Marie, partner and head of our Employment Department, is an expert in labor law, particularly, regarding labor relations.
Marie advises employers throughout the employment lifecycle that spans from recruitment to termination, aiding in the implementation of legislation. Marie is frequently requested to provide opinions in her area of expertise.
Under Marie’s leadership, the firm’s department has gained an outstanding reputation for its work on contractual relations and employee agreements. This includes various agreements with employees and other parties such as employment agencies, suppliersand subcontractors. Additionally, the department’s counsel covers matters regarding compensation and retention plans, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, and executive employee compensation, such as option plans.
Marie also works closely with our other departments when labor issues arise such as during mergers or acquisitions that involve a change of employer. Moreover, Marie represents local and foreign companies and employers in labor law disputes.
Marie has a degree in Law & Behavioral Sciences and a master’s degree in Organizational Consulting & Development.
The firm’s Employment Department considers commercial organizational aspects together with the strict provisions of labor law, ensuring an effective management process that complies with all legal requirements.
The Israeli Alfred Adler Institute, Certified Coach Program, Coaching
The College of Management Academic Studies, MA Organizational Consulting and Development, 2008
The College of Management Academic Studies, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Cum Laude) & Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Behavioural Science (Magna Cum Laude), 2005
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2006
News and updates - Marie Tsion:
New Labor Court Ruling on The Subject of Age Discrimination
The subject of discrimination in the labor market in general, and the subject of ageism in particular, has lately become a hot topic in the public discourse. A recent ruling handed down by the Regional Labor Court in Tel-Aviv in the Bat Sheva Simchi vs. Maabarot Products Ltd. case addressed the issue of age discrimination.
Does the US Visa Boom Herald New Opportunities for Law Firms?
Adv. Marie Tsion, Head of the Employment Department at Barnea & Co. was interviewed by The Lawyer regarding the effect of the E-2 visa programme on the legal market. Marie commented that the E-2 investor visas will allow US companies, entrepreneurs and employees to start business activities in Israel more easily. This visa is likely to increase the number of US companies establishing activities in Israel.
Doing Business in Israel – Practical Law
A Q&A guide to doing business in Israel written by Barnea & Co. was published in the Practical Law website. The guide gives an overview of the legal system, foreign investment, regulation, and other issues pertaining to Israel.