Avi Sharabi

Associate
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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2012
  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2011
  • B.Sc., (Honours), University of Toronto, 2006
Avi Sharabi
 Overview

With nearly a decade of experience, insurers and commercial clients retain Avi to act in respect of various areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation, and risk management.

Property & Casualty Insurance Defence and Coverage

Property and casualty (“P&C”) insurers retain Avi to defend their insureds in complex property damage claims. Avi is retained on a wide variety of property damage claims, including but not limited to, fire loss claims, water penetration / flood claims, and claims arising out of the effects of climate change. These claims often involve technical issues that require expert evidence to resolve.

P&C insurers retain Avi to defend their insureds in catastrophic bodily injury claims, and product liability claims. These claims often involve technical issues that require expert evidence to resolve.

P&C insurers (primary, umbrella and excess) also retain Avi to act for them in respect of first-party property and commercial general liability insurance coverage claims. Avi has provided insurance coverage and monitoring advice to domestic and foreign (i.e. Lloyd’s Underwriters) P&C insurers in respect of a wide variety of claims, including but not limited to, privacy / data breach class actions, product liability class actions, pharmaceutical class actions, and complex property damage claims.

Specialty Insurance Defence and Coverage

Specialty insurers retain Avi to defend their insureds in professional liability claims against financial professionals, technology companies, construction / environmental professionals and health care professionals. These claims often involve technical issues that require expert evidence to resolve.

Specialty insurers (primary and excess) also retain Avi to act for them in respect of insurance coverage claims made under Directors and Officers liability (“D&O”), Errors and Omissions liability (“E&O”), and Cyber (first-party and liability) insurance policies. Avi has provided insurance coverage and monitoring advice to domestic and foreign (i.e. Lloyd’s Underwriters) D&O, E&O and Cyber insurers in respect of a wide variety of claims, including but not limited to, securities class actions, privacy / data breach class actions, pharmaceutical class actions, and complex construction / infrastructure claims.

Commercial Litigation and Risk Management Advice

Commercial clients who are self-insured or have large self-insured retentions retain Avi in respect of privacy, cyber libel, breach of contract, professional negligence, and product liability litigation claims. Commercial clients appreciate Avi’s ability to efficiently analyze and distill complex legal issues, so that they can make informed decisions on litigation strategy.

Commercial clients also retain Avi to provide risk management advice with respect to regulatory compliance and contractual drafting matters in the areas of privacy and technology. Commercial clients value Avi’s straightforward and practical advice in these matters.

 Education
  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2011
  • B.Sc., (Honours), University of Toronto, 2006
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2012
 Assistant  Experience
  • Morrison v. Barzo, 2017 ONSC 4919 -

    Successfully opposed motion to add client (massage therapist and already a third party defendant) to the main action of a medical malpractice claim past the limitation period.

Recognition

 Speaking

Speaking

 Publications
 News
 Memberships

Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • The Advocates' Society
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