Kobie Refaeli is a managing partner and heads the firm’s Labor Law Department.
Kobie holds an LL.B. (with honors) from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and was admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 2003. Kobie joined Glusman Shem-Tov Chowers Broid in September 2002 as an intern. Kobie has been with the firm since 2003 as an associate attorney, and his practice focused primarily in labor laws, commercial litigation and ongoing counseling of corporate and business clients. In 2008-2009, Kobie worked as an attorney in the labor law department of one of the largest law firms in Tel Aviv.
Kobie provides legal opinions, ongoing counseling to employers and employees on labor law issues, drafts employment agreements and complex compensation plans, agreements with consultants, freelancers and service providers, handles employee rights in M&As and employee replacements, advises employers and employees in all aspects involving collective employment relations, and other issues.
Kobie has a wealth of experience in representing employers and employees in proceedings before the labor courts, including in complex cases involving the enforcement of non-compete and restriction on business activity clauses as well as protection of trade secrets.