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GT’s Lawrence Sternthal Addresses Israeli Real Estate Investments in Hurricane Struck Locations

Israelis with real estate investments in Florida are now beginning to assess the damage caused to their properties by Hurricane Irma.  Lawrence Sternthal, International Real Estate Shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office, shared with TheMarker Magazine what Israeli investors should consider when examining their home insurance coverage and the challenges foreign investors will face … Continue Reading

Bet-the-Synagogue Case: GT Secures Reversal for Pro Bono Client Congregation Shearith Israel in Hotly Contested Suit

Congregation Shearith Israel, represented pro bono by lead counsel Louis M. Solomon of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, won a complete reversal in the First Circuit Court of Appeals of a lower court decision that had erroneously turned Touro Synagogue over to its tenants. Congregation Shearith Israel, the country’s oldest Jewish congregation (dating from 1654), has owned … Continue Reading

GT’s Rudolph Giuliani and Gary Epstein Opened Trade on TASE for the First Time

Tel Aviv Operating Shareholder Gary Epstein and Former Mayor of New York and Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice Rudolph Giuliani opened trade on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) for the first time in late June. The event, led by Ittai Ben Zeev, TASE CEO, attracted over 200 young entrepreneurs and … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Client Mitoconix Bio to Take Aim at Huntington’s Disease

Mitoconix Bio, an innovative Israeli startup bred by Israel’s only life science incubator, FutuRx, has recently raised $20 million to develop a promising drug for the treatment of Huntington’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, as reported by the Times of Israel. Both Mitoconix Bio and FutuRx are clients of GT’s Barry Schindler, co-chair of Greenberg … Continue Reading

Yom HaZikaron 2017

This evening marks the beginning of Yom HaZikaron, a day dedicated to those who have fallen in battle whilst defending the state of Israel; as well as to those whose lives have been taken in terrorist attacks. This national day of mourning is followed thereafter by Yom HaAtzmaut – Israel’s Independence Day. The contiguity of … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors 5th Annual Best Practices in IP Management

Greenberg Traurig was proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 5th Annual Best Practices in IP Management Event which took place last month in Tel Aviv. Barry Schindler, co-chair of GT’s Global Patent Prosecution Group and an active member of the firm’s Israel Practice, co-chaired the event. Schindler moderated the panel “THE BIG DEBATE: … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig to Host the Second Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference

May 22-23, 2017, Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office will host the second Atlanta-Israel FinTech Innovation Conference. With over 100 guests expected, the conference brings together both U.S. and Israeli companies seeking synergy and collaboration opportunities. U.S. companies attend in search of “cutting edge” Israeli technologies and Israelis leverage the event to showcase their technologies and make … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Miami & Tel Aviv Host Three Days of LATAM Focused Events

The Tel Aviv and Miami offices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP  hosted three days of events in Israel focusing on doing business in Latin America, including co-hosting a seminar with Mergermarket and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) called “Start-Up Nation to Start-Up Region: Making Your Mark in Latin America” Seminar which took … Continue Reading

February 19, 2017: Calcalist Interviews Joey Shabot

Operating shareholder of the Tel Aviv office was recently interviewed for the prominent Israeli economic journal Calcalist: “Unlike other international law firms which usually have a minor physical presence in Israel, Greenberg Traurig’s local office employs eight attorneys in Israel. ‘Not only did we set up a platform in Israel’, says Shabot, distinguishing between GT … Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: From “Start-Up Nation” to “Start-Up Region” – Making your Mark in Latin America

Join Greenberg Traurig for a half day seminar in Tel Aviv, offering practical tools for Israelis seeking business opportunities in Latin America. RSVP HERE Agenda 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Networking 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome Remarks 9:15 AM – 9:40 AM Keynote (TBD) 9:40 AM – 10:40 AM Expert Panel: ‘They … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Attend the Magen David Adom New York Gala

Greenberg Traurig attorneys turned out to support the Magen David Adom (MADA) gala in New York City.  MADA is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization, serving as emergency medical first response for the entire country.  Last night’s honorees including Mark D. Lebow, Patricia Harris, and Dr. Jason Nehmad, with special guest former New York City … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Hosts New York District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

Last week, the GT Tel Aviv office, together with Israeli cybersecurity organization, Cyber Together, hosted New York District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and several of his Assistant DAs, for an in-depth presentation about hot-button topics in international cybercrime. Mr. Vance delivered his presentation, The Fight Against Cybercrime: An International Perspective, to a rapt audience … Continue Reading

Oct. 2, 2016: Israeli Publication Maariv Sums-Up the Past Year with Israeli Business Leaders

On the eve of the new Jewish year, Maariv, one of Israel’s oldest and most respected publications, asked some leaders of the business community in Israel to share their most significant achievement from the past year. Among the eight people selected by Maariv was Gary M. Epstein, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office; … Continue Reading

GT’s Barry Schindler Speaks Before Israel In-House IP Forum

Earlier this week, the GT Tel Aviv office hosted 20 members of the Forum of In House IP Managers and Counsel, Israel, for an in-depth seminar about recent developments in the United States concerning obviousness rejections and other matters. Barry Schindler, co-chair of the firm’s Global Patent Prosecution Group and member of Greenberg Traurig’s Israel … Continue Reading

Invitation to Attend September Berlin Tech M&A Update

Software and Technology companies saw significant volume and valuation strength last year. But what impact will Brexit have on Tech M&A? What are the eight stages to get an optimal outcome in a M&A process? What are real deal disasters and how can you avoid them? Get an update on the latest trends, deal metrics … Continue Reading
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