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Gil Atar | Partner
Gil Atar specializes in civil litigation, complex tort litigation, toxic tort cases, insurance law and all other aspects of tort law, including medical and other professional negligence. Mr. Atar also specializes in sports law.

Mr. Atar joined the firm in 1994, prior to which he worked for six years in the claims and insurance department of the Ministry of Defense. During that time, Mr. Atar also served as a legal representative for the Israeli Government’s Attorney General and handled claims in which the State of Israel was involved.

Mr. Atar has represented many insurance companies, and also many well-known international clients in Israeli litigations (including the largest toxic tort cases, products liability claims, medical and other professional negligence, road accidents cases, and other tort and insurance claims, including asbestos litigation). In addition, Mr. Atar has extensive experience advising clients with respect to litigation matters outside of Israel (such as, in the Netherlands, UK, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Italy and the United States). Mr. Atar is also the legal advisor to the Olympic Committee of Israel and represents many sports organizations.
Education
LL.B. (cum laude), Tel-Aviv University Law School (1994)
Admission
Israel (1994)
Languages
Hebrew
English
Representative experience
• Representation of Haifa Chemicals LTD in the largest toxic tort case in Israel, with regard to the alleged Kishon River pollution (200 plaintiffs).
• Representation of Phoenix Insurance Co. in the $120 million claim by Elisra (fire loss).
• Representation of Clal Insurance Co. in the $60 million claims with regard to the Biet Mercazim fire (fire and bodily injuries).
• Representation of the Phoenix Insurance Co. in the claim of 100 Australian plaintiffs (bodily injuries and fatalities) due to the collapse of the Maccabiah Bridge.
• Representation of Hachshara Insurance Co. in the largest road accident claim in Israel (50 bodily injuries and fatalities of Russian tourists).
• Representation of Eitanit and Migdal Insurance Co. in various asbestos claims.
Contact Information:
Tel. +972-3-623-5044
Fax. +972-3-623-5051
Gil Atar | Partner
Gil Atar specializes in civil litigation, complex tort litigation, toxic tort cases, insurance law and all other aspects of tort law, including medical and other professional negligence. Mr. Atar also specializes in sports law.

Mr. Atar joined the firm in 1994, prior to which he worked for six years in the claims and insurance department of the Ministry of Defense. During that time, Mr. Atar also served as a legal representative for the Israeli Government’s Attorney General and handled claims in which the State of Israel was involved.

Mr. Atar has represented many insurance companies, and also many well-known international clients in Israeli litigations (including the largest toxic tort cases, products liability claims, medical and other professional negligence, road accidents cases, and other tort and insurance claims, including asbestos litigation). In addition, Mr. Atar has extensive experience advising clients with respect to litigation matters outside of Israel (such as, in the Netherlands, UK, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Italy and the United States). Mr. Atar is also the legal advisor to the Olympic Committee of Israel and represents many sports organizations.
Education
LL.B. (cum laude), Tel-Aviv University Law School (1994)
Admission
Israel (1994)
Languages
Hebrew
English
Representative experience
• Representation of Haifa Chemicals LTD in the largest toxic tort case in Israel, with regard to the alleged Kishon River pollution (200 plaintiffs).
• Representation of Phoenix Insurance Co. in the $120 million claim by Elisra (fire loss).
• Representation of Clal Insurance Co. in the $60 million claims with regard to the Biet Mercazim fire (fire and bodily injuries).
• Representation of the Phoenix Insurance Co. in the claim of 100 Australian plaintiffs (bodily injuries and fatalities) due to the collapse of the Maccabiah Bridge.
• Representation of Hachshara Insurance Co. in the largest road accident claim in Israel (50 bodily injuries and fatalities of Russian tourists).
• Representation of Eitanit and Migdal Insurance Co. in various asbestos claims.