Yuval Horn | Partner
Mr. Horn is the founder of Horn & Co, Law Offices. The firm comprises 17 lawyers and two articled clerks, and represents technology based companies, their founders, investors and board members.
Mr. Horn regularly advises his clients on international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings (US, UK, Israel), initial coin offerings, structured finance, and corporate reorganizations, as well as on all legal aspects of operations of high tech and life sciences companies, including licensing and sale of technology, joint ventures, commercial transactions and labor law issues.
Mr. Horn is served as Co-Chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) Technology Law Committee in 2016-2017. He has been a member of the IRB (Helsinki) Committee at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel since 2008, and represents the firm in Biolegis, a European network of law firms specializing in the life sciences (www.biolgeis.com). Since 2019, Mr. Horn is a member of the Contractual Committee at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel.
Mr. Horn is frequently asked to lecture and write about new financing models, formation of new businesses and technology transactions.
In October 2018, Yuval co-moderated the Showcase Session on Initial Coin Offerings at the IBA Annual Conference in Rome. In March 2019, Yuval co-chaired the 4rd IBA M&A in the Technology Sector Conference in Barcelona. In May 2019, Yuval co-chaired the IBA 7th Annual World Life Sciences Conference in Philadelphia, PA, USA.
In September 2019, Yuval will co-moderate the session on Data in Mergers and Acquisitions at the IBA Annual Conference in Seoul, South Korea. In November 2019, Yuval will participate in the 6th Biennial Technology Law Conference - "Breaking down the walls and embracing transformation: 30 years of technology law" in Berlin, Germany.
Mr. Horn was identified by The International Who’s Who of Life Science Lawyers in 2013 and in 2015 as one of the 5 leading individuals worldwide in life sciences transactions, in 2018 as Thought Leader, and in 2019 as one of the 5 Global Thought Leaders in EMEA Life Sciences transactions. During the years 2008 – 2018 Yuval has been ranked by Who’s Who as a leading expert in Israel in life sciences, by The European Legal Experts as an expert in Corporate and M&A and IT and Telecoms, by Who’s Who as a leading expert in Israel in IT, by Chambers Global as a leading Israeli practitioner in M&A: High Tech and by IAMAS as a leading expert in intellectual property transactions.
Mr. Horn was born in Pasadena, CA. He received his LL.B from Tel Aviv University in 1988 and his LL.M. in 1994 from the same institution (thesis: “Conflicts of Laws in Negotiable Instruments”). He was a JSD candidate during the years 1995-1998 (proposed doctorate thesis: “Interpretation of International Contracts”). He has been a member of the Israeli Bar Association since May, 1990.
Mr. Horn began his practice as Aide to the Chief Military Prosecutor and Legal Advisor to the Chief of Staff (Ehud Barak) during the years 1988-1993. Since 1993 his practice has focused on technology transactions and corporate finance, where he has practiced in several leading firms as an associate and partner. During the years 2004-2009, Mr. Horn was a Senior Partner at Baratz, Horn & Co.