S. Horowitz & Co.

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S. Horowitz & Co.
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Established: 1921
Line of Business: Law Firm
Address: 31 Ahad Ha’am St., POB 2499, Tel Aviv 6520204
Phone: 972-3-5670700
Fax: 972-3-5660974
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.s-horowitz.com
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  • Benjamin (Benny) Sheffer, S. Horowitz & Co.

    Benjamin (Benny) Sheffer

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    Benjamin (Benny) Sheffer
  • Amit Steinman, S. Horowitz & Co.

    Amit Steinman

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    Amit Steinman
  • Eran Bezalel, S. Horowitz & Co.

    Eran Bezalel

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Partners

    Yehoshua Horesh
    Alex Hertman
    Tal Band
    Ehud Arzi
    Aharon (Anthony) Bloch
    Avi Ordo
    Avigail Kastiel
    Amir Caspari
    Clifford Davis
    Eliya Zunz Koller
    Michelle Liberman
    Hagai Doron
    Ran Vogel
    Benjamin Sheffer
    Mordehay Malca
    Leor Nouman
    Elisha Shor
    Orit Yolles-Dabby
    Eyal Doron
    Dr. Asaf Rentsler
    Amit Steinman
    Pnina Sheffer Emmanuel
    Ronen Brumer
    Guy Firer
    Dovev Apel
    Ofir Pozner
    Eran Bezalel
    Ophir Kaplan
    Noam Blei
    Ohad Ben-Yehuda
    Uriel Prinz
    Moran Katz
    Lior Mimon
    Shay Gimelstein
    Noa Glazer-Becher
    Ran Feldman
    Perah Rossler
    Evyatar Azulay
    Guy Wertheim
    Shlomi Delgo
    Gilad Katz
    Yaron Lestrel
    Amir Assali
    Noam Zamir
    Gitit Levin Grinberg
    Michal Levanon-Porat
    Ruthy Bodovich-Sagir
    Keith Shaw
    Avi Eldor
    Dr. Omri Sender
    Pini Azaria
    Dr. Eyal Brook
    Yair Ziv
    Meital Malkiel Wertheim
    Tomer Scheuerman
    Avner Itzhaki
    Moti Saban
    Nicolas Gips
    Amit Becher
    Yael Rosenberg-Rubin
    Hagar Pines Ginzburg
    Caroline Walsh
    Leor Meller
    Adi Hoffman
    Gal Arad-Cohen
    Ronny Politi
    Miriam Zaltsman
    Adi Shlomo
    Marina Roizer
    Ilan Golod
    Aviv Halperin
    Moshe Zilberberg
    Chen Zaefen
    Katia Leokumovich
    Ofer Kovacs
    Gilad Gafni
    Liraz Zehavi
    Ori Oz
    Eti Wissotzky-Cohen


    Asher Heled of Counsel
    Hugh Kowarsky of Counsel
    Phillip Waldoks of Counsel
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About S. Horowitz & Co.

S. Horowitz & Co. which recently celebrated its centennial, is one of Israel’s largest and leading law firms. By adhering to its long-standing values and commitment to provide services of the highest professional standards, the firm has sought to maintain its ingrained tradition throughout its 102 year legacy, while adapting its needs to accommodate and take into account 21st century advanced technologies and developments, all of which have not only enhanced its reputation, but consolidated and added to its constant wealth of experience. The firm is also recognized as a leader in its field by both the Israeli and international ranking directories.

The firm’s clientele comprises of reputable and well-established Israeli and international companies, operating in a wide array of fields and industries, including: energy, banking and finance, communications and media, aviation, real estate and infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and consumer products, local authorities and more. The firm employs more than 200 lawyers and interns, of whom 75 are partners.

Practice Areas

Litigation/Dispute Resolution – S. Horowitz & Co. has been described by Chambers Global as “without doubt, the best commercial litigation law firm in Israel”. The Firm has the most significant litigation department in Israel, which is consistently ranked as a leader in that area. The Firm is involved in many significant commercial disputes affecting Israel’s economy, collaborating, where necessary, with some of the leading law firms worldwide.

Corporate and M&A – S. Horowitz & Co. advises clients on complex and high-profile corporate transactions, including M&A, JVs, IPOs, and VC investments. Additionally, the Firm regularly accompanies and advises the boards of both private and public companies regarding their corporate governance and compliance obligations.

Banking and Finance – S. Horowitz & Co. is a leader in the field of banking and finance. The Firm advises banks, financial institutions, and borrowers on all financing aspects. The Firm has successfully represented most of the local and international banks in connection with their syndicated financings in Israel.

IP and Information Technology – S. Horowitz & Co.’s IP practice group is the largest amongst Israel’s commercial firms and has been described by Legal 500 as “a rare phenomenon in Israel”. The group is consistently ranked first in the international directories and is highly regarded for its professionalism and exceptional services. In addition to its expertise in IP litigation, the group advises on all non-contentious IP issues about the use, enforcement, licensing, and protection of IP rights.

Commercial Law – S. Horowitz & Co. advises its international and local clientele on the negotiation, drafting, and adaptation of all types of commercial contracts spanning a wide range of business-related activities. Additionally, the Firm provides ongoing support and accompaniment to companies applicable to their day-to-day operations.

Employment Law – Recently, S. Horowitz & Co. added the Asher Helad & Co., Law Firm, which is considered a leader in the field of labor law. The department represents a long list of leading companies and organizations in the economy, including tens of thousands of employees. The department represents banks, insurance companies, communications and hi-tech companies, employers and workers’ organizations, significant pension funds, corporate groups, hospitals and more.

Project Finance and Infrastructure – S. Horowitz & Co. has extensive experience in providing advice and representation on all aspects of project finance involving infrastructure and other sectors of industry. Furthermore, the Firm has extensive experience in accompanying entities in all project procedures encompassing both the commercial and litigation aspects.

Securities/Capital Markets – S. Horowitz & Co. regularly advises public companies, both at the required reporting level and on issuing bonds and other security interests. The Firm also represents financial institutions, underwriters and companies in matters covering IPOs, private placements, structured financing, securitization, and derivatives.

Antitrust/Competition – S. Horowitz & Co. provides its clients with full and comprehensive advice on a wide array of antitrust issues, including regarding the regulatory aspects and notification process applicable to M&A transactions, JVs, restrictive arrangements, etc.

Tax – S. Horowitz & Co.’s tax practice group offers broad advice and expertise on all aspects pertaining to business taxation, including in relation to M&A, restructuring, disclosure procedures, JVs, real estate, capital markets and international tax, where issues such as direct tax, indirect tax and/or international taxation are covered.

Commercial Real Estate – S. Horowitz & Co. provides comprehensive legal services in commercial real estate, including development, construction, financing, leasing and proceedings before the Israel Lands Administration. In addition, the Firm represents many clients in connection with property group acquisitions and urban renewal.

Pharmaceutical Industry/Life Sciences – S. Horowitz & Co. represents both domestic and international companies operating in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, including acting on their behalf in Israel and abroad, in both litigation as well as with regard to the regulation, licensing and commercialization of IP.

Hi Tech and Innovation – S. Horowitz & Co. advises on all the legal and commercial aspects spanning the business, financial, development and commercialization life cycle of start-ups and mature hi-tech companies. The Firm’s clients operate in diverse fields, including FinTech and algo-trading, crowdfunding, healthcare and medical devices, information security and cyber, AI and machine learning as well as the Internet of Things (IoT).

White Collar and Regulatory – S. Horowitz & Co. deals with a variety of issues in the fields of regulation and criminal law, among other things, in aspects of antitrust, taxes, securities, bribery, money laundering, computer and Internet violations, environment, business licensing, planning and construction, safety at work, labor law, pharmaceuticals, transportation, disciplinary proceedings, consumer offenses and more.

Environment – S. Horowitz & Co. is highly active in this area of law thanks to its comprehensive knowledge, vast experience, and breadth of accumulated expertise in the field, including in areas covering radiation, water, soil and air pollution, noise and odor nuisances, hazardous materials, and waste disposal.

Telecommunications and Media – S. Horowitz & Co. advises mobile phone operators, broadcasters, cable franchisees, content providers, satellite operators, service providers and financiers on all corporate and regulatory issues pertaining to telecommunications and the media.

Insurance and Product Liability – S. Horowitz & Co. represents insurance and reinsurance companies in all matters relating to litigation and commercial issues in this field.

Public International Law – S. Horowitz & Co. represents countries in proceedings to resolve international disputes, including before various international courts, such as the International Court of Justice in The Hague and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg. The Firm also advises governments, international organizations, and multinational corporations on a wide range of issues in public international law, including diplomatic and state immunities, border disputes, treaty law, investment agreements, war and humanitarian law, the law of the sea, state responsibility, and human rights.

Investment Funds – the funds department at S. Horowitz & Co. is involved in the establishment of investment funds, and the representation of private and institutional investors in investing in funds in Israel and abroad, while emphasizing the issues of regulation applicable to investors. The guidance on the issues of establishing funds (or similar joint investment instruments such as joint investments) includes guidance from the planning stage of the fund structure (including tax advice), the establishment of the fund, and ongoing support of the fund managers and the general partner team in connection with the conduct of the fund’s life and communication with investors.

Crypto – S. Horowitz & Co. offers a comprehensive range of legal and regulatory services to advise clients in the emerging field of blockchain and digital assets. The focus is on creating innovative and creative legal solutions tailored to blockchain-based products, while ensuring compliance with international laws and regulations. The Firm’s clientele list includes blockchain, crypto and web3 companies, as well as startups.

AI – A new field of activity at S. Horowitz & Co., under the leadership of Dr. Eyal Brook, in this developing and groundbreaking field of practice. The department provides legal advice in relation to aspects related to the development, licensing, protection, and use of artificial intelligence technologies, including in relation to the legal, regulatory, and ethical aspects of this field. Dr. Brock lectures in the field in academia and at national and international conferences in the field.

Cyber – S. Horowitz & Co. provides legal service to its clients on cyber protection and data protection including compliance, privacy by design, policy, databases’ registration and management, procedures (internal and external), engagement with serviced providers and other third parties, international aspects, addressing security and cyber incidents including representation towards regulators. The firms’ clients include a vast variety of entities, local and international, including banks, insurance companies, academic research institutions, health institutions and health service providers, administrative authorities, tech companies, startups, content providers, marketing companies, industry companies and more.

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Active since 1921

Active since

1921

Partners 75

Partners

75

Lawyers 270

Lawyers

270

Interns 50

Interns

50

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