Efi, founding member and managing partner of the firm, is an eminent specialist in corporate and securities law. His practice covers all aspects of corporate life, including incorporation, corporate structuring, financing, private and venture capital investments, public and private offerings, governance, regulatory compliance, antitrust issues, bank financing and commercial agreements. Efi’s expertise in the field of telecommunications is a result of many years of transactional, regulatory and government-relations work in fixed-line, fiber-optic cable, submarine cable, satellite, and cellular systems. Efi is also one of Israel’s foremost experts in structuring, negotiating and documenting privatization transactions, representing both governmental entities in their divestitures as well as private investors in privatization acquisitions.
Efi has been for many years a Lecturer in corporate and securities law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a legal advisor to the Hadassah Medical Organization Board of Directors (1996-present), a Director of the Hadasit Medical Research Services & Development Company Ltd. (1991-present) and a former member of various committees of the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange and the Israeli Securities Authority. After receiving his LL.B. with honors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1971, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Mishpatim law review, Efi received his LL.M. in corporate and securities law from New York University in 1978. Prior to that, he was an associate in the New York office of Wachtel, Lipton, Rosen & Katz from 1976-77, and was a law clerk to Chief Justice Moshe Landoy of the Israeli Supreme Court.
LL.B. (1971, with honors) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem