Israel Advisory Group


Eckert Seamans’s Israel Advisory Group represents clients ranging from large multinational corporations to startups doing business in Israel and in the United States.  We represent Israeli corporations, startups, closely-held partnerships, individuals and Universities that do business in the U.S. 

We also work closely with Israeli law firms on matters that require close collaboration between U.S. and Israeli attorneys. 

Our team includes lawyers who have lived in Israel, studied in Israel, speak Hebrew fluently, and frequently travel to Israel.

Through our multidisciplinary approach and the vast resources available to us through the firm as a whole, we provide our clients with cost-effective and productive representation inbound and outbound to our Israel-base clients and contacts. In particular, the firm’s nationally recognized expertise in litigation, bankruptcy, aviation, energy, hospitality, and intellectual property, has enabled Eckert Seamans’ Israel Advisory team to be at the forefront of important issues.

Services offered to Startups, mid-level and multinational corporations:

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Bankruptcy

  • Compliance with US government requests

  • Construction

  • Corporate

  • Cybersecurity

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

  • Due diligence

  • Hospitality

  • Intellectual Property including patents, trademarks, and copyright procurement and licensing

  • Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Investment

  • Labor and Employment

  • Litigation

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Privacy

  • Real Estate and Land Use

  • Regulatory e.g. aviation, financial, food & drug etc.

  • Succession planning

  • Tax

  • Transportation, including aviation

  • Venture and public market financing

Representative Matters

  • Strong links to numerous Israeli law firms; routinely provide consultation on U.S. standards and laws to support litigation

  • Represent Israeli corporations, Universities, research institutes and startups before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • Advise Israeli corporations, Universities, research institutes and startups on intellectual property matters, including patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark procurement, licensing and litigation.

  • Represented numerous Israeli companies in patent infringement actions and in inter-partes review and post-grant review proceedings related to various technologies including cybersecurity, medical devices, life sciences, telecommunications, and computer software/hardware in federal district courts throughout the U.S., before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and in the International Trade Commission.

  • Provide turnkey U.S. legal compliance for several Israeli airlines, to include advice on commercial and regulatory advice, as well as federal and state doing business requirements (e.g., employment, tax, etc.)

  • Assisted major Israeli defense contractor with importation of satellite for SpaceX mission

  • Strong connections with Israeli government in support of international aviation efforts

  • Routinely work with shippers, logistics companies, and ground handlers to support the import and export of Israeli goods

  • Coordinated expatriation flights and provided other aviation support for humanitarian missions as a result of the October 7th attack