Bio

Ruth Loven, a leading partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, specializes in civil and commercial litigation and class action suits. Her expertise also extends to international intellectual property disputes, product liability cases, mass torts, internet law, consumer rights and crisis management. Ruth joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2008.

Ruth has vast experience in defending clients facing difficult and complex legal disputes and is especially skilled at handling sensitive litigation that involves the public interest. For example, she has represented numerous companies, based in Israel and internationally, in high-profile class action suits and mass tort actions. This has included lawsuits involving tobacco corporations, high-value product liability and antitrust cases, lawsuits dealing with cellular radiation and other environmental issues, and numerous other disputes that have drawn significant public attention.

Ruth’s clients have included global technology companies, leading internet service providers, cellular service providers, tobacco corporations, and domestic and international banks.

Ruth is also specialized in handling international intellectual property disputes, representing both Israeli and foreign clients. Over the years, she has become well-acquainted with legal systems and intellectual property regulations outside Israel, which enables her to provide comprehensive representation.

Ruth has been named by Chambers Global among the leading lawyers in Israel for dispute resolution. In addition, she was designated a ‘recommended lawyer’ for her class actions expertise by The Legal 500, which also recognized her in its local litigation and arbitration category for representing OJSC VTB Bank “in a rare case involving enforcement of a Russian judgment in Israel, which reached the Supreme Court.”

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  •  Represented Intel Inc. in numerous acquisitions in Israel, including the acquisitions of Mobileye for $15.3 billion (the largest tech acquisition ever performed in Israel), Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 billion Habana Labs for $2 billion, and Granulate.
  •  Represented NVIDIA in the acquisition of Mellanox Technologies for $7 billion (2nd largest tech transaction in Israel history).
  •  Represented Palo Alto Networks in their recent acquisitions in Israel, including: Puresec for $500 million, Twistlock for $450 million, Cider Security for $300 million, Bridgecrew for $200 million, and Crusoe Security.

Recognition

Global 2024: Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
Dispute Resolution: Local Litigation And Arbitration
Global 2023: Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)

Chambers Global

“Ruth is very good at making constructive suggestions and strategic approaches.”

“Ruth Loven is an assertive, smart and experienced lawyer.”
“She is a very talented and tough litigator.”
Education
2006 Tel Aviv University | LLM (magna cum laude)
2000 Tel Aviv University | LLB
Admission
2001 Israel
Additional roles
member of the Tel-Aviv University Law Review, "Iyunei Mishpat".
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Ruth Loven

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