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Orna Lin & Co

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Managing Partner: Orna Lin
Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers: 20
Languages:English, Hebrew

Firm Overview:
Founded in 2003 in Tel Aviv, Israel, Orna Lin & Co. Law Offices is considered ever since one of the most prominent and esteemed firms in the field of labor and employment law in Israel. The firm specializes in all aspects of labor and employment law.

The firm has expertise in providing comprehensive ongoing counsel to managers and heads of HR both in international and domestic companies, including public corporations and government companies. The firm's extensive knowledge of government regulation, its familiarity with international companies and its expertise in Israeli labor and employment Law, all enable the firm to give thorough and precise counsel required when an international company conducts its business in the Israeli market.

The firm is known for its high proficiency in the field of collective labor and employment law, including representation of both companies and unions throughout collective bargaining processes.

The firm has unique experience and knowhow in managing complex litigation and high-profile cases. The firm has extensive experience in filing petitions to the High Court of Justice and leading groundbreaking cases in the fields of labor law and human rights. The firm prides itself in being a key influencer in the development of Israeli labor and employment law through cases heard by the higher courts.

The firm regularly consults and represents high ranking executives in a variety of labor and employment related issues.

The firm handles complex and sensitive labor issues such as sexual harassment, gender equality and hostile working environment as well as representation in criminal and administrative proceedings.

Moreover, the firm has the capacity to handle the labor law aspects of acquisitions, due diligence processes, relocation matters and many other legal issues that are closely related to labor and employment law.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Ongoing legal counsel to managers and heads of HR in all aspects of labor and employment law.
■ Collective labor law, collective bargaining, and collective labor relations, including:
o Counsel prior to and during collective bargaining processes, drafting collective agreements and litigation in the field of collective labor law (injunctions, strikes, structural changes and newly formed labor unions).
■ Private labor law – counsel to and representation of employers as well as employees.
■ Pension and retirement.
■ Litigation in all aspects of labor law.
■ Representation in arbitrations, mediations and other conflict resolution processes.

Practice Areas:
■ Labor and Employment Law
■ Collective Labor Law
■ Pension and Retirement
■ Administrative Law

Key Clients:
■ Mekorot Israel national water company
■ Israel Land Authority
■ Emerson Electric Ltd.
■ Paradigm Geophysical Ltd.
■ Fresenius Medical Care Israel Ltd.
■ O.P.C. Energy Ltd.
■ Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society Ltd.
■ JDC (Joint Distribution Committee) Israel
■ The Academic College of Emek Yezreel & other colleges
■ Tamares Hotels Ltd. and Tamares Capital Ltd.
■ Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Israel Office
■ The General Federation Of Working And Studying Youth - HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed Youth Movement
■ Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) workers' committee
■ Israel Medical Association (IMA)
■ Israel Teachers Union
■ Israel Aerospace Industries LTD workers' committee
■ The Senior Academic Staff Organizations
■ Bank of Israel Employees Board