June Edition 2023

33 machinery manufacturing company, ITT Inc. on its USD 140 million acquisition of Israeli valve manufacturer, Habonim Valves and Actuators Ltd., as well as acted for Volvo Group Venture Capital in its follow-up investment into Israeli automotive company NextGear. The Israel Group is packed with instrumental figures, such as Tel Aviv-based Lawrence Sternthal, who leads the International Real Estate department in Israel, as well as employment shareholder, Meira Ferziger, who advised on the employment issues facing Israeli fintech company, Melio, with its U.S.- based offices in New York City and Denver. Adam Snukal features in the rankings, with a wealth of high-tech experience across many industries, including fintech, cybersecurity, Ad-Tech, IT/cloud infrastructure, and more. The Israel Group was boosted by new arrivals from McDermott Will & Emery in the last year – among them, corporate and securities partner Gary Emmanuel, who brings clients more than 20 years’ experience, especially in relation to capital raisings and IPOs; David Huberman, who works closely with Israeli and domestic clients in capital raising transactions; and Mark Selinger, who represents public and private U.S., Israeli and other international technology and life sciences companies in public offering and M&A transactions. Visit: Israel Page New York-based law firm, Herrick offers a robust Israel practice group, a key component of the firm’s broader global experience. Connected with major Israeli law and accounting firms, the 15-lawyer group is recognized by Israel Desks rankings for a depth and diversity of experience, especially in the real estate sector. Co-chairing the firm's Israel and Real Estate Hospitality practice groups, Real Estate partner Yariv Ben-Ari acts for real estate lenders, trustees, servicers, owners, operators, developers and contractors on a variety of sophisticated matters. He is backed by a team including seasoned veteran of New York City’s commercial real estate market, Belinda Schwartz, Chair of the Real Estate practice – and now Executive Chair of the firm - as well as Louis Tuchman, partner and Chair of the firm’s Tax department. The team acted for Bank Hapoalim in the USD 52 million sale of a mortgage loan secured by real property and development rights near the High Line in Manhattan, as well as a senior co-lender in a USD 165 Herrick Feinstein