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Arnon, Tadmor-Levy
132 Menachem Begin Road, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv 6702101
31 Hillel Street, Jerusalem 9458131

Work Department


Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions


Ophir is consistently recognized as one of the top M&A lawyers in Israel by the leading international ranking agencies, including Legal 500, Chambers Global, and Who’s Who Legal. Ophir and his practice group are regularly involved in the largest M&A transactions in the Israeli market. In recent years, Ophir has represented:

  • Rafael Defense Systems in its acquisition of fifty percent of a leading Israeli vision technology company, VisionMap.
  • Glilot Capital, the major shareholder of an Israel-based security solutions provider Aorato, in its acquisition by Microsoft.
  • Rafael Defense Systems, in its acquisition of fifty percent of a leading Israeli sonar technology company, DSIT.
  • Adicet Bio, a U.S. bio-tech company, in its stock-for-stock transaction with AIT, an Israeli leading bio-tech company in the field of cancer research.
  • The Kearfott Corporation, a leading inertial system U.S. company, in its acquisition, together with a leading Israeli defense company, of Al Cielo, an Israeli company specializing in navigation and control inertial sensors.
  • PMC Sierra in its acquisition of the Israeli company Wintegra, constituting the largest sale of an Israeli hi-tech company during such year.

Ophir is a graduate of Harvard Law School (Doctor of Juridical Science), Tel Aviv University (LLB, valedictorian) and the Technion (BSc. Computer Engineering, valedictorian).

Ophir clerked for Justice Theodor Or of the Israeli Supreme Court, and was a recipient of various prizes and scholarships, including the Wolf Foundation Prize, the John M. Olin Fellowship, the E. David Fischman Scholarship, the Tel Aviv University Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Technion Presidential Prize.

Ophir also served as the Editor of the Tel Aviv University Law Review, lectured at Harvard Law School on corporate law matters, has published articles on corporate matters in the leading legal journals in the United States and currently serves as an adjunct professor of corporate finance at Tel Aviv University.

Earlier in his career, Ophir was an M&A partner at the Israeli law firm Herzog Fox & Neeman.




Israel Bar Association


2005 | Harvard Law School | SJD
2001 | Tel Aviv University | LLB (valedictorian)
1991 | Technion – Israel Institute of Technology | BSc (Computer Engineering) (valedictorian)

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Ophir NaveArnon, Tadmor-Levy

The newly merged Arnon, Tadmor-Levy‘s firm now houses one of the largest teams of corporate and M&A experts in Israel, equipped to advise both Israeli and foreign clients on the full spectrum of M&A transactions ranging from corporate structuring to securities issues and financial regulatory mandates. Reputed as ‘one of the best M&A lawyers in Israel’, Ophir Nave is also recognised as a key M&A lawyer in the defence sector, while Kobi Ben-Chitrit notably advises technology start-ups on corporate structuring, and Barak Platt is a high-tech, venture capital, and PE specialist. High-profile M&A experts Barry Levenfeld and Ben Sandler are the go-to choice for several multinational technology companies, while David Schapiro‘s focus is on complex public and private financings and project finance transactions. Other key contacts include ‘professional’ cross-border M&A transaction specialist Oded Levy, and ‘outstanding’ US and Israeli-qualified lawyer Micki Shapira.