Partner
212-244-4111 x280
motyb@shiboleth.com

Experience and Background

Moty represents clients in a broad range of business and commercial transactions, with a concentration on Venture Capital and Hi-Tech transactions, Real Estate, Mergers and Acquisitions, commercial and corporate finance transactions, and general corporate representation. Moty serves domestic and foreign clients, including multinational corporations, private equity funds, real estate investment companies, venture lending funds, emerging companies, entrepreneurs as well as other private companies and individuals.

Prior to joining Shiboleth LLP in New York, Moty worked for more than six years at the Corporate and M&A practice group of our affiliated office, Shibolet & Co., one of Israel’s leading law firms. In addition, Moty served as Senior General Counsel of one of Israel’s leading Venture Capital funds. While in Israel, Moty was also an adjunct faculty member and a corporate law lecturer at Tel Aviv University School of Law, Tel Aviv University School of Business and the Interdisciplinary Center School of Law in Israel.

Moty was selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015. Each year less than 2.5 percent are selected in the state by the research team as Rising Stars.

Selected Transactions

  • Represented Gaia Real Estate Investments, in conjunction with its partner Grand China Fund, in the acquisition of Whispering Winds, a 286-unit apartment community located in Pearland, a desirable suburb of Houston, Texas.
  • Represented Gaia Real Estate Investments, in conjunction with its partners Phoenix Insurance and Menora Mivtachim Insurance, in the acquisition of 200 Plaza Drive, a fully-leased, large, recently renovated office building in Secaucus, N.J. owned by Hartz Mountain Industries.
  • Represented Gaia Real Estate Holdings in the acquisition of the Winchester Park and Winchester Wood multifamily assets from Equity Residential for $56.1 million. The 478-unit portfolio totals 790,787 square feet and consist of 79 buildings.
  • Represented Sigma Capital Partners in connection with a convertible loan with Medivision Medical Imaging Ltd., and its wholly owned subsidiary, MTL Print Ltd.
  • Represented Ora Media, an on-demand television network owned by companies controlled by Carlos Slim, in an acquisition and licensing of assets of Stick Figure Productions, a film production studio.
  • Represented an affiliate of Island Capital, in a transaction involving their exit from their NAI Global, real estate brokerage joint venture.
  • Represented Sigma Capital Partners in connection with financing of Convertible Term Loan and Line of Credit to BlackStratus (formerly known as NetForensics).
  • Represented a sponsor of an investment vehicle in connection with a transaction involving the investment by US investors into a Series C Round in BriefCam.
  • Represented Leeds Equity Partners, a NY-based private equity firm, in the acquisition of the Ex Libris Group of Israel from Francisco Partners, a leading private equity firm.

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar
  • The Israel Bar

Education

  • Tel Aviv University School of Law, LL.B Magna Cum Laude (with honors)

Languages

  • English, Hebrew, and Arabic