Bio

Ortal is a Partner with our firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group. She focuses on advising notable foreign companies as well as Israeli industry leaders in international and domestic complex disputes.

Ortal has personally handled, and been involved in, numerous large-scale, high-profile, precedential civil proceedings, class actions and regulatory matters. She has extensive experience and knowledge of civil, commercial, and corporate law, antitrust and competition law, private international law, securities, banking and finance, online trading, PPPs and BOTs, and administrative law.

Prior to embarking on her legal career, Ortal produced the news for the most widely circulated daily newspaper in Israel, “Yedioth Ahronoth” (2001-2006) and was a consultant and account manager in the public relations agency “Shalmor-Scherf Communications” (2006-2007).

After

her internship Ortal edited and produced a weekly legal magazine radio program for a nationwide Israeli radio network (“Galei Tzahal”).

Ortal received an LLB, magna cum laude, from Tel-Aviv University in 2006.

Ortal is fluent in Hebrew and English.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Representation of Panasonic Corporation and Sanyo Electric Co. in several class actions alleging involvement in international cartels.
  • Representation of Google in a class proceeding alleging monopolization.
  • Representation of Daimler in a class action alleging involvement in international cartels.
  • Representation of Booking.com B.V in a class action alleging illegal price clauses (MFN).
  • Representation of the largest Israeli provider of non-bank consumer credit services in a class action alleging illegal early repayment fees.
  • Representation of the second largest commercial bank is Israel in securities and online trade related class actions.
  • Representation of MTS, the franchisee for the Tel Aviv Light Railway, opposite the state of Israel in a NIS 2 billion arbitration.
  • Representation of senior executives in the second largest commercial bank is Israel before an independent review board appointed in relation to U.S investigations.
  • Representation of ICL Group in an arbitration proceeding regarding Potash price and allegations of involvement in an international cartel.
  • Represented in a contractual arbitration against a multinational healthcare company specializing in dialysis products and services, concerning an earn-out clause.
  • Representation of IDE Technologies in an arbitration opposite the state of Israel regarding a BOT project.
Education
2006 Tel Aviv University | LLB (Magna Cum Laude)
Admission
2008 Israel

Ortal Ger

Partner
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