Yair Geva


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Yair Geva heads Herzog’s Startups and Emerging Companies Group. He is a New York & Israeli corporate transactional lawyer, whose practice includes extensive representation of tech companies, investors and acquirers in cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, and general corporate counselling. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced at the M&A groups of Gibson Dunn and Davis Polk in New York.

Yair is ranked among the top M&A and Startup Lawyers in Israel by Chambers (Band 1), Legal500 and IFLR, and has led some of the most notable cross border transactions in Israel. He advises many of the most prominent startups and emerging growth companies in Israel in a range of industries including e-commerce, cyber, fintech, blockchain & web3, crypto, clean energy, and biotech. He works closely with entrepreneurs, CEOs and Boards of Directors on transactions, investments and other strategic matters.

Yair is Head of the Tech Committee of the Israeli Bar. 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 and 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
Yair Geva
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 and Start-Ups (The Legal 500 2022).
  • Band 1 in Startups & Emerging Companies (Chambers Global 2022).
  • Recommended in Fintech 2021 by WWL.
  • 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).