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Lenczner Slaght Recognized as a “Litigation Powerhouse”
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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
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
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
Almost half of the leading litigation firm’s lawyers are recognized in the Best Lawyers in Canada.
August 22, 2017
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to add to its collective experience and knowledge with the addition of five talented associates.
September 11, 2018
Benchmark Litigation has recognized seven Lenczner Slaght partners as the most promising emerging talent in their respective fields.
August 2, 2017
Our firm is taking steps to address and improve its diversity and inclusion program through a new student recruitment initiative.
July 10, 2018
An increasing number of the firm’s lawyers have been ranked by their peers as leading practitioners in their field.
April 12, 2018
Ontario Human Rights Tribunal green lights discrimination case against Cleveland major league baseball team name and logo.
Lenczner Slaght’s managing partner, Peter Griffin, is the 2017 recipient of the OBA Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation.
Peter Griffin | November 22, 2017
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
Canada’s leading litigation firm is delighted to announce that its IP team won three awards at the 2017 LMG Life Sciences Awards, where the preeminent lawyers and law firms in the US and Canada were recognized for their work in the life sciences industry.
Melanie Baird, Sana Halwani & Andrew Skodyn | September 14, 2017
Canada’s leading litigation firm and its expert lawyers are ranked once again by Chambers & Partners for their exceptional litigation work.
September 28, 2017
Talented lawyers continue to choose Canada’s leading litigation firm.
Christopher Yung | July 21, 2017
Nearly half of the firm’s lawyers recognized among Canada’s foremost practitioners
August 10, 2016
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top talent.
Jonathan Chen | April 3, 2017
Lenczner Slaght is proud to be named as “the foremost litigation team in the country” by Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2017, with six of our expert litigators recognized for their exceptional work representing clients.
October 12, 2017
12 Lenczner Slaght leading litigators are ranked in Benchmark Litigation's 2017 directory.
April 20, 2017
Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners.
June 25, 2015
Canada’s leading litigation firm is one of two firms with the highest number of lawyers ranked in Corporate Commercial Litigation in the 2018 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
December 12, 2017
Canada's leading litigation practice continues to add new names to the list.
June 3, 2014
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 in Canada Directory.
August 27, 2014
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, 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 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
A total of 13 Lenczner Slaght litigators have once again been ranked among the foremost litigators in their field in the 2017 Lexpert/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers.
November 24, 2017
Along with the firm’s Tier 1 ranking in Dispute Resolution with four leading lawyers and one next generation lawyer recognized, Lenczner Slaght is also ranked in Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, and Competition and Antitrust.
November 29, 2017
Ontario Superior Court of Justice awards $5.5 million to Atos Inc following successful trial
December 8, 2016
Sana Halwani & Andrew Skodyn | June 13, 2017
Following a year and a half of ongoing litigation on this matter, Lenczner Slaght and Douglas Cardinal are delighted by the decision of Major League Baseball and the Cleveland baseball team to discontinue the discriminatory Chief Wahoo logo on the Cleveland uniforms beginning in 2019.
January 29, 2018
Lenczner Slaght races to raise money to help give kids with cancer the chance to be a kid!
May 14, 2017
We are proud to announce that one of our advocates, Mariam Moktar, has been recognized with the 2018 Precedent Setter Award.
Mariam Moktar | May 29, 2018
Monique Jilesen is mentioned in the June issue of Advocacy Matters, with insight on how to manage your relationships via social media.
Monique Jilesen | June 28, 2016
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to add exceptional litigators to its IP talent portfolio.
Naomi Metcalfe & Veronica C. Tsou | January 8, 2018
Paul-Erik Veel and Rebecca Jones were quoted in the USA TODAY Sports article Challenge to Indians' Chief Wahoo case moves forward in Toronto on June 6, 2017 regarding the recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal green lighting the discrimination case against Cleveland major league baseball team name and logo.
Canada’s leading litigation firm is once again recognized in the area of Dispute Resolution by this world-renowned directory alongside notable full-service, national and international firms.
February 15, 2018
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
Sana Halwani | May 31, 2017
Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 53 lawyers.
Chris Kinnear Hunter, Jaclyn Greenberg & Danielle Glatt | September 10, 2014
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
Lenczner Slaght is proud to announce that our IP team is a finalist in three major awards at the 2017 LMG Life Sciences Awards, recognizing leading lawyers and law firms in the US, Canada and Europe that have made a significant impact in the life sciences industry.
Andrew Skodyn & Melanie Baird | August 21, 2017
14 Lenczner Slaght litigators ranked in Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.
December 18, 2014
Half of the firm's lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and three named "Lawyer of the Year" in the latest Best Lawyers in Canada Directory.
August 24, 2015
Monique Jilesen honoured with Lexpert Rising Star award.
Monique Jilesen | December 4, 2012
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.
Lenczner Slaght Lawyers listed in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine.
December 3, 2014
Canada's leading litigation practice remains in Band 1 for 12th consecutive year.
March 25, 2014
Canada’s leading litigation firm is excited to announce the appointment of our new Managing Partner, Tom Curry, who will lead Lenczner Slaght into a new era of excellence.
Tom Curry | January 15, 2018
Lenczner Slaght adds another exceptional litigator to its expert Intellectual Property team.
Kaitlin Soye | January 21, 2019
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.
Almost half of the partners at Canada’s leading litigation firm are ranked with one Litigation Lawyer to Watch and 12 Leading Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers.
November 23, 2017
Recognition of Lenczner Slaght lawyers as Canada's Leading Cross-Border Litigators Endures
December 8, 2015
13 Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized in the 2015 Benchmark Litigation Directory.
March 30, 2015
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June 19, 2019
World-renowned Canadian activist for Indigenous Peoples, Douglas Cardinal, is continuing the fight against the Cleveland’s baseball team’s name and logo.
December 6, 2017
Lenczner Slaght adds to its collective experience and vast knowledge with the addition of three new associates, bringing Canada’s leading litigation firm to a total of 54 expert litigators.
Tom Curry was quoted in the Law Times article Decision brings clarity to Limitations Act on May 8, 2017.
Tom Curry | May 8, 2017
Monique Jilesen was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer article Third-party litigation funding on January 3, 2017.
Monique Jilesen | January 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
19 Lenczner Slaght leading litigators are ranked in Benchmark Litigation's 2018 directory, including 7 new additions since last year. Three of the firm's litigation stars are also recognized as a Top 50 Trial Lawyer in Canada.
April 4, 2018
The firm’s litigators earned the top rankings alongside full-service, national and international counterparts in the litigation categories.
March 29, 2017
Glenn Smith | March 15, 2019
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
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
Canada's leading litigation practice recognized in tier one for 14 consecutive years.
March 30, 2016
Canada's leading litigation practice has 22 professionals in the 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada list.
August 12, 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
Monique Jilesen is quoted in the Lexpert / Report on Business article Keeping it Affordable from November 25, 2016.
Monique Jilesen | November 25, 2016
Canada's leading litigation practice also wins two national impact cases.
February 13, 2013
Lenczner Slaght is once again recognized as the #1 firm in Toronto for Litigation and Commercial Litigation by the 2018 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
December 13, 2017
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
Seven lawyers singled out by peers as leading practitioners in their field.
November 10, 2015
December 29, 2014
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
Canada's leading litigation practice remains highly regarded for 13 consecutive years.
April 2, 2015
Canada’s leading litigation practice promotes four associates.
William C. McDowell | August 14, 2014
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
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to attract top talent.
Patrick A. Wright | April 10, 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...
Canada’s Leading litigation practice has third lawyer ranked on Top 25 list
Ian Binnie | August 3, 2016
Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners.
May 29, 2012
The Advocates’ Society honours Monique Jilesen with the 2017 Douglas K. Laidlaw Medal for Excellence in Advocacy.
Monique Jilesen | May 11, 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
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
Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 50 lawyers
James S.S. Holtom, Robert Trenker & Laura Robinson | September 16, 2015
Nine partners from Canada’s leading litigation firm are ranked as leading the way in cross-border practice excellence.
June 27, 2018
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
Lenczner Slaght is very proud to announce that William C. McDowell has been made a Fellow of the ACTL, a leading organization of preeminent members of the Bar from the United States and Canada.
William C. McDowell | March 5, 2018
Canadian Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Taking Place in Halifax.
Monique Jilesen was quoted in Law Times on whether online courts and dispute resolution are in Ontario's future and what that would mean to lawyers.
Monique Jilesen | March 2, 2015
Monique Jilesen | May 27, 2015
Paul-Erik Veel was interviewed in a PrecedentJD article about finding a job as a lawyer after clerking.
Paul-Erik Veel | February 28, 2017
Alan J. Lenczner & Brendan F. Morrison | March 9, 2015
William C. McDowell and Ryan Stewart Breedon obtained a rare stay of a discipline prosecution by the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.
William C. McDowell | February 28, 2011
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
Lenczner Slaght litigator joining 12 member OSC initiative.
Shara N. Roy | February 7, 2017
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
Eli S. Lederman & Constanza Pauchulo | February 16, 2015
Newest partner brings together science, law, and advocacy.
Sana Halwani | March 6, 2017
On February 7, 2018, our lawyers participated in the Covenant House Guts + Glory Obstacle Challenge and fundraised over $17,000 which will go to providing health care, food, shelter, and clean clothes to at-risk, homeless and trafficked youth.
February 7, 2018
Canada's leading litigation practice gains two new widely admired lawyers.
Scott Rollwagen & Andrew Skodyn | September 3, 2013
Ian Binnie & Alan J. Lenczner | October 31, 2012
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
Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine.
January 7, 2014
Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the Windsor Star on August 26, 2014 regarding the municipal election in Windsor and Essex County.
Paul-Erik Veel | August 26, 2014
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.Lenczner 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...
Peter Griffin & Andrew Skodyn | April 7, 2016
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
Tom Curry was quoted in the Law Times article JPs won’t get additional salary hike on November 21, 2016.
Tom Curry | November 21, 2016
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