Yair Geva


Yair Geva heads Herzog Fox & Neeman’s Tech Division. He is a corporate transactional lawyer whose practice includes extensive representation in cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, and general corporate counselling.

Yair is admitted to practice in New York and Israel. Prior to joining Herzog Fox & Neeman, he practiced at the M&A groups of two of the prominent firms in New York – Gibson Dunn and Davis Polk.

He is ranked among the top Mergers and Acquisitions and tech lawyers in Israel by IFLR1000, Chambers and Legal500, and has led some of the most notable recent transactions in the country, including PepsiCo in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Soda Stream, Checkmarx in its $1.15 billion acquisition by Hellman & Friedman, Forter in its $125 million series E financing round, Dynamic Yield in its over $300 million sale to McDonald’s, Loom Systems Ltd in its purchase by ServiceNow for $70 million, Alooma in its over $120 million sale to Google, Sygnia in its $250 million sale to Temasek, Tapingo in its $150 million sale to GrubHub, and United Therapeutics in its $250 million acquisition of SteadyMed. Yair also led EnteraBio’s recent IPO on Nasdaq.

Yair advises many of the most prominent early stage startups and growth companies in Israel in a range of industries including e-commerce, cyber, fintech & blockchain, biotech, and digital health. He works closely with entrepreneurs, CEOs and Boards of Directors on transactions, investments and other strategic matters.

Yair is a member of the Israeli Bar Internet and Cyber Committee. He earned his LL.M from NYU School of Law and his LL.B from Tel Aviv University, both magna cum laude. He is a member of both the New York and Israel Bars. He was a member of the Tel Aviv Law School Law Journal.

Contact Info

Tel: +9723 -6922861 Fax: +9723-696 6464 gevay@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
He is very pro-business and makes things happen. He comes up with pragmatic solutions rather than legal ones 
Chambers Global
  • Editorial member of the Tel Aviv University Law Journal as well as a research assistant.

  • New York, 2003
  • Israel Bar Association, 2004
  • New York University, USA, LL.M (magna cum laude), 2003
  • Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.B (magna cum laude), 2002, (member of the TAU's Law Review)
  • Leading Individual in Hi-Tech & Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2021).
  • Ranked in Startups & Emerging Companies (Chambers Global 2021)
  • Highly Regarded (IFLR1000, 2021).
  • Leading Individual in Hi-Tech & Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2020).