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Lenczner Slaght Recognized as a “Litigation Powerhouse”
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Lenczner Slaght Congratulates Newest Partner: Jonathan ChenView article
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Shara Roy Amongst the Top 25 Most Influential of 2019View article
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We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation. Our priority is the health and well-being of our firm members, clients and community.
March 16, 2020
Tom Curry is quoted on how we are doing our part to flatten the COVID-19 curve as a firm.
Tom Curry | March 16, 2020
Congratulations to Peter J. Osborne who has been made a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Peter J. Osborne | March 9, 2020
Shara N. Roy was interviewed for the CBA/ABC National Magazine article Updating Ontario's Securities Act.
Shara N. Roy | March 4, 2020
Lindsey Bombardier was quoted in Eva Chan's article "Seeking a Speaking Engagement? Shout It Out!". The article discusses how to increase your chances of being considered for a speaking engagement.
Lindsey Bombardier | February 28, 2020
Canada’s leading litigation firm adds another exceptional litigator to its expert Intellectual Property Group.
Jim Lepore | February 24, 2020
Lenczner Slaght is pleased to announce the continued partnership with the Criminal Lawyers’ Association (“CLA”) as co-sponsors of the Gale Cup Moot. The CLA is Canada’s largest criminal law specialty association and a leading voice for criminal justice and civil liberties in Canada. We are excited to continue working with one of the leading criminal law organizations in Canada.
February 14, 2020
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to be recognized for its dispute resolution expertise by world-renowned directory, Chambers Global, alongside notable full-service, national, and international firms.
February 13, 2020
Paul-Erik Veel was interviewed by CTV News for the Your Morning Show on February 10. Paul-Erik commented on the proposed Class Actions brought against Canadian cannabis companies in the U.S. and their implications on the cannabis industry in Canada.
Paul-Erik Veel | February 10, 2020
The Guarantee Company of North America v Royal Bank of Canada is named in the Lawyers' Daily's article Top 10 Business Decisions in Canada for 2019. Matthew B. Lerner and Scott Rollwagen are mentioned as counsel to the successful appellant, The Guarantee Company of North America. Matt is also quoted in the article.
Sana Halwani was interviewed for the Lawyer's Daily article "Lenczner Slaght partners with McCarthy Tétrault to expand women’s referral program". In this article, Sana discusses the drive behind the recent expansion of ReferToHer™.
Sana Halwani | February 4, 2020
Aaron I. Grossman | January 22, 2020
Lenczner Slaght is proud to partner with McCarthy Tétrault to expand ReferToHer and launch Corporate lists of experienced female lawyers to whom you can confidently refer work.
January 21, 2020
Canada’s leading litigation firm strengthens its Discovery practice with the addition of Charles Boocock.
Charles Boocock | January 20, 2020
Paul-Erik Veel | January 9, 2020
We are proud to welcome Jonathan Chen to the partnership.
Jonathan Chen | January 8, 2020
Canada’s leading litigation firm strengthens its expert legal research team with the addition of another talented associate.
Anthony Sangiuliano | January 6, 2020
January 3, 2020
In this recent Lawyer's Daily article, Eli S. Lederman shares his expert opinion on the Federal Court of Appeal's decision in Vidéotron Ltée v. (Canada) Shared Services and the importance of scrutinizing ad hoc claues in contracts.
Eli S. Lederman | December 20, 2019
Margaret Robbins was interviewed for Canadian Lawyer's article SCC overhauls administrative law, clarifies standard of review. Margaret comments on the new framework for standard of review in administrative law cases following the long-awaited decision in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Vavilov.
Margaret Robbins | December 19, 2019
Lindsey Bombardier is quoted in The Lawyer's Daily article Top trends for law firms on social media in 2020.
Lindsey Bombardier | December 17, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to be recognized for its exceptional litigation expertise.
December 17, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to be recognized as the #1 firm in Toronto for Litigation and Commercial Litigation by the 2020 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
December 13, 2019
Precedent Magazine recognizes Lenczner Slaght’s R&R Lounge among the innovative people, projects and ideas that are actively improving the legal profession.
Peers and senior members of the legal profession continue to recognize our expert lawyers among the foremost litigators in their fields.
November 29, 2019
Ian Binnie was quoted in the Law Times article Canadian lawyers have an edge in international arbitration, says Ian Binnie on November 27, 2019. The article is based on Ian's recent panel discussion at the inaugural Canadian Litigation Forum on the current landscape of international arbitration.
Ian Binnie | November 27, 2019
Legal 500 distinguishes Canada’s leading litigation firm for its “deep bench and first-class trial experience.”
November 14, 2019
Ronald G. Slaght was quoted in The Toronto Star article Mount Pleasant cemetery operator challenging ruling that forces more oversight on November 13.
Ronald G. Slaght | November 13, 2019
Our firm was mentioned in the Law Times article "The top stories impacting lawyers now — Ontario’s 2019 legal year in review".
November 11, 2019
Veronica C.Tsou is a featured alumna of the University of Waterloo's Nanotechnology Engineering program.
Veronica C. Tsou | November 1, 2019
Receiving over 200 visits last year and numerous positive comments, Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to once again provide an inclusive space for students to “relax and recharge” in between in-firm interviews.
October 22, 2019
Exceptional associates continue to choose Canada’s leading litigation firm, strengthening the firm's talent pool, knowledge, and experience.
Vinayak Mishra | October 21, 2019
Shara Roy was mentioned in the Globe and Mail's recent article featuring our renovated space.
Shara N. Roy | October 15, 2019
Paul-Erik Veel | September 24, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm and its expert litigators continue to advance their position in the latest edition of world-renowned directory, Chambers Canada, with nine new rankings.
September 19, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to strengthen its talent pool with the addition of eight exceptional associates.
September 9, 2019
In the latest edition of Best Lawyers in Canada, 28 Lenczner Slaght lawyers earned a total of 100 rankings, up from 86 in 2019.
August 21, 2019
Sean Lewis is quoted in the Law times article "Still much to be determined on insurance coverage after cyberattacks" on August 12, 2019. This article discusses case law related to cybersecurity insurance coverage.
Sean Lewis | August 12, 2019
Benchmark Litigation has recognized four Lenczner Slaght partners among the most talented litigators under the age of 40.
August 9, 2019
Our firm was mentioned in the Financial Post article "Aphria is back on track, Irwin Simon says, but questions from dealmaking controversy still linger."
August 9, 2019
Shara N. Roy | August 6, 2019
Alan Lenczner is quoted in the Law Times article Class Proceedings Fund to get money from class action on August 6, 2019. This article discusses a recent decision that approves a cy près distribution to the Class Proceedings Fund.
Alan J. Lenczner | August 6, 2019
Jacqueline Chan | July 29, 2019
Shara N. Roy was quoted in the Law Times article "Lenczner Slaght to help students access advocacy internships" on July 26, 2019.
Shara N. Roy | July 26, 2019
Providing students with more opportunities to gain firsthand advocacy experience.
July 24, 2019
Delna Contractor is mentioned in the Law Times article "CLUC welcomes new members" for her recent appointment to the Commercial List Users' Committee.
Delna Contractor | July 19, 2019
Monique Jilesen was interviewed for the Law Times' recent article “Lenczner Slaght launches centralized website for commercial list” on June 21, 2019. In this article, Monique discusses the drive behind the launch of commerciallist.com.
Monique Jilesen | June 21, 2019
Commerciallist.com is your one-stop shop for all things Commercial List.
June 19, 2019
Seven Lenczner Slaght lawyers are ranked as leaders by peers and senior members of the legal profession for their cross-border experience.
June 17, 2019
Rebecca Jones was quoted in The Chronicle Herald article ‘Conquered people’ document release case back in Nova Scotia Appeal Court.
Rebecca Jones | June 13, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation continues to be recognized year over year for its exceptional Intellectual Property expertise.
Sana Halwani | June 6, 2019
Managing Intellectual Property’s 2019 IP STARS handbook, a leading guide to the world’s foremost IP firms and practitioners, has once again recognized Sana Halwani for her patent and trademark expertise.
Sana Halwani | June 5, 2019
At Lenczner Slaght, we are committed to supporting and promoting the advancement of women at our firm and in the legal industry.
June 3, 2019
Recognized as a global female IP Star, Sana Halwani appears in Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP list for the third year in a row.
Sana Halwani | May 23, 2019
Jenn Power was interviewed for a Schulich School of Law news article on her involvement the Refugee Family Reunificiation Project.
Jenn Power | May 20, 2019
William C. McDowell is quoted in the article ‘No one thought this would happen’: outgoing benchers react to turnover at LSO published on The Lawyer's Daily. In this article, he comments on the results of the Bencher Election.
William C. McDowell | May 6, 2019
In this Global News article, Sana Halwani discusses a plant breeder's rights.
Sana Halwani | May 5, 2019
An increasing number of our expert litigators are recognized by their peers as the foremost practitioners in their fields.
May 3, 2019
Tom Curry is quoted in the Law Times article SCC decision could focus on CRTC’s reach on April 29, 2019. The article discusses the...
Tom Curry | April 29, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top legal talent, with the addition of three exceptional new associates.
Natalie will help us continue to attract, recruit, and retain top legal talent by managing the firm’s recruitment, professional development, and diversity and inclusion initiatives
Natalie Zinman | April 8, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to welcome, Ursula Dorosh, as the firm’s new Director of Client Operations.
Ursula Dorosh | April 1, 2019
Glenn Smith and Sarah Millar were quoted in the recent Canadian Lawyer Magazine article about the evolution of e-discovery. Glenn and Sarah discuss how e-discovery solutions have become more sophisticated and cheaper, allowing even small firms to reap the benefits. See below for excerpts from the article.
Shara N. Roy was interviewed by Hadiya Roderique in her recent Globe and Mail article “Are screening biases costing your company top talent?” about Lenczner Slaght’s anonymized screening process for student recruitment.
Shara N. Roy | March 28, 2019
Benchmark Canada 2019 not only recognizes Canada’s leading litigation firm with the top tier ranking of “Highly Recommended in Ontario”, 17 Lenczner Slaght litigators are also ranked for their expertise.
March 27, 2019
In this Hamilton News article, Eli S. Lederman comments on the decision to launch a judicial inquiry into Red Hill Valley Parkway.
Eli S. Lederman | March 24, 2019
In the Hamilton Spectator, Eli S. Lederman shares his expert opinion regarding a judicial inquiry into Red Hill Valley Parkway.
Eli S. Lederman | March 22, 2019
The Hamilton News shares Eli S. Lederman's expert advice provided to Hamilton's city council on whether to proceed with a judicial inquiry into the Red Hill Valley Parkway report.
Eli S. Lederman | March 21, 2019
In this CBC News Report, Eli S. Lederman comments on the Hamilton city council's decision to launch a judicial inquiry into the Red Hill Valley Parkway report.
Eli S. Lederman | March 21, 2019
Glenn Smith | March 15, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Tom Curry, will be recognized for his exceptional career achievement and exemplary contribution to the profession at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony on May 22, 2019, at Osgoode Hall.
Tom Curry | March 13, 2019
Will McDowell is featured in Episode #37 of Sean Robichaud's Of Counsel podcast: William C. McDowell: Recognize the importance of empathy in the law. Will discusses his fascinating career, the role of the AG, the LSO, the importance of empathy in law, and more!
William C. McDowell | March 11, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to announce that we have been singled out for our Medical Defense and Health Law expertise at last week’s 2019 Benchmark Canada Awards.
William C. McDowell is featured in the most recent episode of Sean Robichaud's Of Counsel podcast which gives listeners the opportunity to hear from all the Bencher Election candidates and learn more about their platforms.
William C. McDowell | March 5, 2019
Will knows the way to a better future for the legal profession.
William C. McDowell | February 15, 2019
Lenczner Slaght are pleased to announce the continued partnership with the Criminal Lawyers’ Association (“CLA”) as co-sponsors of the Gale Cup. The CLA is Canada’s largest criminal law specialty association and a leading voice for criminal justice and civil liberties in Canada. We are excited to working with one of the leading criminal law organizations in Canada.
February 14, 2019
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
The Chambers Global rankings are the culmination of extensive research and interviews with firm clients and legal professionals around the world who have recognized Lenczner Slaght for its extensive trial experience and commitment to delivering the best results for its clients.
February 12, 2019
Shara N. Roy was mentioned in The Lawyer's Daily article Scrubbing resumés of gender, race could help prevent bias in law firm hiring, lawyers say. Shara discusses how law firms can make a significant change with relatively small steps, such as resumé anonymization.
Shara N. Roy | February 11, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top talent.
Amanda Smallwood | February 4, 2019
Lenczner Slaght adds another exceptional litigator to its expert Intellectual Property team.
Kaitlin Soye | January 21, 2019
Matthew B. Lerner and Scott Rollwagen were interviewed by Law Times in their featured story on the Court of Appeal's recent landmark decision in The Guarantee Company of North America v Royal Bank of Canada. The decision upset the long-standing conventional wisdom among bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners in Ontario about the fate of provincially-created statutory trusts in bankruptcy. Matt and Scott acted for the successful appellant, The Guarantee Company of North America.
Nina Bombier is quoted in the Law Times article “Firm in $1.7-million dispute with insurer” on January 21, 2019. This article discusses the recent decision in Dentons Canada LLP v. Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company.
Nina Bombier | January 21, 2019
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to strengthen its Discovery practice with the addition of Sarah Millar, recognized as one of Canada’s leading Discovery lawyers.
Sarah Millar | January 14, 2019
In the latest edition of the Advocates' Society's Keeping Tabs, Mariam Moktar participates in a "Roundtable on Diversity" with Suhuyini Abudulai and Atrisha Lewis. They discuss the impact of their PrecedentJD article "At the end of your next job interview, ask (at least) one of these 10 questions about the firm’s commitment to diversity" on hiring this year, and what they think should be the next for the discourse on D&I.
Mariam Moktar | December 19, 2018
Cynthia L. Tape | December 17, 2018
Lenczner Slaght is once again recognized as the #1 firm in Toronto for Litigation and Commercial Litigation by the 2019 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
December 12, 2018
Sana Halwani is a featured alumni in the latest issue of U of T’s Nexus Magazine. In this article, Sana discusses the University of Toronto's Excellence Without Barriers campaign.
Sana Halwani | December 12, 2018
Monique Jilesen and Shara Roy were mentioned in the Lawyer's Daily article "Forum Highlights Perspectives of Women in Litigation" on December 5, 2018. The article revisits a Benchmark Women in Litigation panel, led by Monique Jilesen, and highlights the perspectives of the women panelists and their opinion on what can be done to bring more female voices to the table.
Legal 500 recognizes Lenczner Slaght as the “best litigation boutique in Canada.”
December 3, 2018
Our expert litigators continue to be recognized as the foremost litigators in their fields by peers and senior members of the legal profession.
November 30, 2018
Nina Bombier | November 30, 2018
Tom Curry was quoted in the Lexpert article A Matter of Civility on November 30, 2018. This article discusses the standard of civility in the legal profession.
Tom Curry | November 30, 2018
Mariam Moktar was recognized with the Emerging Leaders in Law Award at last night’s Annual Windsor Law Alumni Gala for her leadership in the legal profession and continued service to her community.
Mariam Moktar | November 29, 2018
Shara N. Roy was interviewed in a Candian Underwriter article examining what it would mean if Canada developed current legislation and introduced a...
Shara N. Roy | November 26, 2018
Mariam Moktar was mentioned in the Law Times article “Dancer Ordered to Turn Over Social Media Photos” on November 26, 2018. This article discusses a recent decision that suggests that relevant social media data should be listed in a party’s affidavit of documents.
Mariam Moktar | November 26, 2018
Seven Lenczner Slaght litigators are once again recognized for their exceptional expertise.
November 12, 2018
Sana Halwani was recognized as a 2018 Lexpert Rising Star at last night’s gala dinner at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.
Sana Halwani | November 9, 2018
Shara Roy and Melanie Baird were interviewed for PrecedentJD's recent article "Lenczner Slaght Scraps its Cocktail Party Ahead of In-Firm Week." In this article, our lawyers discuss our firm's recent decision to forgo our cocktail reception this year, and instead introduce the Lenczner Slaght R&R Lounge.
Shara N. Roy & Melanie Baird | November 1, 2018
Paul-Erik Veel was mentioned in the Law Times article “Pre-certification motion can be efficient” on October 28, 2018. This article discusses why the launch of a pre-certification motion in a proposed class action may be worthwhile.
Paul-Erik Veel | October 29, 2018
Our firm continues to take steps toward an unbiased student recruitment process that addresses diversity and inclusion issues in the legal industry.
October 24, 2018
Tom Curry, Sana Halwani, and Paul-Erik Veel were quoted in Sean Robichaud's latest blog post dated October 24, 2018. The blog post provides tips from lawyers who have integrated technology into their practice and have, as a result, streamlined their productivity.
Nina Bombier was mentioned in the Law Times article “Clarity needed in estates after divorce” on October 22, 2018. This article discusses the need for clarification in trusts and estates law, in the event of divorce.
Nina Bombier | October 22, 2018
Eight Lenczner Slaght lawyers are recognized globally for their superb litigation expertise.
October 15, 2018
Our firm was mentioned in the October 2018 ABA Journal magazine with the title "Blind Faith." The article discusses law firms who have taken steps towards blind recruiting to eliminate potential bias and promote diversity.
October 1, 2018
Tom Curry is featured in the Law Times for being the recipient of the annual Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility!
Tom Curry | September 17, 2018
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to add to its collective experience and knowledge with the addition of five talented associates.
September 11, 2018
Lenczner Slaght is pleased to announce that Christina Shiels-Singh will be the firm’s new eDiscovery Strategist responsible for the strategy...
Christina Shiels-Singh | September 10, 2018
Natalie Zinman was interviewed in the PrecendentJD article “The Bay Street Job Market Holds Steady.”
Natalie Zinman | August 28, 2018
Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to announce that 25 of the firm’s 58 lawyers have been recognized in the Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 publication across multiple categories.
August 21, 2018
Rutman v. Rabinowitz featured in the 2018 summer issue of Lexpert Magazine as one of the Top Big Suits of 2018. In this particular litigation of significance, Lenczner Slaght's Matthew Sammon and Jessica Roher were counsel to the respondent, Ronald Rutman.
Lenczner Slaght strengthens its legal research expertise with the addition of another talented associate.
Jessica Starck | August 1, 2018
Lenczner Slaght’s Managing Partner is the 2018 recipient of the Advocates’ Society’s prestigious Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility.
Tom Curry | July 31, 2018
Monique Jilesen was mentioned in the Law Times article “Crown must pay costs after being ‘overly enthusiastic’” on July 30, 2018.
Monique Jilesen, a partner at Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP, says lawyers must tread carefully when they get into the merits of a proposed class action, even as early as certification, as parties try to get as much information as possible.
That’s especially the case with expert witnesses, since Canadian procedure doesn’t usually have discovery of expert witnesses in advance of trial.
“It was just a disproportionate request to what was being asked,” Jilesen says, who was not involved in the case.
Monique Jilesen | July 30, 2018