Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Gornitzky & Co. is one of Israel's top litigation and dispute resolution law firms with substantial experience in representing companies, corporations, individuals and foreign conglomerates in intricate commercial disputes spanning over multiple jurisdictions. Our lawyers are well known for their ability to represent clients in highly complex and large scaled disputes before all judicial bodies; including the Israeli Supreme Court, the High Court of Justice and arbitration tribunals (in Israel and abroad).

Gornitzky is the preferred litigation firm for many of the largest publicly traded and leading private Israeli companies in commercial, criminal and civil matters. Our lawyers have extensive experience in all types of litigation disputes, such as contractual, project related and shareholders' disputes, as well as in appearing before legislation committees and the subsequent appeals to the High Court of Justice. The firm represents leading insurance companies, banks and financial institutions in class actions and derivative suits, venture capital funds as well as all forms of disputes for investors.

The litigation and dispute resolution department at Gornitzky represents clients in commercial litigation, mediation and a variety of administrative and environmental proceedings, as well as domestic and international arbitration. In addition to general commercial litigation, the firm has specialists in the areas of finance, IT, media, property, real estate and construction, insurance, and international and domestic tax disputes. Our team also represents clients in the litigious aspects of the employment of senior managers' at large companies and related labor laws, with an emphasis on public companies and companies operating internationally.

Gornitzky's lawyers also specialize in the representation of high net worth individuals, shareholders and companies in their litigation matters involving family law. Our office represents clients in complex financial conflicts arising from the dismemberment of families, including the representation of third parties involuntarily involved in such conflicts. We represent these clients before various family courts.

Our litigation and dispute resolution department provides clients with consultations prior to potential disputes thus to focus on aiding prevention or mitigation of such disputes.

Chambers Global 2016
Chambers Global 2016

Chambers Global 2016 recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a leading Dispute Resolution: Class Action firm, saying "Their performance was exceptional, and their work was very professional and comprehensive. They were successful in incorporating both legal and commercial issues to give us the best outcome possible."

 

The firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, was recommended as a Band 1 lawyer in the field,  praised "He is, without a doubt, one of the best in Israel. If you have Pinhas Rubin on your case, you are safe."

Partner Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice, was also recommended and praised for "His understanding is quick and the solutions he offers are creative and helpful."

The Legal 500 2014
The Legal 500 2014

The Legal 500 2014 identified Gornitzky & Co. as a Top Tier Dispute Resolution law firm, noting the firm's expertise in class actions, as well as in commercial litigation and arbitration. The firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, and Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice, were both ranked as Leading Individuals in this field.

Dun's 100 2014
Dun's 100 2014

Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, ranked Gornitzky & Co. a Top Tier Commercial Litigation firm.

Chambers Global 2014
Chambers Global 2014

Chambers Global 2014 recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a leading Dispute Resolution firm, saying "You can get the best of the best in every field." The guide also noted the firm's expertise in commercial litigation and arbitration, and its particular strength in matters of first impression and major cross-border disputes.

 

The firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, was recommended as a Band 1 lawyer in the field,   He was described as "an eminent lawyer of outstanding quality and a fine litigator" and was particularly noted for his interdisciplinary approach and expertise across numerous fields. Partner Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice, was also recommended and praised for his "business and legal understanding and experience.

BDI Code 2014
BDI Code 2014

BDI Code 2014, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, naming it a Top Tier firm the fields of Commercial Litigation.

Dun's 100 2013
Dun's 100 2013

Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, recommended Gornitzky & Co., while naming it a Top Tier Commercial Litigation firm.

The Legal 500 2013
The Legal 500 2013

The Legal 500 2013 identified Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's recommended Dispute Resolution law firms, which "clients praise for its high level of service, professionalism and responsiveness."  The guide detailed the firm's broad scope of expertise, as well as recent highlight representations.


The firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, and Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice, were identified as Leading lawyers in this field.

Chambers Global 2013
Chambers Global 2013

Chambers Global 2013 recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a leading Dispute Resolution firm, saying "This firm has long been considered a go-to team for disputes work," with a "broad spectrum of expertise."

The guide recommended the firm's chairman, Pinhas Rubin, as a Band 1 lawyer in the field, describing him as "highly esteemed" and “a top litigator', whose diverse skill set includes valuable knowledge of white-collar crime proceedings." Partner Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice was also recommended, saying "Ofer Tzur is regularly called on for assistance with complex proceedings."

BDI Code 2013
BDI Code 2013

BDI Code 2013, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, naming it a Top Tier firm the fields of Commercial Litigation.

Corporate INTL 2012 Global Awards
Corporate INTL 2012 Global Awards

Corporate INTL 2012 ackowledged Gornitzky & Co. as Israel's leading law firm in the field of Litigation, granting the firm the "Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Israel" award.

 

Additionally, Gornitzky & Co. was chosen as Israel's leading law firm in 4 other categories.

The Legal 500 2012
The Legal 500 2012

The Legal 500 2012 identified Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's recommended Dispute Resolution law firms, saying, "Gornitzky & Co. acts in disputes concerning general commercial issues, employment law pertaining to senior managers, insurance class actions and derivative suits, restrictive trade practices, banking, and consumer actions. The firm ‘provides creative solutions to complex problems’."


The guide identified Firm Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, and Ofer Tzur, Head of Litigation, as Leading lawyers in this field.

Chambers Global 2012
Chambers Global 2012

Chambers Global 2012 recommended Gornitzky & Co. as a leading Dispute Resolution firm, saying it "handles a range of high-level disputes, including class actions, arbitrations and white-collar crime cases".

 

The guide recommended the firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin ("litigation is one of his many talents"), and Partner Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice. A source is quoted saying that Mr. Rubin is "one of the dominant litigators in Israel".

Dun's 100 2012
Dun's 100 2012

Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100, a leading Israeli legal directory, ranked Gornitzky & Co. as a Top Tier Commercial Litigation firm.

BDI Code 2012
BDI Code 2012

BDI Code 2012, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, naming it a Top Tier firm the fields of Commercial Litigation.

Dun's 100 2011
Dun's 100 2011

Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100 2011, a leading Israeli legal directory, recommended Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading Commercial Litigation law firms.

Chambers Global 2011
Chambers Global 2011

Chambers Global 2011 recommended Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading Dispute Resolution law firms, quoting clients saying, "They are very smart and responsive - I would highly recommend them to anyone," and describing the firm as "A one-stop shop, handling litigation, taxes and M&A.  We get everything we need from them."

BDI Code 2011
BDI Code 2011

BDI Code 2011, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, naming it a Top Tier firm the fields of Commercial Litigation.

Dun's 100 2010
Dun's 100 2010

Dun & Bradstreet's Dun's 100 2010, a leading Israeli legal directory, recommended Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading Commercial Litigation law firms.

BDI Code 2010
BDI Code 2010

BDI Code 2010, a leading Israeli legal directory, recognized Gornitzky & Co. as one of Israel's leading law firms, naming it a Top Tier firm the fields of Commercial Litigation.

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