Sharon Gazit > FISCHER (FBC & Co.) > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

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Hi-Tech, Technology & Venture Capital


Ms. Sharon Gazit is a partner in FBC Hi-Tech, Technology and Venture Capital practice.

Ms. Gazit specializes in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and technology and commercial transactions, and represents a broad array of start-up companies in their day-to-day legal and business activities. Ms. Gazit represents Israeli startups and top-tier venture capital funds in Israel and abroad, as well as international corporate and strategic investors, in a wide variety of private equity financings.

Ms. Gazit has been recognized as a leading partner in the Israeli private equity and hi-tech field since its early days, and advises companies from their early stages on all legal, business and commercial activities, including corporate governance, finance, commercial, employment, compensation and intellectual property matters. She advises companies from a wide array of industries, including food-tech, fin-tech, cyber security, AI, fem-tech, and more, and provides continuous consulting to entrepreneurs and company founders regarding their ongoing and evolving relations with their companies, as well as matters relating to company formation, recruitment of service providers, compensation matters, shareholder relations, financing and complex restructuring. She plays an active role in helping companies tackle daily challenges in all aspects of their operations and business. Ms. Gazit possess significant expertise relating to transactions involving intellectual property licensing, especially in the life sciences fields, and has represented companies in this field for many years, including pharmaceutical companies, medical instruments companies, technology incubators and research centers.

Ms. Gazit is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) (“officer” in official IBA nomenclature) and served as Co-Chair of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Law Committee of the IBA.

Alongside her professional work, Ms. Gazit lectures before various professional and academic forums, including the International Bar Association, the Coller Ignite Entrepreneurship Club and the Tel Aviv University, where she teaches a course on legal and financial principles for entrepreneurship.


Israel Bar Association, 1989


LL.B., Tel Aviv University, 1988

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Healthcare and life sciences

The diverse offering at FISCHER (FBC & Co.) is noted for its ‘vast experience and knowledge’ of corporate transactions within the sector, in addition to handling a variety of data protection, corporate governance, and patent portfolio management. Raz Tepper jointly heads the practice alongside Eran Yaniv; Tepper represents both domestic and international biopharmaceutical and medical services clients, and Yaniv is particularly adept at handling cross-border corporate transactions within the medtech space. Shmulik Fried regularly advises funds on their investments into medtech companies within the digital health and medical device industries, and Warren Wienburg, known for his deep knowledge of corporate transactions, was promoted to partner in January 2023. Sharon Gazit and Judy Amidor joined the team from Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. in March 2023. Gazit contributes her longstanding expertise in assisting venture capital funds and startups with a broad range of commercial transactions, while Amidor specialists in M&A and licensing agreements within the biotech space.

Israel > Intellectual property > Intellectual property: commercial/transactions

With unique expertise in the technology field, FISCHER (FBC & Co.) has an impressive client base, including leading technology and media operators, financial institutions, telecoms companies and start-ups, which routinely engage the team in complex IP-related issues, such as commercial transactions, licensing agreements and commercial cyber issues and regulation. The team is led by technology specialist Amit Dat, who also chairs the cyber and IT department, and is noted for his knowledge in data transfers and IP-related transactions. Omri Rachum-Twaig is recognised as the ‘foremost expert in the fields of privacy and cyber law’ and focuses on transactional work, ranging from technology transfer agreements to IP licensing. In March 2023, the department was further strengthened by the arrival of Sharon Gazit and her ‘outstanding’ team, which includes partners Judy Amidor and Roy Lieber.

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

The hi-tech group at FISCHER (FBC & Co.) scores highly with sources for its ‘deep understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape’. A strong performer in major investments and large-scale M&A, the team acts for an array of domestic and multinational tech companies and investors with its recent experience spanning the life sciences, R&D, semiconductors, AI and blockchain sectors, among others. Dual-qualified in Israel and New York, department co-head Raz Tepper impresses with his extensive cross-border experience. Fellow co-head Eran Yaniv stands out for his broad corporate expertise and ‘always tries to find ways to make and not break the deal’. Sharon Gazit, Alex Berman and Uri Zichor are also singled out by clients.