The Latham & Watkins Israel Practice provides practical legal solutions to companies doing business in Israel, and to US-based Israeli companies with commercial interests abroad.
Lawyers in the practice, which includes Israeli nationals who speak fluent Hebrew and are Israeli bar members, are spread out geographically, and have experience handling matters in a number of different jurisdictions. Latham's lawyers regularly tap the firm's vast resources to address virtually all legal aspects involved in structuring and negotiating transactions in Israel, and throughout the world.
The lawyers in the Israel Practice employ their intimate knowledge of the Israeli economic, political and social environment to provide their clients with innovative solutions to a variety of transactional and administrative matters. More specifically, they provide counsel on:
- Collateral and guarantee packages
- Employment issues
- Environmental compliance and land use
- Intellectual property
- International financings
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Real estate acquisition and development
- Regulatory issues
- Securities offerings
- State corporation laws
- Tax law
The group advises companies in myriad industries, including:
Latham's lawyers have worked with accelerators, government entities, incubators, investment banks, and venture capital firms on new and innovative transactions and capital structures, which have facilitated the transformation of the Middle East region's commercial infrastructures.