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Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

Carter Ledyard & Milburn is a general practice law firm headquartered on Wall Street. We have a ratio of partners to associates of about one to one, and provide personal, partner-level attention to all clients and matters, large and small. We offer our clients sophisticated legal advice within a culture that encourages innovative problem solving. We have a long history of providing legal services to foreign companies entering the U.S. market and have been providing legal services to Israeli-based companies for over 20 years.  We bring our skills and imagination to bear on the needs and aspirations of our clients, today’s leading and emerging companies, institutions and individuals.

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Steve Glusband, who was among the first U.S. lawyers to advise Israeli companies in going public in the U.S , began his legal career at the SEC.

Guy Ben Ami is admitted to practice in New York and Israel, where he began his career with a major Israeli law firm

Our lawyers handle, securities offering and SEC regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property, tax environmental, employment, technology, antitrust, real estate, and bankruptcy issues for Israeli-based clients and U.S. organizations with business interests in Israel. Clients find the team easy to work with and appreciate the personal, partner-level service they receive on matters large and small.

Some of our Israeli clients over the years include many public companies traded in the U.S. (or in Tel Aviv, or both). We also work with investment banks and private equity funds.

TAT Technologies Ltd.We also work with investment banks such as Aegis Capital Corp.

Carter Ledyard has a rich history representing Israeli interests. We represented the Government Companies Authority of the State of Israel in connection with the Rule 144A tranche of the initial public offering of the ordinary shares of Oil Refineries Ltd. The offering raised approximately $1.54 billion, making it the largest IPO on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, as well as the largest privatization in the history of the State of Israel.

 Other representative examples in recent years:

 In 2013 we represented B Communications Ltd., Israel’s largest telecommunications provider on an innovative $800 million high yield Rule 144A/ Regulation S note offering – the first international offering of notes listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.

In 2016, we acted as U.S. counsel to EZchip Semiconductor Ltd., a leader in high-performance processing solutions for carrier and data center networks, in connection with its merger with Mellanox Technologies Ltd. for approximately $811 million

 In 2020,  we advised a clinical stage Israeli biotechnology company focused on the reformulation of established therapeutics in its $20 million initial public offering on Nasdaq.

In 2021,  we advised Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. in its merger with  SharpLink Gaming (NASDAQ:SBET), a leading online technology company related to sports betting content.














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Practice Areas


Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate and M&A

Dispute Resolution


Investment Funds


Labor & Employment

Private Equity

Real Estate



Privacy & Data Security


1 offices

North America(1)

New York City

2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005