Gilad Wekselman (Dr.)
Dr. Gilad Wekselman is co-head of Herzog Fox & Neeman’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution department.
Dr. Wekselman has been practicing law for more than 25 years, and he is one of the leading litigators in Israel. Dr. Wekselman began his professional career as an intern in the firm, and he is one of the firm’s most senior lawyers.
Dr. Wekselman has extensive experience in handling a wide variety of civil and commercial disputes, including: civil disputes, commercial disputes, international and administrative procedures, disputes involving corporate and securities law, derivative claims, shareholders disputes, commercial claims for breach of contracts, class action suits, tender laws, intellectual property and copyright, trusts and estates, real estate, family law disputed, tax disputes, environmental law disputes and contractors disputes.
In recent years, Dr. Wekselman argued dozens of cases before the Israeli Supreme Court, on various fields of law. In addition, Dr. Wekselman specializes in representing proceedings in administrative courts and in the High Court of Justice.
Dr. Wekselman represents leading international companies as well as some of the largest Israeli entities. His clients include, among others: GE, Smiths Detection, Global Data, Mega Or Holdings Ltd., Discount Investments Corporation Ltd, Odis Filtering Ltd., HP, Rani Zim Hasharon Properties and Entrepreneurship Ltd, Neopharm Ltd, Bank of Jerusalem.
Dr. Wekselman also heads a unique program in the firm, designed to enrich the professional knowledge of the firm’s attorneys through a series of lectures by the best experts and lecturers in the various fields of law.
Dr. Wekselman is also a member of the Civil Procedure Committee, headed by the Minister of Justice, and serves as a judge of the National Disciplinary Court of the Israel Bar Association.
Moreover, Dr. Wekselman serves as a mediator and an arbitrator in complex disputes in the various fields of law.
Dr. Wekselman also participates, on behalf of the Minister of Justice, in a unique forum of the United Nations Commission on International Trade, for formulating a legislative arrangement for international arbitration regarding the resolution of disputes in technological matters.
In the academic realm, Dr. Wekselman is considered an expert in the field of intellectual property and copyright law. He is an adjunct professor at the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty and Bar Ilan University Law Faculty, where he teaches a course on “Copyrights in the Digital Age”.
Dr. Wekselman’s professional publications are often cited in academic literature in the field of intellectual property, as well as in the rulings of the district courts and the Supreme Court.
In recent years, Dr. Wekselman has been ranked one of Israel’s leading litigators.
- Israel Bar Association, 1997
- Tel Aviv University, Israel | Ph.D. )Direct Track), (cum laude), 2008
- Tel Aviv University, Israel | LL.B (cum laude), 1996
- Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation and Arbitration and Intellectual Property: Disputes (The Legal 500 2022)