Daniel Rubel is a partner in ZEK’s litigation group and co-head of ZEK’s Israel practice. Daniel is a certified foreign attorney with the Israeli Bar Association and helped ZEK achieve the accomplishment of being the very first law firm to be certified as a foreign law firm. Daniel has assisted the firm in expanding its operations in Israel including work with Israeli clients on a wide variety of U.S. legal issues such as litigation, banking regulations, compliance and other regulatory issues, corporate matters, acquisitions, SEC filings, employment and real estate. He has also assisted Israeli businesses that have opened new operations in the U.S. Daniel works with a large and prominent network of Israeli business and legal contacts for the mutual benefit of ZEK’s clients and Israeli and other international organizations. Daniel has significant experience and an active practice in representing large domestic and international companies and financial institutions in complex and high stakes U.S. and cross-border litigation, arbitration and mediation including litigation involving: complicated corporate governance issues; large global estate disputes; restrictive covenants; commercial technology agreement disputes; shareholder disputes; class-action defense lawsuits; and prosecuting commercial mortgage and UCC lien foreclosures. Daniel has provided U.S. expert legal opinions in international legal matters. Daniel is the co-founder of ZEK’s practice group in 28 USC § 1782 (“1782”) and Discovery in Foreign Proceedings. 1782 is a U.S. statutory mechanism that allows parties in a litigation outside of the U.S. to obtain discovery from U.S. parties. Daniel has successfully represented numerous clients in high profile 1782 matters including court appointed receivers, large multi-national corporations, and high net worth individuals. He has worked with petitioners seeking discovery as well as respondents from whom discovery is sought. He is the author of numerous articles on 1782 and been invited to speak at international seminars on this subject. Prior to joining ZEK, Daniel was a senior attorney at a well-known New York law firm.