ZAG-S&W is a leading international law firm focusing on corporate and commercial law, with locations in the United States, Israel, China and Europe.
ZAG-S&W’s dedication to excellence, innovative approach, entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding legal professionals provide our clients with comprehensive solutions and personalized service in both domestic and cross-border matters.
We have earned loyalty from our roster of top Israeli and international public and private companies, entrepreneurs, investors, funds and other business professionals. These clients regularly count on us for day-to-day legal advice as well as for their strategic corporate decisions as they push and expand into both new and existing markets.
For over three decades, ZAG-S&W has played a pivotal role in the legal industry, further enhancing our professional experience and cultivating an extensive network of contacts, both invaluable assets for our clients.
Our firm comprises international attorneys proficient in many languages, with each attorney deeply familiar with the governing laws and regulations, as well as the cultural and business environment, in which they operate.
ZAG-S&W is consistently ranked by local and international legal guides, including The Legal 500, Chambers Global and IFLR1000.
ZAG-S&W was established in 2001 through a unique joint venture of its founding firms, Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. (ZAG) and Sullivan & Worcester LLP (S&W). Our bilingual team of more than 200 lawyers in Israel and the U.S. understand the dynamics of two very different markets and can deftly bridge cultural differences on business practices, regulatory, securities and other legal issues. When you need counsel for intellectual property, tax, securities, litigation or anything else, our ZAG-S&W U.S. team delivers—in your language and in your time zone.
Recently, ZAG-S&W has led numerous debt and equity financing transactions of Israeli and US companies on U.S. exchanges, such as Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange.
ZAG-S&W has been active in China for over a decade, leading large and complex projects, including governmental projects, in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
The firm in China represents prominent Israeli and international companies, addressing all legal and commercial aspects of doing business in China and applying our perspective and understanding of Chinese business, culture and the regulatory environment. Our team in China includes Chinese and Israeli attorneys who speak Hebrew, English and Chinese, and have extensive experience providing comprehensive legal advice to Israeli and international companies and investors.
ZAG-S&W’s activity in Europe is conducted through Sullivan & Worcester’s London offices established by Sullivan & Worcester, our U.S. joint venture partner.
London is widely considered the global hub for trade and export financing, and our London lawyers are market-leading practitioners in the trade and export finance sector. Our London team also has experience with commercial banking transactions, securitization, project finance, insurance, compliance programs, and dispute resolution, and they advise clients with respect to their business activities around the world, with special emphasis on emerging markets in Africa, Asia, the Commonwealth and Latin America.