IDAN NETSER focuses his practice on international emerging technology companies, venture capital, and corporate and partnership taxation issues, including cross-border international investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, tax planning and restructurings, international IP planning and exploitation, and tax controversy. Idan is experienced with working in Israel’s budding technology sector, which has been a key focus of U.S. technology investment and M&A activity.
Idan’s representative clients include: Acceldata, Applitools (acquired by Thoma Bravo), Apprente (acquired by McDonald’s), Armis, at.inc/, BlazeMeter (acquired by CA Technologies), Bluevine, Coinbase, Digma, Dome9 (acquired by Check Point), EXO Technologies (acquired by Lear Corporation), Hourly, Inigo Labs, Innovation Endeavors, Lightspin (acquired by Cisco), Lumix.ai, Mellanox (acquired by NVidia), Markforged, Microsoft, Navmatic (acquired by Superpedestrian), Nova Labs, Orion Resource Partners, Owl Rock Capital, Pipe Technologies, Placer, Prospera (acquired by Valmont), Reshuffle (acquired by Twitter), Resident Home, Salt Security, SentinelOne, Sequence, Sosivio, Spot (acquired by NetApp), Stackbit (acquired by Netlify), StructionSite (acquired by DroneDeploy), Tau Motors, Tesla, Veev, Versatile, VIM, Voia, Zeev Ventures and Zone7.
Idan is ranked in Chambers Global among the world’s leading lawyers representing U.S.-based clients in Israeli-related U.S. international tax matters (2019–2023). In the 2020 edition of The Legal 500, a market commentator noted, “Idan is an amazing advisor and legal professional. While he has a deep tax knowledge in different areas of tax, his greatest asset is his relentless client service and support at all times of day. His value is especially important when working under time pressure when he stays calm and advises the clients properly.” International Tax Review honored him as a “Tax Leader in the 2020” Tax Leaders Expert Guide. Idan was also named to Daily Journal’s 2017 “Top 40 Under 40” list, where he was honored for his ability to lead international tax and large-scale matters, while contributing to civic and pro bono matters. He is also recognized as a “Rising Star” by Northern California Super Lawyers (2014–2019).
Idan graduated, with distinction, from both the Naval Academy and the Naval Advanced Command course. He served as the Commander of the Identification, Navigation and Communication squadron as well as in different naval command positions on board a missile frigate, and led international naval operations in collaboration with NATO.