Gal Hoffman

Partner Hi-Tech & Venture Capital
Phone +972-3-6074588

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Gal Hoffman

Partner Hi-Tech & Venture Capital

Gal represents clients in a wide variety of international and domestic corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, debt financings, international joint ventures, strategic investments and intellectual property transactions.

Gal provides ongoing legal advice to technology companies on corporate and commercial issues. Gal represents venture capital funds, companies and entrepreneurs in financing transactions. Gal is actively involved with many aspects of the business of his clients, using his expertise as outside and in-house counsel and technical background

Prior to joining GKH, Gal was a corporate attorney at the Silicon Valley office of Fenwick & West LLP and at leading Israeli law firms. Gal also served as the General Counsel of a Silicon Valley company.

Gal is an adjunct lecturer at the Tel-Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

Practice Areas:

  • High Tech & Venture Capital
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • China Practice
  • Investment Funds
  • Intellectual Property

Transactions:

  • Counsel to Implisit in its acquisition by Salesforce.com
  • Counsel to Visualead in its acquisition by Alibaba
  • Counsel to Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) in eight strategic investments
  • Counsel to VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) in several acquisitions and spin-offs
  • Counsel to Lexar (NASDAQ: LEXR) in its acquisition by Micron (NASDAQ: MU)
  • Counsel to Topio in its acquisition by NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP)
  • Counsel to Global Locate in its acquisition by Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM)
  • Counsel to ECtel (NASDAQ: ECTX) in its acquisition by Verint (NASDAQ: VRNT)
  • Counsel to Kleiner Perkins in its investment in 3DV, its first investment in Israel
  • Counsel to Jacada (NASDAQ: JCDA) and Floware (NASDAQ: FLRE) in their NASDAQ IPO
  • Counsel to Memco (NASDAQ: MEMCF) in its acquisition by Platinum (NASDAQ: PLAT)
  • Counsel to the underwriters in the IPO of Ormat (NYSE: ORA)
  • Counsel to Aurec Group in connection with the Med Nautilus communication cable joint venture

Education

Tel Aviv University (LL.B., 1998)

Technion Institute of Technology (B.Sc. Computer Science, 1993)

 

Member

California Bar Association, 2008

Israel Bar Association, 1999