Adv. Menachem (Hemi) Lapidor
Adv. Mecnachem (Hemi) Lapidor is a partner at Lapidor & Co for over 15 years.
Hemi is one of Israel’s best known lawyers in the field of Labor Law, especially Public Labor Law, where he is considered one of the markets leading attorneys.
For years, Hemi has accompanied Israel’s largest and well-known companies and entities, providing legal advice regarding their employment standards. He provides legal support regarding employment, dismissals, workers’ rights and their work related obligations; specializing in social security.
Hemi has many years of experience in escorting and providing legal counsel and representation to various public entities that employ hundreds and thousands of workers, including municipalities, local and regional councils, municipal corporations and public associations.
His unique specialties and vast experience in Labor and Public Law has brought him many times to speak in front of the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament) and their inner committees, presenting the viewpoints of regional councils regarding Labor Law, including meetings dealing with important ongoing legal proceedings, such as: Increasing Enforcement in Labor Law Bill and the Public Health Protection Bill.
During his many years working in the field of Labor, Public and Collective Law, Hemi has gained valued experience in collective labor relations. His skillset includes managing negotiations upon signing collective agreements, providing legal interpretation to collective agreements and editing them. However, his management of strikes and times of crises have made him one of the leading Israeli lawyers in the field.
In addition to his advanced skillset in the field of Labor and Public Law, Hemi has great experience in client representation in all labor courts, whether regional or national labor courts or the disciplinary court for state and regional council employees.
His high level of legal professionalism in court and outstanding ability to manage case files have led the firm’s clients to numerous successes in court and the creation of legal precedents in the field of Labor Law.
Hemi holds a LL.B from the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center and a B.A in Economics and Business from the University of Haifa. His academic experience offers Hemi a deep understanding in managing business deals and allows him to properly understand his client’s needs, while provide the optimal solution to achieving their goals.
Hemi is a certified mediator and prior to his certification as a lawyer in 2000, he worked as a purchasing supervisor in an insurance company while also managing a group of insurance agents that dealt with financial insurance.