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Schwell Wimpfheimer & Associates

Schwell Wimpfheimer & Associates (SWA) provides top-quality legal services to a wide variety of clients, with an emphasis on Israeli clients with business in the United States. SWA works closely with many Israeli law firms, providing advice on US law. Our attorneys can work seamlessly with your team to provide the following advice and services, without the need for direct contact with the client. Many of our American lawyers are fluent in Hebrew and have lived in Israel for many years. We speak your language and are familiar with your culture. Our dual qualified attorneys have the advantage of understanding the differences between US and Israeli law and how that affects your business.

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Services provided include: Corporate • US aspects of due diligence• M&A and equity investments agreements drafting and review• Incorporation of US subsidiaries/affiliates• US corporate governance guidance and materials Securities • Issuing Securities Opinions in connection with fundraising issuances• Advising on US Securities Regulation and Regulation of Foreign Issuers Labor & Employment • Review of existing employment agreements and non-disclosure agreements to evaluate company obligations under relevant US law• Preparation of employment agreements and non-disclosure agreements for US employer use• Answering questions regarding employer wage and hour obligations to US employees• Preparing US employment policies and employee handbooks, evaluating what policies are mandatory and what policies are optional• Interfacing and negotiating with US former employees who have conflicts with Company• Evaluating employment-related court claim or administrative agency claim filed in the US and connecting company with local US counsel if necessary Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation • Preparation of US and Israel Compliant Equity Compensation Plans• Establishing US Employee Benefit Programs and related compliance issues

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Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A

Dispute Resolution

Investment Funds


Labor & Employment

Real Estate


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November 13, 2016

Labor & Employment

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3 offices

Europe(2), North America(1)


Hartom Street 8, Jerusalem

+972 77 667 0710

Tel Aviv

98 Yigal Alon Street, Tel Aviv 6789141

+972 77 667 0710

New York

1430 Broadway, Suite 1615, New York, NY 10018

+1 646 328 0850