Founder & Of Counsel
Dr. Henryk Rostowicz
Nathan Meir & Co. focuses on providing exceptional legal services, mainly in the areas of litigation, real estate, municipal taxation, administrative law, planning and construction, Municipal Taxation, local government and commercial law, energy, urban infrastructure, antitrust, regulation, urban renewal, financing and banking, franchising and distribution, etc. The firm’s staff is a dynamic, skilled team of professionals with creative and innovative thinking, allowing the firm’s clients to enjoy the best quality of professional legal services.
Litigation – The Firm’s litigation department has longstanding experience in representing clients in civil and administrative proceedings (including class actions) and supports and assists clients with alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, particularly in mediation and arbitration.
Administrative Law – The Firm’s administrative law department (which became stronger with the merger with the Dr. Rostowicz Faibish Law Office in 2019) handles a wide range of administrative proceedings and tenders (public and others), including property taxes, levies, fees, and bylaws and appears in administrative appeals, primarily in tenders and before various judicial instances.
Commercial Law – The Firm’s commercial law department provides ongoing legal services to corporations in the import and consumption industry, energy, tourism, education sectors and more. The Firm provides companies, entrepreneurs and partnerships with commercial legal services and handles complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, investments in corporations in Israel and abroad, distribution and franchising agreements, commercial regulation, finance, banking, energy and more.
Local Government – The Firm’s local authorities’ department provides legal guidance to local authorities, municipal companies, Moshavim and Kibbutzim, regional councils and local government organizations, providing legal guidance and representation, including in the various Knesset committees and before various regulators.
Real Estate – The Firm’s real estate department assists many large and small entities, local authorities, well-known companies, developers, contractors and private clients, in a wide range of real estate transactions, including with respect to income generating assets, residential complexes, asset disposals, urban renewal and combination transactions as well as ongoing representation before the planning authorities and the Israel Land Authority.
Planning and Construction – The Firm’s planning and construction department provides diverse legal services to a broad spectrum of clients (committees, local government entities, and private clients), including representation in administrative and civil proceedings and legal representation and support to authorities and developers.
Municipal Taxation – The Firm’s municipal taxation department deals with all aspects of municipal taxation, including – municipal property tax, fees and development levies (roadwork, sidewalks, sewage, drainage sewage, and open space planning) improvement levies, signage and other municipal mandatory payments, and provides legal services to a wide range of clients – from both the public and private sectors.
Giora Ben-Tal – Managing Partner. Heads the Firm’s litigation practice and specializes in handling complex disputes. Practice areas include civil-commercial law, administrative law, arbitration, class action, and consumer lawsuits.
Gershon Rotschild – Partner. Heads the firm’s local authorities’ practice and specializes inter alia in real-estate, planning and construction, local authorities, municipal enterprises, tenders, and infrastructures.
Anat Gafni – Partner. Heads the firm’s administrative law practice. Specializes in the preparation and publication of requests for tenders for various public agencies, including the full scope of tender proceedings, legal counsel to the tender committee and representation in administrative appeals and civil and labor law actions.
Zvi Baranes – Partner. Heads the firm’s real estate practice. Specializes in civil-commercial law, focusing on real estate, including taxation, complex transactions, planning procedures and representation of institutes, investors, and developers.
Eitan Rotschild – Partner. Heads the firm’s infrastructure, transactions, and municipal projects practice. Specializes in civil-commercial law, infrastructure, conducting real estate and hotels, complex commercial deals and legal proceedings in commercial and real estate law.
Wanda Feinberg – Partner. Heads the firm’s commercial law practice. Specializes in civil-commercial law, companies’ law, commercial transactions, antitrust, commercial regulation and consumer legislation and entrepreneurship contract financing.
Eran Faibish – Partner. Heads the firm’s municipal taxation practice. Specializes in municipal taxation, development fees and levies, betterment levies, real-estate transactions and commercial law, all of which in addition to his many years of experience in administrative law in general and its financial aspects in particular.
Hila Waintrob – Partner. Specializes in civil-commercial litigation, administrative law litigation, planning and construction litigation, real estate litigation, mediation, and arbitration.
Noam Shaham – Partner. Specializes in local authorities (including providing ongoing legal advice and support to urban associations in the field of infrastructure and the execution of large-scale projects), commercial law, company law, tenders, municipal companies, civil-administrative litigation, planning, and construction.
Zohar Padova – Partner. Specializes in civil-commercial and administrative litigation, arbitration and mediation and also serves as legal counsel of a well-known municipal body.
Nathan Meir – Founder & Of Counsel. Noted among Israel’s prominent figures in planning and construction and real-estate development and serves as an advisor for the firm’s team on planning and zoning matters. Adv. Meir served on many public committees, publishes articles in professional periodicals and regularly appears in conventions and lectures as a speaker.
Dr. Henrik Rostowicz – Of Counsel. Of Counsel. A leading expert in the field of municipal taxation and supports the firm’s municipal taxation department. Dr. Rostowicz held senior positions in research facilities, in Municipal Property Management Association of local authorities, as member of appeal committees and as the chairman of the Israeli Bar’s municipal taxation team. Furthermore, he published several books in the fields of taxation, real estate, local authorities and real-estate appraisal.
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