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Devora Snyder-Shefer focuses her practice on providing companies across industry sectors with customized legal counsel that speaks to each company’s unique needs and interests.

In particular, Devora utilizes her many years of experience supporting clients on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters and leverages the wide-ranging GT platform to provide A-to-Z support for her clients' capital markets, technology, commercial, corporate, and financial-focused needs.

Within this framework, Devora counsels both emerging and established companies across the globe, offering clients practical and efficient legal counsel, while striving to manage costs and risks via business-friendly strategies. Devora advises clients on technology and commercial contracts, U.S. corporate formation and company build-out, securities laws and governance matters, financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as data privacy and protection and cybersecurity.

In addition, Devora is a regional liaison to the GT Women's Initiative from the EU/EMEA Region, and is dedicated to providing pro bono legal counsel to underrepresented groups in Israel and around the world.


  • Technology Transactions
  • Public and private offerings
  • Technology Licensing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Venture Financing
  • Joint Venture Transactions
  • Equity derivatives
  • Banking and Finance
  • Privacy & Cyber Security (GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and other U.S. and international privacy laws)



  • Ongoing representation of several NYSE- and Nasdaq-traded public companies.
  • Advised ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) as part of their acquisition of Israeli valve manufacturer Habonim.
  • Represented PainReform Ltd., an Israeli-based pharmaceutical company, in multiple transactions, involving registered direct offerings or ordinary shares and warrants and concurrent private placements of warrants.
  • Represented longstanding client Advanced Monitored Caregiving (AMC Health), a New York-based leading telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) services provider, as part of an investment made by York Capital Management's global private equity group.
  • Represented U.S.-based On.Care LLC, a provider of a user-friendly purchasing and invoicing system, in its acquisition by Procurement Partners.
  • 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.
  • Advised on numerous U.S. regulatory, financing and M&A matters.
  • Represented Future Media Group in its Acquisition of W Magazine from Condé Nast.
  • Represented Canon in their acquisition of Israeli video analysis company BriefCam.
  • Representation of Digital Health Company as part of their pre-SPAC audit, assisting the company in reconfiguring their cap table maintenance and shareholder distribution methods.
  • Representation of longstanding client Nuvo Group, an Israeli company focused on pregnancy care, on its merger with LAMF Global Ventures, in a strategic SPAC deal. In addition, GT serves as Nuvo Group’s lead counsel on all technology, licensing, clinical trial and collaboration agreements, as well as privacy and data security programs and protocols, including HIPAA and GDPR.
  • Represented NICE Systems Ltd. with regards to their global privacy requirements, including structuring and implementation of privacy-focused program and related corporate governance tools.
  • Represented OwnbackUp Ltd., an Israeli Cloud Data Protection platform, on its acquisition of an Indian technology company.
  • Representation of U.S. real estate logistics investment firm with the development of form technology agreements, including its global terms of service and privacy policy.
  • Representation of Israeli health care software company in establishing a global framework of protecting its intellectual property across several jurisdictions in connection with a material corporate transaction.
  • Advised numerous non-U.S. entities on HIPAA compliance.
  • Represented Israeli investor group in joint venture dispute with local operator and in CMBS loan workout of a $50 million portfolio of U.S. multifamily properties.
  • Represented Migdal Insurance Company and a consortium of Israeli pension funds in a EUR 200 million joint venture to acquire an office complex in Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Represented a U.S. real estate developer in $100 million acquisition of Chicago office building and joint venture with Israeli pension fund.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Chambers Global
    • Team Member, Corporate/M&A (Desk based Abroad in USA), 2016-2023
  • IFLR1000
    • Team member, Corporate & M&A, Other Notable, 2017-2024
  • LMG Life Sciences Awards
  • Dun’s 100 (Israel)
    • Team Member, Hi-Tech, Notable Law Firm, 2022-2024
    • Team Member, International Commercial, Prominent Law Firm, 2016-2024
  • BDICode (Israel)
    • Team Member, Capital Markets, Prominent Leaders, 2024
    • Team Member, Hi-Tech, Prominent Leaders, 2021-2024
    • Team Member, Cyber & Privacy, Prominent Leaders, 2021-2024
    • Team Member, Intellectual Property, Leading Law firm, 2021-2023
    • Team Member, International Commercial, Prominent Leaders, 2016-2024
    • Team Member, Commercial, Prominent Leaders, 2019-2020, 2022-2023
    • Team Member, Real Estate, Prominent Leaders, 2019-2023
  • LegallyIsrael100
    • Team member, Hi-Tech, Elite firm, First Tier, 2020-2024
    • Team member, Capital Markets, Elite Firm, 2024
    • Team member, Intellectual Property, 2019-2024
    • Team member, Real Estate, Prominent Law firm, 2019-2023
  • EMEA Women in Business Law Awards
    • Winning Team, Gender Diversity: International Firm, 2022
    • Shortlisted Team, Israel Law Firm of the Year, 2022
  • Thomson Reuters ALB Middle East Law Awards
    • Shortlisted, Israeli Law Firm of the Year, 2021-2023
    • Shortlisted, Gender Diversity International Law Firm of the Year, 2021-2023
    • Shortlisted, Women in Business Law International Firm of the Year, 2021-2023
  • The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa > Israel:
    • Recognized, Commercial, corporate and M&A, 2017
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, State Bar of Illinois
  • Member, Israel Bar Association


  • 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
  • Hon. Justice Ayala Procaccia, Israeli Supreme Court, 2008
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
^ Attorneys in the Tel Aviv office do not practice Israeli law.
  • Hebrew, Fluent
  • Arabic, Conversational