Hagai Shmueli has been a partner in the Yigal Arnon & co. law firm in Tel Aviv for 27 years. He has extensive legal experience in real estate transactions, municipalities on zoning matters, employee rights and benefits, as well as cases involving NGOs that include academic, Christian and other religious and volunteer organizations. He is among the founders of B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories and is active in the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. In the 1980’s Hagai was sent to the United States on behalf of the World Zionist Organization, where, among other things, he served as the Young Judea emissary, and as the North American representative of the Scouts movement. Hagai lives in Jerusalem with his wife Dorit and their four children.