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GT Tel Aviv Hosts Shurat HaDin Summer 2017 Interns

In late July, the GT Tel Aviv office hosted Shurat HaDin’s 2017 Summer Interns, for a get-together and in-depth presentation on practicing foreign law in Israel as a North American educated attorney. The head of GT Tel Aviv’s Real Estate practice, Lawrence Sternthal, delivered a presentation of GT Tel Aviv’s international practice to the rapt … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Reception Honoring New Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles

Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office hosted a reception in honor of Sam Grundwerg to mark his appointment as Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sam is the senior representative of the State of Israel to the Southwestern United States. Prior to this, Sam served as Director General in Israel … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Hosted GT Germany for 3 Days of Real Estate and Technology Events

In November, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was honored to host attorneys from the Greenberg Traurig Germany office for three days packed with events and meetings geared toward GT’s global platform and business opportunities in Israel. Germany’s status in the Israeli business community has strengthened over the past few years, with companies in various sectors … Continue Reading

GT Hosts Israel’s Leading International Real Estate Investors for HFF Breakfast

Last month, GT and the established U.S. real estate brokerage firm, HFF, hosted a breakfast at the Dan Tel-Aviv hotel. More than 40 participants from across the Israeli real estate investor community attended the event including representatives of Israel’s largest insurance companies, pension funds, and real estate funds.  The event was organized by Lawrence Sternthal, … Continue Reading

Lawrence Sternthal Joins Greenberg Traurig as Israeli Office Real Estate Practice Head

Lawrence Sternthal, who until recently led the International Real Estate Practice at the Israeli law firm Gross Kleinhendler Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co. (GKH), has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as head of the Tel Aviv office’s international Real Estate Practice, which has one of the leading teams in the industry. This move marks the first time that … Continue Reading

Lone Star State Meets Michelin Star Chef in Tel Aviv

“…So a world-class chef and a Texan real estate investor walk into an Israeli bar.” Sound like the beginning of corny joke?  Not quite. In February, team members from the recently completed “Texas Retail” deal gathered to celebrate the acquisition by Migdal and Menora, two of Israel’s largest financial institutions, of a significant interest in … Continue Reading

U.S. Developers Flock to Tel Aviv Financial Markets

As the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) has recently reported, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange has turned into a destination for large and medium sized U.S. real estate developers to access Israeli capital. Israeli institutions are hungry for the diversification opportunities and relatively higher interest rates offered by American developers of good reputation. For the … Continue Reading
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