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The lawyers at Gross, Orad, Schlimoff & Co. primarily act for reinsurers and international insurance companies, and ‘have significant experience in insurance disputes’. In particular, the firm has been active in derivative actions and class action suits in 2016. Harry Orad jointly heads the practice with Sigal Schlimoff- Rechtman. Orit Amiran-Sinn, who specialises in criminal insurance claims, is recommended.

Levitan, Sharon & Co’s specialist insurance practice recently acted in a Supreme Court case concerning D&O policy coverage and has extensive experience across a wide range of insurance matters, such as property damage and subrogation claims, as well as in acting for reinsurers. Rachel Levitan and Peggy Sharon are practice co-heads.

Naschitz, Brandes, Amir & Co.’s ‘highly professional and practically oriented’ insurance team has a reputation for defending against recovery and damages claims and specialises in tort law. Practice head Peter Gad Naschitz and Shimon Chertow have represented insurance companies such as Harel and Ingosstrakh in arbitrations and litigations.

In addition to acting for four of Israel’s largest insurance companies, Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co represents major corporations in insurance claims. Chaim Zelichov, Yaron Ben-Dan and Zvika Zelichov are among ‘Israel’s leading minds in the insurance market’ and have been increasingly involved in subrogation claims, including three separate claims for Rotem Amfert Negev against Siemens.

GKH – Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co has been involved in multiple proposed insurance M&A deals and acted for IBI Investment House in a merger with Migdal Insurance’s Tel Aviv Stock Exchange member. The ‘service-orientedEhud Alfassi advises Phoenix Insurance Company and Menorah Mivtachim on domestic and international securities and insurance regulatory compliance.

Goldfarb Seligman & Co. represents many large Israeli insurers across general insurance law, commercial matters, class actions and tort law. Rami Sofer has also acted for some of the leading multinationals in the sector, such as acting for AIG Israel and American International Group, for over a decade concerning regulatory issues and disputes.

Herzog Fox & Neeman’s insurance team provides a ‘one-stop shop’ for clients. Recent work includes acting for various HMOs in the tendering process for insurance coverage for their members and advising insurance companies on regulatory compliance. Practice head Neta Dorfman-Raviv has ‘profound experience in the insurance industry’.

M. Firon & Co Advocates and Notaries specialises in insurance disputes and provides advice on regulatory and legislative concerns. Joseph Halevy routinely represents The Israel Insurance Association before Knesset committees. Class actions are a growing area of practice, where Danny Kabir has been defending clients such as Clal Insurance against unlawful discrimination claims.

S. Horowitz & Co represents international and Israeli insurance companies, but also acts for brokers and underwriters. The team has defended Maccabi Health Services against a variety of class action claims, including before the Supreme Court. Avi Ordo, Alex Hertman and Ehud Arzi are the practice co-heads.

Yigal Arnon & Co represents each of Israel’s major insurance companies in matters involving life, property and group insurance. Ido Chitman and Barak Tal have been active in class action claims for insurers such as Clal, Migdal and Phoenix against Clalit Health Care Services and Maccabi Health Care Services – two of Israel’s leading HMOs.

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