Doron Lipshitz

Doron Lipshitz

Shareholder

Doron Lipshitz concentrates on corporate and financial matters, particularly U.S. and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions including, cash tender and exchange offers, stock and assets acquisitions and divestitures, going private, SPAC transactions and corporate restructurings. Doron has broad experience advising issuers and investors in contested transactions, proxy contests, shareholder activism and takeover defense counseling. He also represents investment banking firms acting as financial advisors in various M&A transactions. Doron also routinely provides advice to corporations and their boards regarding governance matters and the fiduciary duties of directors.

Doron regularly represents private equity and hedge funds in their investment acquisitions and divestitures involving public and private companies as well as advising their portfolio companies. He also represents earlier stage companies and investors in corporate matters including, financing, venture capital, joint ventures and governance matters.

With clients spanning industries ranging from telecommunications, high-technology, shipping, oil and gas, and biotechnology, to consumer products and entertainment, Doron has advised on transactions having a total value of over $150 billion.

Doron has deep experience advising Israeli companies and investors doing business in the U.S., as well as global companies and investment funds in their investments and acquisitions in Israel and in Israeli based companies.

Concentrations

  • Public and private M&A transactions
  • Corporate governance
  • Private equity investments, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Corporate financing and venture capital
  • Contested transactions, proxy contests, shareholder activism, and defense counselling
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganization
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Capabilities

Experience

  • Captain (Platoon Commander), Israeli Defense Forces, 1982-1987
  • Professor, Contracts and Conflict of Laws at University College London, 1992-1993

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1995-Present
  • Law Society of England and Wales, 1993-Present
  • Honorary Trustee, Livingston Soccer Club, 2010-Present

Credentials

Education
  • LL.B., First Class Honors, University of London, 1991
  • LL.M., High Honors, University of Chicago Law School, 1992
Admissions
  • New York
  • England and Wales
Languages
  • Hebrew, Native