experienced in commercial law including: deal closing, private legal counseling
for complex multi-national businesses.
experienced in highly complex litigation cases, including: handling
implications of pending litigations on the ongoing business of the client in
all aspects: impact of deals, required disclosures, PR implications.
communication, deliberation and negotiations skills in three languages (Hebrew,
English and Russian)
2010-2011 Master’s degree in law (LLM), Columbia Law School, New
York cum laude
2004-2008 Bachelor’s degree) LLB) Haifa magna
2004-2008 Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Education and Teaching Diploma
(civics) magna cum laude
2000-2002 Certification as translator's as part of my studies for high
school graduation diploma magna cum laude
Senior Legal Associate, Shnitzer Gotlieb Samet & Co, Lawand
public fund raising, ongoing
Representation of municipal and governmental clients in complex
commercial matters involving litigation and business transactions including: water
desalination facilities O & M agreements, infrastructure contracts, inter-company
Legal counseling to various clients
on an ongoing basis, including to a global accounting firm on SEC issues.
Manager, Genesis, Tel-Aviv
Managing various types of
translation projects (written, simultaneous etc.).
Marketing and Sales: writing
content to Genesis's website, responding to incoming leads, actively recruiting
clients, advertising on google etc.
Managing freelance translators and
suppliers working for the firm.
Performing written and simultaneous
translation works which I saw best to handle myself.
Handling legal aspects on behalf of
was done simultaneously with provision of legal services and English teaching
in schools, community centers and private tutoring of English and other subject
Professional Legal Services, Irena Nutenko, Adv., Tel Aviv
Representation, counseling and legal
services, including: deals closing and fund raising on behalf of prominent global
"players" in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources in technology
and specifically bio-technology.
Fully handling litigation cases, including:
representation of clients in court, in ADR proceedings and in negotiations.
2011-2016 Legal Associate and outside legal counsel, Dr. A.
Klagsbald & Co., Law-Firm
Handling complex litigation cases,
in cooperation with various experts, including: in foreign law, natural
resources, IP, worldwide taxations planning.
Coordinating a plan for the joint
and fruitful work on a legal case by a multi-national, multi-skilled task
force, including: considering impact of the legal aspects on business and PR
aspects of the client and vice versa.
2009-2010 Legal Associate, Goldhammer & Co., Law-Firm
Legal counseling to municipalities
and corporations in all areas of law involved in ongoing operations.
Legal counsel to municipalities including:
legally required to sign off on decisions involving collection of municipal
taxes, decision involving planning and construction, assisting financially
Handling litigation cases, including
bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings of municipal and business entities.
Intern, Haifa District Attorney, Civil Department
Handling litigation cases in which
the State was sued including: high-stake commercial cases, employment and labor
law cases, and administrative petitions.
I took part in all stages of
litigating the case, including court appearance in evidentiary stages and up to
conclusion of the case either by the court or through its settlement (via
complex multi-party negotiations).
Research and Teaching in Haifa University (Law & Education Faculties)
and in Columbia Law School
Co-lecturer in ADR class in English taught
alongside Prof. Menkel-Meadow, as a visiting scholar in the Haifa Law Faculty, and a senior
professor at Georgetown University Law School.
RA in the fields of labor and
employment law, ADR, land rights, leadership studies, human rights and criminal
law (CLS, for Prof. J. Fagan).
TA in courses including: Advanced
Labor and Employment Law, ADR, Property Law, Real-Estate Law.
Personal tutor to a co-law student
with severe cognitive and sight disability (Haifa law faculty).
Professional Activities, Community Work and Awards
Editor and member of review
committee, main law review of the law faculty, Law & Gov.
Participant in the annual mock trial before a
judicial panel chaired by then Chief of the National Labor Court.
Foundation of a social project advocating
higher accessibility of medical services for disabled women.
Providing pro bono legal services to
in the name of Justice M. Goldberg, for a distinguished research paper in the
field of labor, employment and welfare law.
Twice recipient of an excellence scholarship
by Ministry of Education
Three years on dean's list of the
law faculty including one for being first in my class the preceding year.
Peer Reviewed Publications
Generation: Generating a New Peace Process in the Middle East by those who Live
Harv. Negotiation J. 569 (2009) (Co-Prof. Menkel-Meadow).
The Double Standard
of 'Honest' Relationships: One for
for Immigrants, Columbia Public Law Research Paper (2011).
Disability Insurance for the Housewife, Labor,
Society and Law 2010, 13 (Co-Tomer Levy) [heb.]
Bar Memberships: Israel (since 2009) and NY (since 2015);
Military Service (IDF): Airforce intelligence investigator (2002-2004)
Languages: Hebrew - native English
– native level Russian - native
Computer skills: full command of all Office functions, high level of command of "regular"
web-searches, and in scholarly and legal databases (e.g. google scholar, LexisNexis,
Westlaw, nevo, takdin, research-gate, judicial web-site databases basic command
of SPSS, high command of adobe professional version (including editing functions,