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Raz, Dlugin & Co. Law Offices
5 AZRIELI CENTER
SQUARE BUILDING, 27TH FLOOR
6701101 TEL AVIV
Israel
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Work Department

Managing Partner at Raz-Dlugin & Co. Law Firm

Position

Adv. Rafi Raz is the managing partner of Raz Dlugin & Co. Over the years, Adv. Raz has gained a reputation of being one of Israel’s upcoming prominent high-tech attorneys. Adv. Raz is highly respected and valued by his peers in the tech field and is considered as one of the most notable, highly experienced and well-connected attorneys in the high-tech industry. Adv. Raz’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law and in particular on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property including domestic and international business transactions in the technology sector. He has vast expertise in representing both investors and emerging High-Tech companies from set up to the buy-out stage.

Career

Adv. Raz represents some of the most prominent investors in the high tech industry and is regularly involved in transactions relating to the most innovative start-ups in the field. Adv. Raz provides his clients with ongoing consultancy on a wide variety of subjects from the establishment of the company, through seed investments, venture capital investments, strategic collaborations, and exit transactions. Adv. Raz also has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting agreements for the research and development, licensing, manufacturing, sale and other commercialization of software, biotechnology and pharmaceutical products, medical devices and multimedia and entertainment products and content. Before founding Raz Dlugin, Rafi was a partner At Berkman, Wechsler, Bloom & Co. His practice focused on a wide variety of corporate matters, including high profile mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, various technology licensing transactions and others.

Languages

English, Hebrew

Education

Rafi completed his studies at the Interdisciplinary Institute, Herzelia, Israel with both an LL.B degree and a B.A. degree in Business Administration

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

Raz, Dlugin & Co. Law Offices‘ boutique size allows it to take a ‘sharp, quick, effective‘ and ‘collaborative‘ approach to advising its expansive portfolio of innovative start-ups. The firm’s clients range from early-stage companies through to companies engaging in exit transactions. A prime example of the latter is PolyPid, which the group recently assisted with its successful IPO on NASDAQ. In the investment field, the firm advises large venture capital funds on their Israeli transactions. Founding partners Rafi Raz and Ran Dlugin lead the team, which also includes Michal Donner, described by one client as ‘the details master‘.

Israel > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Raz, Dlugin & Co. Law Offices has notable expertise advising hi-tech companies on corporate transactions, including high-value M&A. In addition, the firm regularly advises venture capital funds on their investments in Israel and guiding clients through IP matters. Recently, the firm advised Diamond Eagle on its $3.3bn merger with DraftKings and SBTech. Rafi Raz specialises in financing, licensing and GDPR issues. Ran Dlugin, who is also qualified to practise in New York, specialises in tech M&A in Israel and overseas.