In a Search of Human Grace
Amir Halevy is Senior Partner at the law firm of GKH - Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co. From January 2001 to December 2009, he served as the firm's Managing Partner. Amir has extensive experience in the fields of Technology and Venture Capital.
Amir's community commitment is broad and diverse: He serves on the Board of Directors, and a member of the Executive Committee and heads the Standards and Ethics Committee of the HTIA – the Hi-Tech Industry Association (formerly Israel Venture Association); He is a member of the IVN – Israel Venture Network; He serves on the Board of Directors of JFN-Jewish Funders Network since 2008; He is one of the founders and a board member of "Vehardata" – the National Council for Advancing the Status of the Elderly; Amir leads the firm's diverse array of activities with the community including the partnership with "Matan – Investing in the Community" (an affiliate of the "United Way") with an established and successful volunteer program, involving members of GKH management and staff, at a local center for children from multi-problem homes; and educational and monetary support of "Branco-Weiss - Anna Frank" regional high school, at Kibbutz Sasa which provides facilities for members of the Jewish, Druse and Circassian communities of Northern Israel. GKH also supports and provides pro-bono legal services to Tmura, the Israeli Public Service Venture Fund.
Amir is an 11th generation Jerusalemite, and can trace his family roots in the city back to1732. He is married and has three children.