Holland & Knight has hired government relations attorney Meital Stavinsky as a partner and co-chair of its Israel practice, working in the Miami and Washington, D.C., offices

The former shareholder and founding member of Greenberg Traurig’s Israel practice also will be a member of Holland & Knight’s public policy and regulation practice group.

Lior Haiat, Israel’s consul general in Miami, called Stavinsky “a pillar in the Israeli-American business community for many years.”

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, co-chair of Holland & Knight’s Israel practice, has known Stavinsky for 15 years and said her business contacts and relationships in Israel are unsurpassed.

Stavinsky is a native of Israel who speaks Hebrew fluently. She advised Israeli businesses seeking to enter the U.S. market or expand their U.S. operations, notably for advanced technology companies.

She serves as co-chair of the Tel-Aviv University Alumni Southeast chapter and on the American Jewish Committee board. She also is a Dream in Green board member and on an external advisory board member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s and Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator, which fosters innovative environmental technologies.

Holland & Knight has more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 global offices.

Holland & Knight has hired government relations attorney Meital Stavinsky as a partner and co-chair of its Israel practice, working in the Miami and Washington, D.C., offices

The former shareholder and founding member of Greenberg Traurig ‘s Israel practice also will be a member of Holland & Knight ‘s public policy and regulation practice group.

Lior Haiat, Israel’s consul general in Miami, called Stavinsky “a pillar in the Israeli-American business community for many years.”

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, co-chair of Holland & Knight ‘s Israel practice, has known Stavinsky for 15 years and said her business contacts and relationships in Israel are unsurpassed.

Stavinsky is a native of Israel who speaks Hebrew fluently. She advised Israeli businesses seeking to enter the U.S. market or expand their U.S. operations, notably for advanced technology companies.

She serves as co-chair of the Tel-Aviv University Alumni Southeast chapter and on the American Jewish Committee board. She also is a Dream in Green board member and on an external advisory board member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s and Wells Fargo ‘s Innovation Incubator, which fosters innovative environmental technologies.

Holland & Knight has more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 global offices.