March 10, 2021

Peter Griffin to Receive Prestigious Law Society Medal

Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to announce that Peter Griffin will be recognized for his exceptional contribution to the legal profession at the virtual Law Society of Ontario Awards Celebration on May 26, 2021.

Peter Griffin is being recognized for his precedent-setting decisions, exceptional advocacy, unwavering commitment to education and mentorship, and involvement in positively advancing the legal profession and broader community.

“We are very pleased that the Law Society of Ontario has recognized Peter Griffin’s contribution to the profession”, said Tom Curry, LSM and Managing Partner of Lenczner Slaght. “Peter exemplifies the standards of excellence and selflessness that are at the heart of our practice and the ideals of the Law Society. As an advocate, mentor, teacher and colleague, Peter has always led the way.”

Over the past 40 years, Peter has acted in hundreds of trials and arbitrations, working tirelessly to advance his clients’ interests in the pursuit of justice. Despite maintaining a busy practice, Peter has made an enduring contribution to the profession through his teaching of the next generation of lawyers, giving them meaningful court experience, sharing his expertise through numerous speaking engagements, and setting the standard for excellence, professionalism, and integrity. Peter has also made lasting effects to the practice of law as President of The Advocates’ Society, Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, member of the Commercial List Users’ Committee, and member of the Quadrennial Commission for Judicial Compensation, among other positions in which he has served. Peter represents the very best in the legal profession.

Congratulations, Peter, for the well-deserved award!

About the Law Society Medal

The Law Society Medal is one of the LSO’s highest awards of recognition. It is presented to those distinguished individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service within the profession, whether in the area of practice, in the academic sphere, or in some other professional capacity where the service is in accordance with the highest ideals of the legal profession. It may be awarded for devotion to professional duties over a long term or for a single outstanding act of service.