Education

New York University

Law School, J.D., cum laude and Order of the Coif, 1984

New York University

Business School M.B.A., Beta Gamma Sigma, 1984

Columbia University

B.A., 1978

Prior In-House Positions

Israel Securities Authority (Assistant General Counsel)

Bars & Courts

  • Admitted in New York State (1985) and in Israel (1992)

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew

Professional Experience

Carl M. Sherer is Counsel to Rimon. Mr. Sherer holds a JD as well as an MBA from New York University, and is a graduate of Columbia University. He worked with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and with Schulte Roth & Zabel in New York, in addition to serving as Assistant to the General Counsel at the Israel Securities Authority.

Mr. Sherer has over twenty-five years experience in corporate and securities law, helping individuals and corporations in both transactional and regulatory settings in the United States and in Israel. Mr. Sherer was associated with Professor Joseph Gross, Hodak & Co. in Tel Aviv, was a partner at Silber, Schottenfels, Gerber & Sherer, and was of counsel to Zell Goldberg & Co. 

Mr. Sherer's experience covers a wide array of domestic and international corporate and securities matters, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including major international mergers
  • Initial public offerings, secondary offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities in the United States and in Israel
  • Establishment of investment funds
  • International joint ventures
  • PFIC
  • Financial products
  • Technology licensing arrangements
  • Securities regulatory advice in the United States and in Israel, including under both countries' investment adviser regulations
  • Bank regulatory advice in the United States
  • Securities regulation in Israel
  • Commodities trading worldwide

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Linking Lawyers and Clients Worldwide, 2014-2015

Publications

Co-author of the Israel chapter in the ABA’s International Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence.