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Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top talent.

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The firm’s litigators earned the top rankings alongside full-service, national and international counterparts in the litigation categories.

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Monique Jilesen was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer article Third-party litigation funding on January 3, 2017.

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Canada’s leading litigation boutique leads all firms with 10 lawyers ranked in litigation practice areas in the 2017 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (“ALM 500”)

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Canada’s leading litigation firm recognized in the annual Lexpert guide to Canada’s top legal talent

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Monique Jilesen is quoted in the Lexpert / Report on Business article Keeping it Affordable from November 25, 2016.

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Fifteen Lenczner Slaght lawyers have been ranked in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

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Tom Curry and Rebecca Jones of Lenczner Slaght acted as counsel for 407 ETR before the Court of Appeal for Ontario in a case concerning the limitation period applicable to 407 ETR debts.

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Nearly half of the firm’s lawyers recognized among Canada’s foremost practitioners

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This year, the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory increased the number of Lenczner Slaght lawyers ranked among the best in Canada to 23, up from 20 in 2015. 

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Following a lengthy trial, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has determined that former York employees played key roles in several significant frauds.

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Canada's leading litigation practice recognized in tier one for 14 consecutive years.

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Canada's leading litigation practice once again tops the list of litigation firms in the 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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Canada's leading litigation practice acted as counsel on the top case in Lexpert's annual ranking

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Recognition of Lenczner Slaght lawyers as Canada's Leading Cross-Border Litigators Endures

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Tom Curry and Andrew Parley were quoted in The Lawyers Weekly on November 27, 2015.

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Seven lawyers singled out by peers as leading practitioners in their field.

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Alan Lenczner was profiled in a feature article published in the Financial Post's Legal Post in September entitled "The man fighting for Equadorian villagers in their Canadian case against Chevron."
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Half of the firm's lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and three named "Lawyer of the Year" in the latest Best Lawyers Directory.

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Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized for litigation in 2015 Who's Who Legal.

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Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the Toronto Star on July 19, 2015 on the complaints about the contradictions in the provincial laws that govern towns and cities.

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Eli Lederman was quoted in Canadian Lawyer InHouse on July 20, 2015 regarding the decision in Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v. Veresen Inc., 2015 ONCA 514, a significant case concerning the implication of contractual terms.

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Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners.

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Monique Jilesen was quoted in Canadian Lawyer on May 27, 2015 regarding the recent Court of Appeal decision in Rea v. Wildeboer.

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Eli Lederman was quoted in the May, 2015 issue of Lexpert Magazine in relation to his involvement and his insight into the decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.

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Monique Jilesen was quoted in the May 18, 2015 issue of Law Times regarding the decision in Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2015 ONSC 2987.

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Jon Laxer was quoted in the Financial Post on May 4, 2015, following his interview with Julius Melnitzer about the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in White Burgess Langille Inman v. Abbott and Haliburton Co.

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Canada's leading litigation practice remains highly regarded for 13 consecutive years.

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13 Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized in the 2015 Benchmark Litigation Directory.

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Tom Curry was quoted in the March 27, 2015 issue of the Lawyers Weekly on the recent British Colombia Court of Appeal decision in R. v. Orr  involving issues of expert evidence.

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Alan J. Lenczner and Brendan Morrison were featured in the Fall/Winter issue of the University of Toronto's UTLaw Alumni Magazine regarding the Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. case.

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Canadian Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Taking Place in Halifax.

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Monique Jilesen was quoted in Law Times on whether online courts and dispute resolution are in Ontario's future and what that would mean to lawyers.

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Anne Posno was quoted in the Lawyers Weekly on February 27, 2015 in relation to a recent Ontario Superior Court decision in Spence v. BMO Trust Company, 2015 ONSC which deals with expanding application of public policy to void a will, and in so doing has raised concerns of floodgates and abuse.

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Eli Lederman, Jon Laxer and Constanza Pauchulo appellant counsel to Heritage Education Funds Inc. and Larry Hrynew in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al. were mentioned in Lexpert Magazine's February 2015 issue.

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Tom Curry was quoted in the Lawyers Weekly on February 6, 2015 in relation to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition).

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As of February 1, 2015, Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was re-appointed commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission. For further information, see the Financial Post or the Ontario Securities Commission.

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Tom Curry, Jaan Lilles and Andrew Porter acted as counsel for the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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Canada's leading litigation practice increases to 23 partners.

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Tom Curry was quoted in the Financial Post on January 23, 2015 in regards to the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition).

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Scott Rollwagen was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer in regards to the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in  Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition).

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Tom Curry and Jaan Lilles were quoted in the Toronto Star on January 9, 2015.

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Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2015 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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Legal 500 Canada recommends Lenczner Slaght in Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment Law.

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14 Lenczner Slaght litigators ranked in Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.

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Lenczner Slaght Lawyers listed in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine.

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Eli Lederman, Jon Laxer and Constanza Pauchulo were mentioned in the Financial Post on November 13, 2014 in relation to their involvement in a leading Supreme Court of Canada case on good faith in contracts (Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.)

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Eli Lederman was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer, Legal Feeds Blog on November 13, 2014 in relation to his involvement in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.

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Lenczner Slaght sponsors the Queen's Law Moot Court Program

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Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 53 lawyers.

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Nina Bombier was quoted in the September 1, 2014 issue of Law Times on handling delays in compliance with undertakings.

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Monique Jilesen was quoted in the September 1, 2014 issue of Law Times regarding overtime cases in Ontario.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was quoted in the August, 2014 issue of EcoAmericas Magazine regarding Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. 

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Nearly half of the firm's 49 lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and two named "Lawyer of the Year" in the latest Best Lawyers Directory.

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William McDowell, Jon Laxer and Katie Petney, counsel to the intervenor in Union Carbide v. Bombardier Inc.were mentioned in Lexpert Magazine's July 2014 issue.

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David Quayat was quoted in the August 11, 2014 issue of Law Times on the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Sattva Capital Corp v. Creston Moly Corp.

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Peter Griffin recognized as one of Canada's Most Influential Lawyers in corporate-commercial law.

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Monique Jilesen was quoted in the August 4, 2014 issue of Law Times on privacy interests of Internet subscribers.

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Six of the firm's lawyers are ranked in Who's Who Legal: Litigation 2014.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was quoted in the July 25, 2014 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by LexisNexis Canada Inc.

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Canada's leading litigation practice continues to add new names to the list.

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William C. McDowell was quoted in the May 23 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by LexisNexis Canada Inc.

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Canada's leading litigation practice remains in Band 1 for 12th consecutive year.

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Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 20 partners with newest additions.

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Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2014 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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Ten of the firm's lawyers are ranked in the year-end Lexpert 2013 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. 

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Lenczner Slaght was chosen as the winner of the 2013 Corporate INTL Magazine Legal Award ‘Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Canada'.
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Canadian Lawyer's picks of this country's most influential in the justice system and legal profession.

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Peter Osborne is a presenter at the annual Twelve Minute Civil Litigator, held in Toronto on September 20, 2013.

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Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 52 lawyers with newest additions.

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Canada's leading litigation practice gains two new widely admired lawyers.

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Peter Griffin, Linda Fuerst and David Quayat's successful representation of David Berry dismissing all charges brought against him under the Uniform Market Integrity Rules by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) is featured in the Financial Post.

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Canada's leading litigation practice also wins two national impact cases.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. acts for villagers from Ecuador's rainforest which filed a lawsuit in Canada against Chevron to compel the company to comply with an $18.3 billion (U.S.) court judgment obtained in Ecuador for oil pollution in the Amazon.

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Alan Lenczner appears in Court for an order recognizing an Ecuadorian $18.3 billion (U.S.) judgment against Chevron Corporation.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. acts for villagers from Ecuador's rainforest which filed a lawsuit in Canada against Chevron as the first step in compelling the company to comply with an $18 billion court judgment.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. acts for villagers from Ecuador's rainforest which filed a lawsuit in Canada against Chevron as the first step in compelling the company to comply with an $18 billion court judgment. Listen to the interview of Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. on the CBC Radio Show "As It Happens."

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Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners.

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Peter Griffin and Ian Binnie, Q.C. speak to American Lawyer Magazine about the former Justice's return to the practice of law. The article appeared in the April 13, 2012 edition.

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Ian Binnie, Q.C. joins Evan Soloman on CBC's Power and Politics to reflect on his career.

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Ian Binnie, Q.C. talks to the Globe and Mail about returning to the practice of law and the shifting legal landscape. The article appears in the April 11, 2012 edition of Report on Business.

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Lenczner Slaght included in the list of Canadian Lawyer's Top 10 Litigation Boutiques. As found by a survey completed by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

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Lenczner Slaght in the top band of Canadian litigation practices.

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In a case arising out of a seat reconfiguration at Air Canada Centre for Toronto Raptors basketball games, Justice Beth Allen of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has found that DLF Solutions Inc. and its principal Mark Michalkoff failed to establish that Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment breached the plaintiffs' Personal Seat License by reconfiguring several courtside seats prior to the 2007 basketball season. In demonstrating that the plaintiffs' evidence regarding alleged pre-contractual representations was evasive and inconsistent and, by satisfying the Court that Maple Leaf Sports had in no way misrepresented the amenities associated with the plaintiffs' seats, Lenczner Slaght was successful in defeating DLF's claim in its entirety.
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Tom Curry, Monique Jilesen and Brendan Gray, counsel to Devonshire Trust, successfully defended against a $1.2 billion claim by Barclays Bank PLC.

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Tom Curry, Monique Jilesen and Brendan Gray, counsel to Devonshire Trust, successfully defended against a $1.2 billion claim by Barclays Bank PLC.

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Annie Y. Na co-authored this article in Shopping Centre Leases, 2nd ed. (Canada Law Book, 2008), pp. 891-918.
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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. appeals first environmental class action trial decision, read article from the Financial Post.

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Receiving by far the most mentions from Bay Street lawyers and in-house counsel, Lenczner Slaght is clearly the top pick when it comes to Toronto litigation boutiques.
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Glenn Smith quoted in the Ottawa Citizen on potential impact of new summary judgment rule.

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Tom Curry represents former NHL referee in his battle for reinstatement.

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Peter Griffin retained to appeal denial of $15-million award for personal injury.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. heads defence team against $400-million class action lawsuit.

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Glenn Smith is quoted in the Financial Post regarding class actions as a means to recover lost money.

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While companies might not be able to prevent class action litigation, Ronald G. Slaght, Q.C. encourages a proactive approach to minimize liability.

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Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. is profiled in this Lexpert article, which profiles lawyers who take on serious-cause litigation.

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Will McDowell, amicus curiae, advises talking the best solution in injunction case against native protestors.

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It is for his contribution to the integrity and worth of the law and to the legal profession.
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