Mr. Yoav Meer has been a member of Gornitzky’s legal team since 2011, first as a legal intern and later as an associate. With an emphasis on life sciences (including Cannabis) companies, Yoav’s practice includes various types of corporate transactions, including M&A, IPO and capital markets, corporate finance, investment rounds and other forms of capital raising.
Yoav has been involved in the representation of both buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border transactions, issuers and underwriters in offerings in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Yoav is also involved in advising clients on day-to-day corporate and commercial matters.
Yoav holds an LL.B. from Tel Aviv University, where he was also a member of the editorial board of the Tel Aviv Law Review and an LL.M. from New York University. During his studies, Yoav also took part in the annual premier moot court, adjudicated by a Supreme Court Justice and spent an exchange semester at Cornell University.
During 2010, he was a visiting fellow at the Sydney Centre for International Law at Sydney University and a member of Norton Rose Australia’s litigation team.
Yoav is the author of several publications on securities regulation, international and comparative law.