A partner at the firm, Hadar focuses her practice on white collar and regulatory enforcement, internal investigations and complex business litigation. Hadar represents companies and individuals in a wide range of enforcement proceedings involving possible violations of financial rules and regulations and compliance with local or US federal and state laws.
Hadar has extensive experience handling a wide range of criminal and civil matters, including money laundering, fraud, insider trading, antitrust litigation, securities litigation, shareholders disputes, and class actions.
Before joining Barnea Hadar was an associate with the litigation department in the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and in major law firms in Tel-Aviv.
Hadar clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel for Hon. Acting Justice Dvora Berliner and served as an Editorial Board Member of the Tel Aviv University Law Review and as a teaching and research assistant in the field of criminal law.
Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, LL.M., magna cum laude, New York, 2016
Tel Aviv University, L.L.B., magna cum laude, 2007
Tel Aviv University, B.Sc., Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2007
Member of New York Bar Association since 2017
Member of Israel Bar Association since 2008
News and updates - Hadar Israeli:
Seminar on Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation
Our firm hosted today the Israeli Directors' Union for a seminar on multi-jurisdictional litigation. The seminar examined the considerations when a corporate crisis breaks out and a company's board of directors and management are required to build a multi-jurisdictional litigation package. The seminar was held in collaboration with Dechert LLP. Adv. Hadar Israeli lectured on managing a legal crisis when a conflict of interest exists between management and the board.
Lee Elbaz Trial Ends with Sentencing
Our firm served along with US attorneys as representation for Lee Elbaz, the CEO of Yukom Communications, in her criminal trial in the United States. Lee was convicted of binary options fraud in August and sentenced last week. Dr. Zvi Gabbay and Adv. Hadar Israeli, who represented Elbaz from her arrest, were interviewed by the media following the sentencing in a Maryland federal court. According to them, "The degree of harshness in US prosecutorial policies and in sentences for economic offenses is infinitely higher than in Israel. "
Tel Aviv Court Allows Yehuda Levy to Join Legal Proceedings against Eshkolot
The Tel Aviv Economic Court allowed the actor Yehuda Levy to join Shaham, the largest actors' organization in Israel, and a group of fellow artists in their legal dispute with the management of Eshkolot. Advs. Zohar Lande, Hadar Israeli, Eyal Nachshon, and Michael Dubin are representing Shaham and the artists.