September 28, 2023

Chambers Canada Recognizes Lenczner Slaght as a Top-Tier Litigation Firm

Canada’s leading litigation firm and its expert litigators continue to be recognized by world-renowned directory, Chambers & Partners.

After extensive research and interviews with firm clients and legal professionals across Canada, Chambers Canada 2024 highlights Lenczner Slaght’s litigation excellence in the following areas:

  • Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Intellectual Property: Litigation (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: Administrative & Public Law (Ontario)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Litigation: Securities (Ontario)

Year-over-year, Lenczner Slaght is praised for its Band 1 ranking in Litigation: General Commercial in the Ontario table. The firm is also ranked in Band 3 of the Nationwide table alongside full-service, national and international firms.

Chambers notes: “Lenczner Slaght is universally recognised as a leader in the Ontario market and demonstrates significant national reach from its Toronto base. Lenczner Slaght is particularly known for its extensive skills in trial and appellate proceedings at all levels of the courts in Canada. It remains a popular choice for a wide array of clients, from multinational companies to public entities and professional regulators.”

One client highlighted: “To my mind they are probably the top litigation boutique in Canada and they have an extremely strong bench of lawyers who have earned a lot of respect and experience.”

In addition to the firm’s rankings, 17 Lenczner Slaght lawyers are recognized as the top litigators in their field.

  • Paul-Erik Veel – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Matthew B. Lerner – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Sana Halwani – Intellectual Property: Litigation (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Dena N. Varah – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Jaan Lilles – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Rebecca Jones – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: Administrative & Public Law (Ontario)
  • Matthew Sammon – Construction (Nationwide – Canada); Employment & Labour: Non-Unionised Employees; Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Jordana Sanft – Intellectual Property: Litigation (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Monique Jilesen – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Nina Bombier – Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Mark Veneziano – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Risa Kirshblum – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Lawrence E. Thacker – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Tom Curry – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • William C. McDowell – Litigation: Administrative & Public Law (Ontario)
  • Peter Griffin – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario); Litigation: Securities (Ontario)
  • Ian Binnie – Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Nationwide – Canada)

Clients had this to say about our lawyers:

“Lenczner Slaght has a number of lawyers who can handle complicated litigation. The firm has extremely capable partners, associates, and clerks.”

“The team were very professional, customer service oriented and compassionate. This was both a sprint and a marathon but the team never flagged.”

"Lenczner Slaght has an absolutely professional team that is timely and razor-sharp with its advice."

Congratulations to all!