Meital Stavinsky

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Experience & CredentialsOther Offices

Practice Areas

  • Government Law & Policy
  • Global - Israel Practice
  • Climate Change
  • Green Building & Sustainable Development
  • Carbon Credits
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Emerging Technology
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0518
Fax: 305.579.0717
Law SchoolTel Aviv University, Faculty of Law, LL.B., 1995; Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law, LL.M., Computer/Internet Law, 1999
Admitted2002, New York; Israel; District of Columbia; Certified Foreign Legal Consultant with the Florida Bar. (Not admitted in Florida)
Memberships American Bar Association (Member, Business Law Committee on Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Law).


Meital Stavinsky's practice focuses on government relations. She primarily advises Cleantech companies in the areas of renewable energy, alternative fuel transportation and infrastructure, energy efficiency, water and waste treatment, green materials and green buildings. Meital has worked on U.S. congressional and federal legislative matters as well as with various federal agencies such as the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture. As the coordinator of the Corporate and Securities Israeli practice development and initiatives from a business perspective, Meital assists Israeli companies seeking to enter the U.S. market and expand their operations in the States. There has been proven success as these Israeli companies have been matched with strategic partners, potential joint ventures and other business-to-business connections. Meital often serves as a speaker at conferences and seminars in the United States and Israel on Cleantech and Israel related matters.

Meital is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

Areas of Concentration

· Governmental Affairs

· Clean Technology

· Green buildings

· Climate Change

· International

· Corporate funding

· Corporate law

Professional & Community Involvement

· Founding Member, EcoForum

· Board Member, American Jewish Committee, Greater Miami and Broward Chapter

· Board Member, Asian American Advisory Board

· Board Member, Dream in Green

· Board Member, Israel American Chamber of Commerce Florida Region

· Alternative Fuel/Vehicle Innovations Committee Member, Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition

· Co-Chair, American Friends of Tel Aviv University Alumni, Florida Chapter

· Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition

· Participant, Rio +20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012

· Participant, IFC Climate Business Group, 4th Annual International Finance Corporation (IFC) Cleantech Workshop, Washington, DC, 2012

· Participant, White House Business Council/Business Forward Miami Business Leaders' Briefing, Washington, DC, 2012

· Member, American Bar Association
- Business Law Committee on Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Law

· Member, Women's Council on Energy and the Environment

· Member, Climate Communities

· Member, Clean Economy Network

Awards & Recognition

· Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America's Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

· Member, team ranked as a top corporate law firm in Miami as selected by corporate directors, in the annual "Legal Industry Research Study," Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (10th year), 2002-2009, 2011-2012

Professional Experience

Noteworthy Experience

· Legal Correspondent, Yedioth Ahronoth (Israel's largest daily newspaper), 1997-2000
- Managing and editing daily news items concerning variety of events in the Economics/Legal Field,Technology & Internet
- Weekly commentary on Consumer Affairs and weekly commentary on Real Estate Legal Issues

· U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)


· Legal Internship, Efrati Galili & Co., Attorneys, Law Office, Israel, 1995-1996

Military Experience

· Served in the I.D.F in the Intelligence Corps in classified duties, 1989-1991

Other Experience

· Director, Legal & Business Development, Gilat Latin America Inc., 2000-2002

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications


· Quoted, "Florida's Ties to Israel: Florida is Stepping up Efforts to Attract Israeli Firms," Florida Trend, September 18, 2013

· Featured, "About Laws and Businesses," Yedioth Aharonot: Yedioth America, August 8, 2013

· Quoted, "Expert: Bring US 'Clean Cities' program to Israel," The Jerusalem Post, December 28, 2012

· Quoted, "Opportunities in the US for Israeli Cleantech Companies," Globes, April 5, 2009

· "Al Gore is Not Alone," Globes, November 7, 2007

· "The Alien Tort Claims Act," Globes, August 12, 2004

· "When the Employees are Chitchatting," Globes, October 29, 2003

· "Privacy on the Road: Event Data Recorders (EDR)," Globes, August 25, 2003

· "Going Public on Wall Street," Globes, August 25, 2003

· "Israel Export Institute and Greenberg Traurig Enter Cooperation Agreement," Globes, June 2, 2003

· "Cooperation Agreement Between the Israel Export Institute and the American Law Firm of Greenberg Traurig," layatzuahn, April 2002

· "Law firm reaches out to start-ups in Israel," Miami Daily Business Review, November 19, 2002

· "The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Israeli Companies Traded in the U.S. What Should Israeli Companies do in Order to Comply with the New Act?" Globes, October 8, 2002

· "The Florida offices of the law firm of Greenberg Traurig will send a delegation to Israel," Haaretz, April 11, 2002


· Panel Moderator, "Innovative Water Technologies," Miami, FL, August 29, 2013

· Speaker, "Developing Business Relationships Between Israel & South Florida," The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL, March 1, 2013

· Speaker, "Israel Oil-Free Initiative," Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition 2013 Biennial Awards Breakfast, Hollywood, FL, February 22, 2013

· Speaker, "Tel Aviv University One Day University," American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Aventura, FL, January 30, 2013

· Speaker, "U.S. Clean Cities - Might a Similar Model be Considered in Israel?" 5th Eilat-Eilot International Renewable Energy Conference, Eilat, Israel, November 28, 2012

· Speaker, "Secrets for a Superstar Career," American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Miami Beach, FL, November 7, 2012

· Speaker, "Tel Aviv University One Day University," American Friends of Tel Aviv University, Aventura, FL, February 29, 2012

· Panel Moderator, "Emerging Israeli Growth," Texas-Israel Cleanovation Event, Houston, TX, September 14, 2011

· Speaker, "U.S. Market Opportunities for Israeli Cleantech Companies," 15th Clean Tech Exhibition, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 6, 2011

· Speaker, "Green Innovation," Microsoft Women's Forum, Ra'anana, Israel, January 27, 2011

· Speaker, "Smart Grid and distributed generation," Texas-Israel Cleanovation Event, Austin, TX, February 22, 2010

· Panel Moderator, "US Sustainable Green Buildings Opportunities" Global Resources Conference, a seminar held in conjunction with Watec 2009, Tel-Aviv, Israel, November 18, 2010

· Speaker, "Opportunities for Israeli Companies?" session on the U.S. Economic Stimulus Bill Water Infrastructure Funding, Seminar on The Obama Administration Stimulus Package and Economic Plan - How Israeli Cleantech and Water Companies May Take Advantage of U.S. Grants, Loans, Loan Guaranties and Tax Credits, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 31, 2009

· Panel Moderator, "The Challenge and the Opportunity," Global Resources Conference, a seminar held in conjunction with WATEC Israel 2007 (Water Technologies and Environmental Control), Tel Aviv, Israel, October 31, 2007

 (Also at Washington, D.C. and Tel Aviv, Israel Offices)

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Meital Stavinsky

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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