attorney profiles
Shimshon Halpern, J.D.
Harvard Law School graduate. Commercial lawyer in Israel since 1970. Served as General Counsel and Secretary at several large publicly traded Israel companies with world-wide subsidiaries including Laser Industries [currently Lumenis], Elscint Ltd., and Etz Lavud Ltd. with emphasis on high-tech contracts, intellectual property, capital formation, commercial disputes, securities law, mergers, and acquisitions.

Served as Deputy Legal Advisor, Israel Ministry of Defense, handling defense and security contracts. Practiced law in the US with Wall Street and Midwest commercial law firms. Admitted to Israel, NY and Michigan Bars.

Read about Shimshon Halpern's connection to the world of Chabad. (Hebrew article)

Yitzchak Chamudot, LL.B.
Active with high-tech companies doing on-line counseling, drafting, and negotiating agreements. A specialist in the field of software licensing, joint ventures, supply chain, intellectual property, hardware sales, marketing agreements, employment, research and development and share transactions. Has expertise in commercial litigation, and real estate. Member of Israel and NY Bar Association.

Fluent in Hebrew and English drafting.

Chamudot is a graduate of Bar Ilan University Law School and has taught legal research at the law school. He holds the rank of major in the IDF tank reserves.

Eli Halpern, LL.B.
A specialist in commercial litigation, real estate, and zoning. Practiced real estate law with a leading Israeli firm.

Halpern has managerial experience, having been the general manager of a 15 man security operation at Petach Tikva Courts for several years. Among other things, Eli has managed building projects in Israel for foreign residents.

Serves as a lecturer and moderator in real estate and zoning law seminars. Teaches law courses at two law colleges.