Chambers and Partners, the international prestigious ranking, ranked Goldfarb Seligman in 2013 as a leading law firm in the various categories, in seven legal practices, among them -
Capital Markets; Corporate / M&A; Corporate / M&A: Hi-tech, Dispute Resolution; Real Estate; Projects and Energy; Tax.
In the Capital Markets category it was noted that: "The addition of Aaron Lampert to this practice boosts an already impressive offering, which attracts public companies across a range of sectors."
While referring to the Corporate / M&A category it was noted that Goldfarb Seligman "... ranks among the top teams for corporate and hi-tech work".
In the Dispute Resolution category it was noted that: "This practice has a strong standing in the Israeli market."
While adressing the Real Estate category it was noted that: "This firm attracts real estate instructions from a range of prestigious domestic and international names. The … strong team has a prolific transactional practice…"
In the Tax category, it was noted that the firm's tax practice "is held in high esteem for its work in the communications and hi-tech sectors".
In the Projects and Energy category it was noted that the firm receives "… excellent feedback across the projects and energy field, and its work on major local developments."
In addition, many of the firm's partners were recognized as 'leaders in their field' -
While referring to Adv. Yudi Levy, the firm's Managing Partner, it was noted that: "The firm's managing partner Yudi Levy has over four decades of experience in Israeli corporate issues, and is singled out by clients as 'highly recommended - an excellent lawyer'."
Adv. Eli Zohar, Chairman of the firm, was recognized as one of Israel's leading litigators: "Eli Zohar is singled out as 'one of the leading litigators in the country', and has a wealth of disputes experience."
In the Capital Markets category, Adv. Adam Klein, Adv. Aaron Lampert, and Adv. Amir Tzafrir were recognized as recommended attorneys in the field.
While referring to the Corporate / M&A category, Adv. Ashok Chandrasekhar, Adv. Michael Heller, Adv. Adam Klein and Adv. Aaron Lampert were recognized as 'leaders in their field'. While referring to Adv. Ashok Chandrasekhar it was noted that: "Ashok Chandrasekhar is a 'very well known, very respected' name for M&A work across the board, whether for clients in the hi-tech field or in older economy sectors."
In the Real Estate category, the co-heads of the firm's Real Estate Department, Adv. Levy Amitay and Adv. Avi Arad were recognized as 'leaders in their field'. Referring to Adv. Levy Amitay it was noted that: "Levy Amitay is very highly regarded for his real estate experience, which includes handling a range of issues for construction industry clients". Referring to Adv. Avi Arad it was noted that: "Avi Arad is dubbed an 'icon in real estate' and advises clients on a variety of high-profile transactions."
In the Tax category Adv. Tal Atsmon and Adv. Yaron Sever were recognized as recommended attorneys in the field. While referring to Adv. Tal Atsmon it was noted that: "Tal Atsmon heads the tax department, and is highly regarded for his experience in transactional and restructuring work." While referring to Adv. Yaron Sever it was noted that: "Yaron Sever receives a wide range of plaudits from market sources, who describe him as a 'highly respected tax lawyer, especially in the technology sector'."
Adv. Amit Krispin was recognized in the Projects and Energy category: "The highly regarded Amit Krispin has 'a lot of knowledge and experience in the energy sector'. His broad-based expertise in this arena includes 'not only all legal aspects, but also all business and engineering aspects of developments'"
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