Yaacov Sharvit

Partner

Yaacov Sharvit is the head of Herzog Fox & Neeman’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution department.

Yaacov has been practicing law for more than 25 years and has considerable experience in commercial and civil litigation.

Yaacov’s practice includes acting for class action defendants from various industries (including internet companies, banks, insurance companies, automobile manufacturers, retailers and industrial companies) in consumer, securities, antitrust, privacy and data protection, product liability and environmental class action proceedings.

In addition, Yaacov has extensive experience in handling a wide variety of civil and commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes, corporate litigation, estate disputes, tax litigation and insolvency matters, as well as administrative proceedings and international arbitrations.

In recent years, Yaccov argued dozens of cases before the Israeli Supreme Court, on various fields of law, including contacts law, private international law, taxation and administrative law.

Yaacov’s notable clients include: Facebook, Deutsche Bank, Israel Electric Company, Alibaba, Discount bank, Yahoo, Phoenix Insurance Co., Citibank, PepsiCo, Mitsubishi, Via Maris Desalination, Netflix, Lenovo, Luxottica, Daimler Mercedes and Asos.

Contact Info

T +9723-6922825 F +9723-6966464 sharvit@herzoglaw.co.il V-card
He has an extensive background in disputes, and is a popular choice for high-stakes litigation
Chambers Global
  • Prior to joining Herzog Fox & Neeman, Yaacov served as a senior legal advisor in the International Law Department of the Israel Defence Forces. In this capacity, Yaacov participated as Legal Advisor to the Israeli Delegations to the peace negotiations with the Palestinians, resulting in the Gaza-Jericho Agreement and the Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement.

  • Tel Aviv University, 1994-1997, Teaching Assistant in Property Law

  • Israel Bar Association, 1993
  • Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.M (Commercial Law) (summa cum laude), 1997
  • Tel Aviv University, Israel, LL.B (magna cum laude), 1991
  • Band 3 in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2020).
  • Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2020).
  • Highly Regarded in Tax Controversy (International Tax Review 2020).
  • Band 3 in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2019).
  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2019).
  • Highly Regarded in Tax Controversy (International Tax Review 2019).
  • Band 3 in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2018).
  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2018).
  • Band 3 in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Global 2017).
  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation & Arbitration (The Legal 500 2017).