Janet Levy Pahima

Of Counsel

Janet Levy Pahima is a Partner in Herzog Fox & Neeman’s International Department, working in the general corporate field, specialising in joint ventures, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and international trade.

Janet’s transactional expertise includes:

  • Representing multinational corporations, including General Electric Company, Microsoft, BMC Software, SunGard Data Systems and Alcon Laboratories, including in their acquisitions in Israel.
  • Representing venture capital funds such as Carmel Ventures in early and late stage investments.
  • Representing hi-tech companies in their earliest stages of development.
  • Advising corporate clients on an ongoing basis.


Janet is “Highly Recommended” for Israel’s Corporate/M&A by “PLC Which Lawyer”, mentioned in Chambers Global for Corporate/M&A describing her as “one of the leading US lawyers, and her work on international M&A and venture capital draws significant client praise – ‘she has the capacity to handle any size of issue’”, and has been described as an “outstanding corporate lawyer” by the Legal 500.

Contact Info

Tel: +9723-6922097 Fax: +0723-6966464 pahima@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
“First rate in every respect”
Legal 500
  • Member, Sephardic Educational Center in Jerusalem

  • Former Associate, Shearman and Sterling, New York and Tokyo offices.
  • Former Chairman of the Practice Management Committee of the World Law Group
  • Former Co-chairman, Young Lawyers Division, New York United Jewish Appeal
  • Federation Former Committee Member, American Jewish World Service, New York Branch
  • Former Member of the Board of the World Law Group

  • Israel Bar Association, 1992
  • New York, 1986
  • Georgetown University, USA, J.D, M.Sc. (Foreign Service)
  • Tufts University, USA, B.A (International Relations)
  • Market Leader (IFLR1000, 2021).
  • Crowned as Woman Leader for 2020 by IFLR1000.
  • Ranked as Recommended in the M&A 2020 category by Who's Who Legal.
  • Crowned as Woman Leader for 2019 by IFLR1000.
  • Ranked as Recommended in the M&A 2019 category by Who's Who Legal.
  • Crowned as Woman Leader for 2018 by IFLR1000.