Managing Partners: Avrum Porten (Jerusalem branch), Moran Aumann (Tel Aviv branch)
Partners (Jerusalem): Yoav Hirsh, Tal Mayshar, Israel Attar, Avi Sheferman, Hila Peleg, Kira Lerner, Barak Schwartz, Roni Munk, Zeev Gutreich, Moran Aumann, Avrum Porten
Partners (Tel Aviv): Zvi Agmon, Dan Hacohen, Uri Rosenberg, Eyal D Mamo, Yona Goshen-Gottstein, Shirel Guttman-Amira, Amir Goddard, Dror Savransky, Uri Sorek, Daniel Sekel, Ran Shalom, Ishay Itsikovich, Einat Cherki, Eddie Ashkenazi, Yonatan Kehat, Gilli Brooks-Varon, Osnat Sarusi Firstater, Ehud (Udi) Arad, Asher Seliger, Yifat Zafrir, Asaf Danziger, Dan Adar, Saar Rosman, Eliyahu Dahan, Dana Hen, Tom Kahana, Itay Hass, Galit Fleisher, Michael Macchia, Mattan Meridor
Since its establishment over 35 years ago, Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. has been a forward-thinking law firm combining cutting-edge legal insight, first-hand industry experience and commercial innovation to empower its clients. Clients value and rely upon the firm’s immense experience, its deep knowledge of the country’s most thriving sectors, and its ingrained ability to consistently deliver a superior quality of service. The firm’s depth of knowledge allows it to provide exceptional service and advice, adding value to its clients’ operations. Combining this knowledge and experience with its creativity, the firm has guided clients through unique and highly valuable transactions, enabling them to pioneer new frontiers in their respective industries. This level of service is demanded, expected and appreciated by the firm’s extensive clientele of Israel’s business and economic elite. Its clients include: the most prominent banks in Israel, credit companies, energy corporations, telecommunications companies, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, retail companies, industrial conglomerates, entrepreneurs and investors, and local authorities and municipalities. Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. draws on the innovative thinking of the firm’s 100+ lawyers in its Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Be’er Sheva offices to enable clients to conduct their business efficiently, promptly, and without disruption to their day-to-day operations.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm has been recognised as one of the most sought-after firms for dispute resolution in Israel. The firm has played a major role in shaping Israel’s litigation landscape across various legal fields. The litigation team has an extensive experience in commercial litigation with particular expertise in class actions, derivative actions, D&O liability, and administrative law, across various industries. Its unique position in the market is best illustrated by the firm’s involvement in the highest profile matters in the Israeli market, representing the defendants in over 50% of the pending cases in Israel.
Corporate, Capital Markets & Securities:
Consistently recognised as a leader in capital markets and securities, the firm’s profound knowledge of capital market transactions stems from its involvement in more than 3 billion USD per year in public equity and debt issuances over the last few years. The department’s team advises on all aspects of corporate and securities law, including offerings by Israeli companies on foreign exchanges, dual listings, and mergers between foreign and Israeli publicly traded companies, earning an outstanding reputation for handling complex, first-of-a-kind transactions requiring regulatory and policy changes of the Israeli Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
Antitrust & Competition:
With a long-established, forward-looking antitrust practice, the firm has cemented its position as a leading firm in antitrust and competition law. In addition to clearing high-profile M&A, the team has also advised on some of the largest local and international cartel cases, before the Israeli Competition Authority and other tribunals. The department is widely regarded for its dedication to clients and expertise in various sectors, advising some of Israel’s largest banks, credit card providers, insurance, telecommunications, upstream and downstream energy companies, retail chains, and state-owned enterprises.
Energy &Project Finance:
A powerhouse in the energy sector, the firm has been involved in the largest, most significant energy projects in Israel, including financing and development of the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields, the development of a large scale FLNG project, the acquisition of the rights to the EMG pipeline, as well as export agreements with Jordan and Egypt. These projects and deals helped shape the landscape of the local economy.
Banking & Finance:
The highly regarded banking and finance adepartment is home to some of Israel’s finest banking talent, and plays a major role in the domestic commercial landscape. The department’s team offers clients unparalleled and practical banking industry experience, as well as considerable experience with central banks and government entities, combining unique and in-depth knowledge of the market and outstanding legal expertise. The department represents Israeli and foreign banks, credit card, insurance and communications companies, oil and gas corporations, real estate developers, investors, and many more.
The firm is widely acknowledged as one of the most prominent Israeli law firms, having led some of the most central and influential transactions in the Middle East — legally, businesswise and even geopolitically. The firm’s interdepartmental M&A team brings unparalleled expertise and creative legal solutions to both private and public companies, in all major league sectors: Energy, high-tech, banking and credit card, pharmaceutical, and more.
Real Estate, Planning & Construction:
The real estate, planning and construction department is well known for offering clients a unique full legal Real estate package covering all aspects of their real estate projects — from the earliest planning and zoning stage to the construction, development and marketing of the project, as well as any necessary representation before Planning, Construction and Appeals committees, and before the Court of Administrative Affairs.
Internationally recognised as the preeminent class actions law firm in Israel, the team has been involved in over 1,000 class action proceedings enjoying an impressive track record in successfully preventing motions to approve class action suits. Staffed with specialists with sector and legal expertise, the firm has defended clients in class actions in the energy, automobile, technology, banking, aviation, and telecoms sectors. the firm’s special and unmatched expertise in class and derivative actions, attracts the most complex, challenging and high-profile cases.
Hi-Tech & Technology:
Armed with extensive IT background and experience, the firm’s hi-tech and technology department provides the most professional and precise representation to start-ups and high-tech companies, as well as hi-tech investors, venture capital funds, technology incubators and accelerators, and institutional and private investors.
The firm advises on all aspects of insolvency law, including corporate restructuring, liquidation, receiverships, and proceedings regarding the responsibility of officers, creditors, and individual debtors (bankruptcy). Heading the department is the former head of the legal department at the Official Receiver and Administrator General, who was among the elite team to formulate and establish the new Insolvency and Financial Rehabilitation Law.
As a powerhouse in the energy, real estate and planning and construction fields, the firm offers a comprehensive solution to renewable energy companies, fuel and energy corporations, waste recycling companies, local authorities, transport companies, entrepreneurs, developers and others.
The firm is acknowledged as one of the country’s leading firms in the field of regulatory law, with many of the firm’s lawyers having held senior positions in various branches of government institutions, as well as Israel’s leading banks. That inside track and knowledge of Israel’s highly regulated sectors presents a valuable advantage in the Israeli market.