Devora Y. Snyder

Devora Y. Snyder ^

Associate

Devora Y. Snyder focuses her real estate and finance practice on representing Israeli insurance companies, pension funds, public and private companies, and private individuals in cross-border real estate and joint venture transactions, representing Israeli institutional investors in mezzanine and preferred equity financings, and negotiates complex joint venture agreements for real estate investments in the United States, and Europe.

Ms. Snyder focuses her technology practice on emerging technology, data privacy, cybersecurity and intellectual property, with an emphasis on IT, technology licensing and privacy in the financial services and health care industries, as well as advertising and promotions, social networking, media, venture capital and M&A. In this capacity, she counsels both established and emerging growth companies throughout the world including the U.S., Israel, China, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Prior to joining GT's Tel Aviv office, Devora was an associate in the firm's Financial Institutions group out of the Atlanta office and has extensive practice experience in domestic and international multicurrency lending and financial transactions, including secured and unsecured commercial loans, structured financings, acquisition financing, asset-based lending, and loan syndications.

Concentrations

  • Joint Venture Transactions
  • Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • IT and Technology Licensing
  • Privacy & Cyber Security
  • Advertising and Advertising Regulations
  • Banking and Finance
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Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Israeli pension fund in a purchasing syndicate that acquired the Old Post Office Building in Chicago, IL.
  • Represented a U.S. real estate developer in $100 million acquisition of Chicago office building and joint venture with Israeli pension fund.
  • Represented a leading Israeli investment house in an acquisition of North Carolina and Georgia Multifamily portfolio.
  • Represented a prominent Israeli insurance company in sale of Berlin office building.
  • Represented Amadeus IT Group, S.A. in an M&A transaction spanning Israel, Europe and the U.S.
  • Represented Cowen and Company as underwriters’ counsel in a confidentially marketed public offering (CMPO) of ordinary shares of SuperCom Ltd., an Israeli technology company traded on Nasdaq, with proceeds of approximately $30 million.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recognized, IFLR, Corporate & M&A, Israel, Other Notable, 2017 
  • Recognized, Dun’s 100, 2016 (Israel), International Commercial – Prominent Team, 2016
  • Recognized, BDICoface 2016 (Israel), International Commercial - Outstanding Leaders, 2016
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, State Bar of Illinois
  • Member, Israel Bar Association
  • Member, AJC ACCESS
    • Member, Israel, National Board
  • Committee Member, InspireTLV
  • Member, GIT (Girls in Technology)

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2010
    • Recipient, Book Award, Israeli Property Law, 2009
    • Contributing Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law, 2009
  • B.A., Columbia University, 2005
    • Highest Departmental Honors, Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, 2005
Clerkships
  • Hon. Justice Ayala Procaccia, Israeli Supreme Court, 2008
Admissions
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
^ Attorneys in the Tel Aviv office do not practice Israeli law.
Languages
  • Hebrew, Fluent
  • Arabic, Conversational