Dr. Taussig heads the firm’s Class Actions team. Dr. Taussig specializes and has years of experience in complex litigation with an emphasis on class action litigation. He has been successfully representing leading corporations and individuals in class actions in the areas of pharmaceutics, consumer protection, banking, insurance, mass tort and more.
Dr. Taussig has earned his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA in the fields of class actions and contract law. During his doctoral studies he also served as Chief Articles Editor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Journal of International Law.
In addition to his practice of law, Dr. Taussig serves as lecturer of law at the Faculties of Law at the Hebrew University and Haifa university where he teaches Civil Procedure and Class Actions courses.
Dr. Taussig has published extensively, including seven articles in legal prominent journals in Israel and in the United States dealing with class action proceedings and civil litigation.
Dr. Taussig was invited twice to present seminars on Class Actions in the United-States and Israel at the National University, Taiwan.
Dr. Taussig lectured for 4 years on the laws of contracts at the School of Economics & Management at the Open University. He was also an assistant lecturer for many years and a research assistant for the late Prof. Stephen Goldstein.
Dr. Taussig served as the vice chairman of the Class Actions Committee (the Israeli Bar Association) between the years 2013-2015 and was member of this committee between the years 2003 and 2006. He was also a member of the Legislative Civil Procedure and Evidence Committee between 2000 and 2006.
Dr. Taussig is frequently invited to give guest lectures about class actions. Among others, he took part in Israeli Bar Association conferences and lectured on class action settlements at the Supreme Court OZMAT Institute. He also gave a lecture on Innovations in class actions to judges in the Tel-Aviv district and magistrate court.
The University of Pennsylvania Law School (SJD, 2009); Tel Aviv University (LL.M., magna cum laude, 2004); The Hebrew University (LL.B., 1999).
Israel Bar association, 2000.
- Class Actions
- Commercial Litigation
- Civil and Appellate Litigation
- Mass Tort
- Insurance Law
- Pharmaceutical Liability
- Contract Law
- Corporate Law