It now has been almost three years since law firms specializing in the law of a foreign country have been allowed to open in Israel. According to a recent Globes article, Greenberg Traurig is the largest international law firm and has the most significant presence in Israel of any major law firm. Since opening in 2012, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office has had the opportunity to work with many regional and international companies including the Delek Group, Intercontinental Exchange Group (owner of the New York Stock Exchange), most of Israel’s major insurance and pension funds, and U.S., European and Asian companies investing in Israel. Throughout the article, Shareholder Joey Shabot discusses the Israeli business culture, citing it to be friendly and similar to doing business in any other Western country.
Read the full Globes article, Why aren’t foreign law firms rushing to Israel?