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    Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co.

    APM House, 18 Raoul Wallenberg St.,
    Building D, 6th floor, Ramat Hachayal,
    Tel Aviv, 6971915, Israel

    101 Hebron Road
    Beit Hanatziv, Building B, 3rd Floor


    T. +972-3-5689000
    F. +972-3-5689001
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    Shani Ashkenasi

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    "Shani Ashkenasi is an excellent lawyer, she has extensive experience in labor law, and there is no topic that she can’t cover. She represents not only employers, but employees also, which adds value to the legal product she produces. Also, Shani has soft skills on a very high level and knows how to find an approach to her client." - Legal 500, 2024 Edition.

    "What truly sets Shani apart is her deep understanding of the nuanced intricacies of employment law. She is dedicated to understanding our unique needs and tailoring her strategies accordingly. Her impeccable track record is a testament to her proficiency and dedication." - Legal 500, 2024 Edition.

    "It is with utmost confidence and genuine appreciation that I recommend Shani Ashkenasi for any employment-related legal needs. In our association with her, she has proven to be more than just a lawyer – she has been a strategic partner, advisor and unparalleled advocate." - Legal 500, 2024 Edition.

    "Shani Ashkenasi was very approachable, kind and flexible. Her direct approach assisted in ending negotiations between a large multinational employer and a local employee. The negotiations were handled in good and amicable manner." - Legal 500, 2024

    Adv. Shani Ashkenasi is a partner at Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. and head of the Hi-Tech and Venture Capital field in the Employment and Labor Relations Department.

    Shani has significant and vast experience in providing unique solutions that fully meet the diverse range of legal and regulatory requirements, whilst exhibiting in-depth understanding of the labor and employment market across the different sectors.

    Shani provides ongoing legal advice to the firm’s clients in a myriad of employment and labor related matters, including, the drafting of unique employment and other agreements throughout the work-cycle, compensation mechanisms, legal opinions, crisis management, workforce reduction proceedings, sexual harassment inquiries, significant events, complex employment termination proceedings, obtaining permits, managing proceedings for regulating work-conditions and social benefits, consulting on employment and labor aspects of financial transactions, e.g., M&As, IPOs, including due diligence processes and examination of employee rights. In addition, Shani has vast expertise in representing employers before all instances of the employment & labor tribunals, as well as before the Ministry for the Economy, including in matters of permits and inquiries relating to enforcement and regulation of labor laws.

    Shani’s expertise is diverse and wide in the realm of labor and employment, and she frequently handles these matters across various sectors, such as Hi-Tech, finance, traditional industries and national security industries.

    The experience Shani has gained from working with these diverse sectors provides her with a unique ability to understand the clients’ needs and deliver them the best professional solutions.


    • A member of the Israel Bar Association since 2012.


    • LL.B. from Coleman College of Management and Academic Studies, Cum Lauda, 2011.


    • Hebrew, English.