Avi Ordo is a key partner at S Horowitz & Co, where he specialises in dispute resolution. In his more than 20 years as a practitioner, he has acquired significant experience in handling, inter alia, complex product liability, professional negligence and tortious disputes, and conflicts and cases related to insurance and product recalls.
Mr Ordo’s product liability experience stretches across a broad range of industries, including pharmaceutical, aviation and transportation, medical devices and consumer products. In addition, he has been involved in cases encompassing all types of damage, including bodily injury and property damage, as well as a wide array of causes of damage, such as fire or failure in design, planning, assembly, installation or maintenance.
He is also highly experienced in collaborating with and guiding professional experts (including in complicated technical and scientific fields), as well as in dealing with complex and multi-jurisdictional cases.
Mr Ordo was chosen by CorporateINTL magazine as Israel’s ‘Product Liability Lawyer of the Year for 2011’. The Legal 500 describes him as a ‘significant figure’ in the insurance legal market. Chambers Global has quoted Mr Ordo’s clients as saying that he ‘considers arguments in depth and makes prudent judgements under pressure’. In 2013 he was awarded the lucrative International Law Office’s Client Choice award for litigation in Israel, quoting his clients, who describe him as ‘a true standalone lawyer in the Israeli market and an absolute pleasure to work with’, as well as an attorney who ‘uniquely combines intelligence, thoroughness, a strong work ethic and the ability to translate the heavy local legal lingo into commercial sense, and his work product is consistently outstanding’.