The attorneys at Goldfarb Seligman are at the forefront of the 'white collar' field, and the firm possesses many years of experience and a unique expertise in this field. Currently, the firm's legal teams lead a large portion of the most significant white collar proceedings in Israel, and represent high-profile defendants in legal proceedings which draw extensive media attention.
The attorneys who specialize in the 'white collar' field, headed by Adv. Eli Zohar, Chairman of the firm, represent senior executives from the business and public sectors in criminal proceedings which involve various alleged offenses, such as securities, taxation, antitrust and money laundering offenses; environmental offenses; licensing and planning and construction offenses; defense and national security offenses; international offenses; corporate offenses; and more.
The firm has accumulated extensive expertise in the legal representation of physicians in disciplinary and criminal proceedings, regarding alleged breach of the Physicians Ordinance (physicians' regulations) as well as alleged criminal offenses. The attorneys represent physicians in all legal proceedings brought against them, including disciplinary proceedings before the Israel Ministry of Health, criminal inquiry and proceedings, and employer disciplinary proceedings.
In addition, the attorneys represent clients in government and military inquiry committees and in national security review committees. The firm has represented numerous senior officials in inquiry and review committees, including the inquiry of the Cave of the Patriarchs Massacre; the 'Shamgar Commission' which investigated the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin; the Israel Defense Forces Flotilla Disaster and Helicopter Disaster; the 'Or Committee' which investigated the events of October 2000 at the beginning of the Second Intifada; the 'Zailer Committee' which investigated the conduct of Israel's senior police chiefs; The 'Winograd Commission' which investigated the Second Lebanon War; and more.
The firm has also been involved in national security and extradition hearings, military inquiry committees, and more.