Jacki is an associate in the firm’s Employment Department.
Jacki provides clients ongoing legal advice and representation in legal proceedings before Israel’s labor courts.
As part of her legal advisory services, Jackie prepares various legal opinions in the field of labor law. She also drafts legal agreements, including employment and termination agreements, as well as non-compete and confidentiality clauses.
Prior to joining Barnea, Jacki worked at the Orna Lin & Co. law firm.
Jacki served as an intern at the Supreme Court for the Honorable Justice Zvi Zilbertal.
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard University, Massachusetts, 2020
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (cum laude), University of Haifa, 2016
Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2017
News and updates - Jacki Silbermann :
Employment: Paid Sick Leave for Time in Quarantine
Yesterday the Court granted the State’s request to extend the period during which employees may use paid sick leave for time in quarantine until October 28, 2020.
As you may remember, the Supreme Court repealed an order from the Ministry of Health, according to which a sweeping medical certificate was given to employees in quarantine due to possible exposure to COVID-19. This repeal was to have entered into effect on September 30, 2020.
Jacki Silbermann Lectures on Workers' Rights
Jacki Silbermann, a lawyer from our firm's Employment Department, lectured today on workers' rights in Israel.
The lecture was held as part of a program run by Israel Tech Challenge, an organization established to address the manpower shortage in the Israeli tech industry. Israel Tech Challenge offers intensive training programs for new immigrants who are outstanding graduates from leading universities around the world. The lecture was held as part of a training session for the ITC's Data Science Fellows program.
Updates Regarding the Upcoming Lockdown in Israel
A nationwide lockdown in Israel is to take effect on Friday, September 18, 2020, from 2 p.m., to last for at least 14 days, (the restrictions may be extended, in full or in part, as determined by the Israeli government). While the regulations are currently pending final approval by the Knesset’s Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, they are expected to be enacted late tonight or early tomorrow.