Sahar Stobiecki & Co. is a leading, long-standing, and reputable boutique law firm specializing in medical malpractice and Law of Torts (bodily injuries, caused by car accidents ect.) . The firm is consistently ranked in the elite group in its areas of practice by the leading rating companies, including Dun’s 100 (Dun & Bradstreet) and Bdi Code. The firm receives great professional recognition and appreciation from both Courts and professional circles, thanks to the professional knowledge, reliability, thoroughness and striving for excellence in which it is recognized with.
The firm was established in 1955 in Tel-Aviv, by Yehudit and Josef Sahar, may they rest in peace, from the very beginning the firm focused on the Law of Torts area and was one of the first firms to develop a specialization in the area of medical malpractice. In the 1970s, attorneys Moshe Stobiecki and Orna Sahar-Ziv gradually joined the firm, and they continued to lead the firm and develop the legal fields in which the firm specializes in.
In 2021, attorneys Evelyn Aviad, Tal Bukshtein and Avi Benbenishti, from senior associates, joined as firm partners and they currently play a key role in its leadership. The firm has been well known in the field of medical malpractice and tort in general for over 65 years, and it provides legal services in its areas of expertise to institutional bodies, the state, insurance companies and private parties – both as plaintiffs and as defendants.
The firm’s staff consists of 13 lawyers, all of whom have long experience in Court appearances, conducting negotiation proceedings, appeals, mediations and complex civil proceedings. Some of the legal staff serve as mediators, in cases referred to them by the courts and private bodies. The team of lawyers has been built over the years gradually, with care and attention to both personal and professional aspects, and from this a rare human capital is created in its high and professional qualities.
The firm’s staff takes part in fruitful and extensive activities in the Law of Torts and Insurance Law areas, which includes numerous of weekly appearances before Courts and mediations.
The firm’s staff has an impressive range of achievements in their fields of expertise which includes numerous proceedings in the Supreme Court, including issues of principle and precedent matters.
The attorneys have extensive and rich experience in handling Law of Tort cases in all aspects: Preparing statements of claim and opinions, conducting negotiations, managing the evidentiary stages, appearing in mediation proceedings, and representing clients, primarily in district courts and the Supreme Court. The firm’s lawyers are skilled in studying and analyzing medical issues and are regularly updated on current legal trends in the firm’s areas of expertise. The firm handles all types of medical malpractice cases, obstetrics cases – mother or newborn birth complications (such as cerebral palsy or Erb’s palsy), misdiagnosis of birth defects, wrongful birth, neurosurgical, surgical, and orthopedic complications, complications of anesthesia, anesthesia, or delay in diagnosing illness, loss of chances of recovery and more.
In view of the knowledge and expertise it has acquired, the firm assists in drafting position papers and guidelines in the field of public health and the firm’s staff is frequently invited to appear at professional conferences pertaining to its area of expertise.
Yosef Sahar, Adv.
(1914-1984) Immigrated to Israel from Poland in 1937. Graduated from law studies at the Higher School of Law and Economics in Tel Aviv in 1945. He served in the British Army for about three and a half years. After his return, he enlisted in the ranks of the defense, which began by establishing a military prosecution, and was appointed the general prosecutor of the Palmach "Yiftah" division and was one of the first prosecutors of the military prosecutor's office. After his release from the IDF, he joined the general prosecution at the Tel Aviv district prosecutor's office and established the tort department (national department) In the early 1960s, he retired to private practice with his partner, Judit Sahar, specialized in tort law and published an index of jurisprudence in the field. He was one of Israel's top attorneys in the field of torts, a man of wisdom and knowledge, a pursuer of justice, pleasant in his ways and a lover of fellowship. A generation of senior judges and jurists emerged from his inn. A seminar room at Tel Aviv University was dedicated to his memory.
Yehudit Sahar, Adv.
Born in 1922, immigrated to Israel from Poland in 1934 Graduated from the School of Law and Economics at Tel Aviv University in 1953 Interned in the office of Yehoshua Rothenstreich (one of the founders of the Bar Association and its first president) Member of the Bar Association since 1955 She was the first woman in Tel Aviv to establish an independent office She received the "darling of the profession" award from the Bar Association. Served as a judge in the Disciplinary Court of Appeals of the Bar Association, a large number of terms. Memberships: Israel Bar Association (was a member of the International Affairs Committee) W.J.A, I.B.A, F.I.D.A
Moshe Stobiecki, Adv.
Graduated from the Tel Aviv University School of Law in 1975, with honors. Interned in the Tel Aviv District Court, and later and since 1976 - in the office. Member of the Bar Association since 1977. Mr. Stobiecki taught at the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. He is an appointed mediator and his fields of expertise - Law of torts and Insurance Law. Languages: Hebrew, English.
Orna Sahar-Ziv Tiberin, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1956. Graduated from the Tel Aviv University School of Law in 1978. Interned in the office sine 1977 Member of the Bar Association since 1979. Authorized mediator. Languages: Hebrew, English.
Evelyn Aviad, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1972. Graduated from the Tel Aviv University School of Law in 1997. Member of the Bar Association since 1998. Languages: Hebrew, English, French.
Tal Bukshtein, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1977. Graduated from the Tel Aviv University School of Law in 2003, with honors. Member of the Bar Association since 2004. Pre-internship and internship in the office since 2002 Languages: Hebrew, English.
Avi Benbenishti, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1977. Graduated from the School of Law of the College of Management in 2003, with honors. Member of the Bar Association since 2004. Authorized mediator. Languages: Hebrew, English.
Nofar Biton, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1987. Graduated from the Reichman University in 2013. Internship in the office since 2014. Member of the Bar Association since 2015. Languages: Hebrew, English
Shaked Arica, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1991. Graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2019. Member of the Bar Association since 2019. Languages: Hebrew, English.
Ido Mechorish, Adv.
Ido Mechorish, Adv. Born in Israel, 1991. Graduated from Sapir College in 2016. Member of the Bar Association since 2017. Languages: Hebrew, English.
Yahav Moyal, Adv.
Born in Israel, 1987. Graduate of the Ono Academic Campus College. Member of the Bar Association since 2018. Languages: Hebrew, English.
keren Freder, Adv.
Born in 1969 Graduated from the Law School at the Ono Academic College in 2015. Member of the Bar Association since 2017 Hebrew and English languages