About Raz, Dlugin & Co.
Our firm was founded in 2008 with a mission to provide high-tech companies and investors with the highest level of legal representation required for the success of their business and getting their deals done. Our unique structure defines us and our commitment to our clients’ success. We practice through a boutique, “elite unit” model that ensures the involvement of our experienced partners in every matter we undertake and allows us to provide the highest quality, efficiency, dedication and responsiveness.
Our focus on tech and commitment to our clients means we have a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and invaluable relationships with the players in tech industry. Our practice focuses on cross-border M&A and joint ventures, VC financings, licensing and commercialization of IP and other transactions and ongoing corporate matters. We have experience in virtually every segment of high-tech practice including internet, e-commerce, social games, software and SaaS, apps, IoT, fintech, cyber, robotics, AI, VR, entertainment, sports, biotechnology and life-sciences, agritech, cleantech and others.
Our clients consists of leading VCs and tech investors in Israel and abroad, cutting-edge start-ups and major multi-national tech companies that have shaped the tech industry’s landscape.
We are consistently involved in the most significant transactions in the market, and believe our platform enables us to provide superior results to our clients.
Mergers & Acquisitions
We regularly represent domestic and intentional acquirers, targets, and boards of directors and shareholders of target companies in all aspects of M&A transactions, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, restructuring and divestitures and joint ventures, in all its stages, including structuring, due diligence, negotiation of transaction documents and closing mechanics.
High Tech and Venture Capital
Our high-tech and VC work is equally divided between representing companies and investors. We represent founders and high-technology companies, from emerging start-ups to unicorns in their foundation, operations, raising capital from seed to advanced financing rounds, commercial growth and exit. We represent domestic and international venture capital funds and angel investors in their investments.
Our clients include top-tier VC funds, corporate funds, angel investors, accelerators, multi-billion-dollar corporations and cutting-edge start-ups. Our close industry ties allow us to seamlessly navigate our clients through complex financings and provide swift and creative solutions to any issues that arise.
We handle all forms of tech financings: Equity, convertible notes, SAFEs and other convertible instruments, venture lending and transactions.
We provide our client with a one-stop shop for all corporate related work, acting as outside general counsel – granting them accompaniment in their ongoing legal requirements from formation through exit, including company registration, founders and shareholder agreement, employee and their benefits, equity incentive plans, commercial agreements, corporate housekeeping and corporate governance matters.
IP, Privacy and Data Protection
We work closely with our clients in commercialization of their IP and their products’ sale. We have extensive experience in structuring technology transactions, negotiating and drafting various IP related agreements, including development, licensing, distribution, marketing and support and maintenance agreements (including OEM and VAR).
We advise our clients in exploiting and protecting their IP rights, including know-how developed by employees and consultants and applicable negotiations with academic and research institutions.
Adv. Rafi Raz
Rafi is a partner at Raz, Dlugin & Co.
Rafi’s practice focuses on cross boarder M&A transactions, corporate finance and commercial transactions. With past experience as a high-tech partner in one of Israel’s leading law firms, his clients include top-tier international VCs, multi-billion-dollar companies, cutting-edge start-ups, and top angel investors. Rafi works closely with his corporate clients assisting with day-to-day legal and business issues and has counselled companies and founders from inception to becoming market leaders.
Adv. Ran Dlugin
Ran is a partner at Raz, Dlugin & Co.
With years of practicing law as a New York attorney at a leading international firm and subsequently at one of Israel’s largest firms, Ran has handled countless financing and M&A transactions. Ran’s practice focuses on transactional work including cross-border M&A, VC financings, joint ventures and complex business transactions. Ran assists his clients with their ongoing business activities and general corporate governance matters. Ran’s clients include leading VCs, start-ups and multi-national corporations.
Adv. Michal Donner
Michal is a partner at Raz, Dlugin & Co.
Michal’s practice focuses on complex fund raisings, cross border mergers and acquisitions, tech-oriented corporate and commercial transactions. Michal guides her clients in complex IP transactions and employment matters. She has a diverse practice representing acquirers and targets in cross-border M&A transactions, as well as companies and investors in VC financings. Michal has experience in a variety of industries including software and SaaS, social gaming, AI, robotics, medical devices and others.