Hanan O. Haviv


Hanan Haviv is Head of Hi Tech and is a leading partner in the firm’s corporate division.

Hanan has over 20 years of experience representing a wide range of technology companies from early stage startups to public companies and investors in diverse and complex transactions. His practice focuses on financing and M&A transactions, as well as advising companies on general corporate, securities law matters and all kinds of business transactions and guiding them on issues related to their business model, fundraising strategy, investor relations and board and shareholders management.

Hanan has substantial experience in both buyer and seller-side M&A transactions, including acquisition transactions of Israeli companies traded in the United States (such as Fundtech, Starlims, Voltaire, Lipman, Aladdin, Ezchip and more). Hanan has also significant experience in venture capital and other private financing transactions, representing issuers and investors in transactions ranging from seed financings to growth rounds and private equity investments.

Prior to joining Herzog in 2005, Hanan was a senior attorney in the Venture Law Group in the Silicon Valley officer of Heller Ehrman. Hanan is a member of the Israel Bar Association and the State Bar of California.

Contact Info

Tel: +9723-6925520 Fax: +9723-6966464 havivh@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
Hanan O. Haviv

“He is a real deal maker”. 

Chambers Global

“Smart guy who is a pleasure to work with”

Chambers Global

  • Venture Law Group of Heller Ehrman, LLP, Silicon Valley, CA (1999-2005), Associate

  • Danziger Klagsbald & Co. (1998-1999), Associate
  • Justice Jacob Turkel, Israeli Supreme Court (1996), Law Clerk
  • Tel Aviv University & Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya (IDC), Teaching Assistant in Corporate Law and Property Law courses

  • Israel Bar Association, 1997
  • California, 2000
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA LL.M, 1998
  • Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.B & BA (Economics), 1997

- Represented G Square Capital in acquisition of control in Femi Premium Ltd. From Kedma Capital
- Represented Cisco Systems in the acquisition of Leaba Semiconductors Ltd.
- Represented NetApp in the acquisition of Spotinst Ltd.
- Represented Coralogix Ltd. in its Series C financing
- Represented D-fend AD Ltd in its $28 million Series B financing
- Represented Fundbox Ltd. in its $176 million Series C financing
- Represented Goldman Sachs Growth Equity in its investments in Lightricks, Redis Labs, Appsflyer and Wolt.

  • Leading Individual in Hi-Tech and Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2022).
  • Recommended in M&A (Who's Who Legal 2022).
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A and Startups & Emerging Companies (Chambers Global 2022).
  • Leading Individual in Hi-Tech and Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2021).
  • Ranked in TMT: Technology (Chambers Global 2021).
  • Highly Regarded (IFLR1000, 2021).
  • Leading Individual in Hi-Tech and Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2020).
  • Ranked in TMT: Technology (Chambers Global 2020).
  • Tier 1 in Hi-Tech and Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2019).