Butzel Long Israel Practice Continues Expansion

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY – Butzel Long continues the expansion of its multi-disciplinary Israel Practice with the addition of Mr. Omer Granit. Mr. Granit practices in the areas of corporate, M&A and securities law, and is based in the firm's New York office. Prior to joining Butzel Long, Mr. Granit was a corporate associate at the New York office of White & Case LLP. Mr. Granit is admitted to practice in New York State and in Israel.
"As Butzel Long continues to expand its Israel Practice, we are deepening our commitment to provide Israeli businesses with a wide range of quality legal services facilitated by highly skilled attorneys in their fields," said Zvi Hahn, a shareholder and a co-chair of the firm's Israel Practice. "Butzel Long is strategically positioned to meet the needs of Israeli businesses engaged in cross-border operations, and particularly of companies in Israel's emerging and cutting-edge technology sectors. We are growing in size and in the scope of service we provide to ensure that our clients receive the best resources available."

The Israel Practice group is co-chaired by Zvi Hahn and Beth S. Gotthelf. Mr. Hahn also co-chairs the firm’s Tax Practice and specializes in tax planning for U.S. and foreign corporations and individuals, and in advising multinational groups with respect to structuring and restructuring of their international operations. Ms. Gotthelf, a shareholder in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, also heads the Environmental, Energy and Land Use practice and represents a diverse mix of clients in numerous matters. The Israel Group members also include Eric B. Fisher, Edward J. Goldstein, Richard S. Green, Martin E. Karlinsky, and Barry N. Seidel.

Members of the Israel Practice group hold key leadership positions with a number of prominent Israel-related organizations including the Michigan Israel Business Bridge, the State Government Relations Oversight Committee of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, The Hebrew University and the American Friends of The Hebrew University.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long was established in 1854 and is headquartered in Detroit. Butzel Long is one of America’s leading law firms, with 220 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Holland, Michigan, New York City, Washington, D.C., Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level and is the sole Michigan member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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