Christopher Trivisonno


Chris* takes an approach to litigation that blends thoughtful strategy, creative problem solving, and a tireless work ethic. Before joining Lenczner Slaght, Chris honed his skills at a major New York law firm where he represented clients in a wide variety of complex disputes, including a highly-publicized corporate governance battle, an unprecedented merger litigation, and a challenge to a New York City solitary confinement policy. In all of his representations, Chris fights§ tenaciously for his clients. He develops a thorough understanding of their needs and carefully considers multiple contingencies, in order to formulate strategies tailored to his clients’ immediate and long term interests. Outside of the office, Chris can be found practicing yoga, cooking ambitiously, and reading contemporary fiction. Chris’s hobbies help him stay smart , providing practical solutions to complex problems both inside and outside the courtroom. .



Christopher Trivisonno

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Chris has a general litigation practice that includes complex commercial litigation, class actions, and professional liability & regulation.

Before joining Lenczner Slaght, Chris practiced in the litigation department of a major New York law firm. While practicing in the U.S., Chris represented clients in disputes pending before numerous state and federal courts, including the New York Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals, the Delaware Chancery Court, and the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York. Chris’s wide-ranging practice in New York included complex commercial disputes, media and entertainment litigation, class actions, trusts and estates litigation, securities litigation, and cross border disputes.

Chris graduated on the Dean’s Honour List from the McGill University Faculty of Law and won an academic award for the highest standing in civil procedure classes. While in law school, Chris participated in the Winkler Class Actions Moot, winning the competition and an award for best factum. Chris also represented McGill students accused of academic and non-academic offenses through the Student Advocacy program, and volunteered with the McGill Legal Information Clinic.

  • Zanardo v Di Battista

    Counsel to the applicant Estate Trustee in a successful oppression application, and on appeal. The application judge ordered the wind up of the respondent corporation, based on grave breaches of fiduciary duties by the personal respondents, including the usurpation of a significant real estate opportunity. The divisional court affirmed the application judge’s remedy and findings.

    Matthew Sammon, Christopher Trivisonno, Sam Johansen & Melissa Baur | February 27, 2019

  • Top 10 and More Deals

    Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to have acted in one of Lexpert’s Top 10 Deals of 2018. Algoma Steel Inc. was featured in the February issue of Lexpert Magazine as one of the most impactful deals in Canada last year. Lenczner Slaght represented GIP Primus, L.P. and Brightwood Loan Services L.L.C. in connection with the sale of the port assets with a team consisting of Peter Griffin, Monique Jilesen, Scott Rollwagen, Matthew Lerner, Christopher Trivisonno, Robert Trenker.

    February 14, 2019

  • Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Chris Trivisonno

    Exceptional associates continue to choose Canada’s leading litigation firm, strengthening the firm's talent pool, knowledge, and experience.

    Christopher Trivisonno | March 7, 2018

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