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Israel Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s presence in Israel is unique. We are the only major international law firm with a multidisciplinary registered office in Israel, one of the world’s leading innovation and business capitals. During these unprecedented times, we are proud to have a team of dedicated on-the-ground professionals to assist clients in navigating the complex waters of doing business worldwide, including newly available opportunities for Israelis in business capitals of the Arab world (read more about our Tel Aviv office in Arabic).

We act as a gateway for Israeli businesses and entrepreneurs seeking legal counsel in relation to opportunities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, MENA Region, and throughout the world. Additionally, Greenberg Traurig’s global client base benefits from our on-the-ground knowledge of the legal aspects related to doing business with Israelis, and our depth of experience in assisting clients with legal matters related to opportunities in Israel.

We are proud that our Israel Practice has been actively serving clients for more than 20 years, and includes more than 100 of our attorneys from other offices all around the world.

Members of our global Israel Practice work hand-in-hand with attorneys resident in our Tel Aviv office, providing clients access to a network of professionals with the legal experience, business acumen, technical knowledge, political experience, language capabilities, and cultural understanding needed for doing business in and with Israel.

We have a strong grasp of the legal challenges facing the Israel-related business arena, and thus are able to offer a multi-disciplinary, integrated team of professionals to assist clients with a range of corporate and commercial law issues including:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public & Private Offerings
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Litigation & Investigations
  • Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Partnerships
  • Emerging Technology
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • International Real Estate
  • Hospitality
  • Compliance
  • Labor & Employment
  • White Collar Crime
  • Technology, Licensing & Cyber
  • SEC Compliance
  • US & International Tax
  • UK, Dutch, German & Poland matters
  • Asia, Europe & Latin America Practices
  • Global Trade
  • Governmental Contracts
  • Government Law & Policy

The Israel Practice and Tel Aviv office maintain the GT Israel Blog, available here Blog

Our Clients

We regularly work with multinational corporations, private companies, financial institutions, venture funds, family offices, and later-stage startups across a variety of industries. We also frequently work with numerous local Israeli law firms to provide them with assistance with respect to their Israeli clients’ global needs outside of Israel, in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Community & Civic Involvement

Greenberg Traurig regularly sponsors events around the world that promote the Israeli business community and Israel’s status as the “Startup Nation.” Selected recent events organized or sponsored by Greenberg Traurig:

  • Florida-Israel Agriculture Innovation Summit
  • Jewish National Fund's R&D Speaker Series: U.S. & Israeli Innovations in the Life Sciences
  • Managing the Challenges of a Remote Workforce Webinar
  • Transformation of the Mobility Industry – Current Problems and Future Solutions
  • IP Issues in Different Technology Areas Leveraging AI and Big Data Webinar
  • Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program Webinar
  • Israel Hotel Investment Summit
  • PropTech 360 Conference
  • The Crossroads of Cyber & Security: Where the Business and Law of Cyber & Security Meet
  • Launch of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Israel
  • OurCrowd Global Investment Summit
  • Annual Trendlines Company Showcase 
  • Best Practices in Intellectual Property Conference
  • Annual Trendlines Company Showcase
  • Big in Japan – Startup Nation meets the Rising Sun
  • Emerging Technology Briefing: FinTech Evolution in Germany and Israel
  • The China-Israel Investment Summit
  • From “Start-Up Nation” to “Start-Up Region” – Making your Mark in Latin America
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Summit
  • Annual Conference of the Israel Bar Association
  • Israel Bar Association Delegation Reception at the IBA Conference in Washington D.C.
  • U.S. Capital Markets – Financial Tools of Choice for the Life Sciences Industry

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office and Israel Practice are involved in the community and are committed to supporting Israeli social causes and the values of Tikkun Olam (social justice). Greenberg Traurig is proud to provide pro bono legal assistance and financial support to numerous charitable organizations that serve Israel and the worldwide Jewish community, including:

  • Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity 
  • Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO)
  • United Hatzalah
  • Magen David Adom (MADA)
  • Tmura - The Israeli Public Service Venture Fund
  • Rabin Medical Center
  • United Jewish Appeal (UJA)/ Federation of Jewish Philanthropies
  • IRHA (Israel Recreational Hockey Association)
  • Colel Chabad/ Pantry Packers Soup Kitchens

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