Adv Adam M. Klein > Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co. > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Goldfarb Gross Seligman & Co.
TEL AVIV 67891

Work Department

International Corporate and Securities Department.


Adv. Klein is a partner and Deputy Department Head of the International Corporate and Securities Department and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Adv. Klein specializes in cross-border corporate and finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, tender offers, ‘going private’ transactions, spin-offs, PIPEs, and private equity and venture capital investments.

Adv. Klein advises Israeli SEC-registered companies and dual-listed companies on their corporate governance requirements under Israeli law and under the rules of the SEC, NYSE, and NASDAQ. Adv. Klein also advises foreign companies and investment funds on their acquisitions, financings, investments and business activities in Israel. He possesses particular expertise in U.S. public offerings and public offerings of foreign companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

In recent years, Adv. Klein has advised on some of the largest and most complex merger and acquisition transactions and cross-border public offerings in Israel, in which he has represented multinational corporations and private equity funds in Israeli transactions, as well as Israeli corporations in overseas transactions.

Adv. Klein has been recognized as one of Israel’s leading attorneys in the capital markets, corporate and M&A fields by Chambers & Partners and Best Lawyers.

Adv. Klein advised the Ethics Committee of the Israel Bar Association on rules of conduct for attorneys under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; crafted the first U.S.-style Shareholder Rights Plan (‘Poison Pill’) in Israel, which enables public companies to defend themselves from hostile takeovers; and lecturers to professional audiences on a variety of legal topics.

From 1992 to 1999, Adv. Klein was an associate in the Corporate and Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York.


English and Hebrew.


Israel Bar Association, 2000. New York Bar Association, 1992.


• J.D., Columbia Law School, New York, 1991 • Notes Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law • B.A., English Literature, magna cum laude, Yeshiva University, New York, 1987.