Bio

Orna’s expertise encompasses various fields in commercial litigation, corporate law, and insolvency.

Orna has extensive experience in a wide range of proceedings in the field of commercial and administrative litigation and arbitration processes.

Orna has a unique specialization in contracts and litigation related to contracts in the technology and intellectual property field, such as licensing agreements, franchising, distribution, and other types of collaborations.

Orna, who has published on topics that include franchising and arbitration, has been recognized in the Legal Experts Europe, Middle East & Africa guide.

Orna co-authored in 1991 with the founder of the

firm, Adv. Yigal Arnon (who passed away in 2014, god bless his memory) the Israeli chapter on Agency and Distribution Agreements in the series of books published by Butterworth Legal Publishers on “International Agency and Distribution Agreements”. Orna also co-authored with Adv. Doron Tamir the Israeli chapter on arbitration in “The International Comparative Legal Guide to Arbitration 2005”.

She also co-authored with Adv. Daniel Green an Israeli chapter on “Franchise Relationships and Agency Laws Around the World” in a special publication commissioned by the American Bar Association as part of the 2004 Annual Forum on Franchising Agreements and co-authored with Adv. Lila Yahnovich an Israeli chapter on Restructuring and Insolvency in the “PLC Country Q&A Restructuring and Insolvency Handbook 2010/2011”.

Orna received her law degree, cum laude, from Tel Aviv University in 1987, adding an LL.M. degree, cum laude, in 1993 and an Executive M.B.A, cum laude, in 1995 from the same university. She was admitted to the Israel Bar in 1988, joined the firm the same year and became a partner in 1995.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Representation of the Official Receiver at the Ministry of Justice, in his role as the liquidator of the Broadcasting Authority, in the process of dissolving the Broadcasting Authority.
  • Representation of the pension fund of Egged Ltd. members (a pension fund) in a massive lawsuit against Egged Transportation Ltd. and related proceedings.

Recognition

Education
1995 Tel Aviv University | MBA
1993 Tel Aviv University | LLM
1987 Tel Aviv University | LLB
Admission
1988 Israel

Orna Sasson

Partner
132 Begin Road, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv 6702101, Israel