News Release

Lenczner Slaght Lawyers Repeatedly Ranked Among the Best

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 (Toronto)

The recently published 2016 Best Lawyers annual guide recognized 23 lawyers from Lenczner Slaght, the country's leading litigation practice.

In addition to the firm's ranking, 3 Lenczner Slaght Lawyers were named "Lawyer of the Year"; Ronald G. Slaght for leadership in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Peter Griffin for his Director and Officer Liability Practice and Tom Curry in the area of Medical Negligence.

Rankings for The Best Lawyers guide are arrived at through peer review and consultation with an international Advisory Board. "The increased recognition to now nearly half of our lawyers is a testament to both the talent we attract and the skills and training that are at the heart of our practice" said Peter Griffin, managing partner of Lenczner Slaght.

Lenczner Slaght's Best Lawyers:

* Ranked since 2006

  • *Alan J. Lenczner - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Director & Officer Liability, International Arbitration, Legal Malpractice, Securities
  • *Ronald G. Slaght - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Director & Officer Liability, Intellectual Property, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, Securities
  • *Michael E. Royce - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Litigation
  • *Glenn Smith - Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Product Liability
  • *Peter Griffin - Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability, Health Care, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, Legal Malpractice, Securities
  • *Tom Curry - Administrative & Public Law, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Health Care, Legal Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Litigation
  • William C. McDowell - Administrative & Public Law, Class Action Litigation, Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Defamation & Media Law
  • Marguerite F. Ethier - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property
  • *Peter J. Osborne - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, Securities
  • Anne E. Posno - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Health Care, Medical Negligence
  • Risa M. Kirshblum - Health Care, Medical Negligence
  • Mark A. Veneziano - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Health Care
  • Andrew Skodyn - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property
  • Nina Bombier - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Health Care, Medical Negligence
  • Monique Jilesen - Corporate & Commercial Litigation 
  • Eli Lederman - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Medical Negligence
  • Matthew Sammon - Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Medical Negligence
  • Rebecca Jones - Health Care, Medical Negligence
  • Jaan Lilles - Health Care, Medical Negligence
  • Dena N. Varah - Health Care
  • Shara Roy - Securities Law
  • Nadia Campion - Securities Law
  • Naomi Loewith - Administrative & Public Law
  • About Best Lawyers

    Best Lawyers in Canada has conducted peer reviews of Canadian lawyers for 10 years, publishing the first edition of its directory in 2006. Peers are asked to rate nominees on how likely they would be to refer a matter to the nominee if they were unable to handle the matter themselves. Its international Board of Advisors also contributes to its understanding of the legal landscape.