Managing Partners: Dr David E Tadmor and Opher Levy
Number of partners: 34
Number of lawyers: 97
Languages:English, Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Romanian, Spanish
A premier Israeli law firm with a global outlook, Tadmor Levy & Co. is driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and an energetic commitment to a wide range of clients looking to grow, adapt, thrive and lead from the front. These clients benefit from the international perspective of more than 100 multilingual lawyers and interns who have trained, studied or practiced overseas. The firm works closely with you to develop a thorough understanding of your business, how you operate and where you plan to go, tapping into a comprehensive international and domestic experience that allows the firm to take domestic clients worldwide, while closely supporting international companies establishing and growing their presence in Israel.
Main Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law & Regulation:
The firm is a prime destination for representing clients in their interaction with government agencies and administrative bodies, members of parliament and governmental committees. Tadmor Levy & Co. has represented clients before the Second Sheshinski Committee, the Hershkowitz Committee and others.
Banking & Finance:
Tadmor Levy & Co. acts for a large roster of Israeli banks and institutional lenders, sponsors and borrowers in all major financing, refinancing and lending transactions. The firm also advises private investment funds, offshore banks and credit export agencies in the local syndicated-loan market, as well as leading international financial entities and international payment suppliers.
Capital Markets, Securities & Regulation of Financial Services:
Headed by a former Deputy Director of the Legal Department of the ISA, Tadmor Levy & Co. advises on all aspects of capital markets and regulatory needs, including securities and capital markets, financial services and banking regulation, corporate governance, reporting requirements and filings with the ISA, and the TASE, among others.
One of the first with a presence in China, Tadmor Levy & Co. has dedicated attorneys both in Tel Aviv and Shanghai. Whether in setting up their operations in Israel or acquiring and investing in Israeli companies, the firm provides Chinese clients with comprehensive, one-stop-shop legal services.
A frontrunner in antitrust law, many of the firm’s lawyers have previously served within key regulatory bodies, such as the Israel Competition Authority (ICA). Tadmor Levy & Co. handles all civil and criminal aspects of competition/antitrust law, providing effective advice to clients before the ICA, the Competition Tribunal, and the Supreme Court of Israel.
Corporate & Commercial:
The dynamic corporate team supports companies from a wide range of industries on major corporate matters, as well as dayto- day commercial activities. Its lawyers understand the local corporate framework in Israel and bring extensive experience in cross-border transactions, including with the US, Europe, and the Far East.
Cross Border & Domestic M&A:
Tadmor Levy & Co. provides advice on local and cross-border transactions to major domestic and global clients across many industries, including defense, hi-tech, banking, healthcare, infrastructure, cybersecurity, fintech, transportation, and many others. Tadmor Levy & Co. acts for buyers and sellers in landmark cross-border deals, such as Israel Chemicals on the USD 1 billion sale of its fire-safety and oil additives business and Max in the USD 680 million sale of shares to US private fund, Warburg Pincus.
With a successful, proven track-record in litigation before the Israeli labour courts, arbitrators, and administrative tribunals, Tadmor Levy & Co. represents both employers and employees across many areas, including: enforcement of labour laws, discrimination, wrongful termination, slander, sexual harassment, collective disputes, strikes and injunctions. With a unique grasp of the labour laws, the firm redrafted the constitution of the largest workers’ union in Israel.
Energy & Natural Resources:
Developers, lenders, producers, sponsors, purchasers, suppliers, distributors, governments, and regulatory authorities are among the clients benefitting from the firm’s involvement in some of the largest energy deals to date in the traditional and renewable energy fields. The team advises clients on one of largest renewable solar energy projects in Israel, as well as hydroelectricity pumped-storage energy, wind energy, and so forth.
This team advises on the full range of environmental law, including air and water pollution, land contamination, solid and hazardous waste disposal, hazardous substances, land use planning and development, noise pollution, radiation pollution, energy regulation and agro-ecology.
Hi-Tech & Venture Capital:
The hi-tech and venture capital practice group represents founders, start-ups and investors on equity investments, loan transactions, commercial and technology transactions, joint venture and M&A transactions, founder agreements, employment matters, intellectual property, corporate governance. The team’s comprehensive experience spans Internet, cyber, defense, media, software, bio-tech, fintech, medical devices, pharmaceutical, clean-tech, and smart transportation, among others.
Insolvency & Restructuring:
Tadmor Levy & Co. has substantial experience representing creditors, whether secured, priority or ordinary, as well as debtors in business reorganizations and insolvency proceedings. For example, the firm acted for secured creditor and credit card company, Max, in all its dealings with regards to collecting its debts when companies fell into insolvency.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
The firm’s well-recognised litigators bring several decades’ experience in shaping some of the most influential decisions today. Tadmor Levy & Co. acts for clients in class actions, antitrust proceedings, insurance claims, intellectual property litigation, white collar cases, commercial and contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, environmental litigation, real estate and construction litigation, private international law, international arbitrations, administrative actions and tender litigation.
Public Tenders & Government Contracts:
The team acts for bidders and tender issuers throughout the tender process, from the preliminary stages of RFI and Pre-Qualification, through the entire tender process, until bid selection and contract execution and performance. This sophisticated and interdisciplinary team has represented international and domestic companies in some of Israel’s largest public tenders, also representing companies in complex, international, public tenders issued abroad.
The dedicated project finance department has been involved in almost every project financing in Israel in recent years, acting for banks, institutional investors, and developers in formulating pathfinder and innovative financing structures for their projects, which include the development of the Red Sea–Dead Sea project and NTA in its development of the Red Line of the Tel Aviv Light Rail project.
The firm acts for foreign and domestic real estate companies, private and publicly-owned developers, landowners and investors, in all aspects of real estate development, financing, zoning and construction. Tadmor Levy & Co. is also involved in complex, large-scale projects, including some of the largest urban renewal projects.
Tadmor Levy & Co. provides giant public corporations, start-ups, private companies and individuals with informed, accurate and thorough, cutting-edge advice on a raft of taxation issues, including tax planning and tax rulings on M&A transactions, complex international transactions, executive comp and equity-based incentives, direct and indirect taxation and real-estate taxation.