Michael Heller


International Corporate and Securities Department

Adv. Heller is Vice Head of the International Corporate and Securities Department. He specializes in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and technology and commercial transactions, and represents a broad array of start-up companies in their day-to-day legal and business activities.

Adv. Heller represents top-tier venture capital funds in Israel and abroad, as well as international corporate and strategic investors, in a wide variety of private equity financings. Adv. Heller has handled well over one thousand equity and debt financing transactions, many of which involved complex capital restructuring, reorganizations, and spin-offs.

Adv. Heller represents hi-tech start-up companies from their early stages, and advises them on all legal, business and commercial activities, including corporate governance, finance, commercial, employment, compensation and intellectual property matters. He advises companies from a wide array of industries, and provides continuous consulting to entrepreneurs and company founders regarding their ongoing and evolving relations with their companies, as well as matters relating to company formation, recruitment of service providers, compensation matters, shareholder relations, financing and complex restructuring.  He plays an active role in helping companies tackle daily challenges in all aspects of their operations and business.

Adv. Heller was ranked as one of the highly recommended venture capital and hi-tech attorneys in Israel by the international guides Chambers & Partners and Best Lawyers.

From 1991 to 1993, Adv. Heller served as an associate at Ervin, Cohen & Jessup LLP, Beverly Hills, California. From 1993 to 1997, Adv. Heller served as an associate at Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal LLP, Chicago, Illinois (now part of the Dentons firm).


J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1991

B.A. (magna cum laude), History, State University of New York at Albany, 1988

Bar Admission

Israel Bar Association, 1998

California Bar Association, 1991

"Great with both the Israeli and US aspects."

Chambers & Partners | 2022

"Recommended, represents investors in their dealings with Israeli, US and European companies."

The Legal 500 | 2022

"Acclaimed as a deal maker."

Chambers & Partners | 2021

"Appreciates what is important for his client and what isn't."

Chambers & Partners | 2021

"Doesn’t just present risk but helps build strategies and suggests the best courses of action."

Chambers & Partners | 2018