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The National Bar Association (NBA) will honour Mariam Moktar with the “Nation's Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40” award at NBA’s 92nd Annual Convention in Toronto on August 2, 2017.
Mariam Moktar | July 6, 2017
Ontario Human Rights Tribunal green lights discrimination case against Cleveland major league baseball team name and logo.
Lenczner Slaght’s litigators continue to be recognized by their peers as leading practitioners in their fields according to the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
May 5, 2017
Lenczner Slaght races to raise money to help give kids with cancer the chance to be a kid!
May 14, 2017
Lenczner Slaght lawyers have collectively spent over 6,500 days in hearings of all types. That’s over 25 years of being in courtrooms or...
Lenczner Slaght lawyers have acted for clients in over 17,000 cases of all types. From complex commercial disputes to professional regulatory matters...
Lenczner Slaght’s managing partner, Peter Griffin, is the 2017 recipient of the OBA Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation.
Peter Griffin | May 4, 2017
Sana Halwani has been recognized in Managing Intellectual Property’s 2017 edition of IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP.
Sana Halwani | May 31, 2017
12 Lenczner Slaght leading litigators are ranked in Benchmark Litigation's 2017 directory.
April 20, 2017
Benchmark Litigation has recognized seven Lenczner Slaght partners as the most promising emerging talent in their respective fields.
August 2, 2017
The Advocates’ Society honours Monique Jilesen with the 2017 Douglas K. Laidlaw Medal for Excellence in Advocacy.
Monique Jilesen | May 11, 2017
Talented lawyers continue to choose Canada’s leading litigation firm.
Christopher Yung | July 21, 2017
The firm’s litigators earned the top rankings alongside full-service, national and international counterparts in the litigation categories.
March 29, 2017
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top talent.
Jonathan Chen | April 3, 2017
Ontario Superior Court of Justice awards $5.5 million to Atos Inc following successful trial
December 8, 2016
Number of Lenczner Slaght lawyers ranked in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine jumps to 16.
December 1, 2016
Matthew Sammon was quoted in LawTimes on November 10, 2014 regarding summary judgment and employment law: Ontario lawyers are embracing summary judgment motions for a variety of matters, especially since the Supreme Court weighed in on the issue in Hryniak v. Mauldin.
Matthew Sammon | November 10, 2014
Nearly half of the firm’s lawyers recognized among Canada’s foremost practitioners
August 10, 2016
Canada’s leading litigation practice promotes four associates.
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.
August 27, 2014
Tom Curry was quoted in the Law Times article Decision brings clarity to Limitations Act on May 8, 2017.
Tom Curry | May 8, 2017
Fifteen Lenczner Slaght lawyers have been ranked in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada
November 25, 2016
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top talent.
Patrick A. Wright | April 10, 2017
Newest partner brings together science, law, and advocacy.
Sana Halwani | March 6, 2017
Canada's leading litigation practice continues to add new names to the list.
June 3, 2014
Lenczner Slaght litigator joining 12 member OSC initiative.
Shara N. Roy | February 7, 2017
Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismisses all allegations against the Mayor of Caledon in an application brought pursuant to the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.
Peter Griffin was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer article Top 10 habits of a leading litigator on June 12, 2017 regarding what strategies, skills and steps litigation powerhouses employed to become a leading lawyer in their field.
Peter Griffin | June 12, 2017
Recognition of Lenczner Slaght lawyers as Canada's Leading Cross-Border Litigators Endures
December 8, 2015
Canada's leading litigation practice recognized in tier one for 14 consecutive years.
March 30, 2016
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.
June 22, 2016Lenczner Slaght and Koskie Minsky launch class action suit against Mercedes-Benz over diesel emissions
Lenczner Slaght and Koskie Minsky have combined forces to launch a class proceeding against Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc., Daimler AG, and other defendants...
14 Lenczner Slaght litigators ranked in Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.
December 18, 2014
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”)
January 4, 2017
Canada's leading litigation practice has 22 professionals in the 2014 Best Lawyers list.
August 12, 2013
13 Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized in the 2015 Benchmark Litigation Directory.
March 30, 2015
Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the Law Times article New laws may spur more arbitration in Ontario on April 24, 2017 regarding the new International Commercial Arbitration Act.
Paul-Erik Veel | April 24, 2017
Canada's leadinglitigation practice grows to 50 lawyers
Half of the firm's lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and three named "Lawyer of the Year" in the latest Best Lawyers Directory.
August 24, 2015
Canada's leading litigation practice also wins two national impact cases.
February 13, 2013
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.
February 4, 2016
Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2014 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
January 21, 2014
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to grow from within
Paul-Erik Veel | January 18, 2017
Monique Jilesen is quoted in the Canadian Press / TSN article Activist seeks injunction against 'Cleveland Indians' name and logo on October 16, 2016.
Monique Jilesen | October 17, 2016
Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the USA TODAY Sports article Meet the man behind fight to keep Indians logo out of Canada on June 28, 2017 regarding Douglas Cardinal and his discrimination case against the Cleveland team name and logo.
Paul-Erik Veel | June 28, 2017
Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners.
June 25, 2015
Canadian Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Taking Place in Halifax.
Monique Jilesen was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer article Third-party litigation funding on January 3, 2017.
Monique Jilesen | January 4, 2017
Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the CBC Sports article Cleveland Indians' logo still under fire from Canadian activist on July 13, 2017 regarding the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal deciding to move forward with Douglas Cardinal's discrimination case against the Cleveland team name and logo.
Paul-Erik Veel | July 13, 2017
Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 20 partners with newest additions.
Rebecca Jones | January 28, 2014
Monique Jilesen was quoted in the New York Times / AP articled Cleveland Indians Can Use Logo and Name in Toronto, Says Canadian Judge on October 17, 2016.
Monique Jilesen | October 18, 2016
Tom Curry | March 27, 2015
Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2015 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
January 6, 2015
William C. McDowell and Rebecca Jones were mentioned in the Canada Newswire press release Long-Term Care Homes Inquiry Announces Counsel on August 1, 2017 regarding the Honourable Justice Eileen E. Gillese being announced to lead the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System.
Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the Toronto Star article MLB wants Human Rights Tribunal ruling on Cleveland logo thrown out on June 27, 2017 regarding Major League Baseball's application for judicial review before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice arguing that the case against the Cleveland team name and logo should be set aside due to jurisdictional issues.
Paul-Erik Veel | June 27, 2017
Seven lawyers singled out by peers as leading practitioners in their field.
November 10, 2015
Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 53 lawyers.
In a rare, unanimous 5-judge decision, Hospira Healthcare Corporation v Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, the Federal Court of Appeal has held that Prothonotaries are reviewable according to Housen v. Nikolaisen, overturning a long line of prior authority. The decision is believed to be the first unanimous 5-judge decision of the Federal Court of Appeal.
Canada's leading litigation practice remains highly regarded for 13 consecutive years.
April 2, 2015
Rebecca Jones was quoted in The Globe and Mail article Trademark jurisdiction becomes focus of Cleveland Indians’ Ontario court case on July 4, 2017 regarding Major League Baseball challenging whether the Human Rights Tribunal has jurisdiction over the use of a federal trademark.
Rebecca Jones | July 4, 2017
Monique Jilesen is quoted in the article Admissibility and Perceived Conflict in the December 2016 issue of Lexpert Magazine.
Monique Jilesen | November 22, 2016
Paul-Erik Veel was interviewed for the article Ruling opens door to umbrella purchaser suits for the August 22, 2016 issue of the Law Times.
Paul-Erik Veel | August 22, 2016
Andrew Skodyn | June 6, 2016
Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized for litigation in 2015 Who's Who Legal.
August 20, 2015
Andrew Skodyn was quoted in this article in the June/July Issue of Canadian Lawyer InHouse, which first appeared on canadianlawyermag.com/inhouse.
Andrew Skodyn | May 27, 2014
Eli S. Lederman | May 25, 2015
Lenczner Slaght articling student receives the Gordon Cressy award.
Danielle Glatt | August 19, 2013
Lenczner Slaght Lawyers listed in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine.
December 3, 2014
Andrew Skodyn was quoted in the August 2014 issue of Canadian Lawyer magazine on the 'promise of the patent'.
Andrew Skodyn | August 11, 2014
Peter Griffin retained to appeal denial of $15-million award for personal injury.
Peter Griffin | February 5, 2010
Monique Jilesen is quoted in the Lexpert / Report on Business article Keeping it Affordable from November 25, 2016.
Monique Jilesen | November 25, 2016
Tom Curry was quoted in an article on canadianlawyermag.com where he was joined by the Honourable Justice Colin L. Campbell, Q.C. and Greg MacKenzie, General Counsel for 407ETR on a panel at the April 7, 2014 CCCA National Conference moderated by Marguerite Ethier.
Tom Curry | April 14, 2014
Alan Lenczner and Andrew Parley's successful representation of Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford, in the application brought against him alleging that he breached...
Andrew Parley | February 3, 2013
Monique Jilesen is quoted in the New York Times article Battle Over Indians’ Name and Logo Moves to the World Series on October 22, 2016.
Monique Jilesen | October 24, 2016
Ethier and Skodyn singled out as leading lawyers for Intellectual Property Litigation
Andrew Skodyn | October 5, 2015
On April 28, 2016, Ian Binnie C.C., Q.C. spoke at the The 4th Annual Toronto Lawyers Association Bench and Bar Young Lawyers Soirée, addressing over 140 junior lawyers. The event was featured on Precedent Magazine's website.
Ian Binnie | May 4, 2016
Rebecca Jones recognized as leading lawyer under 40
Rebecca Jones | November 20, 2015
Andrew Skodyn was quoted in the April, 2015 issue of Canadian Lawyer addressing updates and developments currently taking place in the arena of life sciences.
Andrew Skodyn | April 15, 2015
Legal 500 Canada recommends Lenczner Slaght in Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment Law.
December 29, 2014
William C. McDowell was quoted in the Globe and Mail article Supreme Court hears arguments in case pitting Google against B.C. firm on December 6, 2016.
William C. McDowell | December 7, 2016
Canada’s Leading litigation practice has third lawyer ranked on Top 25 list
Ian Binnie | August 3, 2016
Matthew Sammon is recognized as one of Canada's Leading Lawyers Under 40.
Matthew Sammon | November 5, 2013
Monique Jilesen was quoted on the decision in the Nortel Networks Corporation case both by the Lawyers Weekly on June 19, 2015 and the July issue of Bottom Line Newspaper published by Lexis Nexis Canada Inc.
Monique Jilesen | June 19, 2015
Tom Curry is recognized for demonstrating excellence and thought leadership.
Tom Curry | October 7, 2014
Lenczner Slaght is very proud to announce that Monique Jilesen has joined an elite group of international trial lawyers.
Monique Jilesen | July 31, 2017
Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. heads defence team against $400-million class action lawsuit.
Alan J. Lenczner | January 27, 2010
Paul-Erik Veel was interviewed in a PrecedentJD article about finding a job as a lawyer after clerking.
Paul-Erik Veel | February 28, 2017
Monique Jilesen is quoted in the article Ontario makes a call, U.S. on hold from the July 2016 issue of The Bottom Line.
Monique Jilesen | August 22, 2016
Canada's leading litigation practice acted as counsel on the top case in Lexpert's annual ranking
January 11, 2016
Canada's leading litigation firm takes first ever Chambers Canada award for Dispute Resolution Team of the Year
October 2, 2015
Paul-Erik Veel | July 20, 2015
Lenczner Slaght is pleased to announce that Partner William C. McDowell was re-elected to a second term as a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
William C. McDowell | May 5, 2015
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the World Bank cannot be compelled to produce internal documents from an investigation into foreign corruption that resulted in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police laying criminal charges in Canada.
Nina Bombier was quoted in Law Times in relation to the Court of Appeal decision in Mallory v. Werkmann Estate, 2015 ONCA 71, which reinforces how the duty of loyalty and good faith owed by defence counsel to the insured client must trump the interests of the insurer that appoints and pays for counsel.
Nina Bombier | February 23, 2015
Nina Bombier was quoted in the October 10, 2014 issue of the Lawyers Weekly on the decision in Mangal et al. v. William Osler Health Centre et al.
Nina Bombier | October 10, 2014
Peter Griffin recognized as one of Canada's Most Influential Lawyers in corporate-commercial law.
Peter Griffin | August 6, 2014
Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners.
May 29, 2012
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).
Tom Curry | February 12, 2015
Tom Curry, Jaan Lilles and Paul-Erik Veel were quoted in the September, 2014 issue of Lexpert Magazine in relation to Commissioner of Competition v. Rogers Communications Inc. et al.
Scott Rollwagen speaks on Paton Estate v. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in the Law Times article Court opens door to extending liability to gamblers on October 10, 2016.
Scott Rollwagen | October 13, 2016
Following a lengthy trial, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has determined that former York employees played key roles in several significant frauds.
Shara Roy was quoted in the Lawyers Weekly on July 17, 2015 regarding the Alberta Securities Commission announcement that most orders and settlement agreements made by other securities commissions across Canada will "automatically take effect."
Shara N. Roy | July 17, 2015
Following the webinar on Practical Tools to Reduce your Organization's Risk with Social Media Use which took place on October 17, 2014, Matthew Sammon, Jaan Lilles and Dena Varah were quoted in an article in the Winter issue of the CCCA Magazine which highlights the key takeaways.
Eli Lederman is recognized as a leading lawyer under 40.
Eli S. Lederman | November 25, 2014
William C. McDowell was quoted in the May 23 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by LexisNexis Canada Inc.
William C. McDowell | May 23, 2014
Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 52 lawyers with newest additions.
Constanza Pauchulo | September 10, 2013
Canada's leading litigation practice gains two new widely admired lawyers.
Lenczner Slaght in the top band of Canadian litigation practices.
March 29, 2012