With nearly 30 years of employment law experience, Meira Ferziger has provided legal counsel to hundreds of Israeli start-up companies hiring employees in the United States. Meira has accompanied such companies from their first step into the U.S. market, through the process of remotely managing U.S. employees on a day-to-day basis in accordance with applicable laws, and she has provided invaluable professional and practical counsel to such clients during capital funding, merger & acquisition, and IPO stages.
Based in Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv Office, Meira focuses on the individual needs of particular companies, preventative strategies and litigation avoidance. She guides clients through the development and implementation of employment policies and practices in light of applicable local, state, and federal laws, and advises clients as to minimizing the risk associated with terminating employees, including potential discrimination, unjust dismissal, and/or breach of contract claims. Meira also plays a central role in advising clients with respect to the employment aspects of corporate transactions, including the preparation and negotiation of employment and retention agreements for key employees in connection with such transactions.
Meira represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including data privacy & cybersecurity, eCommerce, medical devices, biotechnology, health care and pharmaceuticals, media and telecommunications, financial services, hospitality, defense, information technology, agriculture and water technology, transportation and automotive technology, aviation & aerospace, health & beauty, market research, marketing & advertising, and retail.
- Executive employment agreements
- Bonus incentive plans and employee benefit packages
- Non-competition, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements
- Employee handbooks and employment policies
- Offer letters, consulting agreements, sales representative contracts, and incentive plans
- Terminations, reductions in force, separation and release agreements
- Harassment, discrimination and sensitivity training