Eli Zohar

Eli Zohar


Adv. Zohar is the Chairman of Goldfarb Seligman, and is regarded as one of Israel's most respected litigators with over 45 years of experience.

Adv. Zohar provides legal consulting in the litigation and 'white collar' fields to Israel's most prominent businesspeople, public sector executives, high ranking officers in sensitive and significant military trials and to medical professionals on various matters relating to their line of work, including in the framework of criminal proceedings, disciplinary proceedings and commissions of inquiry. Among others, Adv. Zohar represents Israel's former Prime Minister, Mr. Ehud Olmert, and has also represented Israel's former General Commissioner of Police, Mr. Moshe Karadi.  

In addition, Adv. Zohar represents numerous public authorities, including the Israeli Ports Authority, the Government Companies Authority, the Higher Education Council and the Israel Military Industries Ltd. Adv. Zohar serves as the legal counsel of numerous leading Israeli companies and specializes in complex administrative issues relating to public law. 

In his public activity, Adv. Zohar focuses on the world of culture and arts. In the 1990s he headed the theater section at the Culture and Arts Council for nine years, in which he served as the Chairman of the 'Acre (Akko) Festival' for three years. Until 2005, Adv. Zohar served as the First Chairman of the Israeli Film Council for the advancement of domestic film productions, and today he serves as the Chairman of the 'Gesher' theatre. 


LL.B., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1963

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 1965