November 23, 2017

Top 10 Decisions with Cross-Border Impact

Goldhar v Ha'aretz is named in Lexpert's Top 10 Decisions with Cross-Border Impact as one of the cases with important implications in the United States. Lenczner Slaght's William C. McDowell and Brian Kolenda are mentioned as counsel to the plaintiff, Mitchell Goldhar. Will is also quoted in the article.


But William McDowell, a partner at Toronto litigation boutique Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP and counsel for plaintiff Mitchell Goldhar, who owns one of Israel’s most popular soccer clubs, Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., doesn’t see things that way. “There’s always a burden on the plaintiff to demonstrate that there is a reason for him to vindicate his reputation in his forum of choice,” McDowell says. “It’s not like we have a completely open season.”