Has the time come for a Class Action Court?

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Legal 500
Gornitzky & Co. has a strong reputation for acting for major Israeli corporates in securities and consumer class actions. Pinhas Rubin and Harel Shaham advised four of Israel’s largest insurance companies regarding the collection of expenses from certain insured members.
Global Chambers
Chambers Global recommended Gornitzky & Co as a leading Dispute Resolution: Class Action firm, "Their performance was exceptional, and their work was very professional. They were successful in incorporating both legal and commercial issues to give us the best outcome possible."
Legal 500
The Legal 500 identified Gornitzky & Co. as a Top Tier Dispute Resolution law firm, noting that "The firm has particular expertise in class actions." Firm Chairman Pinhas Rubin and Ofer Tzur were ranked as Leading Individuals in this field.
Global Chambers
The firm's Chairman, Pinhas Rubin, was recommended as a leading 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."
Global Chambers
Partner Ofer Tzur, who leads the firm's Litigation practice, was recommended and praised for "His understanding is quick and the solutions he offers are creative and helpful."

CLASS ACTIONS & DERIVATIVE SUITS

NEGOTIATING THE IMPOSSIBLE

Over the years, Gornitzky & Co. has acquired vast knowledge and experience in representing various clients in class actions and derivative suits. A substantial number of rulings in cases handled by the firm have resulted in groundbreaking precedents in the field of class actions in Israel, and likewise, settlements and withdrawals reached by our firm have received heavy coverage in various legal forums and the media.

As one of Israel’s leading class action firms, in recent years, we have handled over 120 cases of substantial financial scope in various fields, including insurance, restrictive trade practices, banking, consumerism and corporate law. The overwhelming majority of the class actions in which we have been involved have culminated in victory for our clients or in withdrawal of the claim by the opposing party.

Among our clients are Israel’s prominent insurance companies and major banks, financial institutions, telecommunications companies, leading food manufacturers, industrial and services corporations, and more, including some of the primary businesspersons and senior managers in the Israeli economy. We represent officers and directors in class action litigations, and shareholders in various derivative suits with claims of billions of dollars in damages.

Moreover, we often advise corporate managers on compliance with fiduciary duties, in an effort to avoid civil and criminal liability and class action suits.

As part of our multidisciplinary approach, our team works together with members of our other legal practices, such as banking & finance, capital market & securities, and our litigation department, to resolve the intricacies faced in many class actions and derivative suits

OUR EXPERIENCE

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