Aviv Avidan-Shalit

Aviv Avidan-Shalit is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Group.

Aviv has extensive experience in providing clients with professional legal services, in all phases of corporate growth, from concept through exit, in a myriad of fields of technology including diagnostics, medical devices pharmaceuticals, operation analytics, Internet, software, digital printing, communications and homeland security.

Aviv represents entrepreneurs, investors and companies in financing transactions. Additionally, Aviv provides legal services to both her publicly traded and privately held clients in connection with a range of commercial transactions.

Aviv is deeply involved in the day-to-day legal operational and business activities of her clients, including in analyzing their strategic and legal needs and requirements with a view towards providing the clients with a superior legal solution which be well balanced against the commercial needs. Aviv assists clients in choosing and implementing financing solutions (including through private and public offerings), in handling their international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, in structuring distribution, licensing and marketing arrangements, in addressing tax structure issues, in considering relevant IP strategies, bonus and benefits plans.

Education:

– Tel Aviv University, Israel (LL.B., 1995);
– Tel Aviv University, Israel (B.A., School of Business Administration, 1995)

Admitted:

– Israel, 1996

Main Practice Areas:

– Corporate Finance, Securities and Capital Markets
– Mergers and Acquisitions
– Joint Ventures, Spin Offs and Corporate Restructurings
– Venture Capital
– Commercial Transactions
– Life Sciences
– Medical Devices and Biotechnology

Firm Profile:

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal is the largest law firm in Israel, and Israel’s leading international law firm. The firm represents some of the world’s largest multinational corporations in corporate, commercial and litigation matters, in Israel and abroad.

Meitar is a full-service firm, representing clients in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic capital markets, banking, finance and derivatives, corporate and commercial litigation, licensing, hi-tech, energy and infrastructure, real estate, antitrust and taxation and other regulatory matters. Meitar has represented clients in Israel’s largest corporate and finance transactions and international public offerings, and has represented some of the world’s leading companies and banks in corporate and class-action litigation. Meitar consistently receives the highest rankings from international independent guides, such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and from local guides in Israel such as Dun’s 100 and BDI.

Meitar is unique among Israel’s largest law firms in the number of partners who have worked for major international law firms in the US and elsewhere. In addition, many of our partners obtained law degrees at leading universities in the US and UK. Our firm’s goal is to provide our international and Israeli clients with the same level of service and quality they are accustomed to receiving from law firms in the US, UK and Europe.

The firm has a strong team of over 280 attorneys and 50 articled clerks, all of whom are committed to maintaining our high standards of excellence and service.