Jeffrey is co-chair of the firm’s international transactions department, and focuses his business-oriented practice on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnering, general corporate matters, and licensing (for high-technology and life science companies). He has advised clients in all phases of business planning and organization, and regularly represents private issuers, family offices, individuals, and venture capital and private equity firms in connection with portfolio investments in technology and other nascent companies. Jeffrey’s practice has involved an extensive amount of cross-border work, where he has assisted Israeli and foreign clients in acquisitions, public offerings, and licensing transactions primarily in the United States, Europe and Japan. Jeffrey’s clients are involved in the development of diverse technologies ranging from enterprise software, diversified electronics, ag-tech, aviation, internet and telecommunications systems, and pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Jeffrey has lectured on corporate and technology issues at seminars and conferences in Israel, Japan and the United States, and taught for many years a course on Israeli commercial law sponsored by the Israeli Bar Association. Jeffrey is also involved at the board level in several community-oriented volunteer activities focusing on servicing the needs of people with intellectual disabilities, as well as other educational and charitable organizations.
Prior to joining Ephraim Abramson & Co., Jeffrey was an associate at two prominent Washington, D.C. law firms, where he specialized in tax and corporate work. Jeffrey graduated from the University of Connecticut Law School in 1988, where he served as an Editor on the Connecticut Law Review. Prior to law school, Jeffrey received an M.A. in History from the University of Chicago in 1985, and a B.A. in History from Columbia University in 1984, where he was a member of the Dean’s List and a recipient of an academic fellowship to Clare College, Cambridge University.
Member of Bar Associations and admitted to practice in Israel, Washington, D.C., and Connecticut. Member: Ad-hoc Steering Committee for Retaining Bio-tech and Life Science Companies in Jerusalem (2018-present).