Attorney Yotam Ben-Hillel graduated from Tel Aviv University Law School in 2003. He has devoted his career to human rights in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories including the residency rights of Palestinians . Yotam worked for six years at Hamoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual as an attorney and as the director of the legal department. Yotam also worked at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), an international humanitarian organization.
Yotam has extensive experience in the fields of administrative law, constitutional law and public humanitarian law. During his tenure at Hamoked, he litigated numerous petitions before the High Court of Justice and in administrative courts, focusing on the legal status of residency rights of Palestinians of East Jerusalem, family unification and child registration.
Yotam is also an experienced researcher and has provided legal expert opinions in the area of human rights and international humanitarian law.