Aluma Zernik

Aluma Zernik


Dr. Aluma Zernik is an associate in Banking and Finance Practice and is an active party in Litigation and commercial regulation departments.

Aluma joined our firm in 2014 after clerking for the Honorable Justice Asher Grunis, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. She returned to the firm in 2018, after completing her LL.M (Master of Laws) and in the midst of her SJD (Doctor of Juridical Science) at Harvard Law School.

Her main fields of practice include finance, civil litigation and regulation, with a focus on fintech, banking, capital markets and antitrust, as well as class actions and derivative suits. She represents some of the leading corporations in Israel, including major companies for the banking, real-estate and insurance sectors.

In 2020 Aluma was awarded her Doctorate from Harvard Law School, for her research on the Financial Eco-systems, Innovation, and Behavioral Economics. During her studies, Adv. Zernik served as an editor for the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, and as the coordinator of the Harvard Empirical Legal Studies program.  In addition, she received the Fulbright fellowship (for the Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation) and was a Terence M. Considine Fellow in Law and Economics.

During her academic studies in the Hebrew University, she served as an editorial board member of “Mishpatim” – the Hebrew University Law Review, and as a research and teaching assistance for Professor Assaf Hamdani (Corporate Law), Dr. Hadas Aharoni (Corporate law), Dr. Yuval Roitman (Administrative law), and Dr. Yizhak Kugler (Criminal Law).
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Phone: 972-2-5607607
Bar Admission: 2014
Education: LL.B in Law and Cognitive Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2013)

LL.M., Harvard Law School 2016

SJD, Harvard Law School, 2020