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MATTHEW B. LERNER is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Matthew’s litigation practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, real estate disputes, employment litigation and insolvency matters. He has tried a number of cases involving shareholder disputes and the interpretation of commercial agreements.

Matthew has also acted on behalf of directors and officers in the defence of large multi-jurisdiction class actions. He has been actively involved in a variety of insolvency proceedings, acting for the court-appointed officer or secured creditors. He also frequently acts on behalf of physicians in defence of malpractice matters.

Matthew has appeared as lead counsel at all levels of Court in Ontario and at many administrative tribunals.  Matthew’s clients span a wide-range of industries; his clients range from large real estate developers to public companies in the information and technology sector.

Since 2010, Matthew has been the Chair of the Lenczner Slaght Moot in Legal Ethics and Professionalism which is held annually for law students at Western Law.

Bar Admissions:
Ontario (2008)
Education:
University of Western Ontario (2007) LL.B. (Distinction)
Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (2004) HBA (Distinction)