E. Schaffer & Co. is a Tel Aviv based commercial law firm advising international and domestic banks and financial institutions, prominent public and private corporations, start-up companies, investors and entrepreneurs in corporate and financing transactions and regulatory affairs. E. Schaffer & Co. is the only firm in Israel to join the LSTA ( and has gained extensive expertise advising banks and financial institutions in complex cross-border financing transactions and syndicated loan origination and trading. Its joint practice with B. Levinbook & Co., a leading banking and bankruptcy litigation boutique, has been recognised by Chambers and Partners as one of the country's leading Banking & Finance practices. The firm's Corporate & Commercial Law practice provides broad services across commercial law, corporate law and securities law to international and domestic clients in a range of industries. Its New York and Israel licensed professionals have gained extensive experience providing ongoing legal support to private and public companies and serving as lead counsel for corporate clients, pension funds and private investors in connection with a variety of commercial agreements, investment transactions and cross-border mergers & acquisitions.

LOCATION: Tel Aviv, Israel


CURRENT FIRM: E. Schaffer & Co.

PRIOR FIRM(S): White & Case

LAW SCHOOL: Fordham University

ADVANCED DEGREES: LL.M in Banking, Corporate & Finance (cum laude)


Corporate and Securities

(Capital Markets, Commercial Contracts, Corporate Governance, Cross-Border Transactions, Debt Finance, Derivatives and Asset Securitization, M&A, Partnerships and Joint Ventures, Project Finance)

Bankruptcy and Restructuring

(Chapter 11 Reorganizations, Creditors' Rights, Insolvency Restructurings, Liquidation and Dissolution Proceedings, Workouts)

Startups and Venture Capital

(Angel and Seed Financings | Choice of Entity and Formation | M&A | Outside General Counsel | Reorganizations and Recapitalizations | Venture Capital Financings)

INDUSTRY: Banking & Finance, Media and Telecommunication, High-tech and Software, SaaS, Sports, Fashion and Lifestyle, Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure.