M. FIRON & CO., which was founded in 1950 by Michael Firon and the former Minister of Justice, Jacob Shimshon Shapiro, is one of the most prestigious of the leading law firms in Israel. The firm, headed by Adv. Zvi Firon, has for many years been among the top international law firms in Israel and consistently rated by both Israeli and International rating companies, including Dun & Bradstreet, Legal European 500, and Code BDI, as one of the largest and most prominent law firms in Israel.
During the years 2006-2007 M. FIRON & CO. recorded the largest growth (without merger with another large firm) among the large Israeli law firms, and today consists of more than 100 lawyers, of whom 32 are partners. The professional staff of M. FIRON & CO. includes attorneys well-known in their fields, with proven reputations, from varied backgrounds, and of the highest outstanding personal and professional levels.
The size of the firm, the varied legal specializations of the firm's partners, and the experience accrued during almost 60 years of activities, enable M. FIRON & CO. to provide its clients, under one roof, an especially wide range of legal services and complete response in all areas of commercial and civil law, with an emphasis on quality personal service for each client.
M. FIRON & CO. is the leading Israeli law firm in representation and activities of Israeli investors in Eastern Europe, where it operates, under the management (on the firm's behalf) of Adv. Itzhak Narkiss, the partnership office FIRON BAR-NIR EUROPE in Bucharest, Sofia, and Belgrade.
M. FIRON & CO.'s impressive client base includes clients who are well-known leaders in their fields, among them: Dan Hotels, Ashtrom Group, Merhav-Ampal Group, EMG - the Egyptian natural gas supplier, Clalit Health Services, Elbit Systems Group, Harel Insurance Agency, Diplomat Distributors, Bezeq, Solel Boneh, Direct Insurance Group, The Carmel Tunnels Project, The Jerusalem Light Rail Project, Israel Insurance Association , Association of Life Insurance Companies of Israel, The Pool ("Hamaagar Hayisraeli Lebituach Rechev Chova"), Avner Insurance Union for Auto Victims, Dun & Bradstreet, Solel Solar Systems, Migdal Insurance Company, Israel Gas Conduit Project, Herzlia Medical Center, Trust Funds Association, Association of Non-Bank Stock Exchange Members, Dash Apex, Epsilon, Menora Capital Markets. Prisma, Migdal Capital Markets, Poalim I.B.I., Haifa Port, ImageSat Satellites, Dori Media Group, start-ups, venture capital funds, commercial and industrial companies and government and public institutions.
Out of a belief in the importance of promoting business activities in the periphery, in 2006, M. FIRON & CO. - Negev Branch was opened in Beersheba, supplying services to companies and individuals operating in the south of the country and in the Negev in all areas of civil-commercial law.
With the aim of promoting public action and to encourage the firm's attorneys to contribute to the community, M. FIRON & CO. assists pro bono underclass clients in need of legal representation. Similarly the firm is a member of the Judge Chaim Cohen Human Rights Center. In addition, many of the firm's attorneys are active in various non-profit organizations, either as ordinary volunteers or in the frame¬work of administrators, among them: the Bar Association, Tel Aviv Museum,Noga Center - Representation of Victims of Crime, Women's Circle, "Ohalei Hapalmach", the Israel Opera, Friends of the Rabin Medical Center, and Helsinki committees.
M. FIRON & CO. is the only Israeli member of Interlaw, an organization of approximately 60 of the leading law firms world-wide, together providing their clients a global support network for legal and business representation.