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 a partner has left a leading Israeli law firm to become a shareholder in the Israel office of an international law firm.
With more than 14 years of real estate experience, Sternthal frequently represents public and private Israeli companies, including insurance companies and pension funds. Additionally, Sternthal has worked with Israeli financial institutions in the financing of a variety of real estate transactions in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, and others. Sternthal has also represented U.S. and European developers in property acquisition and development transactions in Israel.
Sternthal holds a J.D. from Boston University and a B.A. from McGill University in Canada.