Ofer is a founding partner of Glusman, Chowers, Lahat & Co.
Ofer was born in Israel in 1952 and holds an LL.B. and a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as an M.A. in Teaching from the Kibbutzim College. Ofer was admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 1983. He began his professional career as a legal advisor for Elbit Systems, where he acquired significant experience in international transactions, mainly in the fields of industry, armament and defense. Ofer has had an independent law practice since 1990, and in 1993 co-founded Glusman Chowers & Co. with Zvi Chowers, which in 2019 would become Glusman, Chowers Lahat & Co.
Ofer’s primary areas of practice are international transactions involving industrial and high-tech companies, investments and guiding projects. Ofer has unique expertise in providing legal representation to companies in diverse industrial sectors, with an emphasis on the defense industry, and has many years of experience in guiding clients through the legal intricacies of defense export transactions. In this context, Ofer specializes in transactions requiring special licensing from the Israeli Defense Export Controls Agency (DECA).
Ofer devotes one day a week to teaching and teaches gifted children at a junior high school in Ashkelon from a curriculum that he writes himself.