Joseph (Yossi) Ashkenazi

Partner

יוסי אשכנזי

Yossi Ashkenazi co-heads Herzog’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution department.

With more than 27 years of experience, Yossi Ashkenazi’s work is mainly concentrated in the field of complex litigation in which he has accumulated experience in a wide variety of areas, including class action proceedings, corporate and securities litigation, commercial litigation and white-collar proceedings (including internal investigations).

Yossi has accumulated considerable experience representing multinationals in Israeli class actions in various fields (with emphasis on anti-trust, product liability, securities and corporate class actions and consumer protection), many of which are litigated in Israel parallel to similar class, group, or individual actions in other jurisdictions.

In recent years, Yossi argued various cases before the Supreme Court of Israel, including precedential cases pertaining to the private international law rules applicable to multinational defendants in class actions.

Yossi also advises clients in all areas of white-collar crime, and defended major and important cases. Notably, Yossi has argued on behalf of Prime Minister Netanyahu in his pre-indictment hearing before the Attorney General.

Yossi’s notable clients include: JP Morgan, HP, DAF, Philips, Verifone, HSBC, BNP Paribas, Nintendo, Canon, LG, Israel Electric Company, Adler, GIA, Heinz, Ashdod Port, Noy Fund, the Labor Party, Maccabi Health Fund.

Contact Info

Tel: +9723-6927486 Fax: +9723-6966464 ashkenazij@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
Joseph (Yossi) Ashkenazi

“A highly regarded figure”

(Chambers Global)

  • Partner, Dr. J. Weinroth & Co., 2000-2003

  • Associate, Dr. J. Weinroth & Co., 1994-2000
  • Junior Associate, Dr. J. Weinroth & Co., 1992-1994
  • Former Head of the Civil Procedure Committee of the Israeli Bar
  • Member of the Hebrew University legal periodical (Mishpatim), 1992-1993
  • Assistant teacher in Criminal Procedure and Corporate Law, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1993-1998

  • Israel, 1994
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, LL.B (magna cum laude), 1994
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, LL.M (magna cum laude), 2000
  • Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2022).
  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2022).
  • Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2021).
  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2021).
  • Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2020).
  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2020).