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    Ronen Ziv Partner

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    Contact Information

    16 Abba Hillel Silver Rd.
    Ramat Gan 5250608, Israel

    Tel: 972 3 614 5822 Fax: 972 3 610 3914

    Email: ronenz@meitar.com

    “He has a great analytical mind and brings a practical approach”

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    professionalism and business understanding” in high-value product recall litigations involving commercially critical products

    “Possesses deep expertise in product liability litigation”
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    Ronen Ziv is a partner in the litigation group and acts for foreign and domestic clients in Israeli large scale litigation proceedings in a wide range of private, commercial and administrative litigation, including contractual disputes, tort litigation, shareholders disputes and corporate litigation, with special focus on commercial disputes and class action proceedings (primarily in the fields of product liability, consumer protection and homologation).

    Ronen specializes in civil and commercial litigation and appears regularly before courts of all instances, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings.

    Ronen also specializes in the field of pharmaceutical law and represents a number of multinational pharmaceutical companies in matters involving product liability, regulation, labor law, tort law and class actions.

    Ronen Ziv is Co-chairman of class action committee of the Israeli bar and Member of ethics committee – Tel Aviv district bar.


    Representative Experience

    • Defense of Syte in founders dispute
    • Defense of Samsung in product liability class action and in consumer protection class action
    • Defense of Skoda in product liability class action
    • Defense of Suzuki Motors in product liability class action
    • Defense of Champion Motors, Volkswagen and Audi in various product liability class actions
    • Defense of Antan AG in commercial arbitration
    • Defense of Volkswagen AG and Audi AG in class actions concerning Takata airbags
    • Defense of NXP Semiconductors in labor action concerning employee equity rights
    • Defense of Isuzu in product liability class action
    • Defense of Stratasys in a complex shareholder oppression case
    • Defense of Volkswagen and Audi in class actions concerning the Diesel issue
    • Defense of Stratasys in labor action concerning employees equity rights
    • Defense of Pfizer in commercial action and product liability class action
    • Defense of Merck Sharp & Dohme (Israel) in a class action concerning the drug Propecia
    • Defense of Merck Sharp & Dohme (Israel) in a class action concerning the vaccine Gardasil
    • Defense of Merck & Co. in various actions in Israel concerning the pain relief drug Vioxx, including three class actions filed in this matter
    • Defense of GlaxoSmithKline in a class action concerning the drug Avandia
    • Defense of Eli Lilly & Co in a class action concerning the drug Zyprexa