Yair Geva is a partner at Herzog Fox & Neeman, one of the leading Israeli law firms that has helped facilitate some of the major exits and deals in Israel within the past few years. He focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, with an emphasis on the representation of hi-tech and life science companies ranging from Israel's most innovative start-ups to leading public companies. Prior to joining Herzog Fox & Neeman, Yair practiced at the offices of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, where he focused on public and private mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures and other strategic collaborations, and represented clients such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, St. Jude Medical, Northrop Grumman and E*Trade. Prior to moving to New York, Yair practiced with one of Israel's leading law firms, focusing on the high-technology industry .