Liat Shaked-Katz


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Liat Shaked Katz is a partner in the firm's Labour and Employment Law practice group. In addition to her vast knowledge of Employment Law, Liat – who began her career as a lawyer in the field of Commercial Law – has a wide range of knowledge in various legal areas, as well as an in-depth knowledge of and insight into the Israeli employment market. This essential and wide-ranging knowledge allows Liat to provide clients with advice that is tailored to each of their individual circumstances, and to provide them with creative solutions. Liat has unique experience and expertise in dealing with many of the most noteworthy employment elements of transactions in the Israeli market such as, international transactions and privatizations and governmental tenders (such as the Wisconsin Project), as well as in the implementation of unique plans and policies in various workplaces (such as, deferred compensation plans and complex non-competition agreements).

Liat advises local and international clients on a wide range of labour and employment law matters, as well as on employee benefits and executive compensation.

Areas of advice include:

  • Ongoing advice with respect to all aspects of employment relations, including: employee recruitment, employment terms and conditions, compensation and retirement packages, HR policies, the prevention of sexual harassment, equal opportunities in the workplace, adaptation of international documents to Israeli law, and employment termination;
  • Negotiating and drafting agreements, including: executive employment agreements, separation agreements, various compensation packages, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, and consultancy agreements;
  • Advising on international transactions, mergers and acquisitions, organizational changes and privatizations, including, conducting due diligence, assessing legal risks, drafting employment-related provisions for all transaction documents, advising on aspects relating to the change of employers, and preparation of new employment agreements which include special retention packages for employees upon completion of the transaction;
  • Advising on aspects of the legal requirements and customs in Israel in relation to employee relocation from Israel to abroad and vice versa;
  • Providing legal opinions to international clients, including leading international law firms, on the Israeli legal aspects of different employment related issues;
  • Advising on area of pension plans and social security, including regarding the employment-related aspects of government tenders in the field of social security and employment.

Liat also coordinates the legal updates drafted and issued by the Labour and Employment Law practice group to its clients. In addition, Liat regularly lectures at conferences and seminars regarding employment law.


  • Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.B (cum laude), 1997

Admitted to Practice