Overview

We are absolutely thrilled to bring you the second Israel Desks League Tables, showcasing those law firms that are not only involved in Israeli deals and with Israeli clients, but also with a deep understanding of market trends, of their clients’ opportunities, and the challenges to overcome.

After an extensive period of meetings, data collection and analysis, we would like to thank more than a third of all Israel Desks around the world for submitting a range of deals in M&A, high-tech, VC and private equity, real estate, and more - all helping to showcase their immense expertise to a hungry Israeli audience with a healthy appetite for international deals.

We reviewed the firms’ submissions, collected feedback and votes from the highest profile lawyers in Israel, to identify those Leading, Recognized, and Notable practitioners abroad, who take a proactive, instrumental and hands-on role with respect to Israel.

In addition, to further introduce the lawyers who are involved in their firms’ Israel Desks, we have highlighted in our editorial recommended lawyers who have been active on various Israel related matters throughout the year.

Firms Ranking Table

Position Firm M&A
1 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
13
1 White & Case
13
3 Latham & Watkins
8
4 Allen & Overy
7
4 Greenberg Traurig
7
6 Clifford Chance
6
6 CMS
6
6 DLA Piper
6
9 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
5
9 Kirkland & Ellis
5
11 DWF
3
11 Gowling WLG
3
11 Paul Hastings
3
11 Pearl Cohen NYC
3
15 Hogan Lovells
2
15 K&L Gates
2
Position Firm M&A Value ($M)
1 Latham & Watkins
8 8,114
2 Allen & Overy
7 5,601
3 White & Case
13 5,411
4 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
13 4,662
5 K&L Gates
2 3,700
6 Paul Hastings
3 3,350
7 Clifford Chance
6 2,634
7 Kirkland & Ellis
5 1,751
9 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
5 1,254.5
10 Hogan Lovells
2 1,000
11 Greenberg Traurig
7 625.5
Position Firm Volume
1 DLA Piper
20
2 Greenberg Traurig
15
3 DWF
13
3 CMS
13
5 Asserson
11
6 Howard Kennedy
6
6 Pearl Cohen NYC
6
8 Allen & Overy
3
8 K&L Gates
3
8 Reed Smith
3
Position Firm Volume
1 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
21
2 Asserson
14
3 DLA Piper
13
4 Kobre & Kim
10
5 CMS
10
6 K&L Gates
9
6 Pearl Cohen NYC
9
8 Schulman & Charish
7
8 Greenberg Traurig
7
10 Fox Rothschild
6
10 Cleary Gottlieb
6
10 Clifford Chance
6
13 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
5
13 DWF
5
13 Allen & Overy
5
13 SLG
3
13 Reed Smith
3
Position Firm Volume
1 DLA Piper
30
2 Squire Patton Boggs
22
2 Asserson
22
4 Greenberg Traurig
16
5 DWF
12
6 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
10
7 Pearl Cohen NYC
9
8 SLG
7
9 Fox Rothschild
5
10 CMS
4
11 K&L Gates
2
11 Gowling WLG
2
Position Firm Volume
1 Gowling WLG
38
2 Greenberg Traurig
19
3 DLA Piper
14
4 K&L Gates
10
4 Pearl Cohen NYC
10
5 Fox Rothschild
6
6 SLG
5
7 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
3
7 CMS
3
Position Firm Volume
1 McDermott Will Emery
15
2 White & Case
13
3 Latham & Watkins
8
4 DWF
5
4 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
5
6 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
4
7 Clifford Chance
3
8 Carter Ledyard & Milburn
2
8 Allen & Overy
2
8 CMS
2
8 Greenberg Traurig
2
Position Firm Volume
1 DLA Piper
8
2 Walkers
5
2 Clifford Chance
5
4 Latham & Watkins
4
4 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
4
4 Greenberg Traurig
4
7 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
3
7 Allen & Overy
3
9 Paul Hastings
2
Position Firm Volume
1 Squire Patton Boggs
27
2 DWF
22
3 Greenberg Traurig
15
3 SLG
15
5 Fox Rothschild
13
5 White & Case
13
7 Latham & Watkins
9
7 CMS
9
9 Allen & Overy
8
9 Asserson
8
11 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
7
11 Pearl Cohen NYC
7
13 Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
6
13 K&L Gates
6
13 Clifford Chance
6
16 Cleary Gottlieb
3
16 Gowling WLG
3
Position Firm Volume
1 DLA Piper
2
2 DWF
1
2 SLG
1
2 Gowling WLG
1

Individual Rankings

Name Firm
Lee Noyek Allen & Overy
Jonathan Morris Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Jeremy Lustman DLA Piper
Adir Waldman Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Josh Kiernan Latham & Watkins
Name Firm
Mathias Reif DWF
Joey Shabot Greenberg Traurig
Yossi Vebman Skadden
Miriam Lampert Squire Patton Boggs
Colin Diamond White & Case
Daniel Turgel White & Case
Name Firm
Nathan Krapivensky Clifford Chance
Daniel Ilan Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Louis Glass CMS
Michael Sweet Fox Rothschild
Clarissa Coleman K&L Gates
David Fox Kirkland & Ellis
Mark Selinger McDermott Will Emery
Gary Emmanuel McDermott Will Emery
Etay Katz Allen & Overy

Click here to read about the methodology.