Tamara Lev

Tamara Lev
Office: Ornstein - Chemistry


Dr. David Schorr


Tamara Lotner Lev is a  PhD. Candidate at the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies. Tamara Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Latin American Studies from the Hebrew University (magna cum laude), and M.A  in Public Policy from Tel Aviv University (magna cum laude). Her academic fields of interest are the triangle of law, environment and energy, and the wider arenas of policy and regulation relating to them. Her current research, under the supervision of Dr. David Schorr, concerns the environmental regulation on offshore drilling industry. Her thesis research dealt with civil liability and insurance for environmental damages from offshore oil and gas industry, and its conclusions were published in a policy paper and were presented in conferences. During 2012-13 she was a researcher at the Law and Environment Program in TAU faculty of law. She is currently teaching in the Academic Center for Law and Business. Tamara previously worked as a lawyer, as a legal reporter for a big economic newspaper, and led several environmental business projects. 

Research Interests

Environmental law, regulation and policy

Energy law and policy

Oil and Gas Law

Maritime Law

Environmental Ethics

Environmental Economics

Environmental and Society

Theories of regulation

Institutional Analysis

Comparative Analysis



B.A., LLB. Law and Latin American Studies, The Hebrew University (magna cum laude, 2001)

M.A . Public Policy, Tel Aviv University (magna cum laude, 2005)

Summer Studies, Environmental Economic, London School of Economics (2009)


Academic and Professional Experience

Researcher, Law and Environment Program in TAU faculty of law (2012-13).

Teaching: Environmental Regulation of Oil and Gas Resources, Academic Center for Law and Business (2014, 2015)

Teaching Assistant: Prof. Guy Pesach, Prof. Israel Drori

Research Assistant: Prof. David Krezchmer, Prof. Gila Menahem


Who's to Blame? Gaps in Tort Liability for Environmental Damage from Offshore Drilling, 5 Ecology and Environment (With David Schorr) (2014). Available athttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2432585

Environmental Regulation on Offshore Drilling: Civil Liability and Insurance for Environmental Damages from Oil and Gas Drilling, Policy Paper No. 2, Law and Environment Program, Tel Aviv University (with David Schorr) (2013).

 Available at: Uploads/dbsAttachedFiles/PolicyPaperLiabilityApril2013efinal(1).pdf


Environmental Regulation on Offshore Drilling: Current Israeli Law, Policy Paper No. 1/1, Law and Environment Program, Tel Aviv University (with David Schorr) (2011). Available at: Uploads/dbsAttachedFiles/PolicyDecember2011_a.pdf 

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