N/ATel Aviv, IL

About Yair Estline

Yair is admitted to both the New York Bar and the Israeli Bar Association. Before returning to Israel at the end of 2008, Yair worked for 10 years as a lawyer in a large New York law firm, where he was a Partner and Head of Department. Yair is fluent in both the U.S. and Israeli legal systems and has ample experience in representing Israeli companies and entrepreneurs who wish to establish their business and operation in the U.S., as well as in advising U.S. and other international companies operating in Israel. During the 10years in which Yair worked in the U.S. he advised hundreds clients in U.S. and cross-border transactions, including: Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”), various financing transactions, including Private Equity Financing, Initial Public Offerings (“IPO”) and Secondary Offering, Debt Financing and more. In addition, he represented many public companies traded on a U.S. stock exchange or listing (NASDAQ, NYSE and the OTC Bulletin Board) in all of their disclosure and reporting requirements to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”), and the various stock exchanges, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance and more. Yair is advising Israeli companies and entrepreneurs from various industries (software, IT, clean-tech, traditional industry, infrastructure, agriculture, food and more) who wish to establish or expand their business and operations in the U.S. in various ways, including: establishing a subsidiary, partnership, joint venture (“JV”), mergers and acquisitions, negotiating and drafting marketing and distribution agreements, license agreements, joint-development agreements and more. In addition, Yair has many years of experience in advising both foreign and Israeli clients on Israeli corporate and commercial law matters, and he represents many technology companies as well traditional industry companies in Mergers and Acquisitions, Financing Transactions, Corporate Matters and various Commercial Agreements. Yair, who was born and raised in Kibbutz Givat Haim Ihud, represents dozens of Kibbutz-owned companies in all of their legal needs both in Israel and in the U.S. Professional Biography: 2011