Meitar is Israel’s leading international law firm. Our 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 M&A transactions and international public offerings, and has represented some of the world’s leading companies in corporate and class-action litigation. Meitar consistently receives the highest rankings from independent guides, such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook.
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 150 legal professionals, all of whom are committed to maintaining our high standards of excellence and service.
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David Mirchin heads Meitar’s Technology Group. David is a leading expert on software, licensing and intellectual property transactions. He represents technology companies, including software developers, internet search engines, information aggregators and biotechnology companies, and advises on internet, copyright and intellectual property issues in M&A and other transactions. Prior to moving to Israel, David served as Vice President and General Counsel of SilverPlatter Information, an electronic publisher of bibliographic reference databases for the academic, medical and corporate markets, from 1993 to 2001. SilverPlatter’s main offices were in Boston, London and Amsterdam. Previously, he was a corporate attorney for 6 years in the Boston offices of McDermott, Will & Emery, and Mintz Levin, and prior to that worked as a foreign corporate lawyer in the Tokyo, Japan firm of Konaka, Toyama and Hosoya.
David has spoken widely in the United States, Europe and Israel on software, licensing and internet issues, including testifying before the Federal Trade Commission on its High-Tech Warranty Project and the U.S. Copyright Office on revisions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as well as participating in the White House Meeting on Database Protection.
He currently teaches Internet and E-Commerce Law at the Interdisciplinary Law Center in Herzliya and was previously adjunct professor of E-Commerce Law at Boston College Law School.
He has written two books on copyright law and licensing issues, and believes that his mother is the only person who has ever read them.