Law Firm of the Year " award.  In addition, Daniel Paserman was chosen as the recipient of the "Tax Planning Lawyer of the Year" award.

March 15th, 2014

Chambers Global 2014 identified Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's top ranked law firms in seven different practice areas, while recommending 12 of its partners as leading lawyers in the various practices.

Chambers Global 2014 recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's top law firms in seven different practice areas - Banking & Finance ("The team is known for acting for high-end clients from across the finance sector and offering additional tax and regulatory advice" and is "increasingly active on the bank side in major financing transactions."), Capital Markets ("Assists with both private and public offerings, in the local and the US market. Commended by market sources for its creative and solution-oriented approach."), Corporate/M&A ("Well regarded for its ability to serve big, multinational clients, providing comprehensive, all-round advice."), Dispute Resolution("Expertise in commercial litigation and arbitration including in specialist sectors such as telecoms and derivatives. Particular strength in matters of first impression and major cross-border disputes."), Projects & Energy("Offers expertise in all ancillary matters connected to construction and project finance, and has an excellent track record in advising companies in the oil and gas sector."), Real Estate ("Highly experienced in real estate projects, where the firm assists clients in all aspects, including zoning and planning.") and Tax ("Gornitzky are known to be tax experts" with an "enviable reputation in the market for handling all aspects of tax on both domestic and international transactions.").

 

In addition, the guide recommended 12 of the firm's partners as leading lawyers in the various practice areas.

 

Gornitzky & Co. was described as "the best of the best in every field," with "very thorough lawyers who do the work seriously and are always prepared."

October 13th, 2013

IFLR1000 2014 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance and Capital Markets law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Banking and M&A. 

IFLR1000 2014 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance and Capital Markets law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Banking and M&A. The guide further described the firm as "One of Israel's top commercial and corporate firms. It is well balanced in its strengths, with good financial and corporate practices."  Clients were quoted saying "I would not use any other firm in Israel for my transactions. Their technical expertise and attention to detail is best in class."

 

IFLR1000 also named Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman),  Itay Geffen (Partner), Chaim Friedland (Partner) and Dubi Gross (Partner) as Leading lawyers.

 

May 1st, 2013

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from BDi Code 2013, which named Gornitzky & Co. one of Israel's leading law firms in 18 different practice areas.

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from BDi Code 2013, which named Gornitzky & Co. one of Israel's leading law firms in 18 different practice areas.

 

The firm was ranked as a Top Tier firm in 13 of the practice areas (Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Class Actions; Commercial Litigation; Environment; International Commercial Transactions; M&A; Project Finance Energy & Infrastructure; Real Estate; Tax; Telecommunications; White Collar Crime and Zoning & Construction). 

 

In addition, the firm was also named a recommended law firm in the fields of Antitrust, High-Tech, Restructuring and Insolvency, Labor Law and Administrative Law.

April 10th, 2013

Corporate INTL 2013 acknowledged Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, choosing the firm as the recipient of 3 exclusive global awards.

Corporate INTL 2013 acknowledged Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, choosing the firm as the Israeli law firm of the year in the areas of M&A and Commercial Property.


In addition, Daphna Talgam received recognition as winner of the title 'Lawyer of the Year' in the field of Environmental Law.

 

March 11th, 2013

The InterContinental Finance Continent Awards 2013 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of "Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm 2013 - Asia."

The InterContinental Finance Continent Awards 2013 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. for having excelled over competitors due to the firm's continued quality of advice, customer service and business prowess.  The campaign identified the firm as a winner in the category of "Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm 2013 - Asia."

 

January 9th, 2013

The M&A International Awards 2013 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of "Full Service Law Firm of the Year – Israel."

The M&A International Awards 2013 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. for its outstanding domestic and international work, identifying the firm as a winner in the category of "Full Service Law Firm of the Year - Israel."

 

November 4th, 2012

IFLR1000 2013 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and M&A.

IFLR1000 2013 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and M&A. The guide further described the firm as "very balanced in terms of lawyers' skills and knowledge."  Clients were quoted saying that the legal team at Gornitzky & Co. is "very responsive and efficient."

 

IFLR1000 also named Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman) and Itay Geffen (Partner) as Leading lawyers.

 

October 2nd, 2012

The DealMakers Annual Real Estate Awards 2012 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of "Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – Israel."

The DealMakers Annual Real Estate Awards 2012 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as part of a select number of leading firms across the globe that work in an advisory or financial capacity within the Real Estate sector and have performed to exceptional levels, identifying the firm as a winner in the category of "Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – Israel."

 

 

August 14th, 2012

The DealMakers Tax Awards 2012 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of Law Firm of the Year – Tax.

The DealMakers Tax Awards 2012 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as part of a select number of leading firms across the globe that work in an advisory capacity within the Tax sector and have performed to exceptional levels, identifying the firm as a winner in the category of Law Firm of the Year – Tax.

 

June 18th, 2012

The 2012 DealMakers Global Leading Firms campaign awarded Gornitzky & Co. its Top Tier ranking as a Full Sevice Law Firm of the Year.

The 2012 DealMakers Global Leading Firms campaign awarded Gornitzky & Co. its Top Tier ranking as a Full Sevice Law Firm of the Year.

May 24th, 2012

The Lawyers World Law Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading professional firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of: Full Service Law Firm of the Year.

The Lawyers World Law Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading professional firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of: Full Service Law Firm of the Year.

May 23rd, 2012

The DealMakers M&A Awards 2012 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of Law Firm of the Year – Mergers & Acquisitions.

The DealMakers M&A Awards 2012 campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as part of a select number of leading firms working in an advisory capacity within the M&A sector, across the globe, identifying the firm as a winner in the category of Law Firm of the Year – Mergers & Acquisitions.

May 15th, 2012

Gornitzky & Co. was the recipient of the Acquisition International M&A Award for "Israeli Telecoms Law Firm of the Year."

Gornitzky & Co. was the recipient of the Acquisition International M&A Award for "Israeli Telecoms Law Firm of the Year."

April 10th, 2012

The Legal 500 2012 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm in multiple areas of practice, saying: "Gornitzky & Co.’s lawyers display ‘professionalism, and broad and thorough knowledge’."

The Legal 500 2012 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm in multiple areas of practice, saying: "Gornitzky & Co.’s lawyers display ‘professionalism, and broad and thorough knowledge’."

 

Gornitzky was noted as one of Israel's leading firms in the areas of: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Hi-Tech, Start-ups and Venture Capital; Projects and Energy; Real Estate; Tax; and Telecoms and Media.

March 8th, 2012

Dun's 100 2012 named Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms in 13 different practice areas.

Dun & Bradstreet's 2012 Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, recommended Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms in 13 different practice areas. Six of the firm's practices were awarded Top Tier rankings - Capital Markets, Commercial Litigation, International Commercial Law, M&A, Project Finance and Tax.

 

Additional recommended practices include Administrative Law, Banking & Finance, Class Actions, Hi-tech, Real Estate, Telecommunications and White Collar Crime.

October 25th, 2011

Global Law Experts (GLE) magazine named Gornitzky & Co. as the winner of the "2011 Israeli - Law Firm of the Year Award".

Global Law Experts (GLE) magazine named Gornitzky & Co. as the winner of the "2011 Israeli - Law Firm of the Year Award".

October 3rd, 2011

After being named by Corporate INTL magazine as Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Israel in 2010, Gornitzky & Co. was awarded the magazine's “Full Service Law Firm of the Year in Israel” award for 2011.

After being named by Corporate INTL magazine as Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Israel in 2010, Gornitzky & Co. was awarded the magazine's “Full Service Law Firm of the Year in Israel” award for 2011.

 

Corporate INTL Global Awards 2011 classify a ‘Full Service’ law firm as a law firm with great expertise in a broad range of practice areas and sectors.

June 23rd, 2011

For the second consecutive year, Gornitzky & Co. was granted an award for excellence in Pro Bono activity by Dun & Bradstreet Israel and "Schar Mitzvah" – The Israel Bar Association Pro Bono Program. The firm received the award in the category of the large law firms.

For the second consecutive year, Gornitzky & Co. was granted an award for excellence in Pro Bono activity by Dun & Bradstreet Israel and "Schar Mitzvah" – The Israel Bar Association Pro Bono Program. The firm received the award in the category of the large law firms.

The leading firms were ranked in three different size categories - small firms (1-9 lawyers), medium sized firms (10-49 lawyers) and large firms (over 50 lawyers) - and were selected based on two criterions: The amount of work hours invested in pro bono activities and the type of pro bono work done.

The awards were granted in a special awards ceremony in the Israel Bar Association Annual Conference 2011 in Eilat.

April 5th, 2011

In 2011, the firm's Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin was named one of the world's leading Business Crime Defence lawyers.

In 2011, the firm's Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin was named one of the world's leading Business Crime Defence lawyers. The International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers 2012 conducted the research with clients and peers and choose Mr. Rubin from among 545 of the world's leading Business Crime Defence lawyers.

 

Mr. Rubin was also identified as a leading lawyer in the field of Business Crime Defence in the years 2008 and 2009.

March 31st, 2011

The Legal 500 2011 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 in the field of tax practice saying, "Excellent – one of the top firms in the space,’ Gornitzky & Co. handles tax planning, structuring and litigation for corporations and for wealthy individuals.

The Legal 500 2011 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 in the field of tax practice saying, "Excellent – one of the top firms in the space,’ Gornitzky & Co. handles tax planning, structuring and litigation for corporations and for wealthy individuals. It advised Elad on tax planning as part of its $700m reorganisation in Canada and opposed the Tax Authority in the Tel Aviv District Court regarding the taxability of a corporate share re-purchase scheme. Other clients include Arison Group, Motorola, Phoenix Group and Zim. Chairman Pinhas Rubin is ‘one of the best tax lawyers in Israel’. Daniel Paserman is ‘smart, fast, and has a great understanding for what is important’, and Gil Grady is ‘a dedicated tax partner, and the real star there now’; both are accomplished advocates and CPAs.

February 10th, 2011

Gornitzky & Co.'s Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin, was recognized by the February 2011 edition of "The Marker" magazine as one of Israel's top advisors and a leading consultant to some of Israel's elite businesspeople.

Gornitzky & Co.'s Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin, was recognized by the February 2011 edition of "The Marker" magazine as one of Israel's top advisors and a leading consultant to some of Israel's elite businesspeople.

 

The magazine identified Mr. Rubin as an advisor to two of Israel's strongest business groups, Delek Group and Bank Hapoalim.

February 6th, 2011

The 2011 PLC Which Lawyer? Banking and Finance rankings named Gornitzky & Co. a highly recommended firm in this field of practice.

The 2011 PLC Which Lawyer? Banking and Finance rankings named Gornitzky & Co. a highly recommended firm in this field of practice.

 

PLC also endorsed Mr. Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman) and Mr. Moriel Matalon (Managing Partner) as leading Banking and Finance practitioners.

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January 3rd, 2011

Gornitzky & Co.'s tax practice has been ranked top tier by Legalease's 2011 Tax Directors Handbook.

 

This prominent legal guide recommends the firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, naming him as "one of the best tax lawyers in Israel", as well as Adv. (C.P.A) Daniel Paserman, a Partner in the firm.

 Gornitzky & Co.'s tax practice has been ranked top tier by Legalease's 2011 Tax Directors Handbook.

 

This prominent legal guide recommends the firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, naming him as "one of the best tax lawyers in Israel," as well as Adv. (CPA) Daniel Paserman, a partner in the firm.

October 25th, 2017

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2018 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Top Tier law firm.

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2018, has once again ranked Gornitzky & Co. a Top Tier firm. 

 

 


March 22nd, 2017

Yet another successful year and recognition of our outstanding abilities! This year, as in previous years, Chambers and Partners, top ranked our firm in various categories. 

This year, as in previous years, the esteemed international ranking guide, Chambers and Partners, top ranked our firm in various categories. Among those prominently ranked were the Head of the Firm, Adv. Pinhas Rubin, who was ranked Eminent Practitioner in the field of Banking and Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as Band 1 in the field of Tax and Litigation; Adv. Jack Smith (Partner) was ranked Band 1 in the field of Energy and Adv. Chaim Friedland (Partner) was ranked Band 1 in the field of Capital Markets. Additional partners identified  as leaders in their field are Eyal Marom and Shlomo Cohen in Real Estate, Ofer Tzur in Litigation, Itay Geffen in Capital Markets and Infrastructure and Project Finance, Eli Elya and Dubi Gross in Banking and Finance, Daniel Paserman and Gil Grady in Tax. Elite Elkon and Avner Finkelshtein were identified as Up and Coming in their respective fields.

October 11th, 2016

The MEA bussines awards announce Gornitzky & Co. as the best Tax and Energy Law Firm in Israel

The MEA bussines awards announce Gornitzky & Co. as Tax Law Firm of the Year 2016 in Israel and Best Energy Team 2016 in Israel.

March 31st, 2016

Yet another successful year and recognition of our outstanding abilities! This year, as in previous years, Chambers and Partners, top ranked our firm in various categories. 

Yet another successful year and recognition of our outstanding abilities! This year, as in previous years, the esteemed international ranking guide, Chambers and Partners, top ranked our firm in various categories. Among those prominently ranked were the Head of the Firm, Adv. Pinhas Rubin, who was ranked Eminent Practitioner in the field of Banking and Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as Band 1 in the field of Tax and Litigation; Adv. Jack Smith (Partner) was ranked Band 1 in the field of Energy and Adv. Chaim Friedland (Partner) was ranked Band 1 in the field of Capital Markets. Additional partners, defined as leaders in their field are Eyal Marom and Shlomo Cohen in Real Estate, Ofer Tzur in Litigation, Itay Geffen in Capital Markets and Infrastructure and Project Finance, Elite ElkonEli Elya and Dubi Gross in Banking and Finance, Daniel Paserman and Gil Grady in Tax and Avner Finkelshtein in Antitrust

October 11th, 2015

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2015 named Gornitzky & Co. as a leading law firm

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) EMEA 2015 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Banking and M&A. 

May 21st, 2015

Gornitzky & Co. was the recipient of the Acquisition International's 2015 M&A Awards for "Law Firm of the Year" and "Telecoms and Media Law Firm of the Year" in Israel.

Gornitzky & Co. was the recipient of the Acquisition International's 2015 M&A Award for "Telecoms and Media Law Firm of the Year" in Israel. The award celebrates the firm's dedication, skill and outstanding results across the corporate world.

December 1st, 2014

The InterContinental Finance 2014 End of Year Country Awards recognized Gornitzky & Co. as Israel's Private Equity & Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year.

The InterContinental Finance 2014 End of Year Country Awards recognized Gornitzky & Co. as Israel's Private Equity & Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year.

October 30th, 2014

IFLR1000 2015 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance and Capital Markets law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Banking and M&A. 

IFLR1000 2015 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance and Capital Markets law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Banking and M&A. The guide also named Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman),  Itay Geffen (Partner), Chaim Friedland (Partner) and Dubi Gross (Partner) as Leading lawyers.

 

August 12th, 2014

The InterContinental Finance Magazine 2014 Law Awards campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of "Securities & Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year - Israel."

The InterContinental Finance Magazine 2014 Law Awards campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. for excelling over competitors and the firm's continued quality of advice, customer service and business prowess. The campaign identified the firm as a winner in the category of "Securities & Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year - Israel."

 

July 1st, 2014

Gornitzky & Co. was the recipient of the Acquisition International's M&A Award for "Overall Law Firm of the Year " in Israel.

Gornitzky & Co. was the recipient of the Acquisition International's M&A Award for "Overall Law Firm of the Year " in Israel.  In addition, the firm received the "Sustained Excellence in Telecoms" award.

April 1st, 2014

The Legal 500 2014 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm in multiple areas of practice, saying, "turnaround times are quick and responses invaluable," with "full devotion to the client's needs."

The Legal 500 2014 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm in multiple areas of practice, saying, "turnaround times are quick and responses invaluable," with "full devotion to the client's needs."


Gornitzky was noted as one of Israel's leading firms in the areas of: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Hi-Tech, Start-ups and Venture Capital; Projects and Energy; Real Estate and Construction; Tax; and Telecoms and Media.

February 12th, 2014

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from Dun & Bradstreet's 2014 Dun's 100, which named Gornitzky & Co. one of Israel's leading law firms in 19 different practice areas.

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from Dun & Bradstreet's 2014 Dun's 100, which named Gornitzky & Co. one of Israel's leading law firms in 19 different practice areas.

 

Ten of the firm's practices were awarded Top Tier rankings – Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Commercial Litigation; International Commercial Law; M&A; Private Clients, and Trusts; Tax; Project Finance, Energy and Infrastructure; Real Estate; and Telecommunications. 

 

Additional recommended practices include Administrative Law, Antitrust and Competition, Class Actions, Environment, High-tech, Investment Funds, Labor Law, White Collar Crime and Zoning and Construction.

May 12th, 2013

The InterContinental Finance Magazine 2013 Global Awards campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a winner in the category of "Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2013."

The InterContinental Finance Magazine 2013 Global Awards campaign recognized Gornitzky & Co. for flourishing and having excelled over competitors due to the firm's continued quality of advice, customer service and business prowess. The campaign identified the firm as a winner in the category of "Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2013 - Israel."

 

April 11th, 2013

Dun's 100 2013 named Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms in 14 different practice areas.

Dun & Bradstreet's 2013 Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, recommended Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms in 14 different practice areas. Nine of the firm's practices were awarded Top Tier rankings – Banking and Finance; Project Finance, Energy and Infrastructure; Capital Markets – Public Offerings; Real Estate; Tax; Commercial Litigation; M&A; Private Clients, Trusts and Family Wealth Management and International Commercial Law.

Additional recommended practices include Hi-tech, Environment, Labor Law and White Collar Crime.

March 28th, 2013

The Legal 500 2013 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm in multiple areas of practice, saying, "'Undoubtedly top tier’, Gornitzky & Co. provides ‘an excellent level of service''."

The Legal 500 2013 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 firm in multiple areas of practice, saying, "'Undoubtedly top tier’, Gornitzky & Co. provides ‘an excellent level of service''."


Gornitzky was noted as one of Israel's leading firms in the areas of: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Hi-Tech, Start-ups and Venture Capital; Projects and Energy; Real Estate and Construction; Tax; and Telecoms and Media.

March 3rd, 2013

The 2013 edition of the Citywealth Leaders List recommended Pinhas RubinDaphna TalgamDaniel Paserman and Aviram Handel as leading lawyers in the field of Private Wealth Management. 

The 2013 edition of the Citywealth Leaders List recommended Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman), Daphna Talgam (Partner), Daniel Paserman (Partner) and Aviram Handel (Partner) as leading lawyers in the field of Private Wealth Management. 


This was the largest number of practitioners from any single Israeli firm to receive such endorsement from the guide.

November 29th, 2012

Global Law Experts selected Gornitzky & Co. as the "International Law Firm of the Year in Israel" in their 2013 Practice Area Awards.

Global Law Experts selected Gornitzky & Co. as the "International Law Firm of the Year in Israel" in their 2013 Practice Area Awards. The firm was chosen based on client testimonials, key cases from the past 12 months, legal rankings, overall reputation, publication contributions, speaking engagements and the performance and standing of the firm’s individual lawyers.

October 26th, 2012

The Finance Monthly - Law Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of "Biotechnology Law Firm of the Year" in Israel.

The Finance Monthly - Law Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of "Biotechnology Law Firm of the Year" in Israel. The firm was given recognition for dedicating resources to legal innovation, adding to its expertise and for having performed outstandingly over the last year.

September 21st, 2012

The Lawyer Monthly Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of "Energy Law Firm of the Year."

 

The Lawyer Monthly Awards 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. among a select number of leading firms across the globe, naming the firm a winner in the category of "Energy Law Firm of the Year" in Israel. The firm was given recognition for adding to its depth of expertize and for performing outstandingly over the year.

August 1st, 2012

Corporate INTL 2012 ackowledged Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, choosing the firm as the winner of 5 exclusive global awards.

Corporate INTL 2012 ackowledged Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, choosing the firm as the recipient of 5 exclusive global awards.

 

Gornitzky & Co., the firm to receive the most awards, was chosen as a Global Award winner in the following 5 areas of practice: Corporate Tax, Litigation, White Collar Crime, Oil & Gas and International Law.

May 25th, 2012

In a survey of all of Israel's leading lawyers, conducted by the Israeli newspaper Maariv, Mr. Pinhas Rubin was the only one to be chosen as one of the best lawyers in two categories: Tax and White Collar Crime.

In a survey of all of Israel's leading lawyers, conducted by the Israeli newspaper Maariv, Mr. Pinhas Rubin was the only one to be chosen as one of the best lawyers in two categories: Tax and White Collar Crime.

 

In addition, Mr. Shlomo Cohen also received honorable mention as one of Israel's leading Real Estate and Construction lawyers.

May 23rd, 2012

For the third consecutive year, Gornitzky & Co. was granted an award for excellence in Pro Bono activity by Dun & Bradstreet Israel and "Schar Mitzvah" – the Israel Bar Association's pro bono program.

For the third consecutive year, Gornitzky & Co. was granted an award for excellence in Pro Bono activity by Dun & Bradstreet Israel and "Schar Mitzvah" – the Israel Bar Association's pro bono program.

 

The firms were selected based on several criteria, including the number and percentage of work hours invested in pro bono activities, the amount of open pro bono cases and the type of pro bono work performed.

 

The awards were granted in a special awards ceremony at the Israel Bar Association's annual conference in Eilat.  There to receive the award on behalf of the firm was Managing Partner, Mr. Moriel Matalon.

May 22nd, 2012

PLC Which Lawyer? ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Recommended law firm in the area of Corporate crime, fraud and investigations.

PLC Which Lawyer? ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Recommended law firm in the area of Corporate Crime, Fraud and Investigations.

 

For the first time ever by an international legal guide, PLC Which Lawyer? ranked Israeli firms in the area of Corporate Crime, Fraud and Investigations. The guide awarded Gornitzky & Co. with the highest ranking given to an Israeli firm in this field and named the firm's Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin, a Recommended corporate crime lawyer.

May 15th, 2012

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from BDi Code 2012, which named Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms in 17 different practice areas.

Gornitzky & Co. was awarded its highest ranking from BDi Code 2012, which named Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms in 17 different practice areas.

 

The firm was ranked as a Top Tier firm in 14 of the practice areas (Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, Energy & Project Finance, Environment, International Transactions, M&A, Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax, Telecommunications, White Collar Crime, and Zoning & Construction). Gornitzky continues to rise in the rankings and is now ranked as the 6th top law firm in Israel.

March 16th, 2012

Chambers Global 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's top law firms in seven different practice areas, while recommending 11 of its partners as leading lawyers in the various practices.

Chambers Global 2012 recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's top law firms in seven different practice areas - Banking & Finance ("popular with both borrowers and lenders"), Capital Markets ("advises a diverse range of foreign and local clients, including public companies listed on the TASE, NASDAQ and other global stock exchanges"), Corporate/M&A ("can be seen on many of the most significant M&A deals in Israel"), Dispute Resolution ("handles a range of high-level disputes, including class actions, arbitrations and white-collar crime cases"), Projects & Energy ("handles a diverse array of energy, infrastructure and desalination projects" and is also "heavily involved in renewable energy work"), Real Estate ("offers expertise in all facets of real estate deals, including the taxation and zoning aspects of developments") and Tax ("at the forefront of the market, advising significant corporations and individuals on tax planning issues").

 

In addition, the guide recommended 11 of the firm's partners as leading lawyers in the various practice areas.

 

The firm was described as "a one-stop shop - if you need transactional advice they'll do everything".

December 31st, 2011

IFLR1000 2012 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and M&A. 

 

IFLR1000 2012 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and M&A. 

 

The guide also named Mr. Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman) and Mr. Itay Geffen (Partner) as Leading lawyers.

October 3rd, 2011

PLC Which Lawyer? 2011 named Gornitzky & Co. a Highly Recommended Telecoms law firm, while recommending the firm also in the Media and Technology practice areas.

PLC Which Lawyer? 2011 named Gornitzky & Co. a Highly Recommended Telecoms law firm, while recommending the firm also in the Media and Technology practice areas.

 

Additionally, Mr. Lior Porat (Partner) was endorsed as a leading Telecoms and Media lawyer, and Mr. Yoram Arad (Partner) was recognized as a leading Technology lawyer

September 1st, 2011

World Tax 2011, of the IFLR group named Gornitzky & Co. a leading firm describing the practice as "well regarded across a broad range of tax issues".

World Tax 2011, of the IFLR group named Gornitzky & Co. a leading firm describing the practice as "well regarded across a broad range of tax issues".

The guide mentioned several of the firm's partners as recommended, including Pinhas Rubin ("a highly regarded litigator" who  has been active in many high profile cases this year), Gur-Yehuda Savir ("a practitioner repeatedly singled out by peers for corporate tax and capital markets and sits on both the tax committee and the entities and capital markets committee of the Israel Bar Association"), Daniel Paserman and Eli Elya (said to be identified by his peers as "first-class" tax planning and cross border structuring lawyer).

April 5th, 2011

The Legal 500 2011 named Gornitzky & Co.'s Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin, a "Super Lawyer."

The Legal 500 2011 named Gornitzky & Co.'s Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin, a "Super Lawyer," along with advocates Ram Caspi and Avigdor Klagsbald.

 

The Prominent legal guide ranked Adv. Rubin as a Leading Individual in the categories of Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution and Tax, while naming him "a first class lawyer" who is "one of the best tax lawyers in Israel". Adv. Rubin was also recommended in the fields of Banking & Finance and Competition.

March 31st, 2011

The Legal 500 2011 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a top tier law firm in the Tax, Projects & Energy, Corporate and M&A and Real Estate categories, while recommending the firm in 6 other fields of practice as well (Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Telecoms & Media; Dispute Resolution; Hi-tech, Start-ups and Venture Capital and Competition).

The Legal 500 2011 ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a top tier law firm in the fields of Tax, Projects & Energy, Corporate and M&A and Real Estate, while recommending the firm in 6 other fields of practice as well (Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Telecoms & Media; Dispute Resolution; Hi-tech, Start-ups and Venture Capital and Competition).

 

The firm has been named an "Excellent" Taxation firm and as "one of the best" in this field of practice. Gornitzky & Co.'s Projects & Energy practice is named a "very professional and very impressive practice" that advises concessionaires and project partners on large and complex projects. Legal 500 recognized Gornitzky & Co. as a Tier 1 Real Estate firm that "advises on deals and developments of all sizes in Israel and internationally" and is "notably a real competitor in the hotels space."

 

Gornitzky & Co.'s Hi-tech, Start-ups and Venture Capital practice is named a "very professional, responsive and helpful" practice. According to Legal 500's Dispute Resolution rankings, Gornitzky & Co. "understands business implications and the team works smoothly together to achieve the best results".

March 21st, 2011

Chambers Global 2011 included Gornitzky & Co. in its prestigious "Best in Israel" list of 8 prominent Israeli law firms. A source is quoted as saying, "The firm is a one-stop shop, handling litigation, taxes and M&A. We get everything we need from them” and “They are very smart and responsive – I would highly recommend them to anyone."

Chambers Global 2011 included Gornitzky & Co. in its prestigious "Best in Israel" list of 8 prominent Israeli law firms. A source is quoted as saying "the firm is a one-stop shop, handling litigation, taxes and M&A. We get everything we need from them” and “They are very smart and responsive – I would highly recommend them to anyone."


Gornitzky & Co.'s Tax practice is ranked in Band 1, with Firm Chairman, Mr. Pinhas Rubin, named "one of the finest tax lawyers in Israel." Chambers Global quotes a source saying, "This full-service firm has a skilled tax team, with strong problem-solving abilities."


The firm is endorsed also in the field of Banking & Finance as having "a strong reputation within the banking and finance field" and in Capital Markets, where it is said to be "well known as one of the country's leading firms for both debt and equity work."


Gornitzky & Co.'s Real Estate practice is said to attract "a variety of significant real estate deals with its wide-ranging expertise."


Chambers Global 2011 also recommended the firm's Projects & Energy, Corporate and Dispute Resolution practices.

February 8th, 2011

World Finance Magazine 2011 named Gornitzky & Co. as Best Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year.

 

In 2010, the magazine named the firm "Best M&A Law Firm of the Year."

World Finance Magazine 2011 named Gornitzky & Co. as Best Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year.

 

In 2010, the magazine named the firm "Best M&A Law Firm of the Year."

January 20th, 2011

Gornitzky & Co. was chosen as winner of the Corporate INTL Magazine 2010 Legal Award for Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Israel.

Gornitzky & Co. was chosen as winner of the Corporate INTL Magazine 2010 Legal Award for Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Israel.

November 15th, 2010

IFLR1000 2011 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and M&A.  

IFLR1000 2011 named Gornitzky & Co. a Tier 1 Project Finance law firm, while also recommending Gornitzky as a leading law firm in the areas of Capital Markets, Banking and M&A.

The guide also named Mr. Pinhas Rubin (Firm Chairman) as a Leading Lawyer and quoted clients saying, "I would recommend this firm to anyone."