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In the latest edition of Best Lawyers in Canada, 28 Lenczner Slaght lawyers earned a total of 100 rankings, up from 86 in 2019.
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.
Matthew Sammon is quoted in the Law Times article that discusses the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Rutman v Rabinowitz that upheld $700,000 in damages for what was characterized as a prolonged, persistent and vicious internet campaign. Matt represented the successful Plaintiff on the appeal and at trial.
On January 31, 2018, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision upholding very large damages awards for what it characterized as a prolonged, persistent and vicious internet campaign.
Almost half of the leading litigation firm’s lawyers are recognized in the Best Lawyers in Canada.
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.
Fifteen Lenczner Slaght lawyers have been ranked in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada
William C. McDowell is quoted in the Lexpert article Libel Crosses Borders: Court rules Israeli paper can be sued in Ontario on September 21, 2016.