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Our Israel Practice provides one-stop strategic and legal advice to Israeli companies doing business in the U.S. and multinationals partnering with Israeli companies. We handle the complete array of issues that Israel-related businesses tend to experience, from intellectual property advice on the first idea, to corporate and employment representation in the establishment and financing of the entity, to securities work on the public offering, through M&A representation on the sale of the company. 

Industry Focus

We understand the fast-paced, cutting-edge needs of Israeli companies, investors, executives and entrepreneurs. We anticipate issues and opportunities and operate proactively, quickly, and creatively.  We are deeply ensconced in the most relevant sectors including:

  • High Tech
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
  • Internet
  • Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
  • Energy/Clean Tech
  • Retail & Consumer Products

Legal Focus

We handle virtually every type of legal work needed by Israeli companies doing business in the U.S. (and elsewhere). Areas of focus include:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Intellectual Property
    • Patent prosecution
    • Trademark Applications
    • Licensing
    • Disputes and litigation

  • Formation of  U.S. Entities & Tax Planning

  • Financing
    • IPOs and other public offerings
    • Venture capital financings
    • Friends and family
    • Strategic collaboration
    • Debt transactions

  • Government Contracts
    • Federal, state, local and foreign
    • Negotiating the contract
    • Bid protests
    • Litigation
  • International Litigation & Dispute Resolution
    • International commercial arbitration and litigation
    • Defense of investigations by SEC, FINRA, DOJ and others
    • International investment arbitration

  • Labor & Employment
    • Executive employment issues
    • Stock options and equity plans
    • Employment agreements and offer letters
    • Hiring and managing employees
    • Employee crises
    • Noncompetes
    • Layoffs
    • Litigation

  • Advertising & Product Risk Management

  • International Trade
    • Policy updates and strategic advice
    • Customs
    • Working with foreign governments
    • Export controls
    • Tariffs
    • Disputes

How We Work

We facilitate business opportunities for our clients by early identification of market openings, private and government RFPs, technology trends, investor desires, compelling technology and the like, and by making introductions to potential business partners. Our extensive relationships with Fortune 500 companies, category killers, private equity leaders, and venture capital funds enable us to introduce Israeli emerging companies to the most sought after investors and strategic partners. And our vast network in the Israeli business community allows us to introduce our industry-leading multinational clients to compelling Israeli technologies and products, and those who create them.

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"U.S. Cross-Border Transaction Environment Managing Regulatory Risks and Rules," Association of Corporate Counsel Israel Webinar (April 22, 2020). Presenters: Adelicia R. Cliffe, Samuel E. Feigin, and Mark Kass.
Israel Practice Newsletter (Spring 2017). Chair: Samuel E. Feigin.
Israel Practice Newsletter (Winter 2017). Chair: Samuel E. Feigin.
Israel Practice Newsletter (Summer 2016). Chair: Samuel E. Feigin.
The 24 Firms GCs Love the Most Law360 (June 28, 2016)
Press Coverage
Israel Practice Newsletter (Spring 2016). Chair: Samuel E. Feigin.
Islamic Finance & Markets 2016: United States (August 2015). Author: John Vogel.
Israel Practice Newsletter (Fall 2015). Chair: Samuel E. Feigin, Editor: Jonathan Nesher.
"VIDEO: Alternative Fees in Law," Advertising & State AG Alert (June 23, 2015).
Client Alert/Newsletter
Israel Practice Newsletter (Summer 2015). Chair: Samuel E. Feigin, Editor: Jonathan Nesher.

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