Gil acts for clients in a variety of cross-border corporate transactions with an emphasis on technology related matters, privacy and data protection, cryptocurrency and blockchain, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital investments.
Gil is an expert in the fields of privacy and data protection and holds the prestigous Certified International Privacy Professional certification with specific expertise in European privacy protection law (CIPP/E).
Prior to founding the firm, Gil has practiced law in the corporate departments of two of Israel's largest firms in Israel, where Gil has provided general counsel to various clients and companies (both privately owned companies and publicly traded companies), with an emphasis on venture capital and private equity financing, technology and life sciences, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, as well as ongoing work in connection with the day-to-day aspects of various companies and clients.
Gil has also served as an in-house legal counsel in iAngels, one of the most prominent and active venture capital funds in Israel, and in iCapital (now doing business as 21M Capital), a leading cryptocurrency investment platform, where he has advised and led numerous cryptocurrency investment transactions and had gained extensive experience by participation in various initial coin offerings which evidently led him to become one of the most experienced attorneys in the field of cryptocurrency to date.
Gil is a valued speaker and is also spending his time lecturing in academic forums (such as the College of Law and Business and the University of Kassel), accelerator programs (such as MAOFtech and Ga2Tech), conventions and dedicated events. Among others, Gil lectures on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, data and privacy protection and corporate law.
Prior to practicing law, Gil has been involved in the High-Tech and Bio-Med industries in several positions such as Sr. Software Tester and Test Designer.
When out of the office, Gil spends time with his girlfriend and two dogs, tends to his various hobbies such as cooking, playing and building guitars, snowboarding and running (and running the occasional marathon).
Certified International Privacy Professional certification with specific expertise in European privacy protection law (CIPP/E).
Haifa University, LL.B., 2014
Founder, Gil Solomon & Co.
Legal Counsel, iAngels & iCapital
Associate, Fischer Bachar Well Orion & Co.
Associate, Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
Intern, Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
Software Tester and Test Designer, Philips Healthcare
English, Hebrew, Spanish (basic)
Below are a few of Gil Solomon's past media references and public or media speaking opportunities.