Phillip Waldoks specializes in cross-border and domestic corporate and banking transactions for international and Israeli companies and financial institutions. Phil’s considerable international experience spans the full range of corporate and commercial transactions, including domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital financings, bank financings, including syndicated loan facilities, investments, partnerships and restructurings as well as structuring, negotiating, reviewing and drafting the full range of commercial agreements.
Phil has vast experience on all sides of the transactional table and is regularly instructed by consortia of Israeli and foreign banks, financial institutions, manufacturing, technology and telecommunication companies, start-ups, venture capital funds and universities to represent their interests. He is recognised by Chambers Global and European Legal Experts as an expert and recommended by Which Lawyer?
Prior to joining S. Horowitz & Co. in 2001, Phil was Senior Vice President–Corporate Legal Affairs and Secretary of U.S.-based publicly-held Hasbro, Inc., a leading global toy and game manufacturer, having previously served as Hasbro’s outside securities and M&A counsel. At Hasbro, Phil was responsible for the company’s transactional and periodic securities disclosures, acted on its many acquisitions of publicly and privately-held entities worldwide, and represented Hasbro in its public offerings, private placements, bank financings, investments, stock exchange listings and major licensing agreements.
Phil began his legal career in the Corporate Practice Groups of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and Fenwick & West in New York, where he represented a diverse clientele, including borrowers, lenders, issuers, acquirers and targets.
In addition to the Israel Bar, Phil is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.