Mr. Yaron Catane is currently a doctoral student at the Hebrew University School of Law in Jerusalem, specializing in labor and employment law. His research focuses on theoretical and practical aspects of resolving employment disputes. He is currently a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at the Hauser Global Law School Program and at the Center for Labor and Employment Law, NYU School of Law.
Mr. Catane obtained his Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Labor Law in 2004, and was a lecturer and assistant in Labor and Employment Law and in Jewish Law at the Hebrew University, Haifa University and Kiryat Ono College.
He has worked in various positions in the legal field: as a lawyer and mediator, clerking for the President of the National Labor Court in Israel, and working as the senior legal assistant in the Regional Labor Court in Jerusalem. He participated in the XVII World Congress of the International Society for Labor Law and Social Security (ISLLSS), Montevideo, Uruguay, in 2003, by fellowship grant from the ISLLSS, and presented on the topic "Remedies for Wrongful Dismissals." Mr. Catane also participated in the Montana Labor Relations Conference in 2004, and presented on the topic "Remedies for Wrongful Discharge: European and Montana Perspectives."
Mr. Catane obtained ordination as a Rabbi by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, and teaches Jewish Law in various classes. He is married and has five children.