Yoram Arad, a partner in the firm, specializes in the field of technology. He is a deal-maker with in-depth experience in international commercial technology transactions, with a particular focus on transactions involving development and commercialization of intellectual property, information and communication technology, and life sciences.
Yoram joined the firm in 2008, after more than seven years as a Senior Corporate Counsel at Amdocs - a leading global provider of customer care, billing and order management software systems for telecommunications carriers.
Prior to joining Amdocs, Yoram managed the Business Development Department within the Office of the General Counsel of Bezeq - The Israel Telecommunication Corporation Ltd. His work focused on the commercial as well as the regulatory aspects of the company's business relationships with other providers of communication services.
Prior to joining Bezeq, Yoram was a senior associate at another leading Israeli law firm, focusing on international transactions of large and medium-sized industrial companies.
Yoram is frequently involved in transactions in the areas of:
- Life Sciences: Biotech licensing agreements; research and development agreements; private sector/University collaboration agreements.
- Commercial Practice: Manufacturing and supply agreements; franchising agreements; OEM and VAR agreements; distribution and agency agreements.
Yoram's pragmatic and hands-on approach, as well as a clear understanding of the underlying legal, business and technology aspects of the transaction, all serve to benefit his clients' business interests.
Yoram has led negotiations in various countries worldwide, including in the U.S., Europe, China, Russia and former Soviet states.
Yoram serves as Co-Chair of the Law, Science and Technology Forum of the Israel Bar Association
LL.B., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1985)
1986, Israel Bar Association
Hebrew and English
The Legal 500 2016 identified Yoram Arad as a recommended Hi-tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital lawyer, who is “a dealmaker with broad legal and business expertise”.
Who's Who Legal 2016 selected Yoram Arad as one of the world's leading Telecoms & Media lawyers and one of Israel's top 3.
Who's Who Legal 2015 selected Yoram Arad as one of the world's leading Telecoms & Media lawyers and one of Israel's top 5.
The Legal 500 2015 identified Yoram Arad as a recommended Hi-tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital, and Telecoms and Media lawyer, who has a "superb reputation."
The Legal 500 2014 identified Yoram Arad as a recommended Hi-tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital, and Telecoms and Media lawyer, who is a "significant figure in the team, which ‘becomes an integral part of the client’s business’."
Who's Who Legal 2013 selected Yoram Arad as one of the world's 434 leading Telecoms & Media lawyers and one of Israel's top 4.
The Legal 500 2013 has recognized Yoram Arad as a recommended Telecoms and Media, and Hi-tech, Start-Ups and Venture Capital lawyer.
Chambers Global 2011 identified Yoram Arad as a leading Israeli lawyer in the hi-tech field of practice, quoting clients saying, “The time he spent in-house really shows, setting him apart from someone who’s never been on the cutting edge of a deal. He knows exactly what we need and how we operate, and can give us very commercial and pragmatic advice.” He is also “very up-to-date on software technology and related issues.”
The Legal 500 2011 identified Yoram Arad as a leading Israeli lawyer in the hi-tech and start-ups field of practice - “Yoram Arad combines great legal and business experience'.”
PLC Which lawyer? 2011 Recommends Yoram Arad as a leading lawyer in the TMT: Technology field.
Expert Guides 2011, a Guide to the World's Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers names Yoram Arad as one of the outstanding practitioners in the field of Information Technology in Israel.