Meital Stavinsky

Partner
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Meital Stavinsky is a Miami and Washington D.C. attorney, member of Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group and Co-Chair of the firm's Israel Practice. She focuses her practice on business and government relations, with a particular emphasis on Israeli emerging and advanced technologies companies.

Ms. Stavinsky assists Israeli companies seeking to enter the U.S. market and expand their operations in the United States. She has successfully matched Israeli companies with strategic partners, potential joint ventures and other business-to-business connections.

In her work with innovative companies, Ms. Stavinsky advises advanced technologies companies that provide a beneficial social or environmental impact in the areas of innovative agriculture technology, clean technology and transportation.

In addition, she has worked on a wide range of U.S. congressional and federal legislative matters. She has experience with various federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Ms. Stavinsky is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). She has a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles, as well as the LEED rating system.

Featured and Quoted Publications

  • "Building Ties," Florida Trend, September 28, 2017
  • "More on Meital," Politico, March 22, 2017
  • "Holland & Knight Poaches Stavinsky," Politico, March 21, 2017
  • "Israel Practice Leader Moves to Holland & Knight from Greenberg Traurig," Daily Business Review, March 21, 2017
  • "Lobbying World," The Hill, March 21, 2017
  • "School Brings Together Women Technology Leaders to Share Insights on Innovation," University of Miami School of Business Administration News, November 12, 2015
  • "Meital Stavinsky – Alumni of the Month," TAU Law Alumni Association, October 2015
  • "Discussing Israeli Water Technologies," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, September 21, 2015
  • "Israel's Tech and Startup Success: What Can Miami Learn?" The Miami Herald, March 29, 2015
  • "Israeli Lobbyist Aces Washington's House of Cards," Haaretz, December 7, 2014
  • "7 Tips for Israeli Companies: How to Make Lots of Money in the US," (Hebrew), The Marker, December 4, 2014
  • "Be Good to Green," Yahoo! Finance, September 15, 2014
  • "Florida's Ties to Israel: Florida is Stepping up Efforts to Attract Israeli Firms," Florida Trend, September 18, 2013
  • "About Laws and Businesses," Yedioth Aharonot: Yedioth America, August 8, 2013
  • "About Laws and Businesses," (Hebrew,) Ynet, August 8, 2013 
  • "Expert: Bring US 'Clean Cities' program to Israel," The Jerusalem Post, December 28, 2012
  • "Opportunities in the US for Israeli Cleantech Companies," Globes, April 5, 2009

Honors & Awards

  • Israeli Defense Forces' Intelligence Corps, Classified Duties, 1989-1991
  • Yedioth Ahronoth, Legal Correspondent, 1997-2000

Memberships

  • American Friends of Tel Aviv University Alumni, Florida Chapter, Co-Chair
  • Dream in Green, Board Member
  • Beacon Council International, Advisory Committee Member 
  • Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator, External Advisory Board Member
  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Washington Club 
  • American Jewish Committee, Greater Miami and Broward Chapter, Board Member
  • National YoungArts Foundation, Founding Influencer Circle Committee
  • Women's Council on Energy and the Environment
  • Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition 
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Committee on Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Law