White Collar Litigation

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 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.

"Has a wealth of experience in cross-border criminal and corporate corruption investigations, extradition proceedings, military and defence inquiries, and criminal negligence matters."

The Legal 500 | 2020

"Can easily provide the support needed by clients, given their extensive knowledge of legislation and their practice in white-collar crime files."

The Legal 500 | 2020

"High-profile firm with an impressively deep bench of experienced practitioners."

Chambers & Partners | 2019

"Offers expertise in criminal proceedings."

Chambers & Partners | 2016

"Handles criminal cases for individuals and major corporations."

Chambers & Partners | 2015