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Levitan, Sharon & Co
TEL AVIV 67891

Israel > Insurance Tier 1

Levitan, Sharon & Co‘s focus on insurance law translates into a comprehensive practice which covers the entirety of defence litigation, including standalone offerings in aviation matters, D&O insurance, environmental issues, product liability litigation and professional liability claims, among other insurance classes; the firm is also well versed in regulatory matters. High-profile litigator Peggy Sharon is recognised for her experience in complex disputes, while Sharon Shefer has a prominent oil and gas practice and is also noted for her jewellers block expertise. Dror Zamir is a sought-after insurance mediator, and Addy Margalit handles D&O claims, including securities class actions.

Practice head(s):

Sharon Shefer; Dror Zamir; Peggy Sharon

Other key lawyers:

Tammy Greenberg; Moshe Abady; Yael Navon; Addy Margalit


‘Levitan Sharon & Co remains the pinnacle of legal expertise and capability in their practice areas in Israel. There are certainly no better firms practising in their areas, which go well beyond pure insurance law and which underpin their well-deserved and continually growing international reputation.’

‘Their integration of insurance and related law with claims management is a key element in their ability to provide comprehensive service to clients. Their firm culture, wholly embodied by their extremely knowledgeable staff, is a core element of their success and appeal to clients. They represent the epitome of collaborative engagement with clients.’

‘Their commitment to diversity commenced, literally, with their first day of practice and remains a foundation stone of their formula for success. They are exceptional lawyers, providing exceptional service, in an exceptional firm – a model for other law firms.’

‘Firstly, their knowledge, understanding, and experience in their practice areas is, to a partner, outstanding and unsurpassed. Secondly, their client relational skills are exceptional. When they advise, it is as if they are a core part of the client team, understanding client issues and concerns. Thirdly, their advice is legally unimpeachable and pragmatic.’

Lawyers have a deep and abiding understanding of the delicate balance between principle and commercial reality and their advice reflects that understanding and respect.’

‘The firm provides high-quality service standards. Statements are very well structured and to the point. Always available. Conduct open and fair discussions focused on the merits of the case. Recommendations for solutions are provided considering all pros/cons.’

Key clients

Migdal Insurance Company

A.I.G. Israel Insurance Co.

Ayalon Insurance Co.

Bituach Haklay Insurance Co.

Kanat, Fund for Natural Disasters

Menora Mivtachim Insurance

Q.B.E. European Division

A.I.G. Group U.K.

Chubb European Group S.E.

Clyde & Co.

Israel Phoenix Insurance

Munich Re (Life Insurance)

Work highlights

  • Represented Clal Insurance Company in a D&O claim filed by the trustee of an insolvent public company alleging mismanagement of the company.
  • Advised a local D&O insurer on a derivative action in which the directors and officers of a public company were sued for breach of duty of care, which led to the imposition of substantive sanctions on the company.
  • Advised various foreign insurers on a securities class action filed to the Tel Aviv financial court.
Aero space and product Peggy Sharon
Alternative dispute resolution Dror Zamir
Aviation cargo Keren Marco
Aviation hull and product Moshe Abady
Bodily injury Keren Marco
Complex litigation Peggy Sharon
Contractors all risk insurance Dror Zamir
Cyber insurance Yael Navon
Directors and officers Moshe Abady
Directors and office insurance Moshe Abady
Environmental insurances Sharon Shefer
Financial reinsurances Rachel Levitan
Financial lines (D&O) Addy Margalit
Financial lines (B.B.B.) Addy Margalit
Gas explosion insurances Sharon Shefer
Jewellers block and fine art Sharon Shefer
Life and health insurance Tammy Greenberg
Life and health reinsurance Keren Marco
Litigation, complex class actions Peggy Sharon
Med-Mal insurance Tammy Greenberg
Product liability Keren Marco
Professional liability of High Tech Co. Addy Margalit
Professional liability Dror Zamir
V.C. protector Addy Margalit
Regulatory work Tammy Greenberg
Reinsurance Rachel Levitan
Subrogation Peggy Sharon
T.P.A subsidiary Rachel Levitan
Warranties & Indemnity Yael Navon
Number of lawyers : 46