Amit Becher Co-Heads the White Collar Crime Practice Department of the firm, where he specializes in handling criminal and administrative cases in the capital market, and in white collar cases. Before joining the firm, Amit served for 12 years as a senior attorney and head of Division at Tel Aviv District Attorney (Finance & Taxation), where he gained extensive experience in the white collar field. In this context, Amit handled a large number of key and complex high profile cases. Among the various areas in which Amit specializes were stock manipulation cases, use of inside information, reporting offenses, bribe, money laundering, criminal liability of both office holders and corporations, Ponzi scams and various financial scams.
In addition, Amit has also dealt with many aspects of administrative enforcement in the capital market and alternative enforcement agreements.
Coupled with his professional work, Amit also engages in extensive public activity. Amit is currently the Chairman of the Tel Aviv District of the Israeli Bar Association, and he is investing considerable efforts aimed at strengthening the independence of the legal systems and enforcement of the law in Israel. Amit also serves as a legal commentator on public law and white collar crime matters on the leading television channels and radio stations as well as in the economic press. As a law student at Tel Aviv University, Amit served as President of the Student Union and was also a member of the University’s Executive Board.