Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co. (BGA) is one of the three largest law firms in Israel. BGA is comprised of 86 attorneys, including 20 partners with branches in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Beer-Sheva, Tiberias and New York.
BGA specializes in most areas of civil law, providing its clients with personal and comprehensive services through specialized departments.
BGA experts in their respective fields work closely with the attending attorney to ensure a comprehensive analysis and approach to the matter. BGA's size and its many areas of specialization permit the immediate enlistment of a sufficient number of attorneys to handle urgent matters, including, restraining orders, petitions to the High Court of Justice and business transactions that must be completed within a short time. BGA works in conjunction with many of the largest law firms worldwide.
BGA represents large and mid-sized commercial clients in Israel and abroad, including Fortune 500 corporations, and international concerns wishing to commence business operations in Israel in the bio-tech and infrastructure sectors.
BGA represents collective settlements (kibbutzim) and cooperative settlements (moshavim) in economic and cooperative matters, reorganizations and real estate as well as representing many private clients.
BGA handles the initiation of privatization in Israel and Eastern Europe, in the fields of service, industry and infrastructure. BGA had recently completed the privatization of one of the largest industries in Eastern Europe.
The attorneys of the office's litigation department appear in high profile cases in Israel, primarily in the areas of commerce, company law, class actions (both claimants and respondents), insurance claims, and water, sewage and waste disposal site matters.
BGA's Intellectual property department deals with the filing of patents, trademarks and design patents both locally and worldwide, as awell as PCT applications and specializes in trials and appeals before the courts and the Commissioner of Patents.
The principle departments of the firm are: Commercial Law, Civil Law, Litigation, Taxes, Planning and Zoning, Real Estate, Arbitration, Intellectual Property, Hi-Tech, Insurance and Torts, Labor Law, Cooperative Societies, Water and Agriculture, International Commerce, Local Authorities, Environmental, Religious Orders and Securities.